Chicago Police Memorial Foundation

Gold Star Families Memorial and Park, located near Soldier Field, is dedicated to fallen Chicago police officers. (Credit: Todd Feurer, CBS Chicago)

Fallen Chicago Police Officers Honored At Motorcycle Ride

Police officers and supporters hit the road Sunday morning to honor fallen first responders in Chicago.

07/27/2014

A Chicago Police honor guard maintains a 24-hour vigil at the Gold Star Families Memorial on Monday. (Credit: Bernie Tafoya)

Honor Guard Maintains 24-Hour Vigil At Police Memorial

According to the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation, 562 Chicago police officers have died in the line of duty in the past 161 years.

04/28/2014

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Record Number Of Participants Run At Fundraiser For Fallen Cops

A record number of people participated in a fundraising run today to help the families of police officers killed or injured in the line of duty, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.

05/04/2013

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Chicago Police Officers Deliver Christmas Gifts

The police were picking up and then delivering Christmas gifts to 17 families of fallen or seriously injured police officers.

12/15/2012

Gold Star Families Memorial and Park, located near Soldier Field, is dedicated to fallen Chicago police officers. (Credit: Todd Feurer, CBS Chicago)

Police, Families Honor Fallen Officers For Father’s Day

Police officers and their families held a Father’s Day memorial service on Sunday at a park dedicated to fallen officers.

06/17/2012

Chicago Police Officer Del Pearson, who was shot and wounded while chasing a suspect on March 19, 2012, will be the official starter for the Police Memorial Foundation's annual 5K walk and run. (Credit: CBS)

Wounded Cop Pearson To Be Official Starter For Police Memorial Run

He nearly died after being shot in the line of duty. On Thursday, Chicago Police Officer Del Pearson thanked the officers who saved his life and revealed he’ll be the official starter for the Police Memorial Foundation’s annual “Run to Remember” 5K this weekend.

CBS Chicago–05/03/2012

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License Plates To Honor Police Memorial Foundation

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

CBS Chicago–09/12/2011

About 1,000 bikers took part in the Ride to Remember on July 31, 2011, an annual motorcycle ride in honor of fallen Chicago police officers. (Credit: CBS)

1,000 Bikers Ride To Remember Chicago Police Officers

The rumbling could be heard near Soldier Field even before more than 1,000 motorcycles rounded the corner for the end of Sunday’s Ride to Remember commemorating police officers who died in the line of duty.

07/31/2011

Operation Santa

‘Operation Santa’ Sends Gifts To Kids Of Fallen Cops

Santa Claus was making the wishes of several children come a week earlier this year on Saturday, as the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation’s 4th annual “Operation Santa” got underway.

CBS Chicago–12/18/2010