Rockford Police and the City of Rockford have announced procession, visitation and funeral arrangements for officer Jaimie Cox, beginning Monday night.
The following information is from a city spokesperson:
The Rockford Police Department announced some of the arrangements following the loss of Officer Jaimie Cox who was killed in the line of duty on Sunday, November 5, 2017.
The movement of Officer Cox will take place tonight, November 6, 2017 at 8:00 p.m. from the Winnebago County Coroner’s Office to Fitzgerald Funeral Home. The route will begin from the Winnebago County Coroner’s Office, 420 W. State Street. The movement will travel East on State Street to Mulford Road, and South on Mulford Road to Fitzgerald’s Funeral Home, 1860 South Mulford Road. Law enforcement squads should be staged on the Elm Street side of the Public Safety Building, 420 W. State Street, no later than 7:15 p.m.
Visitation for Officer Cox will be held on Friday, November 10, 2017 at First Free Evangelical Church, 2223 N. Mulford Road from 3:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., with the law enforcement walk-through scheduled for 6:00 p.m. The police funeral service will begin at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 11, 2017 at the same location. A procession will follow immediately after the service. Details on the procession route will be shared at a later date.
Motorists are advised to expect delays or use alternate routes in the areas surrounding Spring Creek and North Mulford Roads during visitation hours and before and after funeral service. Local law enforcement agencies will be directing traffic in the area.
Law enforcement members and the community are welcome to attend.
Donations may be directed to the Jaimie Cox Memorial Fund at any Alpine Bank location.