Fallen Canaryville Police Officer To Be Remembered With ‘Horse of Honor’ on Saturday, May 27th

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Canaryville Police Horse CANARYVILLE — A statue from the Horses of Honor public art program will be dedicated Saturday (at noon at the Flags Club, 552 W. 47th St.) to the memory of fallen Officer Daniel Howard, a Canaryville resident killed in the line of duty. Horses of Honor honors fallen or badly injured Chicago Police officers and helps raise money...

Chicago Officer Survived Shooting Because of Protective Vest

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A Chicago plainclothes officer was shot in his bullet-proof vest Friday, May 12th, in the afternoon, authorities said. The officer, with the Harrison District tactical team, was taken to Loyola University medical center where he was expected to be released later in the evening. Officials credited the vest with saving his life.  Another officer suffered minor injuries and was...

The 2017 Run to Remember Race Results Are In!

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The CPMF would like to thank all of our participants, donors, partners and sponsors who helped make this year’s Run to Remember a great success!  Over 5,100 runners, walkers and junior joggers braved chilly temperatures and windy conditions to run or walk in honor of Chicago’s 575 fallen Chicago Police heroes. So far, our teams and individual walkers and...

CPD Supports Son Of Fallen Officer

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After the first quarter of a water polo match against Von Steuben, Hinsdale South’s Cullen Gordon had to go underwater and yell. Just yell to himself to clear his head. It was senior night for Gordon and the Hornets on April 27, an emotional night for any athlete on the verge of graduation. But for him, the night represented...

Jefferson Park Police Unveil ‘Jefferson,’ Their New Fiberglass K-9 Mascot

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DNAInfo:  As of Thursday, anyone who gets arrested in the city’s sprawling Jefferson Park police district will be taken past a new presence guarding the cells: a 4-foot fiberglass statue of a German shepherd, fittingly named “Jefferson.” The first permanent installation of the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation and PAWS Chicago‘s “K9s for Cops” program, Jefferson is covered from scruff...

Phase 12 Bricks Have Been Installed

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Phase 12 memorial pavers were installed last week at Gold Star Families Memorial and Park.  All of the pavers were installed in the Courage Node, East of the Blue Line.  The Courage Node is the second circular grouping of bricks located north of the waterwall along the path.  Call the office at 312-499-8899 for more information.

How the Chicago Police Department Can Address Suicide Rate Among Officers

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Brian Warner of the Chicago Police Survivors appeared on Chicago Tonight to discuss the issue of rising police officer suicides and the lack of professional help available to officers. The Chicago Police Department’s counseling service, the Employee Assistance Program, has three clinicians to serve more than 12,000 officers. Compare that to the next-largest department: In Los Angeles, 13 counselors...

Alderman Matt O’Shea and Illinois State Police Director Leo Schmitz Pump Gas for Get Behind the Vest!

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A Chicago alderman and an Illinois State Police official pumped gas for patrons at a South Side station Thursday afternoon to raise cash to help replace worn out police body armor. Ald. Matt O’Shea, 19th, and Illinois State Police Director Leo Schmitz filled up tanks at the city’s last full-service gas station. Kean Gas Station, 2632 W. 11th ST.,...
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