Saturday, September 13, 2014

Candlelight Vigil Coming Up

Tuesday, 16 September:
  • The 2014 Candlelight Vigil will be held on Tuesday, September 16 at 7:30 PM in Gold Star Families Memorial and Park. All police officers, their families and friends are invited. The ceremony is expected to last an hour and will take place rain or shine.

    As is the tradition of the Candlelight Vigil, the names of all Chicago police officers who died in the line of duty will be read. Those who wish to read the name of a fallen Officer should email

    Gold Star Families Memorial and Park is located on Chicago Park District grounds near Waldron Drive (in the shadow of Soldier Field). Uniformed CPD personnel will direct attendees to the parking lot at the 18th Street exit off of Lake Shore Drive.
Hope to see you there.



Anonymous Anonymous said...

PO James M. O'Connor
023 District
EOW 16 September 1995.


Not forgotten.

9/13/2014 12:22:00 AM  
Blogger SpankDaddy said...

Never forget.

9/13/2014 06:24:00 AM  
Blogger 30 pending and what said...

It's a shame how we all talk shit and bash each other on every post, but to hardly ever write something good about the brothers passed or the vigil.

Rest in peace FLASH, BENNY, DARRYL.
You guys are never far

9/13/2014 07:05:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

thanks to commissioner scrooge reynolds of 2fm, the city sound crew will not be able to help with this event as they always did in the past.

he would always rather privatize any city service we ever had.

9/13/2014 09:26:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

PO Michael P. Gordon
011 District
EOW 8 Aug 2004

We Will Never Forget

9/13/2014 11:40:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

The only candle light vigil in the city that won't end in bloodshed.

9/13/2014 06:39:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I doubt this event is approved by Eric Holder.

9/14/2014 01:14:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

P/O Michael W Ridges #380
Cook County Sheriff's Police Department

EOW 17 Oct 85

You are and will forever be missed, Mikey and never, ever forgotten!

(Mikes father: the late Capt John Ridges CPD)
(Mikes brother: Sgt Jack Ridges CPD retired)

Thanks again and forever grateful to CPD P/O's John Kucharski, Teddy Ochocki and Dennis Tabaka who had the 3 offenders in custody without incident on the Kennedy Expressway within minutes of Mikes shooting!
"Congratulations For A Job Well Done"

9/14/2014 08:14:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

American Knights Motorcycle Club just did a ride for our fallen brothers. Was a great event, saw some old time squad cars,etc!

9/15/2014 09:20:00 PM  
Anonymous Jennifer Moss said...

Those are great pix for the AKMC ride. Love the vintage cruisers!

9/17/2014 11:25:00 AM  

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