Apr
25
6:30 PM18:30

Fr. Brandt "Faith on the Streets" Talk

Father Dan Brandt is speaking at Holy Name Cathedral.


Holy Name Cathedral to host me Thursday, 25 APR, 6:30 p.m. for a talk entitled, "Faith on the Streets."

Description: Police officers perform God's work every day...often in unfavorable, unpredictable and dangerous circumstances. Their noble work is regularly scrutinized, sometimes by biased anti-police media. We will discuss how the spiritual needs of Chicago Police officers are met 24/7/365 in Chicago.

For more information, or to register:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/faith-on-the-streets-boost-your-beliefs-series-by-fr-dan-brandt-tickets-58822714322?ref=estw&fbclid=IwAR1Rosl4a6P3tWdKYQ61l3GAevMsk--JYTPFjlBq6lsnuW8sRabEudcWRKs

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May
6
5:00 PM17:00

SUPERINTENDENT'S SPEAKER SERIES - MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS and FINANCIAL PLANNING

SUPERINTENDENT'S SPEAKER SERIES - MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS and FINANCIAL PLANNING


The Superintendent will host a Superintendent's Speaker Series, with the assistance of the Professional Counseling Division/Employee Assistance Program (EAP). These series of workshops are in effort to promote officer wellness and ensure the mental and emotional well-being of our officers. The third seminar will consists of two parts on the same date. The first part Mental Health Awareness focuses on learning the warning signs and symptoms of specific conditions like depression, substance use, and trauma. It will also teach how to support yourself or someone else, as well as successful communication skills. It will be presented by Alexa James, MS, LCSW – Executive Director of NAMI Chicago.  The second part Financial Planning focuses on financial planning, the financial life stages from the Academy through retirement, basic investing and risk protection, and how financial wellness can impact your emotional wellbeing.  It will be presented by Michael Marron, Financial Consultant, and Gwen Hawkins, Credit Counselor, Chicago Patrolmen’s Federal Credit Union. Mental Health Awareness and Financial Planning workshops will be repeated on two separate dates, Monday, 06 May 2019 at 1700-2130 hours (3rd watch) and on Tuesday, 07 May 2019 at 0900-1330 hours (2nd watch), in the multi-purpose room of police headquarters located at 3510 S. Michigan Avenue.  If interested in attending on-duty, contact your Commanding Officer for approval. Those selected members will be directed to register online on The Wire under the “What’s New” tab, no later than Wednesday, 01 May 2019 at 1200 hours.  Officers attending are encouraged to share their experience with their co-workers.  Other Department members (sworn and civilian, off-duty, and retired) are welcome to attend but must register by Wednesday, 01 May 2019 at 1200 hours, as space is limited. All on-duty personnel are required to wear their prescribed uniform of the day, based on their work assignment.  Attending this seminar will not constitute a tour of duty and no overtime will be paid for those Department members who attend on their RDO. Overflow parking will be available on 07 May 2019 only, at the Indiana Avenue Pentecostal Church of God located at 3520 S. Indiana, and at White Sox Park – Lot B (enter on 34th & Shields). If there are any questions, contact Sergeant Shawn Kennedy at (312) 745-5692 or shawn.kennedy@chicagopolice.org.  

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May
7
9:00 AM09:00

SUPERINTENDENT'S SPEAKER SERIES - MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS and FINANCIAL PLANNING

SUPERINTENDENT'S SPEAKER SERIES - MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS and FINANCIAL PLANNING


