Today, the name of the 600th fallen officer, Arѐanah M. Preston, was engraved into the Gold Star Memorial Park Wall in Chicago.
Fallen #ChicagoPolice Officer Arѐanah M. Preston was the 600th name engraved into the @cpdmemorial Gold Star Memorial Park Wall. Each officer listed gave their life in service to Chicago. We remember all 600 for how they lived their lives through honor and service. #NeverForget pic.twitter.com/vyUXsrlGxT— Chicago Police (@Chicago_Police) September 21, 2023
The memorial is dedicated to the men and women who have given their lives in service to the city and serves as a solemn reminder of both the honor and the immense sacrifice embedded in the role they chose to undertake.
Each name represents a unique story of service, bravery, and integrity; holding a mirror to our society and reflecting the challenges law enforcement officials face daily.
This milestone, etched in the Gold Star Memorial Park Wall, is a tribute to those who served with honor and paid the ultimate sacrifice.