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Detective Alvin Perez, Jr. | Bellwood Police Department, Illinois Bellwood Police Department, Illinois


Alvin Perez, Jr.

Bellwood Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch: Thursday, January 17, 2002

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 35

Tour: 12 years

Badge # 806

Military veteran

Cause: Automobile crash

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Detective Alvin Perez was killed in an automobile accident while he and his partner transported a murder suspect back to the police station for questioning.

Detective Perez was driving a 1999 Ford Taurus when it struck a concrete barrier on an off ramp from the Eisenhower Expressway in snowy and slushy conditions. Detective Perez's partner and the suspect, who were both riding in the backseat, were injured.

Detective Perez had served with the Bellwood Police Department for 12 years and was a US Navy veteran. He had only been promoted to detective 17 days before the accident. Detective Perez was survived by his wife, 6-year-old daughter, 2-year-old twins, father and sister.

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Detective Perez's story was read in Richton Park Police Department's roll call on 5-25-16 to honor him.

Sgt. James Galvan
May 25, 2016


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