Retired Lt. James Padar
Jul13

Retired Lt. James Padar

  James R. Padar, 80. Retired Lt. CPD after 30 years of service. Beloved husband of Durell (nee Grob) and the late Karla. Loving father of Christopher (Jody), Craig (Robin), Jay (CPD) (Barbara) and Tim (Tracy) Padar. Special grandfather of Kayleigh, Claire, Jimmy, Marjorie, Madeline and Charlie. Dear brother of Gerald (Marie) Padar and the late Nancy (George) Wallentin. Uncle and great uncle of many. In lieu of flowers, donations to...

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Wife of the late CPD Lt. Edward Burke
Jul10

Wife of the late CPD Lt. Edward Burke

  Lydia Roberts Burke, (99) RN, wife of the late CPD LT. Edward J Burke. May 31, 1919 – July 08, 2018. Daughter of Caroline Boldt Roberts and Jerome B Roberts. Mother of James E, John W (Kathy Rizzo), Timothy P (Patti Whooley) and Susan M.. Proud Grandmother of Colleen (d 1985), Tim (Angela), Denny (Sarah) , Dan, Maureen (Tom), Meghan and Brendan. Adoring Great-grandmother of Nora, Emma, Timothy (Mick), Erin and Conor. Loving...

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PBPA Response to Janus Decision
Jun28

PBPA Response to Janus Decision

The following was received by the Association from Sean Smoot of the Illinois State PBPA in regards to the   Supreme Court decision in the Janus case yesterday. Today the United States Supreme Court issued a long anticipated decision aimed at attacking public employees access to legal protections and the ability to bargain with their employer. Background The case, Janus v. AFSCME Council 31. Initially brought by Bruce Rauner,...

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Retired CPD Lt. Richard J. Franczyk
Jun12

Retired CPD Lt. Richard J. Franczyk

Richard J. Franczyk (85)  Ret. CPD Lt. MAY 3, 1933 – JUNE 9, 2018 The world has lost a truly lovely soul on June 9, 2018 and heaven has now become an even more wonderful place. Our hearts are truly broken, but as he would say, life must go on, do not look back, and move forward. On February 16, 1957 Richard married the love of his life Jean Jamraz. He was always looking out for her well-being even up to his final days. They enjoyed a...

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Employee Assistance Program Brochure
Jun11

Employee Assistance Program Brochure

The free confidential services of the EAP are available to all active Chicago Police Department members and their family members, as well as retired sworn personnel and their family members. If you, or a family member, are struggling with personal or professional concerns the EAP is there to assist you.     EAP...

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Father of CPD Lt. Martin Loughney
May30

Father of CPD Lt. Martin Loughney

James “Red” Loughney; Retired C.F.D. District Chief; beloved husband of Mary nee Fucherino; loving father of Jennifer (Wayne) Bebinger, Martin Lt. C.P.D. (Marie), Maribeth and James Sgt. C.P.D. (Colleen), cherished grandfather of James, Michael, Patrick, Martin, Fiona, Tristan, Sean, Maeve and the late Aidan; dear brother of Maureen Ret. C.F.D., Rita (Michael) Swift, the late Martin, late John (late Nancy), late Rosemary (late Eugene...

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