Correctional Officer Edward James Loftus

Correctional Officer Edward James Loftus

Whiteside County Sheriff's Department, Illinois

End of Watch Wednesday, July 2, 1969

Edward James Loftus

Correctional Officer Edward Loftus succumbed to injuries suffered when he was beaten by an inmate during an escape attempt.

Correctional Officer Loftus had served with the Whiteside County Sheriff's Department for 23 years. He was survived by his wife and four children.


  • Age 64
  • Tour 23 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Assault
  • Incident Date Not available
  • Weapon Person
  • Offender Not available

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

July 4, 2015

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