The Evanston Police Department Chaplain/Clergy Team honored the dedication and commitment of
Father Robert Oldershaw said, “As we gather today on Police Appreciation Day to give thanks to all who serve, we take this opportunity to honor our fallen heroes. …It requires us to be grateful to honor those who place their lives on the line every day, every shift.”
Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl, in her first proclamation as mayor, declared May 20 as Evanston Police Day. “The public salutes the police officers in our community and across the nation,” she said.