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Garcia hits Emanuel on homicide increase

Mayoral challenger Jesus "Chuy" Garcia on Wednesday blasted Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Police Department brass over new crime statistics that show the number of homicides and shootings up over the first three months compared to last year.

Attorneys, People Detained by Chicago Police Demand End to Systematic Violations of Right to Access Lawyer

A leading pro-bono legal defense organization in Chicago has been negotiating with the Chicago Police Department and city of Chicago for months in order to convince officials to enforce resident’s right to attorney when they are arrested by police. Yet, despite the fact that negotiations have been ongoing since last July and there have been [...]

CPD Stop-And-Frisk Policy Targets Blacks by Design - DC Crime Institute

The District of Columbia Crime Policy Institute Director John Roman said that the Chicago Police Department has consciously chosen to target African-Americans by implementing a stop-and-frisk program that is both controversial as well as counter-productive.

Mitchell Makes Sense?

We're really going to have to start drinking again: Chicago’s segregated housing pattern and the race of persons accused of committing most gun crimes make it likely that the Chicago Police Department will bump heads with the American...Show More Summary

Demonstrators Demanding Police Accountability Arrested Outside Mayor's Office

Three people were arrested outside Mayor Rahm Emanuel's office at City Hall yesterday, after demonstrators held a "die-in" to demand reforms to the Chicago Police Department. [ more › ]

Three arrested as Chicago protesters confront Mayor Rahm Emanuel to demand police reforms

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Three people were arrested on Tuesday at a protest at Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s office while demanding reforms to the nation’s second largest police department, including an end to what they consider excessive use of “stop and frisk” searches. A group of about 100...

Three Protesters Arrested As Chicago Demonstrators Demand Police Reforms In 'Stop And Frisk' Searches

(Reuters) - Three people were arrested on Tuesday at a protest at Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's office while demanding reforms to the nation's second largest police department, including an end to what they consider excessive use of "stop...Show More Summary

Chicago Police Department Needs Reform

Adam Bates It’s been a rough month for the Chicago Police Department (CPD).  First came the revelations from Spencer Ackerman and The Guardian about a CPD warehouse at Homan Square that was, according to detainees, defense attorneys,...Show More Summary

Chicago Police Fighting to Keep 'Stingray' Cell Phone Trackers Secret

The Chicago Police Department is trying its darndest to keep something under wraps: their use of secret cellphone tracking systems.


No, literally : Chicago police officers with the Mounted Unit have been warned by the department to stop dumping fresh horse manure in Jackson Park on the South Side. On any given day, Mounted Unit officers can be seen stopping in Jackson...Show More Summary

Federal Lawsuit Filed After More Abuse Allegations Surface Surrounding Homan Square

The first federal lawsuit was filed yesterday in relation to the allegations of abuse and illegal detention by Chicago Police at the department’s Homan Square facility. [ more › ]

Chicago Police Denies Suspects Medical Help - Former Detainee

The Chicago Police Department will deny arrested citizens medical help in order to maintain authority over them, former CPD detainee Maddie Sully told Sputnik.

Violations at Chicago Homan Square 'Not Unique' - Activist Group

The organizer of the We Charge Genocide grassroots organization commented on the Chicago Police Department's violations of human rights, saying they are not unique for the country.

Did Rahm Take This Meeting?

This popped up on assorted radars over the past week : Over the past 5 years there have been over 300 shootings by Chicago Police Department officers, resulting in over 90 fatalities. On Monday, March 16th, at 12:30 p.m., the families of some of these shooting victims will meet with Mayor Rahm Emanuel. Show More Summary

Chicago Police Threatening to Take Children From “Black Site” Detainees

A former Chicago “black site” detainee said that the Chicago Police Department was threatening to take his kids if he wouldn’t sign the story they made up.

From Chuy Garcia to Homan Square, two visions of Chicago

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times... In the same week that Jesus "Chuy" Garcia forced Mayor Emanuel into a runoff election, the people of Chicago also learned their police department allegedly has been operating a "black...Show More Summary

Chicago Police Ignore Requests for Comments on 'Black Site' - Activist

Chicago “black site” activist and protest organizer Billy Mills says that the Chicago Police Department is aware of demands made via e-mail regarding the “black site” interrogation facility at Homan Square, but are ignoring them.

Suspect in Attack on Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s Son Arrested

Chicago Police Department have arrested one of two suspects that mugged Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s son in December near the family’s home on the North Side, the Chicago Sun Times reports.

US Torture Survivor Calls for Independent CPD ‘Black Site’ Investigation

Chicago Police Department's torture survivor Mark Clements urged Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel to start an independent investigation into the CPD interrogation “black site” to bring to light any alleged police torture.

Chicago Family Claims Police Tortured Their Son Into Confession

Ricardo Pabon's mother Sharon Pabon said that the Chicago Police Department physically brutalized her son into confession to a murder that he did not commit. Sharon Pabon explained her son was handcuffed during the interrogation and had no access to an attorney or a phone

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