Beacons of Hope

The flame of a valiant few

Inspiring Calgarians to reflect, engage and acknowledge the contributions that Calgary Police Service members make each and every day to keep us all safe.

Beacons of Hope crest
Beacons of Hope

Challenge Coin

Beacons of Hope

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Please share a story, experience, memory, or simply a message of gratitude. These messages will be posted on the Beacons of Hope website for all to see, as well as shared personally with all members of the Calgary Police Service.

Community Messages

Thank you Beacons of Hope (BOH)and Calgarians for our challenge coins and candles that we officers recently received at the District offices. It is a great symbol of light during…read more

Cst. James Gomez #5586

I just wanted to pass along my sincere Thanks to Mr. McCann and Mr. McDonough for their extraordinary efforts in this initiative. After 20+ years of policing, I can attest…read more

Anonymous

I would like to give my warmest regards and deepest thanks to the great Men and Women of Valor whom have sworn to protect and serve with utmost righteousness all…read more

NightBird

Share your message

Please share a story, experience, memory, or simply a message of gratitude. These messages will be posted on the Beacons of Hope website for all to see, as well as shared personally with all members of the Calgary Police Service.

Community Messages

Messages Slideshow

  • Thank you Beacons of Hope (BOH)and Calgarians for our challenge coins and candles that we officers recently received at the District offices. It is a great symbol of light during…read more

    Cst. James Gomez #5586
  • I just wanted to pass along my sincere Thanks to Mr. McCann and Mr. McDonough for their extraordinary efforts in this initiative. After 20+ years of policing, I can attest…read more

    Anonymous
  • I would like to give my warmest regards and deepest thanks to the great Men and Women of Valor whom have sworn to protect and serve with utmost righteousness all…read more

    NightBird
  • As an immigrant from India that hugely enjoys freedom of press, our experiences with police there don’t compare with police here. So, I know the value, honesty, public service of…read more

    Anonymous
  • Each time police officers are on duty, they risk their lives. MANY have given their lives protecting us. They’re our heroes! Do we do anything in appreciation? Beacons of Hope…read more

    Imelda Fergel
  • Police saved my life when they arrested me. I was a mess and would have killed someone or myself. When the police arrested me I went to prison took all…read more

    Anonymous
Murray McCann photo for quote
Never feel bad if people remember you only when they need you. Feel privileged you are like a candle coming to their mind when there is darkness. The candle of security has always been kept lit by the flame of a valiant few.

J. Murray McCann