Slain officer a beat cop to the core

Full story: Chicago Tribune
When Chicago Police Officer Richard Francis got roughed up by a drunk a few weeks ago, injuring his back, his fellow officers told him to take it easy and ride out the rest of his year or two on medical leave ... Full Story
Kathy

Saint Francisville, LA

#1 Jul 3, 2008
My sympathy to the family, friends and coworkers of Officer Francis. And to the general readers out the, when the family of the shooter brings their lawsuit against the police force that works to protect all of us-howl and howl loudly.
JoAnn

Chicago, IL

#2 Jul 3, 2008
He must have really loved his job. I cannot imagine what it must feel like to lay your life on the line everyday. May God bless his family at their time of need.

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