Police Officer Benjamin Perez

Police Officer Benjamin Perez

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Wednesday, September 18, 2002

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Benjamin Perez

Officer Benjamin Perez was struck and killed by a commuter train while conducting a stakeout on the west side on railroad tracks between 2100 and Cermak Rd.

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 was a 4 year veteran of the Chicago Police Department. He is survived by his wife, two daughters, his son, parents, and five siblings.

Bio

  • Age 32
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge 12225

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by train

stakeout

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Thinking of you and your family. Please continue to watch over us Ben.

Javier Avalos 010th District
Chicago Police Department

September 19, 2019

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