Police Chaplains Ministry Links

   
Chicago Police Department
The CPD website is designed to provide general information about the Chicago Police Department and the Chicago Alternative Policing Strategy. You will also find information on how you can make your neighborhood a safer, more enjoyable place to live.
   
Fraternal Order of Police
The FOP (Fraternal Order of Police) is a union serving and representing our active and retired Police Officers.
   
Chicago Police Memorial Foundation
The Chicago Police Memorial Foundation is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to honoring the lives and memories of our fallen heroes. The Foundation provides support and assistance to the families of Chicago Police Officers who were killed or catastrophically injured in the line of duty.
   
100 Club of Chicago
The 100 Club of Chicago is the civilian organization that provides for the families of police officers, firefighters and paramedics who have lost their lives in the line-of-duty. The Club helps families ease the financial burden associated with the tragic event, including immediate financial assistance and the ongoing cost of higher education. All federal, state, county and local police officers, firefighters and paramedics stationed in Cook County are included.
   
Chicago Police Survivors
The Police Survivors are a group of current and retired Chicago Police Officers, who have been seriously injured or otherwise involved in traumatic incidents.
   
  The COREMatters Project
The COREMatters Project is a multidimensional classroom experience focusing on social emotional learning, empathy and respect building instruction utilizing cooperative learning activities, role playing, classroom discussions, individual work, as well as physical activities.
   
Federal Emergency Management Administration
Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) resources for the public to be better prepared for various catastrophes and disasters.
   
LOSS
(Loving Outreach to Survivors of Suicide) program for adults and children, offered by Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago.
   
NAMI is the nation's largest non-profit mental health advocacy, education and support organization.    National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
NAMI is the nation's largest non-profit mental health advocacy, education and support organization. This worthwhile cause assists in the training of Chicago Police Officers in dealing with critical incidents involving the mentally ill. 
   
rr  Serve & Protect
When 9-1-1 needs 9-1-1 ... Serve & Protects assists in facilitating trauma services for public safety professionals nationwide. 
   
Alcoholics Anonymous
Alcoholics Anonymous® is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking.
   
Al-Anon and Al-Ateen
Al-Anon and Al-Ateen: Finding strength and hope for friends and families of problem drinkers.
   
Gamblers Anonymous
GAMBLERS ANONYMOUS is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from a gambling problem. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop gambling.
   
Drug Dangers
Drug Dangers is committed to providing information on a range of medications and medical devices that have serious complications.
   
Archdiocese of Chicago
Established as a diocese in 1843 and as an Archdiocese in 1880, The Archdiocese of Chicago serves more than 2.3 million Catholics in Cook and Lake counties in Northeastern Illinois.
   
Getting Married in the Archdiocese of Chicago?
The Family Ministries Office is here to help. Here is the link to Pre-Cana and other helpful resources. The Archdiocese of Chicago's Family Ministries office hosts "Pre-Cana" and other marriage preparation programs for engaged couples at locations throughout the city and suburbs. When registering, be sure to note the difference between "Regular" Pre-Cana and "Special" Pre-Cana offerings.
   
Interested in Natural Family Planning?
Here are some very helpful resources.
   
Has your marriage lost some of the "Glow"
Has your marriage lost some of the "Glow" it had when you were newly married? Would you like to re-ignite the flame there was some years ago? Please consider this weekend retreat.
   
Mercy Home for Boys & Girls
Mercy Home for Boys & Girls is a children's charity dedicated to providing a solution for at-risk children in Chicago, Illinois. Help pave the way to a brighter future for troubled children and teens in Chicago.
   
  Road Home Program
The mission of Rush University Medical Center's ROAD HOME PROGRAM is to take care of the needs of veterans in any way possible.
   
United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) is an assembly of the hierarchy of the United States and the U.S. Virgin Islands who jointly exercise certain pastoral functions on behalf of the Christian faithful of the United States.
   
POLICE ORGANIZATIONS
   
Chicago Police Lieutenants Association
The Chicago Police Lieutenants Association represents and serves lieutenants of the Chicago Police Department.
   
Chicago Police Sergeants Association
The Chicago Police Sergeants Association represents and serves the sergeants of the Chicago Police Department.
   
Knights of Columbus Supreme Web Site
The Knights was formed to render financial aid to members and their families. Mutual aid and assistance are offered to sick, disabled and needy members and their families. Social and intellectual fellowship is promoted among members and their families through educational, charitable, religious, social welfare, war relief and public relief works.
   
Knights of Columbus Illinois State Web Site
Each year, the charitable activities sponsored by Illinois Knights of Columbus subordinate councils, 4th Degree Assemblies, and Columbian Squires Circles raise millions of dollars that are donated to hundreds of charitable causes.
   
Fellowship of Christian Police Officers
Fellowship of Christian Police Officers, a nationwide organization sharing Christ with those in the criminal justice system.
   
Chicago Police Marines Corps League
The Chicago Police Marine Corps League is recruiting active, reserve, retired and honorably discharged Marines and Navy FMF Corpsmen willing to serve the veterans community. The Chicago Police Marines network with people and organizations that assist our mission.
   
Brotherhood for the Fallen
Brotherhood for the Fallen is a non-for-profit organization of Chicago Police Officers of various ranks, committed to attending the services of officers killed around the country by an offender and to give support to the Family, their police department and their community.
   
