Police Officer Benjamin Perez

Police Officer Benjamin Perez

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Wednesday, September 18, 2002

Benjamin Perez

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.


  • Age 32
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge 12225

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by train

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So many years have gone by, but the pain of that day is still felt. We’ve lost so many others from 010 throughout the last few years, hopefully you guys meet up and together continue to watch over us. May you Rest In Peace.

P.O. Javier Avalos
Chicago Police Department

September 18, 2018

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