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Responder-Themed Shop Supplies Props for Fire, Police TV Shows

OAK LAWN, Ill. — It’s not that he’s some obsessed fan of the show, which features an overweight Chicago cop and his wife, a fourth-grade teacher in the city also struggling with her weight. He’s scouring each scene to catch a glimpse of something from his family’s Oak Lawn business, G & L Trophies & Gifts.

Started more than three decades ago by his father, Gene, a former Alsip firefighter, G & L provides all kinds of props for the show, and is supplying items for another network show coming this fall and being filmed in Chicago.

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