Corporal Cesar Velazquez

Corporal Cesar Velazquez

Hainesville Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Friday, May 15, 2009

Cesar Velazquez

Corporal Cesar Velazquez suffered a fatal heart attack shortly after pushing a disabled vehicle off of the roadway while working the midnight shift.

Corporal Velazquez had completed his midnight shift by assisting in an incident involving a vehicle on the roadway in immediate danger and he pushed the car off the road. After duty he made a court appearance and then suffered a fatal heart attack on his way home.

Corporal Velazquez served with the Hainesville Police Department after his retirement from the Skokie Police Department where he had served for 20 years. He is survived by his wife and two children.

Bio

  • Age 52
  • Tour 21 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

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Scripture assures us that, “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called [children] of God.” Matthew 5:9 ESV and “Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends.” John 15:13 ESV.

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The Peacemakers Prayer Ministry
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Chaplain Steven R. Closs, DD, MSBS
Merrimack NH Police Department

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