St. Jude Memorial March honoring fallen Chicago police officers kicks off

St. Jude Memorial March honoring fallen Chicago police officers kicks off

CHICAGO (TOC) — There was no scarcity of individuals on the annual St. Jude Memorial March.

Sluggish-moving visitors has been coming in on DuSable Lake Shore Drive as a whole bunch of officers and first responders file in. The sound of bag pipes has been overtaking the museum campus because the march acquired underway with everybody there paying tribute to fallen Chicago cops.

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Ella French is the lone Chicago police provide to die within the line of responsibility inside the previous 12 months. She’s now honored within the Gold Star Memorial. The march honors her and so many others in a longtime custom to commemorate the sacrifice these officers make every day on the job.

It is one other occasion making its first return because the pandemic halted it in 2019, so there is a particular really feel of unity as these first responders march collectively Sunday.

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