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The Chicago Police Memorial Foundation CPMF Happenings, January Edition

 
In December 2018, the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation provided $220,000 in assistance including:
 
$120,000 in line of duty death assistance
 
$10,000 in non line of duty death assistance
 
$60,000 in Operation Santa Assistance
 
$12,500 in assistance given to Chicago Police Officers & Families in need
 
$3,200 in Gold Star Families Memorial and Park Maintenance
 
In addition, the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation provided assistance to the Gold Star Families, Suicide Prevention Assistance, Widows of CPD Officers killed in line of duty and Police Memorial Expenses.
 
Total assistance given in 2018: $988,000
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December Officer of the Month
 
 
On November 20th, Officer Soto saw a man walking down the street making movements that were consistent with a man holding a gun. As the officers approached, the man took off running. Officer Soto followed on foot and was eventually shot at.
Officer Soto told his partner that he had been shot, his partner examined him and let him know that the bullet had penetrated the vest and was lodged inside of it. The vest that saved Officer Soto was one he received through the Get Behind the Vest Campaign. We are proud to honor Officer Soto with the December Officer of the Month Award. To read more about Officer Soto, click here.
 
Corey Crawford helped us raise money for Get Behind the Vest. Corey recently restored a 1970 Chevy Chevelle SS and is raffling it off to raise money for the Chicago Blackhawks Foundation! The raffle goes through February 18th.  
Since 2007, Total amount of assistance given to Chicago Police families in need is $10.2 million. 
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