The Superintendent will host a Superintendent's Speaker Series, with the assistance of the Professional Counseling Division/Employee Assistance Program (EAP). These series of workshops are in effort to promote officer wellness and ensure the mental and emotional well-being of our officers. The third seminar will consists of two parts on the same date. The first part Mental Health Awareness focuses on learning the warning signs and symptoms of specific conditions like depression, substance use, and trauma. It will also teach how to support yourself or someone else, as well as successful communication skills. It will be presented by Alexa James, MS, LCSW – Executive Director of NAMI Chicago.  The second part Financial Planning focuses on financial planning, the financial life stages from the Academy through retirement, basic investing and risk protection, and how financial wellness can impact your emotional wellbeing.  It will be presented by Michael Marron, Financial Consultant, and Gwen Hawkins, Credit Counselor, Chicago Patrolmen’s Federal Credit Union. Mental Health Awareness and Financial Planning workshops will be repeated on two separate dates, Monday, 06 May 2019 at 1700-2130 hours (3rd watch) and on Tuesday, 07 May 2019 at 0900-1330 hours (2nd watch), in the multi-purpose room of police headquarters located at 3510 S. Michigan Avenue.  If interested in attending on-duty, contact your Commanding Officer for approval. Those selected members will be directed to register online on The Wire under the “What’s New” tab, no later than Wednesday, 01 May 2019 at 1200 hours.  Officers attending are encouraged to share their experience with their co-workers.  Other Department members (sworn and civilian, off-duty, and retired) are welcome to attend but must register by Wednesday, 01 May 2019 at 1200 hours, as space is limited. All on-duty personnel are required to wear their prescribed uniform of the day, based on their work assignment.  Attending this seminar will not constitute a tour of duty and no overtime will be paid for those Department members who attend on their RDO. Overflow parking will be available on 07 May 2019 only, at the Indiana Avenue Pentecostal Church of God located at 3520 S. Indiana, and at White Sox Park – Lot B (enter on 34th & Shields). If there are any questions, contact Sergeant Shawn Kennedy at (312) 745-5692 or shawn.kennedy@chicagopolice.org.  

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Apr
23
8:00 AM08:00

Superintendent’s Speaker Series – “Winning the Battle”

The Superintendent will host a Superintendent's Speaker Series, with the assistance of the Professional Counseling Division/Employee Assistance Program (EAP). These series of workshops are in effort to promote officer wellness and ensure the mental and emotional well-being of our officers. The second seminar Winning the Battle focuses on stress management and suicide prevention.  It will be presented by Clarke Paris, PS, CJA, M.A.C., and his wife Tracie Paris, RN, BSN.  Clarke Paris is a retired Sergeant (LVMPD), the creator/producer of award-winning documentary film Pain Behind the Badge, and author of My Life For Your Life. Clarke’s presentation will cover PTSD, manifestation/coping skills, progression of stress, opioid addiction and suicide prevention. Traci Paris will cover a segment titled Spousal and Family Involvement.

Winning the Battle workshop will be repeated on two separate dates, Monday, 22 April 2019 at 1400-2200 hours (3rd watch) and on Tuesday, 23 April 2019 at 0800-1600 hours (2nd watch), at Malcolm X College (auditorium) located at 1900 W. Jackson Blvd.  If interested in attending on-duty, contact your Commanding Officer for approval to be carried code 47A. Those selected members will be directed to register online on The Wire under the “What’s New” tab, no later than Monday, 15 April 2019 at 1200 hours.  Officers attending are encouraged to share their experience with their co-workers.  Other Department members (sworn and civilian, off-duty) are welcome to attend but must register by Monday, 15 April 2019 at 1200 hours, as space is limited. Due to the Spousal and Family Involvement segment of the seminar, members are strongly encouraged to invite their spouse or significant other. Their name must be added at the time of online registration. All on-duty personnel are required to wear business casual attire.  Attending this seminar will constitute a tour of duty for on-duty personnel who have prior approval from their Commanding Officer to attend, and will be carried code 47A on the Attendance and Assignment sheet. No overtime will be paid for those Department members who attend on their RDO.  Free parking is available at Malcolm X College with ticket validation at the security desk on the 1st floor. The entrance to their parking garage is located on Wood Street. Refreshments will be available during the seminar but food or drinks will not be allowed in the auditorium. A one hour lunch will be on your own. If there are any questions, contact Sergeant Shawn Kennedy at (312) 745-5692 or shawn.kennedy@chicagopolice.org.

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Apr
22
2:00 PM14:00

Superintendent’s Speaker Series – “Winning the Battle”

The Superintendent will host a Superintendent's Speaker Series, with the assistance of the Professional Counseling Division/Employee Assistance Program (EAP). These series of workshops are in effort to promote officer wellness and ensure the mental and emotional well-being of our officers. The second seminar Winning the Battle focuses on stress management and suicide prevention.  It will be presented by Clarke Paris, PS, CJA, M.A.C., and his wife Tracie Paris, RN, BSN.  Clarke Paris is a retired Sergeant (LVMPD), the creator/producer of award-winning documentary film Pain Behind the Badge, and author of My Life For Your Life. Clarke’s presentation will cover PTSD, manifestation/coping skills, progression of stress, opioid addiction and suicide prevention. Traci Paris will cover a segment titled Spousal and Family Involvement.

Winning the Battle workshop will be repeated on two separate dates, Monday, 22 April 2019 at 1400-2200 hours (3rd watch) and on Tuesday, 23 April 2019 at 0800-1600 hours (2nd watch), at Malcolm X College (auditorium) located at 1900 W. Jackson Blvd.  If interested in attending on-duty, contact your Commanding Officer for approval to be carried code 47A. Those selected members will be directed to register online on The Wire under the “What’s New” tab, no later than Monday, 15 April 2019 at 1200 hours.  Officers attending are encouraged to share their experience with their co-workers.  Other Department members (sworn and civilian, off-duty) are welcome to attend but must register by Monday, 15 April 2019 at 1200 hours, as space is limited. Due to the Spousal and Family Involvement segment of the seminar, members are strongly encouraged to invite their spouse or significant other. Their name must be added at the time of online registration. All on-duty personnel are required to wear business casual attire.  Attending this seminar will constitute a tour of duty for on-duty personnel who have prior approval from their Commanding Officer to attend, and will be carried code 47A on the Attendance and Assignment sheet. No overtime will be paid for those Department members who attend on their RDO.  Free parking is available at Malcolm X College with ticket validation at the security desk on the 1st floor. The entrance to their parking garage is located on Wood Street. Refreshments will be available during the seminar but food or drinks will not be allowed in the auditorium. A one hour lunch will be on your own. If there are any questions, contact Sergeant Shawn Kennedy at (312) 745-5692 or shawn.kennedy@chicagopolice.org.

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Apr
3
12:30 PM12:30

Fellowship of Peace Officers

Fellowship of Peace Officers

The Chaplains Section invites all sworn and civilian members to attend the Fellowship of Peace Officers in the Multipurpose Room at Headquarters on Wednesday, 03 April 2019, from 1230 to 1300 hours. Come out to hear and share words of encouragement. For more information, contact Chaplain Joseph Jackson at (312) 771-6684.

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Apr
3
10:30 AM10:30

EAP – Divorce Support Group

EAP – Divorce Support Group

1030 to 1130 hours

The Professional Counseling Division/EAP offers a Divorce Support Group for sworn and civilian members of the Chicago Police Department. The weekly meetings will start back on Wednesday, 03 April 2019 at 1030 hours, and will be held at the EAP office located at 1759 W. Adams. If you are interested in attending or have questions, contact Beckie Fischer at (312) 743-0378 or beckie.fischer@chicagopolice.org.

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Mar
15
9:00 AM09:00

Superintendent’s Speaker Series

Superintendent’s Speaker Series

The Superintendent is hosting a Superintendent's Speaker Series. These series of workshops are in effort to promote officer wellness and ensure the mental and emotional well-being of our officers. The first seminar Maintaining Resilience in the Face of the Stress of Police Duty focuses on post-traumatic stress disorder.  It will be presented by Dr. Stevan E. Hobfoll Ph.D., Stress-Anxiety & Resilience Consultants, LLC. Dr. Hobfoll has authored and edited many books, including Traumatic Stress, The Ecology of Stress, Stress Culture and Community, The Imperfect Guardian, and The Evolutionary Origins of Fear Politics, just to name a few.  Maintaining Resilience in the Face of the Stress of Police Duty workshop will take place on two separate dates, Thursday, 14 March 2019 at 1700-2100 hours (3rd watch) and on Friday, 15 March 2019 at 0900-1300 hours (2nd watch), in the multi-purpose room of police headquarters located at 3510 S. Michigan Avenue.  If interested in attending, contact your Commanding Officer for further information no later than Tuesday, 05 March 2019 at 1200 hours.  Officers attending are encouraged to return back to their districts/units and share the experience with their co-workers.  Other Department members (sworn and civilian, off-duty) are welcome to attend but must register by Tuesday, 05 March 2019 at 1200 hours with email of name, employee number, unit and contact number to Sergeant Shawn Kennedy as space is limited. All on-duty personnel are required to wear their prescribed uniform of the day, based on their work assignment.  Attending this seminar will not constitute a tour of duty and no overtime will be paid for those Department members who attend on their RDO.  If necessary, there will be overflow parking available at White Sox Park – Lot B (enter on 34th & Shields).  If there are any questions, contact Sergeant Shawn Kennedy at (312) 745-5692.

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Mar
14
5:00 PM17:00

Superintendent’s Speaker Series

Superintendent’s Speaker Series

The Superintendent is hosting a Superintendent's Speaker Series. These series of workshops are in effort to promote officer wellness and ensure the mental and emotional well-being of our officers. The first seminar Maintaining Resilience in the Face of the Stress of Police Duty focuses on post-traumatic stress disorder.  It will be presented by Dr. Stevan E. Hobfoll Ph.D., Stress-Anxiety & Resilience Consultants, LLC. Dr. Hobfoll has authored and edited many books, including Traumatic Stress, The Ecology of Stress, Stress Culture and Community, The Imperfect Guardian, and The Evolutionary Origins of Fear Politics, just to name a few.  Maintaining Resilience in the Face of the Stress of Police Duty workshop will take place on two separate dates, Thursday, 14 March 2019 at 1700-2100 hours (3rd watch) and on Friday, 15 March 2019 at 0900-1300 hours (2nd watch), in the multi-purpose room of police headquarters located at 3510 S. Michigan Avenue.  If interested in attending, contact your Commanding Officer for further information no later than Tuesday, 05 March 2019 at 1200 hours.  Officers attending are encouraged to return back to their districts/units and share the experience with their co-workers.  Other Department members (sworn and civilian, off-duty) are welcome to attend but must register by Tuesday, 05 March 2019 at 1200 hours with email of name, employee number, unit and contact number to Sergeant Shawn Kennedy as space is limited. All on-duty personnel are required to wear their prescribed uniform of the day, based on their work assignment.  Attending this seminar will not constitute a tour of duty and no overtime will be paid for those Department members who attend on their RDO.  If necessary, there will be overflow parking available at White Sox Park – Lot B (enter on 34th & Shields).  If there are any questions, contact Sergeant Shawn Kennedy at (312) 745-5692.

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Feb
28
7:00 PM19:00

EAP – Women’s No Cop Outs Meeting

EAP – Women’s No Cop Outs Meeting

The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) will host its first Women’s No Cop Outs meeting on Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 1900 hours. The AA meeting will be held every Thursday at St. Xavier University-Graham School of Management located at 3825 W. 103rd Street (south east corner of 103rd & Avers), in the 1st floor reading room. If you have any questions, contact Officer Ann Jaros at (312) 743-0378 or ann.jaros@chicagopolice.org.

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Dec
6
10:30 AM10:30

Preparing for the next phase of your career

Hone your interviewing skills and preparing a resume for the private sector. All are welcome to this free seminar presented by FOP and the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation. Presentation by Patrick O’ Meara former Chief of Police of Calumet City and Corporate Security Executive at Bank of America. Resume examples will be shared and interviewing for that next position will be covered. Registration required for attendance. Click here to Register.

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