This surveillance image shows Sgt. Brandin Fredrickson of  the Lynwood Police  Department throwing a suspect against a door. (Lynwood Police)

South Suburban Officer Fired Over Brutality Allegations

The officer was caught on surveillance video shoving a detained suspect into a door and onto the ground and allegedly hit him while he was handcuffed.


Chicago Police Cmdr. Glenn Evans. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Police Commander Accused Of Brutality Has Many Supporters

Several Park Manor residents have rallied around Glenn Evans, the Chicago police commander who is accused of terrorizing a criminal suspect. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.


This surveillance image shows Sgt. Brandin Fredrickson of  the Lynwood Police  Department throwing a suspect against a door. (Lynwood Police)

2 Investigators, BGA: Lynwood Police Investigate Brutality Claims

2 Investigator Pam Zekman and the Better Government Association have been working for a year to get videotape of the alleged incident.


Demonstrators clash with police during a protest against the NATO Summit on May 20, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. Several protesters and journalists were injured in skirmishes with police outside the convention center. Today is the first day of the two-day summit. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Protester: Police Used Batons Indiscriminately During NATO Summit

Police Supt. Garry McCarthy and several other observers have praised officers in the field for their restraint during the NATO Summit protests, but some protest leaders say they cannot see McCarthy’s justification for the use of force.

CBS Chicago–05/22/2012

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Feds: Harvey Police Engaged In ‘Heavy-Handed Uses Of Force’

The results are in following a federal investigation into alleged brutality by members of the Harvey police Department.

CBS Chicago–04/04/2012

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North Chicago Police Chief Resigns In Wake Of Brutality Scandal

North Chicago Mayor Leon Rockingham has accepted the resignation of his embattled police chief.

CBS Chicago–02/28/2012

A police gun and handcuffs.  [Generic] (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)

Park Ridge Police: Officer Was Right To Beat Suspect Who Wouldn’t Let Go Of Him

A police officer in Park Ridge was acting within law enforcement guidelines when he beat a suspect who grabbed him and wouldn’t let go.

CBS Chicago–12/20/2011

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Victim’s Family Files Lawsuit Against North Chicago Police

The family of a man who died of injuries suffered last month during his arrest by North Chicago Police Tuesday filed a federal civil rights suit against the suburb and six of the officers involved in the arrest.


Gloria Carr, whose son Darrin Hanna died after North Chicago police officers allegedly beat him and shocked with a stun gun, is calling for the officers to be charged with murder and the police chief to be fired. (Credit: CBS)

Family Of North Chicago Police Beating Victim Wants Chief Out

The death of a man who was shocked with a stun gun has put serious pressure on North Chicago Police Chief Mike Newsome, who was on the hot seat on Thursday.

CBS Chicago–12/08/2011

James Mandarino

Streamwood Cop Gets 30 Months’ Probation For Brutality

Former Streamwood police Officer James Mandarino will be on probation for the next 30 months, for beating an unarmed, kneeling man while his dashboard video camera was rolling.

CBS Chicago–05/31/2011

James Mandarino

Sentencing Postponed For Former Streamwood Cop

Sentencing was suddenly postponed Monday morning for a former Streamwood police officer, who was convicted of beating an unarmed, kneeling man while his dashboard video camera was rolling.

CBS Chicago–04/25/2011

James Mandarino

Judge Convicts Streamwood Cop Of Brutality

A Cook County judge has found a former Streamwood police officer guilty of aggravated battery and official misconduct for repeatedly hitting an unarmed man with his baton last year.

CBS Chicago–03/23/2011

Former Streamwood Police Officer James Mandarino (CBS file)

Verdict Coming In Suburban Officer’s Brutality Trial

The misconduct trial of a former suburban police officer has wrapped up and is now in the hands of the judge.

CBS Chicago–03/22/2011

Former Streamwood Police Officer James Mandarino (CBS file)

Trial Continues For Ex-Streamwood Cop Accused Of Brutality

James Mandarino allegedly used excessive force when he pulled over motorist Ronald Bell last year.


James Mandarino

Brutality Trial To Begin For Streamwood Cop

The trial begins today for a Streamwood police officer accused of brutality.

CBS Chicago–03/08/2011

Randy Baudin

Attorney Drops Brutality Lawsuit Against Park Ridge Police

A police misconduct lawsuit in Park Ridge has been dismissed, less than two months after it was filed.

CBS Chicago–03/02/2011

Daniel Herbert

Attorney: Suspending Officers Was Rush To Judgment

Two Chicago Police officers are taking their boss to court, accusing Supt. Jody Weis of slander after they were accused and later cleared in a brutality investigation.

CBS Chicago–10/27/2010

Police Supt. Jody Weis

Chicago Cops Sue Weis For Slander In Brutality Investigation

Two Chicago Police officers allegedly reassigned, and later cleared, in a police brutality investigation filed a slander lawsuit Tuesday against police Supt. Jody Weis.


Chicago Police Supt. Jody Weis

Six More Chicago Cops Face Brutality Charges

Seven Chicago police officers have been taken off the street because of accusations of brutality involving a crime suspect in police custody.

WBBM Newsradio–10/18/2010