Chicago on Friday was bracing for the Memorial Day weekend by deploying an extra 1,300 police officers, hoping to prevent a repeat of last year's deadly street violence. It came in a year in which Chicago experienced the highest number...Show More Summary
A native of south side Chicago, Spencer Leak Sr. has watched as his hometown and the neighborhoods where he grew up have been ripped apart by homicides in recent years, the results of an explosion of gun violence police have struggled to contain. Show More Summary
Not really a surge, but rather Rahm throwing money at an undermanned police department : Chicago streets will have an extra 1,300 cops on patrol each day of the Memorial Day weekend, as the Chicago Police Department beefs up normal police...Show More Summary
The Chicago Police Department has announced that they will add 1,300 extra cops to the streets each day of Memorial Day Weekend, [ more › ]
A teacher at Bronzeville's Chicago Military Academy has been charged with criminal sexual assault after he allegedly conducted a six-month-long sexual relationship with a 16-year-old girl at the school, according to police. [ more ›...
Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson on Friday framed the arrests as a warning ahead of the long holiday weekend. "As we head into the Memorial Day weekend, we are sending a clear message to those driving violence. We will come at you with everything that we have to make our communities safe." [ more › ]
A Chicago man who was shot by police after he allegedly slammed into an officer with a stolen car has been charged with attempted murder. Police say 18-year-old Kayin Wise … Click to Continue »
If you're getting around on four wheels this holiday weekend, be sure that you and everyone in your vehicle uses their seat belts. From the CPD:"During the Memorial Day Holiday weekend of May 2017, the Chicago Police Department willShow More Summary
So on 21 May, we had this : A Chicago police officer was run down by the driver of a stolen SUV. It happened just before midnight at Odgen and Trumbull. The officer was approaching the vehicle on foot when the driver hit the gas and knocked him down. Show More Summary
Good news: The Chicago Police Department’s probe concluded that there was no misconduct on the part of Officer Charles Artz or any other officer involved, according to CPD spokesperson Anthony Guglielmi. "The investigation into the funds raised by Sgt. Show More Summary
Chicago police officials have announced policy changes intended to cut back on questionable shootings and other uses of force that have haunted the department for years. The changes, made after months of revisions, will tighten Police Department rules that experts and advocates have criticized...
From late last week : A federal court judge has thrown out a lawsuit filed by a high-ranking Chicago police officer who alleged that the Independent Police Review Authority retaliated against him and set him up for criminal charges by...Show More Summary
Jermaine Milan was arrested for allegedly selling drugs in Englewood, Chicago. A video going viral is showing 2 plain clothes cops beating the mess out of the man in front of a crowd of people. Milan is said to have
Chicago Cops Kill Teenager Suspected Of Robbing Hair Salon Chicago is once again the topic of conversation surrounding a questionable shooting death. After the egregious cover-up of Laquan McDonalds murder at the hands of police, yet another teenager has lost
Police say Chicago man "Phillip Thomas" has finally been revealed to be Donovan Johnson, who escaped jail nearly two decades ago while awaiting trial in an Alabama murder
Chicago police announced Wednesday new guidelines for the use of force by officers.
"These policies are centered around the sanctity of life, with the use of deadly force as a last resort," the police chief said. [ more › ]
For the...what? Fourth time? Fifth? The Chicago Police and Fire departments — which together spent nearly $200 million on overtime last year — are finally coming out of the Dark Ages when it comes to employee time-keeping.Mayor RahmShow More Summary
Chicago police unveiled a new use of force policy aimed at de-escalating conflict and preserving the “sanctity of life.”
How can this be? Juveniles getting guns? There are laws against this you know! Vehicular hijackings in Chicago nearly doubled between 2015 and 2016 — and so far this year, the city is holding pace with last year.Police say juvenilesShow More Summary