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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Never forgotten. Always honored. Always missed.

On behalf of my family, I extend our sincerest condolences on the grievous loss you suffered when Raymond was killed.

To the Murrell family, fellow officers, and all who call Raymond beloved , my heart goes out to all of you and may you find comfort in your loved ones and your strength in your faith. This reflection is sent with the utmost respect for the dedicated service Officer Murrell gave to his community and the citizens of Illinois , and for the supreme sacrifice he and his family made on January 19, 2017.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg Officer Larry Lasater, eow 4/24/05

September 20, 2018

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