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License Plates To Honor Police Memorial Foundation

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CHICAGO (CBS) — The Illinois Secretary of State’s office is issuing yet another new specialty license plate – this one, benefitting the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation.

As WBBM Newsradio’s Regine Schlesinger reports, the Memorial Foundation pays tribute to fallen Chicago officers and helps their families.

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On Tuesday night, leaders of the group plan a candlelight vigil at the Gold Star Memorial and Park near Soldier Field to unveil the new specialty license plates.

The license plates will be available to active and retired law enforcement officers, their families, and members or donors to the Chicago police memorial foundation.

For each plate issued, the foundation will receive $25.