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Sign Hacked To Say ‘Kill Cops’ Near Memorial For Slain Chicago Police Officers

The incident is being investigated by Chicago Police.

Former Ald. Jim Balcer (left), veteran and Gold Star father Jim Frazier and Kurt Kaner, chairman of CPD Gold Star Families, stand during a wreath-laying ceremony Dec. 3, 2016, at the Chicago Police Memorial.
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DOWNTOWN — An electric sign was hacked to say “Kill Cops” near a Downtown memorial for officers slain in the line of duty.

The hacked sign was spotted Friday morning near Soldier Field, a police spokesman said. It’s near the Gold Star Families Memorial and Park, which honors Chicago Police officers killed in the line of duty.

Officers are investigating, the spokesman said.

The sign is controlled by the Department of Streets and Sanitation. The Sun-Times first reported the incident.