Officer Eric DeWit
Matteson Police Department
- Age: 23
- Tour: 4 months
- End of Watch: February 17, 2003
- Chair Delivery: August 22, 2015
Officer Eric DeWit was killed in an automobile accident while he and his partner were on patrol. A vehicle had pulled in front of Officer DeWit causing him to take an evasive action. Their patrol vehicle struck a fire hydrant causing fatal injuries to Officer DeWit.