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

The Memorial Ceremony is always held on the first Thursday in May. The 2017 Ceremony will be held on Thursday, May 4th.

Law enforcement participating in the motorcade begin lining up at the Fairgrounds at 6:30 am.

An interfaith church service will be at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception,at 9:30 am.

The Ceremony at the Memorial site begins at At 11:00.

An application will soon be posted on our website for any departments wishing to participate in the honor guard.


Chief Emil Johnson
Elmwood Park Police Department
EOW 10-05-1924

Sergeant Arlo Smith
St. Louis Terminal Railroad Police Department
EOW 02-14-1930