Illinois Congressional House District 19

County(s): Cook

Cities: Harwood Heights, Norridge

We support Ammie Kessem for Illinois Congressional House District 19

Ammie has been a lifelong resident of Chicago. She has spent most of her adult life serving her community as a Chicago Police Officer since 1999. Ammie has spent most of her career patrolling the streets, responding to calls for help and assisting citizens in the Uptown neighborhood, Boy’s-town, Wrigleyville , Lincoln Park, and currently Jefferson Park, Dunning, Norwood Park, Wildwood and Edgebrook neighborhoods where she was a member of a specialized “Tactical” team focusing on robbery, burglary and theft investigations. Currently, she has since been promoted to Sergeant working in the 016 District.

Ammie has received numerous awards for her bravery as well as a Department Commendation for her implementation of a crucial program called the Gang Intervention Probation Program(G.I.P.P) used conjunctively with the Cook County State’s Attorney Office and Cook County Probation Department where the goal is to steer individuals away from the gang lifestyle.

Read more about Ammie Kessem here.