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Shamekia Latrice Goodwin Badger
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Birth: Nov. 28, 1979
Fort Lauderdale
Broward County
Florida, USA
Death: Jul. 27, 2013
Cook County
Illinois, USA

Blue Line Across America~

The Wheeling Police Department in Illinois has announced the loss of one of their heroes.

Officer Shamekia Goodwin-Badger, 33, an evidence technician, died unexpectedly after falling ill during a department training on nighttime photography.

She was taken to the hospital on Thursday, July 25th; however, she sadly passed on Saturday the 27th.

Officer Goodwin-Badger was a decorated veteran who served in both Kuwait and Iraq prior to entering a career in law enforcement.

She will be greatly missed by her Brothers and Sisters at the Wheeling Police Department and the Hawthorn Woods Police Department.

She is survived by a 13 year old daughter.

Officer Goodwin-Badger, thank you for your dedicated service and commitment to serving others. Especially, victims of crime who benefited greatly from your evidence recovery work.

A wake/memorial service will be held Wednesday 3 p.m. 8 p.m. at Kolssak Funeral Home at 189 S. Milwaukee Ave. in Wheeling, police said.

"In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been created for Goodwin-Badger's daughter," police said.

Donations and checks should be made out to the Wheeling Police Benevolent and are being accepted at 1 Community Blvd., Wheeling, IL. 60090.

Services will be held at an unannounced date in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. where Goodwin-Badger will be laid to rest in her home state.
Created by: Amy Caddell
Record added: Jul 29, 2013
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Shamekia Latrice <i>Goodwin</i> Badger
Added by: Amy Caddell
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- Amy Caddell
 Added: Jul. 29, 2013
God bless you and bring comfort to your family and friends. Thank you for your service to your country and as a Police Officer. Rest in peace.
- NC Deputy mom
 Added: Jul. 29, 2013

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