Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Patrolman William I. McCann

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Tuesday, September 16, 1930

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Reflections for Patrolman William I. McCann

Rest in peace and always know that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

September 16, 2020

Patrolman McCann,
On today, the 90th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Chicago. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

September 16, 2020

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 82nd 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.

Time never diminishes respect. You will always be remembered and revered.

You must be very proud of your descendants following your legacy of protecting and serving.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

September 16, 2012

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

Officer 11169

April 27, 2012

Eighty years have come and gone but your sacrifice here at the CPD will never be forgotten.

Detective Thomas Downes
Chicago

September 12, 2010

Patrolman McCann,
Sir, on today the 79th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Chicago. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous

September 16, 2009

Officer McCann you do not know me, but your dada and my dad Pete McCann wew cousins and I Have met Your aunt and cousins at family picnics. I would just kie to say Thanks for serving on the dept. May God watch over your family.

Linda McCann Walker
3rd cousin

June 15, 2009

My Uncle Bill. Oh my how he was loved, and mourned by his Dad, Patty McCann...and his sister Veronica, my mother. Grandpa never got over his tragic and sudden loss. My mother loved him so, her dear and wonderful brother Bill.
I am so touched to view the tribute to him...to know that even tho the years have past, he is not forgetten and is honored as the hero he was. Rest in peace Uncle Bill, and tell God I said "HI".

Winifred Folliard Halligan
Niece

October 16, 2006

Bill mc Cann,a Hero who paid the ultimate price a Chicago Police Officer can give to the People of Chicago.May he always be in your Prayers.

James E Folliard Sr.
Son of Veronica Mc Cann Folliard

October 16, 2006

I salute my Uncle Bill for his unselfesh and courageous service to the citizens of Chicago. My mother, Veronica McCann Folliard lost her brother Bill and his twin sister, Eleanor Mc Cann Dunlap within a few short years of each other. The Mc Canns and the Folliards , including my own father, Officer James Folliard, have continued to serve the people of Chicago and the metropolitan area on the Chicago Police Department, Fire Department, the Sherrif's Office and the Oak Lawn Fire Department. It is a heritage of which we can all be very proud. God bless and reward you, Uncle Bill Mc Cann.
Love,
Mary Eleanor

Mary Eleanor Folliard Scannell
neice of Patrolman Bill Mc Cann

October 16, 2006

You would be proud your great nephew Officer Bob Dearth is now the Vice President of THE PUBLIC SAFETY OFFICERS FUND and Emma Dearth is the Vice President of Marketing. Mission see web site but basicly to care for officers in need on a NATIONAL LEVEL

Patrolman Jack DeHeer
Chicago Police Dept.

August 18, 2005

My great Uncle Bill McCann. All these years later and you are being properly honored. NO ONE is forgotten !!! And our debt you will always be. Your chosen profession is an unselfish one... then and now. Rest in Peace !!!

Civilian Emma Dearth
McCann Family

May 19, 2005

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