Chicago Fraternal Order of Police
McCarthy acknowledged it took several months after he took over the Police Department in 2011 to see how splintered street gangs had become.
Ousted Fraternal Order of Police President Mike Shields has been thwarted in his attempt to stop the union election for the same reason he cost his members their automatic right to a retroactive pay raise: He was late.
The Illinois FOP has suspended the president of the union representing Chicago Police officers — and prohibited Mike Shields from negotiating with the city — after accusing him of violating his oath and branding him a “dictator,” the Sun-Times is reporting.
The intramural fight in the FOP comes in the context of the start of campaigning for union officer elections in March.
Chicago police officers have been helping a pair of Illinois State Police troopers dig out from the tornado that devastated their hometown of Washington.
The Chicago police union has asked the Cook County State’s Attorney’s office to examine a milestone double murder case, to see if the right man is behind bars.
The dispute stemmed from Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s decision not to pay officers time-and-a-half overtime pay.
Union leaders and retirees blasted Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday for saving $108.7 million by phasing out a city subsidy for retiree health care and using roughly the same amount of public money to build a new basketball arena near McCormick Place.
A Chicago alderman wants to add a fee to your electric bill so the city can hire more police officers.
Chicago Police officers shot and wounded two suspects in separate incidents on the South Side overnight – bringing the total to six police-involved shootings in Chicago in about the past 10 days.
It’s been a long hot summer for the Chicago Police Department, trying to get a grip on a spike in deadly gang violence. CBS 2 has learned dozens of Chicago cops will be leaving town this week, to head to the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C.
A woman who was a secretary for the Chicago Fraternal Order of Police has filed a federal sexual harassment suit against the union.
The union representing Chicago Police officers has been calling for months on the city to hire more officers, even going so far to take billboard ads.
The head of the Chicago Fraternal Order of Police is praising his members for the jobs they did over the past few days during the NATO summit.
The Chicago Fraternal Order of Police thinks all the publicity surrounding the NATO Summit is a good time to publicize its beef with Mayor Rahm Emanuel.
Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy said residents of low-crime areas shouldn’t worry their neighborhoods will be left with less protection as his department closes and consolidates districts Sunday in its first major structural change in 31 years.
The Chicago Police Department continues to gear up for the NATO and G8 summits in May with enhanced protection for officers likely to confront protesters.
Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy found himself in the line of fire Monday, because of his decision to move more officers to patrol duty.
Police Supt. Garry McCarthy on Tuesday ordered police powers posthumously restored to a Chicago Police officer allegedly murdered by her grandson. That means slain Officer Hester Scott can be buried with her police star.
Police Supt. Garry McCarthy is not looking to hire more officers anytime soon, saying he needs to get more out of those already on the force.