- Published: Thursday, February 15, 2018 01:07 PM
Assistant Majority Leader Tony Munoz (D-Chicago) presented a resolution today honoring Commander Paul Bauer of the Chicago Police Department who was fatally injured in a confrontation with a suspect on Tuesday, Feb. 13.
Throughout his career, Commander Bauer earned 67 various awards and honorable mentions, including two for crime reduction. He joined the CPD as a 21-year-old and served for more than 31 years.
Commander Bauer did his best to become a part of the communities he served by making community outreach a priority, attending countless public meetings and hosting a monthly Coffee with the Commander meeting in his district.
Commander Bauer is remembered as an exemplary officer, a loving husband and father, and someone who cared deeply for the communities he served.