SPEEDWAY, Ind. – The Speedway Police Department is mourning the loss of one of their former police commissioners.
In a tweet Thursday evening, the department said Jim Ochs, 85, has passed away.
He served the community for 24 years as a police commissioner.
Ochs, who was also an architect, graduated from Notre Dame in 1956 and served on USAC at the IMS for several years.
Visitation for Ochs will be from 4-8 p.m. on Monday at Flanner Buchanan-Speedway. His funeral will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday at St. Christopher Catholic Church.
The men and women of @SpeedwayPD would like to express our sincere condolences to the Ochs family for the passing of Jim Ochs. Mr. Ochs served the community for 24 years as a Police Commissioner for the department. Thank you for your dedicated service & may you Rest In Peace. pic.twitter.com/HNixfdGFXF
— Speedway Police Dept (@SpeedwayPD) March 30, 2018