Funeral Scheduled for Oak Forest Police Officer

James Morrissy, 62, died Monday, hours after his squad car was broadsided while he was responding to a call

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    Ofc. Jim Morrissy died Monday evening, six hours after being involved in a crash while on duty. Anthony Ponce reports.

    A funeral service will be held this weekend for a longtime suburban Chicago police officer who died after a crash in Oak Forest.

    James Morrissy, 62, died Monday, hours after his squad car was broadsided while he was responding to a call.

    Saturday's funeral will be held at 11 a.m. at Sheehy & Sons Funeral Home in Orland Park. It will be followed by a procession to Holy Sepulcher Cemetery.

    A visitation will be held Friday afternoon from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m.

    Morrissey worked for the Oak Forest police department for more than 30 years.