OSF donates tree to Rockford Police in honor of Officer Cox

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ROCKFORD (WREX) — The Rockford Police Department held a special tree dedication and ceremony in honor of Officer Jaimie Cox and all of the department’s fallen brothers and sisters.

Cox died during a traffic stop in the early morning hours of Nov. 5, 2017.

The police department said the staff at OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center exhausted all efforts to save Officer Cox and they grieved alongside the Rockford Police Department.

Staff and OSF donated a tree in Officer Cox’s memory. It now stands by District 3 police headquarters.

It’s near a bench that’s dedicated to all Rockford officers killed in the line of duty.

Breane Lyga

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