Always! Many men and women risk their lives every day to protect and serve our cities and country. I am thankful for all of them, especially my AMAZING dad, who served on the Chicago Police Department for 27 years and my AMAZING boyfriend!! =)
Chicago Police Officer Pat Barret examines 13 bullet holes in a glass window at the scene of an attempted murder, c. 1928 http://chicagohistorymuseum.tumblr.com/post/12470966712/chicago-police-officer-pat-barret-examines-13
Informal, full-length portrait of policeman Richard Mackey standing in front of two boys on a sidewalk in Chicago, Illinois. One of the boys is a newsboy and the other is wearing a suit. Officer Mackey is holding a billy club. This image was taken after Officer Mackey saved a young girl from being run over by an automobile. Created/published Aug. 19, 1903.