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Record #: R2017-832   
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Intro date: 10/11/2017 Current Controlling Legislative Body:
Final action: 10/11/2017
Title: Tribute to late Chicago Police Officer Bernard Domagala
Sponsors: Emanuel, Rahm, Reboyras, Ariel, Burke, Edward M., Curtis, Derrick G., Thompson, Patrick D., O'Shea, Matthew J., 20th Ward Vacancy, Sposato, Nicholas
Attachments: 1. R2017-832.pdf
OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO
RAHM EMANUEL
MAYOR
October 11,2017










TO THE HONORABLE, THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO


Ladies and Gentlemen:

1 transmit herewith, together with Aldermen Reboyras, Burke, Curtis, Thompson, O'Shea, Cochran, Sposato and Taliaferro, a resolution honoring the life and memory of Chicago Police Officer Bernard Domagala.

Your favorable consideration of this resolution will be appreciated.

Mayor

Very truly yours,



Burke, Derrick G. Curtis, Patrick D. Thompson, Mathew J. O'Shea, Willie Cochran, Nicholas
PSp.osiito, CjipstopherTaiialerro and
resented hlj Mnynr Pnh^ Fmrim igl nti OrtohPf 11 9017


^ne Members of this.-.Ghamber were deeply saddened to learn of ,the
death of Chicago Police OfficeV 'Berndr.cJ "Berhie" Domagala (Star # 8996) on September
5, 2Q17; Sf the age of 66 from 'g'gunsRqt wound he sustained in, the.line of duty .over:^9
years ago; and , h' ,r ¦' . '•"'.'•
... WHEREAS, Born ;in Chicago on February 6,-195,1,-Berhie grew up jrt Chicago, where
he met. the love, of his life, Denise, dhB%here"the'two .were married and blessSd to raise' '
three sons, Erik, Craig, and Adam; and • . ' :,;:'¦ .

WHEREAS, Becoming- d -Chicago Police Officer wgs a lifelong 'dream "of Berniejs,
and he was appointed to therChicago Police Department.qs:;a patrqlman-on May 18,
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^WHEREAS, .While.serving his city"qs q police officer, Berhie enjoyed qnd>,embrqced
t'h'§ G^qlje'ng/qs^fedt came diong'^ith' the jqb^;'as; evidenced-.-t^
' assignment" to " 'the Gang Crimes South; Uriit, as well as" theA-H^
Terrorist Unit; and- ; /•/.'' •' • • -, ,

WHEREAS, On the 'afternoon of .July' 14, 1988,''Bernie responded to -q hostage; situation involving a heavily armed gunman at 7237 S. Stony Island Avenue; arid ".

WHEREASyAs Bernie anct^bis'^llow''officers surfounde'd'-the property, Berhie peered,
around the comer from his position for a split second and was shot in t...

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