Sergeant Alan J. Haymaker #2532

Name: Haymaker, Alan J.
Star: 2532
Memorial Panel #: 1
Rank: Sergeant
District / Unit: 023 District
End of Watch: 22 February 2010
Incident Details: Sergeant Alan Haymaker, 56, was a 21-year veteran of the Chicago Police Department, assigned to the 023 District. In the early morning hours of February 22, 2010, Sgt. Haymaker was dispatched to a burglary-in-progress. While driving southbound on Lake Shore Drive, he drove over a patch of ice and his vehicle veered off the road. His squad car jumped over a curb and struck a tree on Irving Park Avenue. He was transported to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center where he succumbed to his injuries. His funeral service was held at St. Bethel Community Church and he was laid to rest in Maryhill Cemetery. He is survived by his wife, Elaine; three daughters, Melina, Amanda, and Elyse; parents, Catherine and Harry (CPD); three brothers, and two sisters.