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August 2020 Summary of Assistance

In August 2020, the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation provided $1,198,000 in assistance including: $5,000 in Non-Line of Duty Death Assistance $45,700 in Education Assistance $4,000 in Disability Assistance $31,800 in Police Officers in Need Assistance $1,108,700 in...

July 2020 Summary of Assistance

In July 2020, the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation provided $112,900 in assistance including: $5,000 in Non-Line of Duty Death Assistance $29,000 in Education Assistance $13,000 in Disability Assistance $7,600 in Police Officers in Need Assistance $22,400 in Get...

Get Behind the Vest distributes 2,230 New Bullet-proof vests

Since the Chicago Police Department started using bullet-proof vests in 1980, 46 Chicago Police Officers’ lives have been saved because they were wearing a vest. Most recently, just last month when Officer Nathaniel Hollis was saved by his vest. Just a few weeks ago,...

May 2020 Summary of Assistance

IN MAY 2020, THE CHICAGO POLICE MEMORIAL FOUNDATION PROVIDED $138,000 IN ASSISTANCE INCLUDING: $5,000 in Non-Line of Duty Death Assistance$8,900 in Education Assistance$61,600 in COVID-19 Assistance$10,200 in Get Behind the Vest Assistance$50,300 in Gold Star Families...

The Blue Police Memorial Instant Ticket is Back!

The Blue Police Memorial Instant Ticket is Back!

The Illinois Lottery is launching its Blue Police Memorial instant ticket. This ticket provides 100% of its proceeds to build and maintain police memorials, hold commemorations and provide scholarships and assistance for families of fallen officers or those officers...

Cook County Ordinance – Surviving Spouse Tax Abatement

GOLD STAR FAMILIES, PLEASE SEE THE FOLLOWING ORDINANCE REGARDING TAX ABATEMENT FOR SURVIVING SPOUSES. September 5, 2019 Chicago – At the September 5, 2019 Cook County board meeting, the Surviving Spouse Tax Abatement ordinance was codified. The ordinance allows the...