Breaking News Bar
updated: 6/16/2014 4:35 PM

Downers Grove cop to be honored for domestic violence work

hello
Success - Article sent! close
 
 

Downers Grove police Sgt. Joel Marquez will be honored Wednesday for his work educating officers on domestic violence situations.

Marquez will accept the 2014 Law Enforcement Award from the Illinois State Bar Association at 1 p.m. in the DuPage County Administration Building auditorium.

Order Reprint Print Article
 
Interested in reusing this article?
Custom reprints are a powerful and strategic way to share your article with customers, employees and prospects.
The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald. Complete the form to the right and a reprint consultant will contact you to discuss how you can reuse this article.
Need more information about reprints? Visit our Reprints Section for more details.

Contact information ( * required )

Success - request sent close

Marquez was nominated for this year's award, which recognizes police officers for "conduct that promotes justice and to distinguish those individuals whose service to the public brings honor and respect to the entire criminal justice system," by DuPage Judge Robert J. Anderson.

Marquez has been a member of the DuPage County Family Violence Coordinating Council since 2009 and organized a number of training sessions on domestic violence for county law enforcement officers.

"Historically, it has been easy for law enforcement to minimize the impact of this crime as a family matter," Anderson wrote in his nomination letter. "(Marquez) has vigorously worked to educate his fellow law enforcement officers on the impact of this crime on the children and families in our county."

Marquez could not be reached for comment.

The 32,000-member Illinois State Bar Association provides professional services to Illinois lawyers, as well as education and services to the public.

Share this page
Comments ()
Guidelines: Keep it civil and on topic; no profanity, vulgarity, slurs or personal attacks. People who harass others or joke about tragedies will be blocked. If a comment violates these standards or our terms of service, click the X in the upper right corner of the comment box. To find our more, read our FAQ.
    help here