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The American Flag is flown half staff with mounting drapes hanging over entrance Waukegan Police Department memory Sgt. Peter Michaels.

The American Flag is flown at half staff with mounting drapes hanging over the entrance to the Waukegan Police Department in memory of Sgt. Peter Michaels. | Thomas Delany Jr.~Sun-Times Media

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Updated: February 13, 2013 6:08AM

On Friday, Jan. 11, the Waukegan Police Department paid homage to to Sgt. Peter Michaels by flying the flag at half-staff and hanging drapes over the entrance of the building.

The well-respected police officer was found dead in woods north of Antioch and near his home Thursday morning in what is an apparent suicide.

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