CHICAGO (CBS) — The families of Chicago Police officers who were killed or badly injured are getting special visits this weekend, as the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation carries out the 7th annual Operation Santa, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
Santa and Mrs. Claus stepped out of a limo at Macy’s where employees were lined up with gifts to be loaded into vans and a police motorcade.
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“What is so important is that these families realize we have not forgotten them and that is what this is all about,” Phil Cline, Executive Director of the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation.
Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy thanked Macy’s and the foundation.
“It’s really, really special what they do and you see the turnout that we get for this it is a great day,” said McCarthy.
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