Detective Todd C. Gillerlain

Detective Todd C. Gillerlain

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Thursday, May 7, 2020

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Todd C. Gillerlain

Detective Todd Gillerain died after suffering from complications of a fractured femur bone he received while on the scene of a homicide.

A blood clot developed, and he passed away from a pulmonary embolism.

Detective Gillerain had served with the Chicago Police Department for 26 years. He is survived by his wife, son, daughter, parents, brother, and sister.


  • Age 48
  • Tour 23 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Duty related illness
  • Incident Date Wednesday, May 6, 2020

homicide investigation

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Det. Gillerain,
On today, the 4th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Chicago. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol(Retired)

May 7, 2024

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