Officer Rank: Police Officer

Department: Chicago Heights (IL) Police Department

End of Watch: 03/12/0021

Cause: Other: Heart Attack

Age: 61

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.




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