Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Patrolman Frank G. Rappaport

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Thursday, November 13, 1969

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Reflections for Patrolman Frank G. Rappaport

I remember that night well, my first midnight watch in the 3rd district, I was there in the alley. Rest in Peace my brother

Ptlmn Doug Crowe star 14006
Chicago Police Dept

November 21, 2016

Thinking of you and your partner today, know that neither of you have been forgotten. Continue to keep watch over your loved ones. You are a true hero.

Bob Gordon
Father of Fallen Chicago Officer: Michael P. Gordon, EOW: 8/8/04

November 14, 2013

Rest in Peace, Patrolman Rappaport. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

April 27, 2012

Thanks for your services.

David

March 5, 2012

YOU WILL NEVER BE FORGOTTEN, I WAS ONLY 8 WHEN YOUR TOUR OF DUTY ENDED, MY FATHER PATROLMAN DONALD D DAUSINAS OF THE 21st DISTRICT WAS THERE WITH YOU ALONG WITH 62 OTHER BROTHERS OF THE DEPARTMENT, WHEN HE CAME HOME, HE WAS CHANGED FOREVER, AND YOUR NAME HAS FOREVER REMAINED IN MY MIND, THANK YOU FOR YOUR EVERLASTING SERVICE.

SON OF PATROLMAN D.DAUSINAS
SON OF CHICAGO POLICE OFFICER

February 9, 2012

I remember you Frank. We worked together in Grand Crossing before I
was transferred to BIS, Intelligence Division. You were the greatest, pal.
A good man from from his heart, I can still hear you laugh out loud after
blurting out, "down with all dogs." Rest in peace, buddy.

Det. George Henry Patton
Chicago Police Department

January 14, 2012

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 41rst anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

I am glad that enough people in Chicago remembered in recent yeaars who their true heroes are.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
mom of fallen officers Larry Lasater

November 14, 2010

It may have been 41 years since that fateful night but your ultimate sacrifice and that of P/O GILHOOLY will never be forgotten. On that night you responded to a call to aid fellow officers who had been shot. A true professional.

On 13 NOV 10 at the same hour in which you were struck down I will visit the location you were slain, say a prayer and maybe even light a candle. God bless you.

Detective Thomas Downes
Chicago

November 9, 2010

A memorial Mass in rememberance of Patrol
Officers Frank Rappaport and John Gilhooly
will be held at 0700 hrs. on 13 NOV 09 at
Monastery of the Holy Cross, 3111 S. Aberdeen.

Detective
Chicago Police

November 3, 2009

You are remembered today and thank you Sir for your service

vandenberghe
manchester, nh

November 28, 2007

You have not been forgotten. The honorary street name never came about in the City, they just moved it to the suburbs and did it. At least the City where you served did not honor the individual or his organization that took your life and that of your partner. You will never be forgotten. Your name and those of over 500 other City officers are now honored on the memorial on the Lake front which all of you deserve. You are a true hero.

Bob Gordon
Father of CPD Officer Michael P. Gordon, EOW: 8/8/04

November 14, 2007

May you rest in peace dear hero!

November 13, 2006

We have not forgotten and speak on behalf of you. Rest in peace.

Renee Lee Greco
Stop & Frisk! national police memroial

April 4, 2006

first of all, may you rest in peace. i believe strongly that when a police officer dies or gets killed, a piece of us goes with him because it could have been any one of us. I cant believe the insult and injustice that this alderperson is trying to do to you and the city as a whole. I believe that the woman is sending out the wrong signal by choosing to put a street sign sign for a police killer. i can think of better positive role models everyone in the african american community can be proud of. why not a doctor, an astronat etc. as an alderwoman, you are putting violence on a pedestal, and i thought that curbing violence and keeping your community safe was your number one priority. What will be next, sponsoring a tookie williams street sign as well. i'll tell you what, i wouldn't vote for you anymore, and if we have to start our own campaign to get rid of people like you, then thats the plan. hope that woman has a job next year, because i sure as hell wouldn't give her one.

mad

p.o. 011th dist
cpd

March 8, 2006

I am not for the the street to be named after a cop killer. He may not have killed a cop with his own two hands, he killed them with his words. Others lisen to you when you speak, so you are responseable for their actions as well as your own.
I didn't know Officer Rappaport until this morning, but before then I was not for that street to be named after the young black panther.
So people can't say this is a racist person talking, I am young black woman,age 27.

Antoinette Sullivan
Personal

March 3, 2006

Officer Rappaport, you have not been forgotten. Now that an Alderwoman is attempting to have a street named after one of the now deceased Black Panther leaders, I find it discusting that this is an individual they want to have young children look up to as a hero. Officer Rappaport, you are the HERO. I will fight this proposal as will many others in Chicago. You have not been forgotten.

Bob Gordon, father of fallen Chicago Officer Michael P. Gordon, EOW: 8/8/04

Bob Gordon

March 1, 2006

The following is a letter sent to Chicago City Councilwoman Madeline Haithcock who has sponsored an ordinance to name a city street "in honor" of a former chairman of the Black Panthers who advocated murdering police officers.

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King County, in Seattle Washington just announced today that they will adorn all county seals, flags, papers, patches and badges with the image of Martin Luther King... I personally am proud to wear the image of my childhood "HERO" on my uniform and badge.

I am however shocked and appauled that you sponsored an ordinance to name a city street "in honor" of a former chairman of the Black Panthers who advocated murdering police officers. Members of the radical group were responsbible for the murders of 5 law enforcement officers, including 2 Chicago officers during his chairmanship.

I can think of the families of the murdered officers (Frank Rappaport ~ John Gilhooly ~ Glenn Smith ~ Kenneth Patrick ~ Ricky Kinchen), and how horrified they might feel to see this supposed honor. Please think of "all" involved before moving on with this idea.

Glenn McGloughlin

Officer Glenn R. McGloughlin
King County Department of Adult and Juvenile Detention

February 28, 2006

Rest in Peace,Sir.

February 28, 2006

You are not forgotten!

Officer Thomas Wiederhold #1890
Fort Worth Police,Tx

February 28, 2006

Officer Rappaport,
On today, the 36th anniversary of your murder, I would like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Chicago.

R.I.P.
Anonymous

November 13, 2005

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