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Police Officer Benjamin Perez | Chicago Police Department, Illinois Chicago Police Department, Illinois

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Benjamin Perez

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch: Wednesday, September 18, 2002

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 32

Tour: 4 years

Badge # 12225

Cause: Struck by train

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Officer Benjamin Perez was struck and killed by a commuter train while conducting a stakeout on the west side.

Officer Perez and his partner were on a railroad trestle above Spaulding Avenue when a train approached. Officer Perez's partner was able to jump to safety, but Officer Perez was pulled underneath the passing train.

Officer Perez is a 4 year veteran of the Chicago Police Department; He is survived by his wife and three children.

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Remembering you on this day, and always. Continue to watch over us Ben.

P.O. Javier Avalos
September 19, 2016


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