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Chief Coscino April 1980

NOVEMBER 30, 1934-JUNE 25, 2009
Former River Forest Police Chief Nicholas Coscino died in Glendale, Arizona on Thursday, June 25th, following a prolonged illness. Coscino, 74, served the River Forest Police Department from 1967 until September 1987. He is survived by his wife, Margaret, and an extended family. During his 22-year retirement, Coscino served as program coordinator for the Maricopa County, Arizona Sheriff's Posse Training Academy under Sheriff Joe Arpaio, and was an Executive Posse Member.

September 8th, 2008
Retired RFPD Officer Fred Pienkos passed away.
Fred Pienkos

Fred T. Pienkos, 82, of Lombard, formerly of River Forest, IL, U.S. Naval Veteran, Retired River Forest Police Officer, beloved husband of Dorothy; loving father of J. (Jan); loving grandfather of Brian, Patrick, Kathy, Chris and Sean Pienkos; great-grandfather of Joleen and Hunter; fond brother of Ted (Angie) Pienkos, the late Ann (Frank) Walen,
Edward (Marge) and Chester Pienkos; dear uncle to many.