Recently Fallen Hero

Trooper Nicholas Hopkins

Illinois (IL) State Police
End of Watch: August 23, 2019

Trooper Nicholas Hopkins was shot and killed while serving a search warrant at a home. Trooper Hopkins is the 32nd law enforcement officer to be shot and killed this year and the sixth officer fatality from the state of Illinois in 2019.


Acting Director Brendan F. Kelly
Illinois State Police
801 South 7th St.
Springfield, IL 62703

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11 Replies to “Recently Fallen Hero

  1. Farewell my Brother. Protect the streets of Heaven until we get there. Our prayers are with your family and your brother and sister Troopers.

  2. Heartfelt Sympathy to the Family and Brother and Sister Troopers of Trooper Nicholas Hopkins. Your Service and Sacrifice will never be forgotten. Rest in Peace, now, Trooper Hopkins. You will remain in our Hearts always. Peace to You, our Hero.

  3. We are saddened by the loss of another brother of the Thin Blue Line. Rest Trooper Hopkins, you are in the hearts of those that know you forever.

  4. Prayers being offered for Trooper Nicholas Hopkins, his family, and the members of the Illinois State Police. May St. Michael escort you to Heaven, Trooper Hopkins.

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