Police Lives Matter Too

By John Kass, Chicago Tribune - September 2, 2015

The killing of Fox Lake police Lt. Charles Joseph Gliniewicz had nothing to do with our hashtag politics about which lives matter.

Gliniewicz, whose body was found in a marshy area near Fox Lake, was just a cop who'd been doing his job.

And he was killed for it, left stripped of his gear. He was the 24th police officer shot to death in the U.S. so far this year.

Gliniewicz was no rookie. He had more than 30 years on the job. "He's got four sons who are going to have to go on alone," his mother-in-law, Terry Resetar, told the Tribune on Tuesday, just hours after Gliniewicz was killed.

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