ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) -- We are learning more about the Rockford officer killed Sunday morning following a traffic stop on the city's east side.
Officer Jaimie Cox joined the Rockford Police Department as a patrol officer in December 2016. Before that, he was with the law enforcement division for the Illinois Department of Natural Resources.
Cox is a 2006 graduate of Hononegah High School where he participated in wrestling.
He was a member of the U.S. Army National Guard and received an honorable discharge.