Emerald Society
The Emerald Society is an organization comprised of Irish-American police officers throughout the State of Illinois whose purpose is the promotion of Irish culture and goodwill through various charitable and social events.
   
Scandinavian Heritage and Culture among First Responders
Take a liking to a Viking ... The Scandinavian American Police and Fire Association preserves Scandinavian heritage and culture among first responders.
   
Chicago Police Enforcers
The Chicago Police Enforcers football team is a recognized 501c3 charitable organization formed to raise funds for Police and Children charities. The Enforcers play in the National Public Safety Football League (www.NPSFL.com) against teams from around the country formed with similar charitable goals.
   
Finest N Bravest
A Magazine for the Police, Fire and First Responder Community. Federal Law Enforcement, State Police and County Police and Fire Departments.
   
POLICE-OWNED AND POLICE-FRIENDLY BUSINESSES
   
Chicago Kilt Run
An annual family-friendly fundraiser 5K walk/run benefitting Police Chaplains Ministry
   
With branches throughout the city, you can trust CPFCU for all your banking needs. Chicago Patrolmen's Federal Credit Union
With branches throughout the city, you can trust CPFCU for all your banking needs.
   
Dr. Wendy A. Oman, Licensed Clinical Psychologist
Dr. Oman specializes in helping adults as well as children manage problematic issues in their jobs, homelife, and social situations. She worked with several police officers who experienced anxiety, depression, and PTSD.
Please call 773-550-6344 for further information.
   
Dr. Robin Kroll, Licensed Clinical Psychologist
Dr. Kroll, very familiar with police culture, specializes in treating police officers facing issues and challenges of all sorts, from addiction and depression to Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.
Click to Visit Web Site  Professional counseling with Lisa M. Martirena MA, MT-BC, LCPC
Specializing in treatment of anxiety anddepression, PTSD, Grief/Loss, Divorce/Marital Issues, Anger Issues and Stress Management. 
   
Pizano's Pizza
Pizano's Pizza, part of the Malnati's Family of restaurants, is the generous host of our monthly Faith Sharing/Bible Study/Prayer Group sessions. Thanks for patronizing such a generous and hospitable institution!
   
19 Paul BBQ
Owned by one of our own, 19 PAUL BBQ offers fast, friendly service, a nice atmosphere, fair prices and GREAT FOOD. Support your sister in blue by visiting!
   
O'Brien's Restaurant
O'Brien's Restaurant in the historic Old Town neighborhood has been a very generous supporter of Police Chaplains Ministry. Stop in and thank them for their constant kindness to us!
   
Los Comales Mexican Restaurants
Los Comales Mexican Restaurants... outstanding food, fast and friendly service with late hours. "Buen Provecho!"
   
  Antique Taco
TERRIFIC Mexican food and drinks in Bridgeport, Wicker Park and downtown. Unique atmosphere. YELP gives them four stars. Police friendly. You must check this place out if you haven't been there yet!! Open for lunch and dinner Tuesday through Saturday. 
   
  Mr. Kite's
Police-friendly chocolate shop in Wicker Park specializes in corporate gift baskets/thank-you gifts. Need a promotion? Send your boss a pound of these delectable treats...your promotion is guaranteed! Stop in or visit their website. Their chocolate is incredible!
   
Kevin Healy and Associates, LLC (“KHAA”)
Looking to host a benefit, 10-1 party, church, non-profit or other fundraising event? Kevin Healy and Associates has served us and countless others very well!! Kevin and his crew can be trusted from the start ... planning through the event and follow-up. KHAA is top-notch. I, Fr. Dan Brandt, vouch for them 100%.
   

Need A Professional Photographer for a Wedding, Retirement, or Other Special Occasion?
Elmer Holly Photography is a police-friendly business whose work is seen on this website and has been featured in the FOP news magazine. Contact Elmer directly at 708-200-3954.
   
On Being A Cop...
A series of police and family stories, some introspective, some just plain old cop war stories, some silly or whimsical and an occasional rant or two.
   
Legacy Professionals
Legacy Professionals is the CPA firm that we at Police Chaplains Ministry entrust with our accounting, tax, payroll and annual audit responsibilities. They are a top-notch group of knowledgeable, courteous, reliable professionals.
   
Click to Visit The Web Site Peerless Embroidery
PEERLESS EMBROIDERY provides excellent service with quick turn-around time and has been taking great care of Police Chaplains Ministry for years.
   
Cosmetic Collision Center
Cosmetic Auto, located in Norwood Park, performs auto body and mechanical repairs of all sorts and is a POLICE-FRIENDLY business.
   
Abbott Painting
Abbott Painting takes care of all your painting and home improvement needs. CPD owned, and offering a CPD discount.
   
Enterprise Service Corporation
Need an electrician? Enterprise Service Corporation does great work at fair prices. Part of the CPD family, they also provide/repair/maintain security and CCTV systems.
   
  Marilyn Ammons CD
Marilyn Ammons, a Chicago Police Officer, shares her incredible voice with us at various department ceremonies. Here's your opportunity to purchase her CD. 
   
Gianni's Cigars and Smoke Shop
Don't pass through Bridgeport without making a stop at Gianni's Cigars and Smoke Shop!! Tom, the proprietor, takes very good care of the police. He is also incredibly generous to the community.
   
Piraino Enterprises
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