Trooper Nicholas J. HopkinsRest in Peace Bro…We Got The Watch
Illinois State Police, Illinois
End of Watch Friday, August 23, 2019
Tour 10 years
Trooper Nicholas Hopkins was shot and killed while serving a search warrant at a home at 1426 North 42nd Street and Caseyville Avenue in East St. Louis, Illinois.
He and other members of the Emergency Response Team were making entry into the home at 5:30 am when he was shot by an occupant during an exchange of gunfire.
Trooper Hopkins had served with the Illinois State Police for 10 years. He is survived by his wife, children, and brother.
Nemo me impune lacessit
Day is done, Gone the sun, From the lake, From the hills, From the sky. All is well, Safely rest, God is nigh.