Officer Rank: Police Officer
Department: Chicago Heights (IL) Police Department
End of Watch: 03/12/0021
Cause: Other: Heart Attack
Length of Service: 25 years
On March 4, 2021, Patrol Officer Gary Hibbs suffered a fatal heart attack while responding to an assault call. Officer Hibbs attempted to place a suspect into custody and a struggle ensued. During the arrest, Officer Hibbs suffered a medical emergency and collapsed and was transported to the hospital where he remained until he died on March 12, 2021.