City Asks Court To Preserve CPD Misconduct RecordsThe City of Chicago is asking a judge to order the preservation of police disciplinary records while also striking a section of the rank-and-file police union’s collective bargaining agreement, ensuring those records would be preserved in the future.
Robbery Suspect Who Charged At Officer Wounded After Setting Off Cop's GunThe Chicago police union says an officer "inadvertently" shot an armed robbery suspect early Friday, after the suspect elbowed the officer in the chest in Canaryville.
Police Union Seeks To Delay Release Of Officer Misconduct ListsThe Fraternal Order of Police, which filed the injunction Monday in Cook County Circuit Court, claims there is reason to believe the lists are inaccurate and could “unfairly and vexatiously harm” the officers named in them.
McCarthy Admits Slow Learning Curve - At First - On Changing Gang StructureMcCarthy acknowledged it took several months after he took over the Police Department in 2011 to see how splintered street gangs had become.
Former FOP Boss Can't Get On Ballot For Next Union ElectionOusted 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.
Chicago FOP President Suspended, Called 'A Dictator'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.
FOP President's Contract Allegations Spur Calls For ResignationThe intramural fight in the FOP comes in the context of the start of campaigning for union officer elections in March.
Chicago Cops Help State Troopers Who Lost Homes To TornadoChicago police officers have been helping a pair of Illinois State Police troopers dig out from the tornado that devastated their hometown of Washington.
Police Union Wants Alvarez To Review Landmark 1982 Double Murder ConvictionThe 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.
Arbitrator: City Owes Cops $1M For NATO Summit OvertimeThe dispute stemmed from Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s decision not to pay officers time-and-a-half overtime pay.
Unions, Retirees Slam Mayor's Plan To Cut Health Care SubsidyUnion 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.
Alderman Wants Fee On Electric Bills To Fund Hiring Of New Police OfficersA Chicago alderman wants to add a fee to your electric bill so the city can hire more police officers.