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More Police! More Police!

Remember, there are "thousands" more working this weekend. Which to us, merely means that the Department has been deploying them wrongly the past few years: Chicago Police will increase their presence on Lake Shore Drive for the remainder of the holiday weekend after two deadly incidents on the North Side within 24 hours, First Deputy Supt. Show More Summary

Chicago Will Release Recordings From 100 Ongoing Police Violence Investigations

Local governments and police departments are known to be worse than shady about making records of police violence public, but releasing an overwhelming amount of information all at once can also be an obfuscating tactic. Read more.....

Chicago cops begin using algorithm identifying ‘propensity for violence’ to tamp down shootings

3 days agoNews : The Raw Story

The Chicago police department is using a unique algorithm in its battle against armed violence, to figure out who is most likely to be involved in a shooting, either as a victim or perpetrator. The computer program takes into account various factors such as criminal records, gang affiliations,...

'Thousands' Of Police Officers Will Be On Duty For Memorial Day Weekend

Chicago Police Chief Eddie Johnson says the department will be assigning "thousands" of extra officers to patrol the parks, beaches and streets this weekend. [ more › ]

A Lil Positivity: Chicago Police Officers Escort 150 Girls Without Fathers To ‘Daddy Daughter Dance’

Chicago Cops Escort Girls With Fathers To Daddy Daughter Dance Chicago Police Department’s second annual ‘Daddy Daughter Dance‘ was a huge success according to NBC Chicago reports: Fathers and daughters in the community were invited to attend, and

Empathy for the Young Black Men in Chicago

Friday, May 20, 2016 a little before 4pm, a 49 year old Chicago woman was tragically shot and killed while exiting Starbucks two blocks away from Chicago Police Department Headquarters. Yvonne Nelson, a city employee with the OfficeShow More Summary

Now Would Be a Good Time to Discuss the Ferguson Effect

From Chicago the news, once again, is ugly: Amid a growing crisis over the Chicago Police Department

A Corruption Beyond Chicago's Top Cop

As David notes, Garry McCarthy, superintendent of the Chicago Police Department is out. The bungled investigation of the killing of…

Police Warn Of Armed Robberies Near Lakeview CTA Stations This Month

The Chicago Police Department has issued a community alert following a series of armed robberies in Lakeview. [ more › ]

Judge wants Chicago mayor to testify on code of silence

CHICAGO (AP) — Attorneys for the city of Chicago have told a federal judge they’re prepared to admit to a jury that a code of silence exists within the police department in an attempt to keep Mayor Rahm Emanuel off the witness stand. But U.S. District Judge Gary Feinerman said Friday that he would still […]

Brass Brags, Woman Killed by HQ

So there's a press conference going on at Headquarters: In a crackdown on the city's burgeoning violence, Chicago police have carried out an extensive gang takedown, arresting nearly 100 people on the department's "strategic subjectShow More Summary

Judge says Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel must testify on police code of silence

In an unprecedented move, city attorneys on Friday offered to admit to a federal jury that a code of silence exists in the Chicago Police Department if it meant Mayor Rahm Emanuel would not have to testify about it at the upcoming trial involving two whistle-blower cops. But U.S. District Judge...

Nice Job Big Mouth

Rahm's political instincts must have been on the fritz : A federal judge put City Hall in a pickle Wednesday, ruling that Mayor Rahm Emanuel may be called to testify during a civil trial about the Chicago Police Department’s notorious code of silence.But U.S. Show More Summary

Cameras - 24/7

This sounds like something that would happen in Chicago: ROUND LAKE PARK, Ill. -- For more than eight months, police body cams at a northwest suburban department mistakenly recorded all the time, even as officers were taking bathroom...Show More Summary

APB Preview: First Look at Fox’s New Police Drama

Inspired by true events, APB centers around the over-extended and under-funded Chicago Police Department. Sky-high crime, cover-ups and officer-involved shootings have led to the department spiraling out of control. Billionaire engineer Gideon Reeves jas suffered the loss of his best friend in a botched attempted robbery. Show More Summary

Sinead O'Connor is reported missing near Chicago

2 weeks agoHealth : Booster Shots

Singer Sinead O’Connor has been reported missing outside of Chicago and law enforcement officers are investigating, the Wilmette, Ill., police department said Monday morning in a statement. “O’Connor reportedly left the Wilmette area for a bicycle ride yesterday [Sunday] at 6:00 a.m. and has not...

Sinead O’Connor missing since she left for a Sunday-morning bike ride, police say

Sinead O’Connor went for a bike ride Sunday morning and hasn’t been seen since, according to police in a Chicago suburb. The Wilmette Police Department is “seeking to check the well-being” of the 49-year-old Irish singer, Sgt. Michael Robinson said in a news release Monday. “A caller has expressed concern for her well-being and no […]

Rahm's Nonsense

In his Op-Ed piece, this nugget of bullshit :....we will create a new Public Safety Inspector General to audit and monitor policing in Chicago. It will have authority to conduct regular audits of the Chicago Police Department as well as investigations completed by the new civilian oversight agency. Show More Summary

Chicago mayor bows to police review recommendations

2 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

With polls showing Chicago residents don’t trust their leader, Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Friday he’s shaking up the way the police department is evaluated. The announcement a month after a city task force issued a series of recommendations on how to mend relations with the community that have been...

Six Chicago Cops May Have Lied Under Oath

As though the Chicago Police Department could get any shadier when it comes to addressing police misconduct allegations. [ more › ]

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