A Beautiful Night for the Twilight Ride

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On September 9th, the CPMF held its First Annual Twilight Pedal Ride.  Over 110 riders participated in the Ride from North Avenue Beach to Gold Star Families Memorial and Park and back for an After Party at Castaways Bar & Grill.  It was a gorgeous night and a great time was had by all.  All proceeds from the event...

Deputy Maness’ Sacrifice Will Not Be Forgotten

                    The Chicago Police Memorial Foundation extends its deepest condolences to the family and friends of Deputy Sheriff Dwight Maness who died this week from gun shot wounds he suffered last year, as well as to the entire McHenry County Sheriff’s Office.  Our thoughts and prayers are with you.  Deputy Maness’ sacrifice...

Thanks To Mike and Ben Brady, New Bulletproof Vests To The 024th District

Friday, September 11 — Thanks to a sizable donation made by Mike and Ben Brady, officers from the 024th District received new bulletproof vests through the “Get Behind the Vest” initiative. The donors’ father, Detective Charles Brady, was killed in the line of duty in September of 1945. Link to Charles Brady Fallen Heroes page: http://www.cpdmemorial.org/p-o-charles-a-brady-6795/

Three Historical Names Added to the Memorial Wall

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This past Tuesday, August 25th, the names of three Chicago Police Officers who died in the line of duty were added to the Memorial Wall at Gold Star Families Memorial and Park.  They were: Detective Loubet Zaccard assigned to Rogers Park Police Station End of Watch 23 JUL 1946 Officer John T. Lynch assigned to Brighton Park Area Youth...

2015 Annual CPMF Golf Outing: A Great Success!

The Annual CPMF Golf Outing was held on August 10th at White Pines Golf Club in Bensenville.  Despite a little rain, the event was a great success and raised almost $70,000 for the families of Chicago’s fallen and catastrophically injured police heroes.  The CPMF would like to offer a special thank you to Ken Boudreau, Rick Maher, Mark Delia...

Legendary rock band, Chicago, joins forces with Chicago Police Memorial Foundation to kick off the Horses of Honor Auction!

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CHICAGO August 24, 2015—Legendary rock band, Chicago, will join the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation on Monday, August 24, at 11 a.m. in the Under Armour Store at 600 N. Michigan Avenue for a press event. The event will kick off the online auction of Chicago’s much loved Horses of Honor. Peter Schivarelli, the band’s longtime manager, will announce the...


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Chicago, Illinois— August 19, 2015 – Energy company Exelon recently provided a sizeable grant to the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation in support of its Get Behind the Vest initiative. Through this program, the CPMF hopes to replace more than 8,000 outdated bulletproof vests currently being used by Chicago police officers. A new Chicago police recruit is issued a bulletproof...

Blue Mass Held in Honor of Fallen Police Officers

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On Sunday, August 2nd, a BLUE MASS was held at Resurrection Catholic Church at Francisco and Nelson (in 014) in memory of fallen police officers. Right after Mass, a new St. Michael the Archangel statue was dedicated outside of the church in honor of Chicago Police Officers who died in the line of duty.  Click below for more details:...

Battle of the Badges Donates $34,500 to the CPMF

Chicago’s Finest Boxers of the CPD battled Chicago’s Bravest Boxers of the CFD fought for bragging rights at this year’s Battle of the Badges while raising funds for Chicago police and fire charities.  This year, the Chicago Police Department scored a victory over the Chicago Fire Department.  At the end of the day, a total of $34,500 was donated...

Horses of Honor Once Again On Display on Michigan Avenue

Several more Horses of Honor will line Michigan Avenue and other select locations in the City in honor of Chicago’s fallen police heroes. Click below for more information: http://abc7chicago.com/news/horses-of-honor-program-pays-tribute-to-chicago-police-/870649/ http://wgntv.com/2015/07/21/horse-statues-to-line-michigan-avenue-in-honor-of-fallen-officers/ http://chicago.cbslocal.com/2015/07/27/artist-creates-horse-sculptures-to-honor-chicago-police-officers/ http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/naperville-sun/news/ct-nvs-horse-statue-st-0731-20150730-story.html
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