Governor Bruce Rauner releases statement on death of Officer Jaimie Cox

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WIFR) -- Governor Bruce Rauner releases a statement following the death of Rockford patrol officer Jaimie Cox.

"We are deeply saddened by the death of Officer Jaimie Cox", said Governor Rauner. "He paid the ultimate price while working to keep our communities safe. My thoughts and prayers are with his family as they find a way to cope with this tragic loss."