The Thomas E. Wortham IV Military and Community Service Award Ribbon is an authorized ribbon award for the Chicago Police Department. Ribbon includes metal frame. Item does NOT include pin clutches with butterfly clasps, ribbon rack or any appurtenances (stars / oak leaves). Those items are sold separately.
Description: An award granted to any Sworn Department Member whom is currently a member of any branch of the United States Armed Services or was honorably discharged from any branch of the United States Armed Services, has made significant contributions to the Chicago Police Department, and is making a continuing contribution to the City of Chicago or State of Illinois through community involvement by means of membership in a civic organization or other comparable method (e.g.: civic organization, school or church involvement, etc.). This award was developed in conjunction with the Wisconsin State National Guard who will be annually honoring a member of the Wisconsin Army National Guard with the Thomas E. Wortham IV Citizen / Soldier Award.
Presentation: This award is presented to Sworn Department Members in the form of a ribbon bar, medallion and certificate.