Video Library

 AUG 2019: Fr. Dan Brandt speaks to Shalom World International about his work as CPD Chaplain on their "Vocare" series, highlighting vocations to priesthood and religious life.

18 MAY 2019 - Fr. Dan Brandt speaks on the topic of police suicide, aired on National Public Radio's Scott Simon show.
06 APR 2019 - Fr. Dan Brandt serves as keynote speaker at New York City's BLUE LIVES MATTER event in Staten Island.
Channel 9 Chicago again highlights the need for mental health services in the law enforcement field.

CPD reach out video

Click to view the Memorial service for Commander Bauer on 13 Feb 19

018th District special memorial for Commander Paul Bauer
Alarming number of officer suicides prompts outreach in Chicago

03 FEB 2019:  A Blue Mass is hosted by St. Barnabas Parish in Beverly to honor our first responders and the heroes who have lost their lives in the line of duty.
Emerald Society Honors Fallen Firefighters and Police Officers at Chicago FOP Lodge 7 Hall

Funeral Mass offered Saturday, 22 DEC 2018, for PO Eduardo Marmolejo.
Homily For Officer Conrad Gary End of Watch 17 DEC 2018
Community mourns loss of two more officers in difficult year for CPD

Fr. Dan Speaks at Officer Samuel Jimenez’s Funeral
End of Watch 19 NOV 2018
Click >>HERE<< to view Notable Moments From Officer Samuel Jimenez’s Funeral

Click >>HERE<< for Chicago Tribune article highlighting our newest chaplain, Hysni Selenica.
State legislators on Wednesday heard hours of testimony from first responders about the need for greater mental health services for police and firefighters in Illinois.
10 OCT 18: Illinois House of Representatives invites Fr. Dan Brandt and others to testify for the need to increase resources statewide for addressing police suicide awareness and prevention.

CPD’s third suicide in recent weeks spotlights need for mental health awareness among officers.

Fathers' Day 17 JUN '18
God bless our Dads!  
Click >>HERE<< or on the picture to view news story.

Rest In Peace, Commander Paul Bauer. You are a true Chicago hero. We love you. E.O.W. 13 FEB 2018 - Click >>HERE<< or on the picture to view news story.
Click >>HERE<< Fr. Brandt Speaks at Cmdr. Bauer's Funeral

On 21 MAY 2017, Police Chaplains Ministry hosted hundreds of Gold Star Family members on our 22nd annual luncheon cruise aboard the Spirit of Chicago. We will NEVER FORGET their sacrifice.

May 2017: The CPD Office of Communications and Graphic Arts put together a brief video highlighting the invaluable work of the Chaplains Section.

Please check out this video from the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation...

Police Chaplains Ministry was the subject of a vignette featured on a documentary about vocations to religious life. Click the play button to see our five-minute segment of the show.

Click to read the article by Susan DeGrane in the Chicago Reader, Sunday 20 SEP 2015

Click image to view the CPD Comedy Competition at the Laugh Factory from 30 September 2014

Click image to view the CPD Comedy Competition at the Laugh Factory from 24 September 2013

Short QuickTime video. At 1:30 a.m. on Tuesday, 02 JUL 2013, our annual remembrance of Richard Francis stopped traffic along Belmont and Western for hundreds to gather in prayer and the laying of a memorial wreath. God bless Rick's family, co-workers and friends. Rest in peace, Officer Francis. Note: needs QuickTime player to view

Click to view the PCM Photo Documentary produced by Shepard Photography

The CPD Mounted Unit makes young Kira Mammoser's day Wednesday, 08 MAY, as they visit her at Lutheran General Hospital.  A rare terminal disease has kept the nine-year-old in pediatric intensive care there since before Christmas.

Short QuickTime video of streetside memorial service for PO Richard Francis,killed 02 JUL 08 at Belmont and Western as he tried to quell a disturbance on a CTA bus. Annual memorial takes place at the site at 1:50 a.m., the time of his murder. Note: needs QuickTime player to view