This fund provides scholarships to students pursuing a career in criminal justice or law enforcement.
Daniel Schindlbeck (1943-2004) was a graduate of Marmion Military Academy. In 1976, he received a master’s degree in criminal justice from Michigan State University.
He was a police officer in Aurora for twenty-eight years, reaching the rank of lieutenant before retiring in 1994.
He then joined the Kane County Sheriff’s Office for ten years and was serving as undersheriff at the time of his passing.
Mr. Schindlbeck was past president of the Kane County Chiefs of Police, member of the Illinois Chiefs of Police, Illinois Sheriff Association, Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #14, the Illinois Police Association, Aurora Turners Club and the Batavia Moose Lodge #682.
Mr. Schindlbeck was survived by his wife, Janice, and three children.
Created in 2004, this fund became an endowment in 2005.