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Cops: 2 shot after fight at Chicago train station

yesterdayNews / Crime : Crimesider

Chicago Police Department spokeswoman Amina Greer says the shooting occurred on the mezzanine level of a Red Line "El" station on the city's South Side

Seriously? Wine?

What, you can't afford Binny's so you shoplift as Costco ? Shoplifting has escalated in the city, and the Chicago Police Department’s organized crime division is part of a task force trying to stop it. But now the 2 Investigators have...Show More Summary

Midday News Links: Chicago Police Department Launches Redesigned Website

Chicago Police Department upgraded its website in an effort at improving communication. [ more › ]

That Was Quick

Disturbingly quick as a matter of fact : A Chicago police officer has been disciplined after he admitted playing a song some consider racially offensive during a protest against police violence last weekend, the department announcedShow More Summary

Cop to be suspended over song

The Chicago police officer who played "Sweet Home Alabama" out of a police car during a West Side anti-police-violence protest over the weekend will be disciplined, according to a news release sent from the Chicago Police Department on Thursday. "The officer responsible for playing the song... Show More Summary

The Albuquerque Police Department is the most violent in the country

Despite a population of less than 600,000, Albuquerque, New Mexico nonetheless has a rate of police-involved shootings that is twice that of Chicago and eight times that of New York City. In the last four years alone, Albuquerque police have killed 27 people and shot another 40 who survived with injuries. Show More Summary

Body Camera Time

Prepare yourselves : Chicago police Superintendent Garry McCarthy said Monday that the department would begin testing body cameras on officers within about 60 days as part of a pilot project.McCarthy offered few specifics at a news conference...Show More Summary

UN Anti-Torture Watchdog Dismayed at US Failure to Provide Redress for Chicago Police Torture Survivors

The United States was criticized by the United Nations Committee Against Torture in its recently released report for failing to provide redress for Chicago Police Department torture survivors. The Committee expressed concern that CPD...Show More Summary

New U.N. Report On Torture Singles Out CPD For Excessive Force Against People of Color

'The Committee is particularly concerned at the reported current police violence in Chicago, especially against African-American and Latino young people who are allegedly...subjected to excessive force by Chicago Police Department (CPD) officers.' [ more › ]

Woman shot in Chicago department store dies of injuries

3 weeks agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

Police say the shooting, which happened in the midst of Black Friday shopping, was the result of a domestic dispute

1 Dead, 1 Wounded in Department Store Shooting

A man is dead and a woman critically injured after a domestic incident flared into a nightmare for Black Friday shoppers inside a busy department store in Chicago, reports the Sun-Times. Police say a 31-year-old man approached a 22-year-old woman, identified as either his girlfriend or ex-girlfriend, and shot her...

2 shot, 1 fatally in upscale Chicago department store

4 weeks agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

Police say a murder-suicide attempt left a man dead and a woman injured in the midst of Black Friday shopping

Why Is This Man Still A Cop?

Richard A. Rizzo, a 17-year veteran of the Chicago Police Department, has amassed a rap sheet so lengthy that Police Supt. Garry McCarthy wants Rizzo fired. Why has it taken this long for someone to act? [ more › ]

Off-duty Chicago cop shot many times in front of grandson

A 24-year veteran of the Chicago Police Department was gunned down in front of her 2-year-old grandson by the boy’s father, authorities said.

After 'Serial,' Police Departments Replace Staff With Female NPR Hosts

This post originally appeared on Reductress.com. After years of incompetence and racial profiling among its forces and in light of the popular new podcast, "Serial," Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel has launched an innovative new program replacing...Show More Summary

After "Serial," Police Departments Replace Staff With Female NPR Hosts

This post originally appeared on Reductress.com. After years of incompetence and racial profiling among its forces and in light of the popular new podcast, "Serial," Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel has launched an innovative new program replacing...Show More Summary

Why Does a Campus Police Department Have Jurisdiction Over 65,000 Chicago Residents?

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Protest at Chicago Police Headquarters: Families of Those Killed by Cops Speak Out for Justice (VIDEO)

Family of people shot and killed by Chicago police gathered outside the Chicago Police Department’s headquarters on November 5. Somewhere around fifty to a hundred people, including activists and city residents, participated in an evening...Show More Summary

The Stories of Some of the Eighty-Nine People Killed by Chicago Police in the Past Five Years

The Chicago Police Department shot over three hundred people in the past five years. In that same time span, 89 people were killed, and a grassroots organization led by youth of color in Chicago is calling attention to the stories of eleven of the individuals who were killed and also one who survived.

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