CPD Supt. McCarthy makes first public appearance after treatment for blocked arteries

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Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy paraphased Mark Twain when making his first public appearance since undergoing treatment for blocked arteries.

“Rumors of my demise are greatly exaggerated,” McCarthy told the new batch of police graduates at Navy Pier Wednesday.

McCarthy was hospitalized last week and underwent angioplasty for blockages in his arteries.  He was home resting but told the cadets he wanted to attend the graduation because it is one of his most favorite days as superintendent.

McCarthy thanks the hundreds of people who have sent cards, letters, texts, emails and flowers.

He also paid a visit to police headquarters but was expected to return home to continue his recovery.

There’s no word yet on when he plans to return to work.




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