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The Problem of Programming Human Bias into Machines

by Angela Guess Jason Baldridge, a TechCrunch contributor, recently wrote, “‘We’re watching you.’ This was the warning that the Chicago Police Department gave to more than 400 people on its ‘Heat List.’ The list, an attempt to identify...Show More Summary

A Disturbing Proposal

Is the FOP working the phones and such to defeat this? Mayor Rahm Emanuel is seeking first-ever subpoena power for the Chicago Police Department’s Bureau of Internal Affairs, but a prominent defense attorney said he finds the proposal...Show More Summary

More Nails in the Coffin

Policing is dead...again: Aldermen submitted an ordinance Wednesday intended to end what they said is racial profiling by the Chicago Police Department.Calling it a "crucial ordinance," lead sponsor Ald. Joe Moreno (1st) urged support for what would become the Stop, Transparency, Oversight and Protection Act. Show More Summary

Chicago's top cop recommends officer be fired over 2011 shooting

Chicago police Superintendent Garry McCarthy has recommended that an officer be fired for lying about his role in an off-duty shooting nearly four years ago, a department source said Wednesday.

Thanks Andy Shaw

Him and his miserable police hating BGA: Chicago police have fatally shot 70 people over a five-year span, tops among departments in the largest U.S. cities. Big deal - 14 people (and folks) a year. While non-police shootings top 400 regularly. Show More Summary

Extra Extra: Chicago PD Holds Record For Fatal Police Shootings

According to analysis by Better Government Association, Chicago holds the record for the most fatal shootings by a police department in the country's 10 most populous cities over a five-year span. [ more › ]

CR Lists Again?

Once again, we open the Department e-mail and once again, the Department is releasing lists of CR numbers: Please be advised that on 23 Jul 2015, the Chicago Police Department (CPD) will release a list containing information related to complaints lodged against active sworn department members for the last four years. Show More Summary

Chicago police place officers at city's military facilities after Tennessee attack

The Chicago Police Department says it has posted officers at all military recruiting stations and installations in the city.

10 Illinois Cities With the Most DUI Arrests in 2014

From almost 700 surveys conducted by the Alliance Against Intoxicated Motorists, the police departments of Illinois have revealed crucial information about the DUI rates in Illinois. State Police, Chicago Police, and law enforcementShow More Summary

Police Battle Spike In City Violence After Years Of Decline

3 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

CHICAGO (AP) — Police departments across the country that have spent years boasting about plummeting crime numbers are now scrambling to confront something many agencies have not seen in decades: more bloodshed. Houston, St. Louis, New Orleans and Baltimore have all seen significant spikes in the number of homicides this year. Show More Summary

Aretha Franklin tour bus breaks down en route to Chicago

Aretha Franklin thanked the Illinois State Police and the Illinois Department of Public Safety for... The post Aretha Franklin tour bus breaks down en route to Chicago appeared first on Chicago Entertainment - Chicago Sun-Times.

Chicago police officers sue over tattoo cover-up rule

Three Chicago police officers filed a federal lawsuit against the department Thursday, challenging its new policy that requires uniformed officers to cover their tattoos.

CAPS is Dead??

Thank god someone finally pronounced the corpse : The Chicago Police Department program known as CAPS is over in the Shakespeare District, according to the district’s new commander.“CAPS is dead. We need to drive a stake right through its heart,” Police Cmdr. Show More Summary

42 People Face State, Federal Drug Charges In West Side Heroin Bust

The Chicago Police Department has busted at least 42 people on the West Side with a cache of drugs and firearms, and seized one man's Maserati. [ more › ]

Short? We're not Short

For what we think is the first time in history the Chicago Police Department is going to 12-hour days in response to a regularly scheduled holiday. Days and Midnights will be holding down the Districts while Third Watch is still awaiting assignments from Special Events. Show More Summary

Drip Drip Drip

cBS gets in on the act: As Police Supt. Garry McCarthy begins his fifth year running the Chicago Police Department, some aldermen – old and new – appeared to be losing confidence in his ability to reduce gun violence as summer approaches. Show More Summary

Video Shows Chicago Officer Marco Proano Firing Into Car Filled With Unarmed Black Teenagers

The Chicago Reporter recently obtained a Chicago Police Department (CPD) dashboard camera footage that shows a police officer identified as Marco Proano, firing multiple rounds into a car filled with African American teenagers. According...Show More Summary

News in Brief: Police Headquarters Completes New Addition To Accommodate Officers On Desk Duty For Misconduct

2 months agoHumor : The Onion

CHICAGO—In an effort to expand its congested facilities to better meet the department’s staffing needs, the Chicago Police Department announced Tuesday the construction of a new addition to its headquarters that will allow it to accommodate officers who have been placed on desk duty due to allegations of misconduct. Show More Summary

McCarthy Death Watch

A reasonably independent editorial board has called for replacing the Superintendent: No one person can singlehandedly solve Chicago's crime problem. But the Chicago Police Department needs a leader with a grasp of the causes of crime and clear strategies to address them. Show More Summary

Extra Extra: CPD Quiet On Plans For 'Listening Tour'

The Chicago Police Department has been mum on details of the "listening tour" it announced earlier this year in response to Chicagoans concerns about police accountability. [ more › ]

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