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Crime Fighting Conference?

Touting the massive "reduction" in crime : Police leaders and prosecutors from 22 cities are in Chicago today to get some advice from the Chicago Police Department. Crime fighters from across the country are at the University of Chicago Crime Lab for a 2-day conference. Show More Summary

CCL with a Knife?

This made us smile: A 35-year-old woman stabbed a man who was trying to sexually assault her Friday afternoon in Chicago's Austin neighborhood, the Chicago Police Department said.Police said at around 4:10 p.m., the 30-year-old man was...Show More Summary

Fifty-three? Stand Back!

Reinforcements have arrived! Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Sunday 53 new police officers have been deployed to their first district assignments as part of the plan to grow the Chicago Police Department by nearly 1,000 officers.“We are...Show More Summary

FOP Wins A Round

Who would have thought that the city actually has to follow Labor Law? Someone alert Rahm: An administrative law judge says the Chicago Police Department violated state labor law when it failed to negotiate expansion of its body camera...Show More Summary

Homicide Statistics Prompt ‘Meat Is Murder’ Billboard

In response to homicide statistics released on Monday by the Chicago Police Department—which revealed that 650 people were killed in the city in 2017, down from 771 the year... The post Homicide Statistics Prompt ‘Meat Is Murder’ Billboard appeared first on PETA.

Judge: Roll out of police body cameras violated labor law

A judge has ruled that the way the Chicago Police Department expanded its body camera program last year violated Illinois labor law. The Chicago Tribune reports that Administrative Law Judge … Click to Continue »

Chicago police statistics show increase in carjackings

Statistics from the Chicago Police Department show an increase in carjackings over the past two years. The Chicago Tribune reports that through Wednesday there were 967 carjackings this year. Last … Click to Continue »

Trib Steals TASER Story

The Tribune is going to owe the Chaplains a crap-load of money this month, stealing numerous stories from the blog, like this one : The Chicago Police Department has tightened its policy on Taser use, rewriting the rules to discourage...Show More Summary

Chicago police say Facebook 'secret groups' traffic in guns and drugs

3 weeks agoNews : The Newsroom

Announcing the arrests at a news conference, Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson initially criticized Facebook as being unhelpful during a 10-month investigation by his department. Police did not detail charges facing the 50 men andShow More Summary

Daycare Worker Allegedly Burned Five Little Children With Hot Glue Gun While Coworker Watched & Laughed

Every parent's nightmare… According to the Chicago Police Department, two daycare workers at the Children's Learning Place in Logan Square have been arrested after one of them allegedly burned five two-year-old children — three girls and two boys — with a hot glue gun while the other watched and laughed. Sources say surveillance video on December 1 [...]

It's Working?

We have our doubts - and we have many years of experience to back them up: In a novel experiment, the Chicago Police Department has rounded up dozens of drug addicts over the past two years and has given them an ultimatum: treatmentShow More Summary

Chicago Police Department to expand drug pilot program

The Chicago Police Department is planning to expand a pilot program that gives detainees arrested for drugs the option of treatment or jail time. The Chicago Sun-Times reports that the … Click to Continue »

Mayor: All Chicago patrol officers now have body cameras

The Chicago Police Department says all patrol officers are now equipped with body cameras. Mayor Rahm Emanuel and police Superintendent Eddie Johnson said Sunday the city reached its goal to … Click to Continue »

Did No One Pay Attention?

The dumb-assery of Chicago politician knows no bounds, as proven once again this aldercreature : Ald. Brian Hopkins (2nd) is organizing a petition drive aimed at pressuring the Chicago Police Department to re-open the shuttered WoodShow More Summary

Corp Counsel Misconduct Again?

Hiding evidence seems to be part and parcel of the Corporation Counsel Office's job nowadays : A high-stakes wrongful-death trial alleging a code of silence in the Chicago Police Department took a dramatic turn Tuesday after documents...Show More Summary

Does cellphone-sweeping 'StingRay' technology go too far?

New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago and Las Vegas are among scores of police departments across the country quietly using a highly secretive technology developed for the military that can … Click to Continue »

Chicago cop cited for racist and threatening Facebook posts

2 months agoNews : The Lookout

CHICAGO (AP) — An oversight agency for the Chicago Police Department has cited a veteran officer for more than 60 rule violations, including openly advocating for civil war and Facebook posts that that it deemed to be racist, Islamophobic or threatening.

Veteran Chicago police officer cited for 62 rule violations

An oversight agency for the Chicago Police Department has cited a veteran officer for more than 60 rule violations, including posting insensitive racial and religious comments on Facebook. A 95-page … Click to Continue »

Dubious Distinction

Five years, federal time : The first time Chicago police Officer Marco Proano shot someone, he was given a department commendation. Less than a year later, when Proano fatally shot a teen outside an overcrowded dance party, he was rewarded...Show More Summary

Marches, Positive Loitering, And Hot Dogs As Part of 20th District Community Events, Today Through Monday

click to enlarge After the recent drug sting, the 20th District will be holding community events through Monday."Join the 20th District Chicago Police Department CAPS office along with 48th Ward Alderman Harry Osterman, 46th Ward Alderman...Show More Summary

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