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Why are they asking questions they already know the answer to? The Chicago Police Department’s Internal Affairs Division is investigating whether the third-highest ranking member of the Chicago Fire Department received favored treatment...Show More Summary

After Yet Another Police Search for Sinead O’Connor, the Singer Speaks Out on Facebook

Last night, it was reported that Chicago-area police were (again) searching for Sinead O’Connor following a reported suicide threat. Apparently, the Chicago department was alerted by Irish police about the singer’s possible suicide attempt, and that she was specifically on a bridge in Chicago threatening to jump. Well,  the original alert by the Irish folks […]

Report: Chicago Police on Lookout For Sinead O’Connor After Singer Threatens Suicide Again

“Following a call that came in around 5:30 p.m. local time [Thursday] from Dublin police in Ireland, [the Chicago Police Department] issued an all-call radio message, alerting officers to keep their eyes peeled for [Irish singer Sinead O’Connor],” reports People...

Look! Reasonable People!

This happened at the DOJ "community briefing:" Protesters on Wednesday repeatedly shouted down members of the Justice Department team investigating civil rights violations by the Chicago Police Department during a raucous public hearing...Show More Summary

Smoke, Mirrors

The media keeps slurping up whatever the Department releases : The Chicago Police Department will add nearly 100 new officers to the force Tuesday, and Chicago needs the help.The murder rates surpassed 300 over the weekend -- only halfway through the year -- compared to 480 homicides in all of 2015. Show More Summary

Dep't of Justice To Hold Public Forums Regarding CPD Investigation

Interesting press release came today:"Department of Justice to Host Public Forums to Hear from Community as Part of Investigation of Chicago Police Department. The Civil Rights Division of the United States Department of Justice, along...Show More Summary

Nice Job Officers

As the Department moves away from enforcing the law, hopefully we'll see more stories like this, because it's all the media will be able to report : It's always nice to see an act of kindness, and on Friday, a few Chicago Police officers performed a great one, lending a helping hand to a young girl in need.Around 3 p.m. Show More Summary


Really Garry? You're a political animal in a political town - everything is unfair: Former Chicago police Superintendent Garry McCarthy suggested his firing was unfair and expressed concern about the future of the Police Department in...Show More Summary

Chicago Police Cannot Stop Killings

This post is not intended to serve as a criticism of the Chicago Police Department, but a learning opportunity for police and the community at large. Since the beginning of 2016, shootings and homicides have escalated in Chicago. The...Show More Summary

Chicago Police Accidentally Destroy Suicide Victim’s Last Note To Her Family

The Chicago Police Department accidentally destroyed a suicide victim’s last note to her parents, depriving a grieving family of one of their last physical connections to their daughter, CBS News is reporting. Nicole Porter committed suicide at the age of 29 on February 27, 2015, via a lethal dose of insulin. Show More Summary

Shenanigans? Chicago Man Announces $15 Million Lawsuit Against Police, Arrested For Murder Minutes Later

Chicago Cops Arrest Man Minutes After Announcing $15 Million Lawsuit Against City Can’t really trust any police department to be 100% forthright nowadays, but ESPECIALLY the shady azz Chicago police. Via NYDailyNews A Chicago man who was shot seven times

More Money for Brass

Good thing the Department cancelled VRI - they're going to need the money : Even as the City of Chicago faces a financial crisis, the Chicago Police Department is hiring a new leadership team with high-end salaries that total close to...Show More Summary

Guy Announces He's Suing Cops, Gets Arrested

If Dominiq Greer didn't know there was a warrant out for his arrest at the start of a press conference on his lawsuit against the Chicago Police Department, he did at the end of it: The 25-year-old was arrested on a murder warrant as soon as he walked out of...

Garry's E-Mail Reveals What?

These must be some awfully revealing e-mails: A Cook County judge, ruling Wednesday in a lawsuit by the Chicago Tribune, ordered the Chicago Police Department to give the news organization emails from former Superintendent Garry McCarthy's...Show More Summary

Chihuahua who bolted from birthday party 4 years ago finally returns home

Chiquito, a sweet Chihuahua who ran away from home during a birthday party in 2012, has finally been reunited with his family, the Martinezes. The Chicago Police Department received a tip Tuesday evening that a tiny dog was wandering alone on the street in the city's Calumet neighborhood. Show More Summary

New Overtime!

Lurching from one disaster to the the next, crisis management at it's finest : The Chicago Police Department is offering more overtime opportunities, a new strategy aimed at keeping more officers on the streets.Officers can earn extra...Show More Summary

Russian Citizen Arrested in Chicago, US Police Notify His Consulate

US police has notified the Russian Consulate of the Russian national arrest in Chicago, a spokesman for the US Department of State said Saturday.

Chicago releases hundreds of videos of police-related incidents

Chicago officials publicly released hundreds of videos, audio recordings and other evidence on Friday from 101 incidents involving the city’s police department. Continue reading ? The post Chicago releases hundreds of videos of police-related incidents appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Chicago to release videos of about 100 police incidents

3 weeks agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

A city agency will make public material from dozens of incidents currently under investigation, an unprecedented move for a police department that

FOP Pays Shields 21K

This after the State Lodge paid out $100,000 : The former president of the Chicago Police Department's largest union was awarded $21,000 Thursday in a whistleblower lawsuit claiming he was barred from union activities after being removed...Show More Summary

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