Gold Star Families Memorial

The three names join 571 other names already etched in the granite wall on the west side of the park.
(Credit: Lisa Fielding)

Names Of Three Fallen Officers Added To Gold Star Police Memorial

Family and friends of three fallen officers were on hand at the Gold Star Families Memorial and Park to unveil the newest names to the wall of honor.

08/25/2015

The charity ride went from Area 4 Police Headquarters on the West Side to the Gold Star Families Memorial in the Museum Campus.  (Credit: Nancy Harty)

Hundreds Of Motorcyclists Take Part In Ride To Remember Fallen Officers

Hundreds of motorcycle riders came out Sunday morning for the 11th annual Ride to Remember honoring fallen Chicago police officers, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.

07/26/2015

The Chicago Police Department celebrated Father's Day with a special mass at Gold Star Memorial Park. (Credit: Steve Miller

Fallen Police Officers Honored During Special Father’s Day Mass

CHICAGO (CBS) — The Chicago Police Department has honored dads on this Father’s Day with a special mass at the Gold Star Memorial and Park. Chicago Police Officer Michael Patrick Gordon was a father to […]

06/15/2014

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

Someone defaced the Police Memorial on Museum Campus Drive last weekend. / photo from Chicago Police

Vandals Deface Police Memorial

Police detectives are trying to find those responsible for defacing the Chicago Police Memorial last week. WBBM’s Bob Roberts has the latest.

08/08/2013

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

Vandals sprayed graffiti at Gold Star Families Memorial and Park, on the north end of a wall honoring fallen police officers, on June 14, 2012. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Chicago Police Memorial Wall Vandalized

Police were offering a reward for information leading to the arrest of whoever sprayed graffiti on the Gold Star Families Memorial to fallen police officers near Soldier Field.

CBS Chicago–06/17/2012

Chicago police officers hang their heads in memory of fallen officers, during the annual St. Jude Memorial march at Gold Star Families Memorial and Park. (Credit: CBS)

Fallen Chicago Police Officers Honored At Annual March

The annual St. Jude Memorial March brought several thousand police officers and their families to Gold Star Families Memorial and Park on the lakefront on Sunday, to pay special tribute to officers who have died in the line of duty.

CBS Chicago–05/06/2012

A police gun and handcuffs.  [Generic] (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)

Chicago Officers Hold 24-Hour Vigil At Police Memorial

Chicago Police officers are holding a 24-hour vigil at the police memorial to honor those who died on the job.

04/28/2012

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Thousands March In Annual Police Memorial

A couple thousand police officers and their families turned out at the Gold Star Families Memorial and Park – just east of Soldier Field – in the annual St. Jude march.

CBS Chicago–05/01/2011

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Thousands Take Part In ‘Run To Remember’ For Fallen Police Officers

An estimated five thousand people came out to the lakefront this morning for the 7th Annual Run to Remember fallen Chicago police officers.

04/30/2011