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Chicago adds police to cut gun violence. But can drill music be policed?

The city of Chicago is proposing to add nearly 1,000 more personnel to the Chicago Police Department over the next two years in an attempt to tackle the overwhelming gun violence plaguing the South and West sides of the city. The increase in police power is one of several proposals from Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel. Show More Summary

Police in Chicago are being trained to defuse violent encounters

Chicago is beginning to make much-needed reforms to its police department

New Order in Los Angeles

We'd almost believe this was a made up article - except the Department of Aviation Police in Chicago have been told the same thing: The Los Angeles Police Commission wants LAPD police officers to run away when a suspect confronts them...Show More Summary

Fuzzy Math Again

Our readers caught it immediately: The Chicago Police Department will launch a two-year hiring blitz that will add 970 police officers to confront a 50 percent spike in homicides and improve detectives’ ability to solve crimes, the Chicago...Show More Summary

Pregnant Woman Shot Dead Outside Her Mother’s Home, Miraculously Her Baby Survives

Chicago is a city so wracked with deadly violence–it is in on a record-breaking pace for murders and shootings–that “Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson is expected to announce his department will be adding 970 hires to the force,” according to CNN. One of the more than 500 homicides so far this year was Parasha M. Beard, […]

Crime-plagued Chicago to add nearly 1,000 police officers

4 days agoNews : The Raw Story

Chicago’s police department plans to hire nearly 1,000 officers over the next two years in a bid to combat a surge of violence in the third-largest U.S. city including more than 500 murders this year, the Chicago Sun-Times reported on Wednesday. The department will add 970 officers to its...

7,000 Cameras

So the total number of body-cams is supposed to be around 7,000 : The Chicago Police Department announced Sunday that it will spend about $8 million to buy body cameras for the rest of the force, a rollout officials unveiled though it won't be complete for years and they aren't sure who will get the new equipment next.[...]Show More Summary

Chicago Police Training In De-Escalation Tactics

The Chicago Police Department has launched a new, mandatory program to train cops in de-escalation tactics that could minimize fatal officer-involved shootings. Cops in the Windy City have been involved in several controversial confrontations over allegations of unreasonable or excessive use of force. Show More Summary

WATCH: Ex-Chicago Cop Chews out Asheville Police for Not Arresting Trump Fan Who Punched Woman

Click here for reuse options! “We did it right away, why don’t you?” A man who said that he was a 30-year veteran of the Chicago Police Department this week confronted officers in Asheville, North Carolina after they declined to arrest a Donald Trump supporter who allegedly punched a 69-year-old woman in the face. Show More Summary

WATCH: Ex-Chicago cop chews out Asheville police for not arresting Trump fan who punched woman

last weekNews : The Raw Story

A man who said that he was a 30-year veteran of the Chicago Police Department this week confronted officers in Asheville, North Carolina after they declined to arrest a Donald Trump supporter who allegedly punched a 69-year-old woman in the face. Shirley Teter, 69, said that she was protesting...

Hire Everyone!

This is the second good thing Special Ed has done: Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson is seeking to remove a man from the department’s list of potential future police officers, citing his previous arrests in incidents of alleged domestic...Show More Summary

10-99 Units Returning

More cars up, but thinner coverage : Chicago police officers no longer have to work in pairs, as department leaders Friday announced said they would lift the order imposed after attacks in Dallas and Baton Rouge, La., killed eight officers in July. Show More Summary

More Shot Spotters!

At the cost of nearly a million: The Chicago Police Department plans to put more gunfire-location sensors in two high-crime districts to combat the extraordinary violence gripping those parts of the city.ShotSpotter Flex sensors nowShow More Summary

Spending Non-Existent Money

A trait of politicians in general, but a specialty here in Chicago : The Chicago Police Department needs at least 500 and as many as 1,000 additional officers — over and above attrition — to confront an alarming spike in homicides and...Show More Summary

No Shit Ed

Special Ed states the obvious : After another violent holiday weekend, Chicago police Superintendent Eddie Johnson said Tuesday his department is doing all it can to combat violence rooted in "impoverished neighborhoods" where "people...Show More Summary

Weekend Numbers Only Average

The Department has found what they think is a winning formula: To try to curb violence over Labor Day weekend, Chicago Police have arrested 77 people and recovered 11 guns and more than $65,000 worth of illegal drugs on the West Side,...Show More Summary

CPD Investigates Possible Police Targeting After Off-Duty Cops Robbed And Shot In Arm In Separate Incidents

Tonight, member of the Chicago Police Department are investigating whether or not their officers are being targeted after two incidents with off-duty police officers occurred today. It was reported that early Sunday morning an officer in Chicago was shot while in his car and earlier in the day, in a separate incident another officer was... Show More Summary

August deadliest month for Chicago in two decades

3 weeks agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

City's police departments says a total of 90 homicides have been recorded for the month of August, and a total of 384 shooting incidents

90 Murders In August: Most Fatal Month In Chicago In Decades

In August, Chicago saw its most fatal month in decades, with more than 90 murders and over 470 gunshot victims. Superintendent Johnson, of the Chicago Police Department, repeated a statement he’s made in past tragic murders and fatal violence in the city. Show More Summary

Who's the "Top" Officer?

Trump has talked to the greatest minds on this Department. And he knows how to solve crime: The Chicago Police Department denied Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's claim this week that he met with a "top" Chicago officer...Show More Summary

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