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Acting Police Chief, Nicholas J. Colabufo, Hawthorne Park District PD, IL; EOW: Sunday, 10- 20-2013

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Acting Police Chief Nicholas J. Colabufo
Hawthorne Park District Police Department

Illinois


End of Watch: Sunday, October 20, 2013




Age: 52
Tour of Duty: 30 Years
Badge Number: 49


Cause: Heart Attack
Location: Cicero, Illinnois
Incident Date: Sunday, October 20, 2013
Weapon: Not Applicable
Suspects: Not Applicable




Acting Police Chief Nicholas Colabufo suffered a fatal heart attack while responding to a disturbance call at the Hawthorne Sports Complex in Cicero, Illinois, at approximately 10:00 pm.


He suddenly collapsed while dealing with the disturbance and passed away a short time later.


Acting Chief Colabufo had served as a part-time officer with the Hawthorne Park District Police Department for several years. He also served with the Cook County Sheriff's Office for 30 years and held the rank of Assistant Chief at the time of his passing.


He is survived by his wife and one daughter.


 


Please contact the following agency to send condolences or to obtain funeral arrangements:


Hawthorne Park District Police Department

5202 W 29th Place

Cicero, IL 60804


Phone: (708) 863-6511


 


                                                                        


This Information has been provided courtesy of the Officer Down Memorial Page and the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund. 


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Condolences to the Family of Acting Chief Nicholas J. Colabufo. Condolences, also, to the Hawthorne Park District Police Department, Illinois, the community he served, and those who worked with him.


Rest in Peace, Chief Colabufo... You may now stand down.


 


                                                                         


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Rest in Peace Officer Nicholas J Colabufu. Thankyou for your service. May God bless your family and fellow Officers at this time and always

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R.I.P. Brother.

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Rest in Peace brother !

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Rest in Peace Chief Colabufo. Thank you for your service. My thoughts and prayers are with the Colabufo Family and the Hawthorne Police Department.

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 RIP Chief Colabufo.


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Rest in peace Chief Colabufo....   My thoughts and prayers go out to the family, friends and co-workers....

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Rest in Peace, Chief!


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Rest in Peace, Brother!! Condolences tothe Family, Friends, Co-Workers and Community!!


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Rest In Peace Brother Officer may God watch over your family and friends during this difficult time.


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 Rest In Peace Brother!

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Rest in peace, Chief Colabufo.

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 Rest in peace chief. Thoughts are with your family friends department and community


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  Rest In Peace Brother !!

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Deepest condolences to the family, friends and co-workers of Police Chief Colabufo.  R.I.P.

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Rest in Peace Chief.


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 Rest In Peace, Brother.   May God be of constant comfort and strength to your family and friends. 


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RIP Chief


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R.I.P. Chief Nicholas J. Colabufo


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Rest in Peace Chief Colabufo....

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Thank you for your service brother,may your soul be at peace.

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 Rest in Peace Chief Colabufo.  My thoughts, prayers and condolences go out to his family, friends and department.

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Rest in Peace Brother!  Prayers and condolences to family, friends and the agency for their loss...

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 Rest i peace, Chief Colabufo. My deepest condolences to the family and the Hawthorne Park District PD.

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Rest in peace, Chief Colabufo.


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May Chief Colabufo and all who know and love him find peace.  Thank you for your service, sir.


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