Illinois Police Officers Memorial Committee
Inc. 1986
Honoring Law Enforcement Officers Who Have Given Their Lives in the Performance of Their Duty

Thursday May 4, 2023
Squad Car Procession line up at the Fairgrounds starting at 6:30 am.

Interfaith Church Service
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception
9:30 am

Memorial Ceremony at the State Capitol
11:00 am

May 4th, 2023 Illinois Peace Officer Memorial


Officer Nicholas Kozak
Forest Park Police Department
E.O.W. 11-27-2021

Officer James R. Svec
Chicago Police Department
E.O.W. 12-08-2021

CBP Canine Officer Jeffrey P. Dela Cruz
U.S. Customs and Border Protection
E.O.W. 12-23-2021

Officer Jose M. Huerta
Chicago Police Department
E.O.W. 12-23-2021

Detective Joseph A. Tripoli
Chicago Police Department
E.O.W. 01-03-2022

Deputy Sheriff Michael John Queeney
Will County Sheriff’s Office
E.O.W. 01-08-2022

Officer Brian Romel Shields
Aurora Police Department
E.O.W. 01-11-2022

Deputy Sheriff Joseph Robert Tinoco
Cook County Sheriff’s Department
E.O.W. 01-13-2022

Sergeant Kenneth John Thurman Sr
Aurora Police Department
E.O.W. 01-19-2022

Deputy Sheriff Brian J. Norton
Ford County Sheriff’s Office
E.O.W. 02-05-2022

Officer Brian Lee Sember
Ottawa Police Department
E.O.W. 04-03-2022

Deputy Sheriff Nicholas Donald Weist
Knox County Sheriff’s Office
E.O.W. 04-29-2022


Sergeant Claude E. Bowman
Cook County Highway Patrol
E.O.W. 07-23-1923

Sergeant Francis J. McGraw
Chicago Police Department
E.O.W. 05-06-1942

Officer Charles Hibsch
Chicago Police Department
E.O.W. 11-09-1947

Officer Dennis F. Collins
Chicago Police Department
E.O.W. 07-03-1953

Deputy John Venton Donaldson Sr.
Ogle County Sheriff’s Office
E.O.W. 09-21-1956