Officer Eric DeWit

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.