Chicago K9’s for Cops Public Art Campaign Underway!

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  The Chicago Police Memorial Foundation is partnering with PAWS Chicago for this 2017 public art campaign featuring Chicago K9 Officers.  Funds raised will support the important missions of both the CPMF and PAWS Chicago.   Each German Shepherd K9 statue is approximately 54 inches tall, locally manufactured using durable and weather-proof fiberglass and is attached to a concrete...

Officer Mullen’s Apple Sauce Has a New Name!

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Everyone already knows that Officer Jim Mullen makes the best apple sauce around, but we want you to know that his product has a new name.  Now known as “Good Guy’s Apples & Sauce”, it is the same locally grown, delicious apple sauce that we all know and love.  Good Guy’s Apples & Sauce is available at Jewel-Osco, Mariano’s...

Blue Line Truffles Supports Chicago Police Officers

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click here for video <iframe width=”476″ height=”267″ src=”http://abc7chicago.com/video/embed/?pid=1667637″ frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iBy Leah Hope Wednesday, December 21, 2016 05:44PM CHICAGO (WLS) — A North Side baker is supporting the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation this holiday season with her Blue Line truffles. Donna Kosiba of the City News Café in Portage Park is donating $2 from each box of Blue Line truffles...

Parole Denied for Killers of Chicago Police Officers Kenneth Kaner and Terrence Loftus

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The Chicago Police Memorial Foundation chartered a bus and traveled with 25 uniformed Chicago police officers to the Illinois State Capitol Building in Springfield to protest the release of inmates Bruce Sharp and Ronnie Carasquillo, the killers of Chicago Police Officers  Kenneth Kaner (1970) and Terrence Loftus (1976). The inmates’ requests for parole were DENIED by votes of 12-1...

CPMF Lights Up Holiday Trees at Gold Star Families Memorial and Park

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On November 30th, the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation held its Second Annual Tree Lighting at Gold Star Families Memorial and Park.  CPD Superintendent Eddie Johnson was in attendance to help us show our Gold Star Family members that we will “Never Forget” them, especially during this holiday season.  Avril and Alana Nauden, daughters of fallen Officer Paul Nauden, lit...

Donate to Operation Santa Today!

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It is hard to believe, but the holiday season is almost upon us. Once again, we are asking for your help to do something truly magical for the families of our fallen and catastrophically injured Chicago Police officers. The holidays can be more a time of sorrow than happiness for those who have lost a loved one, but through...

Wintrust Pledges Support for Bulletproof Vest Initiative

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Wednesday, October 12th — Wintrust President and CEO, Edward Wehmer, announced his support for the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation (CPMF) Get Behind the Vest initiative. Mr. Wehmer was in attendance for the Fifth Annual Valor Awards luncheon and pledged a $100,000 matching donation for the program which purchases replacement bulletproof vests for Chicago police officers in need. Mr. Wehmer was on...

Chicago Cops Honored for Valor

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Four Chicago Police officers were honored by the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation for their dedication and bravery in service to the City of Chicago.  Also honored was Wintrust CEO Ed Wehmer for his support of Chicago Police officers. Click here for rest of Tribune’s story: http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/chicagoinc/ct-police-valor-awards-1013-chicago-inc-20161012-story.html

Bridgeport Catholic Academy 8th Grade Supports GBTV

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On September 25th, the Bridgeport Catholic Academy 8th grade students presented Fr. Dan Brandt with a check for $575.00 that they raised for the CPMF’s Get Behind the Vest initiative. Thanks to Ms. Melanie Tado for organizing and working a car wash with the eighth grade students which raised the funds to help purchase two replacement vests for Chicago Police...

Congratulations Adam and Krystal Domagala!

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The Chicago Police Memorial Foundation would like to extend warm congratulations and best wishes to Adam and Krystal Domagala on their recent marriage! Adam is the son of Chicago Police Officer Bernie Domagala and his wife Denise. Bernie was catastrophically injured in 1988 when Adam was only four months old. Since the creation of the CPMF, we have watched...

Ben Perez Memorial Roll Call Held on September 20th

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On September 18, 2002, Chicago Police Officer Benjamin Perez was killed while on duty. In just four years with the Chicago Police Department he earned 16 honorable mentions. While his death was a tragic loss for the city of Chicago, his legacy will be one of hope and achievement. The 14th anniversary of Benjamin Perez’s death was commemorated with...
We Will Never Forget