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!

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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...

CPMF RECEIVES EXELON GRANT TO EXPAND SERVICES

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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 Through this program, the CPMF hopes to replace more than 8,000 outdated bulletproof vests currently being used by Chicago police officers.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

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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

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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

Paralyzed cop says he’s being evicted because city failed to pay bills

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Statement from the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation: The Chicago Police Memorial Foundation has worked with Densey Cole on an ongoing basis since his tragic accident to provide him and his family the support they need. This includes financial assistance, housing support and tuition for his daughters’ education. Additionally, the CPMF has provided Densey with an attorney to represent him...

Convicted Murderer of Officer Michael Flisk Sentenced to Life in Prison

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From The Chicago Tribune (Link At End Of Article): The daughter of slain Chicago police Officer Michael Flisk, an evidence technician, tearfully described in court Friday the pain she felt holding her father’s lifeless hand, still covered in fingerprinting powder, after he and another man were shot dead in a Southeast Side alley in 2010. “He was killed doing...

Statement from the CPMF on the Parole of Convicted Cop Killer Joseph Bigsby

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The murder of a police officer is an assault on the entire community. When those who sacrifice their own safety in service to others are gunned down by criminals, it’s incumbent on everyone to ensure that those offenders are held fully accountable. Unfortunately, that did not happen yesterday. Yesterday, the Illinois Prisoner Review Board set a convicted cop killer...

Another 1,100 Chicago Police Officers Get New Bulletpoof Vests

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Latest News Another 1,100 Chicago Police Officers Get New Bulletpoof Vests Thanks to the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation’s Get Behind the Vest Program Link to article As part of our ongoing effort to supply Chicago Police Officers with replacement bulletproof vests through our Get Behind the Vest program, another 1,100 Chicago Police Officers were measured for their new vests...
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