Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Detective Sergeant Frank J. McGurk

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Tuesday, August 3, 1920

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Reflections for Detective Sergeant Frank J. McGurk

On this 100th anniversary of your untimely departure, know that no passage of time will ever erase your service and sacrifice. Rest in peace always.

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

August 3, 2020

Det. Sgt. McGurk,
On today, the 100th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Chicago.


United States Border Patrol

August 3, 2020

Rest In Peace Brother in Blue. Thank you Hero and your family for your sacrifice and service. Never forgotten.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret.)
Upland Police Dept. CA

August 3, 2019

Detective Sergeant McGurk's story was read in Richton Park Police Department's roll call on 7-18-18 to remember and honor him.

Sgt. James Galvan
Richton Park Police (IL)

July 19, 2018

It may have been more than 93 years since you made the ultimate sacrifice, but the CPD will never forfet. Thank you for your service.

Detective Thomas Downes

August 26, 2013

To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 93rd anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged to be among the first to leave a tribute to you. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) officer Larry Lasater

January 27, 2013

How could I do some historical work on Sergeant McGurk ?
I would like to try to find out if he was related to my family in any way.
If possible, please pass this message to whom that request may concern

similar name

January 6, 2013

Rest in Peace, Detective Sergeant McGurk. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

April 27, 2012

Your name now appears on the newly built Chicago Memorial, the best in the nation. It is a beautiful and peaceful park where your name now appears etched on the granite wall forever. You have not been forgotten.

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

Bob Gordon, Gold Star Father

October 2, 2006

86 years later you are not forgotten.

Brother in Blue

August 3, 2006

Thank you for putting your life on the line to protect others. You are indeed a hero.

A citizen

August 3, 2004

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