CPD retires fallen officer's star

August 31, 2010 (CHICAGO)

The star belongs to Sergeant Alan Haymaker, and it was retired Tuesday during a ceremony at police headquarters at 35th and Michigan.

Sergeant Haymaker died in a crash last February while responding to a burglary.

Fellow officers, as well as family members, friends and other supporters attended the ceremony.

Haymaker wore Star Number 2532.

This is the 100th anniversary of the Superintendent's Honored Star Case.

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