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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 weeks 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 › ]

FOP to Fight Uniform Changes

It's a hot button issue from what we've seen in the comment section yesterday : The Chicago Police Department has quietly made changes to its uniform policy, requiring that on-duty officers cover up any tattoos and banning them fromShow More Summary

New Chicago Police Department rules: No visible tattoos, no knit caps

Chicago police officers will be required to cover their tattoos while working, according to a new directive issued this week. "Tattoos and body brandings will not be visible while on duty or representing the department, whether in uniform,...Show More Summary

Body pulled from Chicago River on North Side

A body was pulled from the Chicago River on Monday morning near Peterson Avenue on the North Side in the city's West Rogers Park neighborhood. The Chicago Police Department Marine Unit was sent out shortly before 10:30 a.m. after anShow More Summary

Police DUI Check Caught 5 Offenders In One Night On Near North Side

The Chicago Police Department caught five people driving under the influence on the Near North Side in one night earlier this month during an overnight roadside check. [ more › ]

Chicago Cops Posed Black Man Like Killed Deer

It's a racially charged photo the Chicago Police Department didn't want the public to see: two white cops posing with rifles as they stand over a black man lying on his belly with deer antlers on his head. But a Cook County judge has...Show More Summary

Another SOS Scandal?

This time, over a photograph that's around 15 years old: An offensive photo that cost a Chicago police officer his job has been made public as he fights in court to rejoin the department. If you haven't seen it, you can find it. Once...Show More Summary

The shocking truth about the two Chicago Police officers posing in this horrendous photo

Chicago Police Officers Jerome Finnigan and Timothy McDermott The Chicago Police Department fought to keep private this horrendous photo taken between 1999 and 2003 of Officers Jerome Finnigan and Timothy McDermott posing with a black...Show More Summary

Chicago Police Department Officers Pose Over Black Man Wearing Antlers In ‘Disgusting’ Photo Released

The Chicago Police Department is under fire from severe criticism after a photo was released that may have never been meant for public eyes. The photo shows two white police officers, holding rifles, standing over a black man layingShow More Summary

Chicago Cops Treated Black Suspect like Hunting Trophy 

The photo is problematic, to put it lightly and Chicago Police Department reportedly wasn’t too keen on the public seeing it, however a Cook County judge refused to keep the photo sealed, the Chicago Sun-Times reports.

Judge Orders Release of Racist Photo Featuring Two Cops Posing With a Black Man in Antlers

Two years ago federal prosecutors turned over to the Chicago Police Department a racist picture featuring two white cops posing with rifles over a black man wearing antlers. The department has fought to bar the public from seeing the image ever since, claiming it wants to protect the unidentified black man’s privacy. Show More Summary

Chicago Police Throw Daddy-Daughter Dance, Personally Escort Girls Without Fathers

These police officers are making sure all young women have the date they deserve to a formal dance. At the Chicago Police Department's first Father & Daughter dance, last Friday, officers took the extra step of personally escorting girls...Show More Summary

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