Thanks Ron!

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Distinguished Chicago news veteran Ron Magers recently retired. He has led the way in reporting the news for over 50 years, and he is a long-time supporter of the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation. We would like to say “Thanks” to Ron for his years of support for the CPMF and wish him the best of luck and happiness in...

AN OPEN LETTER TO ALL CHICAGO POLICE OFFICERS

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AN OPEN LETTER TO ALL CHICAGO POLICE OFFICERS from the Executive Board of the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation   May 10, 2016 To All Chicago Police Officers: A short time ago, thousands of Chicago Police officers and their families turned out on a cold, raw windy Saturday morning to join us at the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation’s 12th Annual...

Chili’s Will Donate 15% of your pre-tax purchase to the CPMF!

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Chili’s will donate 15% of your pre-tax purchase to the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation! Present the Chili’s Give Back Program voucher while dining in or picking up a meal at any Illinois or NW Indiana Chili’s location through December 31, 2016. Please  print the attached document, share with your friends and families, and stop into Chili’s today! You can also use the...

Horses of Honor Statue Dedicated to 9-year-old Girl

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‘Horses of Honor’ statue dedicated in memory of 9-year-old girl at Advocate Children’s Hospital in Park Ridge It was a sunny May morning in 2013 when two horses from the Chicago Police Department’s Mounted Unit paid 9-year-old Kira Mammoser a visit outside the Park Ridge hospital she had called home for the last four months.   Click Here For...

Thanks for Making the 12th Annual Run to Remember a Success!

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Despite a little rain, close to 5,000 runners, walker and junior joggers came out to show their support for the families of Chicago’s fallen and catastrophically injured police heroes, and to let them know that we will “NEVER FORGET” their sacrifice.  Thanks to the participation and support of all our sponsors, volunteers, donors and participants, we are on our...

Chicago Enforcers Play for Love of Football, Charity

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It’s a rookie year all over again for Chris Pazan. The former Brother Rice and University of Illinois quarterback from 2002 to 2006 has found his way back to the football field as the quarterback for the Chicago Enforcers, the football team fielded by the Chicago Police Department. “This experience has been great,” Pazan said. “It’s a second chance...

Appointment of Eddie Johnson as Superintendent

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Statement from Phil Cline, Executive Director of the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation Regarding Appointment of Eddie Johnson The Chicago Police Memorial Foundation congratulates Eddie Johnson on being the next superintendent to lead the men and women of the Chicago Police Department. We are confident that Superintendent Johnson will deliver strong leadership, develop innovative crime fighting initiatives and work every...

NBC Is A Proud Sponsor Of The 12th Annual Run To Remember

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NBC 5 Chicago is proud to sponsor the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation Run to Remember on April 30th, 2016 at Gold Star Families Memorial and Park and Soldier Field. To honor and remember, that is the purpose of the 12th Annual Run to Remember, an event memorializing those who made the ultimate sacrifice to the Chicago community. To work...

Houston Astros Make Ailing Chicago Police Officer’s Day

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Obituary for Anthony M. Letizia Anthony M. Letizia, Age 32. At rest March 22, 2016. Anthony was a Chicago Police Officer with the 9th District, formerly with the 21st. District. Beloved husband of Sarah (nee Czoty). Loving father of Emme. Cherished son of Robert and Karen (nee Kozubek) Letizia. Loving grandson of Ted Kozubek. Fond brother of Kristie (Derek)...

No Parole for Shooter of Chicago Police Officer

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Thursday, March 10, 2016 — This morning, the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation chartered a bus, secured 21 uniformed officers and traveled to the office of the IL Prisoner Review Board in Springfield to protest the release of inmate Lee Jones. Jones shot and severely injured P.O. Eddie Jackson in October of 1977 during a traffic altercation. The officer survived, but...

John C. Knight Softball Tournament – July 30, 2016!

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After an 11-year hiatus the John C. Knight Memorial Softball Tournament is back. Over the past 17 years the Knight Family has had a tremendous amount of support after John was killed in the line of duty. Now, John’s children want to give back to the organizations that have been so generous to them over the years. All of...
We Will Never Forget