Four years since death of Rockford Police Officer Jaimie Cox

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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — This Friday marks four years since the death of Rockford Police Officer, Jaimie Cox.

On November 5th, 2017, Cox pulled over Eddie Patterson for driving on a revoked license.

During the stop, there was a struggle. Cox was hanging onto Patterson’s truck when he crashed into a tree, killing Cox.

Friends and co-workers continue to honor Cox by starting a foundation in his name.

The Rockford Police Department has posted a tribute video on their Facebook page for Cox.

The caption reads “Fallen but not forgotten.”

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