09/04/2015 HERO WOD

Hero WOD - Lieutenant Charles Gliniewicz

Lieutenant Charles Gliniewicz was shot and killed while investigating suspicious activity. At approximately 8:00am, Lieutenant Gliniewicz radioed his dispatcher that he was stopping to investigate three suspicious males that he observed near Route 12 and Sayton Road in Fox Lake. Shortly thereafter, he radioed in a foot pursuit. When backup officers arrived, the found Lieutenant mortally wounded. They also discovered that items we...re missing from his duty belt, including his firearm. The suspects fled and remain at large. Lieutenant Gliniewicz had served with the Lake County Police Department for 32 years and is a U.S. Army veteran. He is survived by his wife and four children. Please join us tomorrow in honoring Lieutenant Gliniewicz for his service.

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