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Deputy John D. Landrum Memorial and Dedication Ceremony –

By John Kraft & Kirk Allen

On May 3, 2014

A ceremony in honor of Edgar County Deputy John D. Landrum, who died in the line of duty while responding to a domestic disturbance on February 15, 1989, was held to day at the Edgar County Courthouse.
-Edgar County Sheriff Edward Motley permanently retired Deputy Landrum’s Badge, Number 103, from service.
-WTWO ran a lead story on this (HERE)
-Terre Haute Tribune Star newspaper wrote a nice article (HERE)
-Illinois Highway 150 from Paris to the Illinois state line was dedicated in his honor as Deputy Sheriff John D. Landrum Memorial Highway by the passage of House Joint Resolution on April 10, 2014  (CLICK HERE).
-State Sen. Chapin Rose issued a press release on the resolution (HERE).
-National Law Enforcement Memorial (HERE).
-Officer Down Memorial Page for Deputy Landrum (CLICK HERE)
-Information posted by David Neal (HERE)
We will continue to update this page as we gain more information.
-WCIA ran this story on March 25, 2014 (HERE).
Below are some pictures from the event.



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1 Comment
  • Stephen E Cochran
    Posted at 22:41h, 04 May Reply

    A well presented program in honor of John. I was proud to have worked with John at the sheriffs dept and know he would have been proud of all the family and friends and law enforcement ambulance and fire that were there to honor him.

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