J1382

Celebrating the purposeful life and career of Officer Kevin F. Crossley, and commemorating the one year Anniversary of his death

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Senate Resolution No. 1382

BY: Senator GRIFFO

CELEBRATING the purposeful life and career of
Officer Kevin F. Crossley, and commemorating the one
year Anniversary of his death

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to convey its
grateful appreciation and heartfelt regret in recognition of the loss of
courageous individuals who dedicated their purposeful lives and careers
to serve and protect; and

WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is moved to celebrate the purposeful
life and career of Officer Kevin F. Crossley, and to commemorate the one
year Anniversary of his death; and

WHEREAS, Officer Kevin F. Crossley truly lived his life with great
dignity and genuine grace, always demonstrating a deep and continuing
concern for the welfare of others in the great State of New York; and

WHEREAS, Born on March 11, 1984, in Utica, New York, Kevin F.
Crossley graduated from Whitesboro Central High School in 2002; he went
on to earn a degree in Criminal Justice from Mohawk Valley Community
College in 2004, and completed the Police Academy at Cazenovia College
in 2010; and

WHEREAS, Kevin F. Crossley fulfilled his lifelong dream of service
to his community when he became a police officer; he began his
illustrious career in law enforcement with the Town of Whitestown Police
Department, before joining the Village of Whitesboro Police Department
in 2011; and

WHEREAS, With a steadfast and unwavering commitment to his
community, Officer Kevin F. Crossley was a member of the Sons of the
American Legion and Penn Mountain Snow Riders; and

WHEREAS, Officer Kevin F. Crossley made the ultimate sacrifice on
April 11, 2018, while faithfully executing his responsibilities, serving
with dedication, loyalty and compassion; and

WHEREAS, The beloved son of George and Linda, and the proud brother
of Michael, Officer Kevin F. Crossley exemplified what it truly means to
give of himself in providing vital police services in keeping with the
noble mission of the Whitesboro Police Department; and

WHEREAS, Officer Kevin F. Crossley's life was a portrait of service,
a legacy which will long endure the passing of time, and will remain as
a comforting memory to all he served and befriended; and

WHEREAS, Officer Kevin F. Crossley's name is synonymous with
character, dignity, intellect, depth and humor, qualities evident to his
family and to all those who were fortunate enough to have known him; he
will be deeply missed and truly merits the grateful tribute of this
Legislative Body; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
celebrate the purposeful life and career of Officer Kevin F. Crossley,
to commemorate the one year Anniversary of his death, and to express its
deepest condolences to his family; and be it further

RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be
transmitted to the family of Officer Kevin F. Crossley.

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  • 03 / May / 2019
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 07 / May / 2019
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 07 / May / 2019
    • ADOPTED

Resolution Details

Law Section:
Resolutions, Legislative

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