Opinions Upon the Affray.
The next time you see a police officer or fire fighter take a minute to thank them for what they do for us. They need to know how much they are appreciated. I do it often - and once they realize I am serious - their faces always break into a grin and they end up thanking me. Officer McDowell is one of over 550 Chicago police officers who have been killed in the line of duty. The Chicago Police Memorial Foundation (http://www.cpdmemorial.org) sums it up: