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.
Adopt-A-Cop asigns law enforcement officers to a family, group, or individual who will pray daily for them and send a note of encouragement, support and a thank you for their service to the communi
Officer Down Memorial
The Officer Down Memorial Page memorializes our nation's heroes who have been taken from us in their service as law enforcement professionals. 
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.
  Serving Grieving Children and Families
​Willow House is a non-profit, social service organization whose sole mission is to support children, families, schools and communities who are coping with grief and the death of a loved one.

Founded in 1998, Willow House is the only independent organization in the state of Illinois solely dedicated to supporting this population. Our mission is based on the proposition that no child or family should ever grieve alone.
  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.
(Loving Outreach to Survivors of Suicide) program for adults and children, offered by Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago.
  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. 
  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.
  Gambling Addiction Guide and Tips to Stop Gambling
Here are some additional resources to address problem gambling.
  St. Michael's House / Des Plaines
AMIYTA Health’s Saint Michael’s House is an inpatient and outpatient substance treatment center dedicated exclusively to the care of law enforcement officers. Saint Michael’s House is a highly confidential destination program focused on the treatment of those who serve and protect our community locally and statewide. Click >>HERE<< for St. Michael's House Brochure. Click >>HERE<< for St. Michael's House Virtual Tour
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?
From putting together a wedding ceremony, to being a resource throughout the years following the wedding, the Archdiocese of Chicago serves as a resource to all engaged and married couples. The archdiocese aims to ensure all couples have every opportunity to create a marriage that echoes the love that God has for us all: a happy, healthy, holy marriage, and a covenant that is truly grounded in the Lord. This site provides you with basic information necessary to start the process of getting married in the Catholic Church.
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.
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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.
  St. Jude Police League
Founded in 1932, the St. Jude Police League is the oldest fraternal organization associated with the Chicago Police Department. The league's mission is to help members' families during times of grief and loss.
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.
  Knights of Columbus Police Council #12173
The Original council website and the ONLY Police Council of the Knights of Columbus, open to ALL Practical/Practing Catholic Gentlemen.
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.

German American Police Association

Upholding our laws and Constitution while proudly preserving the rich heritage shared by our German and German-American membership. 
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.
  Chicago Gearheads Car Club
Chicago Gearheads car club... these car enthusiasts--many in law enforcement--meet on a regular basis to showcase their cars, share tools and knowledge, organize road trips, and perform charitable works. They even host an annual car blessing at the beginning of the hot rodding season.
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Retired Chicago Police Officer Diane Martino hand-crafts rosaries of all types.  Etsy hand-crafts rosaries of all types
Retired Chicago Police Officer Diane Martino hand-crafts rosaries of all types. They make great gifts! Check them out here.
Chicago Patrolmen's Federal Credit Union
With branches throughout the city, you can trust CPFCU for all your banking needs.
Hyatt Regency Chicago
If looking for a place to stay in Chicago...this Hyatt property is VERY good to the police. You should definitely stay here!!
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.
Dr. Sheila Collins, Licensed Clinical Psychologist
Practicing in Humboldt Park, Dr. Collins is familiar with police culture and highly respects the law enforcement field.
Tylus Training Services
Tylus Training Services provides life-saving training and is a big friend of the police, PCM and the Memorial Foundation. Please consider them in your security training needs. The OWNER of the business will personally address your needs.
  Homes for Heroes
Realtor Jeanne Keating offers "Homes for Heroes" discounted real estate services for first responders. Click HERE for more information.
Klairmont Kollections Auto Museum
This amazing museum, run by a retired CPD member, is a hidden gem. Check it out!! They love the 5-0.
  Blowing Up Balloons
Make your party more festive with balloons and decorations provided by this CPD family-run business... 
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!
Old Crow Smokehouse Wrigleyville
The Old Crow Smokehouse Wrigleyville is a HUGE supporter of Police Chaplains Ministry and an enormous supporter of the police. Please support them in return!
  Barraco's Pizza
Barraco's Pizza is some of the best around! Terrific service, tasty food, multiple locations and late hours makes this place very police-friendly. Mangia!
Nonno Pino's
Nonno Pino's Italian Kitchen in Edison Park has hosted 20% give-back nights for Police Chaplains Ministry. By patronizing them, please join us in showing our appreciation for their support.
Los Comales Mexican Restaurants
Los Comales Mexican Restaurants... outstanding food, fast and friendly service with late hours. "Buen Provecho!"
  Dugans on Halsted, the only Irish pub in Greektown
Dugan’s began as a blue-collar neighborhood bar. From the time it opened in 1985 it has been known as a ‘cop bar’. We still get our share of police officers, firefighters, and city workers, as well as tourists and neighborhood people.
The Billy Goat Tavern at Navy Pier
The Billy Goat Tavern at Navy Pier is perhaps one of the most unassuming places on the historic pier...it is also one of the most fun places! Reasonably-priced food and drinks PLUS a relaxed atmosphere make this a favorite by far. And they're very good to Police Chaplains Ministry!
A family owned restaurant serving modern Mediterranean cuisine. We serve the healthiest, freshest Shawarma & Gyro bowls, salads and appetizers. Our Restaurant is a perfect family environment to relax, and enjoy the great food.
  Kenwood Liquors
Kenwood Liquors offers a full selection of beers, wines and spirits at very competitive prices. They're also police-friendly and grateful for your service. 
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.
Sir Speedy Printing
Need a quality, reliable, fast professional printer? See John Staunton at Sir Speedy in Edison Park. He's very good to Police Chaplains Ministry and it'd be great to return the many favors by showing our collective support.
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.
Fight for it Financial
A great read... Fight for it Financial: The fight for financial freedom seen through the eyes of a debt-free Christian, husband, father, U.S. Marine, and Police Officer. Available on Kindle, softcover or hardcover.
  Tuckaway Golf Club
Tuckaway Golf Club in nearby Crete, IL, appreciates the hard work police officers do every day. Come blow off some steam one this awesome course less than an hour from the city! 
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, 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.
  Norwood Royal Cigars
Are you a cigar fan? Or are you looking for the perfect gift for your cigar-loving friend? You GOTTA check this place out. They have great tobacco at fair prices with friendly, knowledgeable service. AND they're very good to the police AND Police Chaplains Ministry. Ask for Vic!
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.
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