Police Officer Raymond Anthony Murrell

Police Officer Raymond Anthony Murrell

Bloomingdale Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Thursday, January 19, 2017

Raymond Anthony Murrell

Police Officer Raymond Murrell was killed in a vehicle crash while responding to a larceny in progress.

His patrol car left the roadway and struck a utility pole at the intersection of Army Trail Road and Cardinal Drive. Emergency crews extricated him from his vehicle and transported him to Adventist GlenOaks Hospital where he passed away a short time later.

It is believed that bad weather contributed to the crash.

Officer Murrell had served with the Bloomingdale Police Department for less than one year and had previously served with the Cook County Department of Corrections.

Bio

  • Age 27
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge 145

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

emergency response, larceny, single vehicle crash

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To the family and friends of Officer Murrell, my deepest condolences for your loss. I am running in Officer Murrell's memory at the National Police Week 5K. It has been an honor to learn about his life and sacrifice. He made a big impact in his short amount of time and the lives he touched will never forget him.

Gone too soon. Rest in Peace.

Special Agent Lindsay Kermisch
Diplomatic Security Service

May 11, 2018

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