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.


  • 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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My heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Police Officer Gary Hibbs on their tragic loss while he was in the line of duty. May our Lord give your loved ones the needed comfort and strength they need during this difficult time. Thank you Police Officer Gary Hibbs for your service and dedication to your community. Rest in peace to our brother in blue.

CBP Officer(retired), Luis Otero
DHS/Bureau Of Customs And Border Protection

April 2, 2021

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