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Fallen Oak Forest police officer James Morrissy honored at ceremony

Janice Morrissy saw her husband’s name added to a police memorial in Springfield last week and will see it added to one in Washington, D.C., this month. But she will have to wait to see his name on a memorial closer to home.

Oak Forest police officer James Morrissy was honored Saturday during a ceremony for fallen officers at the Cermak Woods Forest Preserve in Lyons.

“I thought it was beautiful,” Janice Morrissy said of the ceremony. “It was very emotional.”

At 62, her husband was killed in the line of duty March 17, 2014, while he was responding to a domestic violence call…Please click here to read Frank Vaisvilas’ story in the Tribune/Southtown Star.

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