The Hawthorne Park District Police Department in Illinois is mourning the loss of their Acting Chief of Police, Nicholas Colabufo. Chief Colabufo suffered a heart attack and collapsed while responding to a disturbance at the Hawthorne Sports Complex. Sadly, he passed a short time later. Chief Colabufo had worked for many years as a reserve officer at the Hawthorne Park District PD and was a 30-year veteran of the Cook County Sheriff's Office where he served as the Assistant Chief. He is survived by his wife and a daughter.
Tribute graphic courtesy of Rose Barisow GraFx
Hawthorne Park District Police Department
Sunday, October 20, 2013