Patrol Officer Owen Masterton

Patrol Officer Owen Masterton

Glenview Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Saturday, December 6, 2014

Owen Masterton

Patrol Officer Owen Masterton suffered a fatal heart attack after responding to numerous calls for service, including to a dispute call, during his shift the previous night.

He was in roll call during at the beginning of his next shift when he suddenly collapsed in his chair. Other officers immediately began CPR. He was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead approximately one hour later.

Officer Masterton had served with the Glenview Police Department for 20 years. He is survived by his son.


  • Age 42
  • Tour 20 years
  • Badge 164

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

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Owen was a proud member of the Pipes and Drums of the Emerald Society-Chicago Police, for many years. He honored fallen officers at honors funerals, benefits, and memorials and joins those he honored, never to be forgotten. God Bless my friend, we will play at the National Memorial this year and will be thinking of you.

Det. Marty Quill (ret)
Northfield IL PD

May 11, 2018

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