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Cops Care! Chicago Police Host Heartwrenching Daddy-Daughter Dance For Fatherless Girls

Daddy-less daughters hit the dance floor with cops! The Chicago Police Department recently sponsored a Daddy-Daughter Dance for 150 fatherless girls, who learned two very important lessons: Cops care —… READ ON

Have Incompetence, Will Travel

Once again, the "meri-clout-orious" process damages another Department : The Chicago State University Police Metropolitan Alliance of Police have no faith in Chief of Police Patricia Walsh and want her removed immediately.Union representative...Show More Summary

Police shootings down in Chicago as Taser use increases: report

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Chicago police shootings are declining and use of electrocuting Tasers is up, data released by a watchdog agency showed on Friday, suggesting training in non-lethal force is beginning to take hold in the embattled department. Chicago police shot nine people in the first half of the year, continuing...

Chicago Police Settlements Cost Taxpayers $210 Million Plus Interest

As the deaths of Philando Castile and Alton Sterling at the hands of police officers stir up national debate on law enforcement practices, a new database unveils hundreds of Chicago Police Department misconduct lawsuit settlements between...Show More Summary

‘It’s time for change’: Chicagoans demand Justice Dept. hold local cops accountable

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Chicago residents called for a complete overhaul of the city’s police department on Tuesday at a public hearing being held by the U.S. Department of Justice as part of its probe into the troubled agency. The federal government launched its investigation into the use of deadly force and...

Pokemon Go allegedly used in series of armed robberies

Pokemon Go may have played an incidental role in a series of armed robberies in Missouri. A release on the O'Fallen, MO police department Facebook page (via ABC7 in Chicago) gives word that four suspects have been arrested on counts of multiple armed robberies in St. Show More Summary

Chicago Police Officers To Work In Pairs In Wake Of Dallas Attack

The Chicago Police Department has mandated its officers now work in pairs for safety. [ more › ]

Low Attendance At First Forum Surrounding Chicago Police Department Investigation

A member of the West Side NAACP speaks at the U.S. Dept. of Justice's first public forum surrounding its investigation of CPD. Only about 30 people showed up to the first of a series of four forums designed to gain insight into Chicagoans' true feelings towards their police department. As part of the U.S. Show More Summary

Cop Saves Cyclist

Quick action: The swift actions of an off-duty Chicago police officer may have saved the life of a bicyclist seriously wounded after a violent crash Sunday morning on the city's North Side.Sean Hayes, a Chicago Police Department firearms instructor, was driving with his 6-year-old son around 9:45 a.m. Show More Summary

Hiding Stats Again

And of course, it's during the Pride melee : The city's false narrative about Sunday’s Pride Parade continues to melt away as more and more videos of the parade aftermath emerge and the Chicago Police Department’s claim of only “seven” arrests has been proven to be 17 arrests shy of the truth. Show More Summary

Here We Go

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

Unfair

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

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