2015 Operation Santa Was a Great Success!

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On December 12th and 13th, members of the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation, its friends and supporters accompanied Santa and Mrs. Claus on this year’s Operation Santa and delivered presents and Christmas Cheer to 21 families of Chicago Police officers who were killed or catastrophically injured in the line of...

First Annual Tree Lighting Held at GSF Memorial and Park

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Thanks to the generosity of Kaneville Tree Farms, Tom and Laura Ricketts and Christy Webber Landscapes, the CPMF held its First Annual Tree Lighting at Gold Star Families Memorial Park.  With the help of Avril and Alana Nauden who “flipped the switch”, several evergreen trees were lit up in...

Cali Street Naming Ceremony

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On May 20 1975 police officer JOSEPH Cali was shot and killed on the 2100 block of Lake St.  Today he was honored by the naming of the 6400 block of N Oxford Ave.  Pictured are his widow Neva , his daughters Jennifer and Carylin and his grandchildren. Also...

The Verdict Is In! GUILTY!

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Fraternal Order of Police Chicago Lodge #7 October 19. 2015 The verdict in the PO Thomas E. Wortham, IV Murder Trial is in and the word for the third and final defendant, Marcus Floyd, is GUILTY! The verdicts are as follows: GUILTY – Murder of a Peace Officer Thomas...

Thank you Team CPMF!

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A big thank you and congratulations go out to Team CPMF led by team captain Jeff Zwit. Our 50 member strong team participated in the Bank of America Chicago Marathon on Sunday and raised over $60,000 for the families of Chicago’s fallen and catastrophically injured police heroes! Way to go Team...

CPMF-Buoniconti Golf Outing a Great Success!

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The Inaugural CPMF/Buoniconti Fund Golf Outing held on October 5th was a great success.  We would like to thank all of the sponsors, volunteers and golfers who made this special day possible, as well as Jim and Athena Mullen, our honorary Chairpersons of the day.  Proceeds from the event...

Bryant Brewer Sentenced to Life Plus 115 years

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On September 23, 2015, Bryant Brewer was sentenced Wednesday to life plus 115 years in prison for killing Chicago police Officer Thor Soderberg and shooting at three other officers and a civilian in 2010. Brewer had been convicted last month following a bench trial by Cook County Judge Timothy...
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