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A company that provides life-saving equipment to law enforcement and other professions will be honoring Grundy County Sheriff’s Deputy Tyler Post.

Grundy County Sheriff Ken Briley read an email to County Board members on Tuesday.

According to Safariland’s website, the company provides trusted and innovative life-saving equipment to law enforcement, military, outdoor recreation and personal protection markets. More than 2100 officers have been saved due to their equipment.  

DeMarkus Denwiddie, 18, of Joliet has been charged with 12 felonies for his alleged role in the shooting of Grundy Sheriff Deputy Tyler Post. Post was allegedly shot by Denwiddie three times after a vehicle and foot pursuit.

A few hours after the shooting, Briley said with the assistance of several agencies, Denwiddie surrendered at a apartment in Mazon.

Denwiddie remains in the Kendall County Jail on a $10 million bond and is facing 12 felony charges in Grundy County.