Purpose Over Pain (POP) is a 501(c)(3) organization and was formed in 2007 by several Chicago area parents who lost their children to gun violence. These and other parents who were affected by violence now have a Purpose to be effective in preventing gun violence Over merely living with the Pain.

      • To have your loved one’s photo added to the memorial wall, contact: 773-234-8117. purposeoverpain@gmail.com: get their questions answered and to join efforts in getting more cases solved.
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      • HELP FIGHT CRIME ANONYMOUSLY! If you have information regarding any crime you can contact the Faith Community of Saint Sabina at (773) 483-4300. You DO NOT have to give your name if you don’t want to. OR 
      • Report information about a crime to the Chicago Police Department ANONYMOUSLY via a text message.: Create a new text message or SMS text on your cell phone Enter the number 274637 (CRIMES) in the “TO” line In the message box, type the word CPD, a space, and then your crime tip information Hit “send” to send the text message You will automatically receive a system generated message back on your cell phone acknowledging your tip. Your identity will not be sent to the Chicago Police Department.
      • Members of purpose over pain are in pursuit of solutions to end gun violence