Police Officer Gary Hibbs

Police Officer Gary Hibbs

Chicago Heights Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Friday, March 12, 2021

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Gary Hibbs

Police Officer Gary Hibbs suffered a fatal heart attack while attempting to arrest a subject at an apartment on 14th Place.

He and other officers had responded to the apartment on March 4th, 2021, to investigate a domestic violence call. During the investigation, he attempted to place a subject under arrest, but the man resisted and began fighting with him. Officer Hibbs collapsed during the struggle.

Officer Hibbs was transported to Franciscan Hospital where he remained until passing away on March 12th, 2021.

Officer Hibbs had served with the Chicago Heights Police Department for 25 years. His son also serves as a police officer with the agency.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour 25 years
  • Badge 102

Incident Details

  • Cause Assault
  • Incident Date Thursday, March 4, 2021
  • Weapon Person
  • Offender Not available

arrest, domestic, struggle

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“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God”. Matthew 5:9

Thank you for your service. May you rest in peace, my brother.

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