PARIS, IL. (ECWd) -
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.