Photo: Officer Down Memorial Page
November 5, 2017-According to Officer Down Memorial Page (odmp.org), a 30 year old Rockford Officer may have been dragged by a fleeing vehicle after a traffic stop. The incident occurred at approximately 1:00 a.m. today after Rockford Officer Jamie Cox attempted a traffic stop at East State Street and Dawn Avenue according to odmp.org. Officer Cox called for assistance and responding officers found him lying on the ground two blocks from the initial traffic stop. Officer Cox was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries according to a statement from Rockford Police.