Sergeant Raymond Eugene Espinoza

Sergeant Raymond Eugene Espinoza

Peoria County Sheriff's Office, Illinois

End of Watch Tuesday, May 26, 1970

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Raymond Eugene Espinoza

Sergeant Raymond Espinoza was shot and killed by a man during an armed robbery attempt of a drive-in theater at 6016 Illinois 116.

The man was convicted of first-degree murder and sentenced to 99 to 175 years in prison on January 25th, 1971.

Sergeant Espinoza had served with the Peoria County Sheriff's Department for five years.


  • Age 42
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to 99 to 175 years


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Sergeant Espinoza's story was read in Richton Park Police Department's roll call on 10-3-17 to remember and honor him.

Sgt. James Galvan
Richton Park Police

October 3, 2017

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