Sergeant Alan J. Haymaker

Sergeant Alan J. Haymaker

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Monday, February 22, 2010

Alan J. Haymaker

Sergeant Alan Haymaker was killed in an automobile accident while responding to a burglary-in-progress call shortly before 5:15 am. His patrol car hit a patch of ice on the roadway, jumped the curb and struck a light pole, then a tree, while traveling southbound on Lake Shore Drive near Irving Park Road.

He was transported to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center where he succumbed to his injuries a short time later.

Sergeant Haymaker was a third-generation officer with the Chicago Police Department and had served for 21 years, being assigned to the Town Hall District. He was survived by his wife, three daughters, parents, three brothers and two sisters.


  • Age 56
  • Tour 21 years
  • Badge 2532

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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I had the pleasure of meeting Sgt. Haymaker at several fire scenes in the old 23rd District. He was a super nice guy who had the respect of other officers.

I pray he still continues to rest in peace and I will say a prayer for him today.

Former Salvation Army EDS Canteen Member

February 22, 2017

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