Rockford police dedicate tree to fallen officer Jaimie Cox

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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) -- The Rockford Police Department honored fallen officer Jaimie Cox with a special tribute Wednesday morning.

Police held a memorial ceremony and dedicated a tree in honor of Cox.

Doctors, nurses, and other personnel from OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center donated a tree in Cox's memory. It now stands by Rockford Police's District 3 Headquarters, and it is accompanied by a memorial bench.

Cox was killed in the line of duty during a traffic stop on Nov. 5, 2017.