K-9 Statue At Police Academy Pays Tribute To Fallen Officer Thor SoderbergSoderberg’s friends and family unveiled the statue that will serve as a reminder for recruits about his impact as an officer and teacher.
351 New Officers, Detectives, Sergeants Graduate Police AcademyOne of the largest Chicago police graduation ceremonies in recent history was held Wednesday morning, as a class of 351 new officers, detectives, and sergeants took their oaths of office.
Chicago Police Academy Training Lab Named After Fallen OfficerThe training lab where police recruits learn how to administer Breathalyzer tests has been named after Officer Michael P. Gordon, who died when his squad car was hit by a drunk driver in August 2004.
Chicago Police Academy Opens Doors To Potential RecruitsHundreds turned out Saturday as the Chicago Police Department opened the doors of the Police Academy to potential recruits
Police Applicants Sue City, Claiming Discrimination In HiringThe group of 40 applicants for the police academy argued they were unfairly discriminated against because they came from law enforcement families, or had military backgrounds.
Mold Problem Reported At Chicago Police AcademyThe Chicago Police Department says it is investigating reports of a mold problem at the Police Academy, at 1300 W. Jackson Blvd.