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LeGrier Family Attorney: Chicago Cop’s Counterclaim “Pure Fantasy”In a counterclaim against the estate of Quintonio LeGrier, Officer Robert Rialmo says he feared LeGrier was going to kill him.
Chicago Police Department Moves To Discipline Three Officers For Handling Of Koschman InvestigationThree Chicago Police officers are being disciplined for how they handled the investigation of then-Mayor Daley's nephew.
Dozens Voice Concerns At First Forum On Police Accountability Task ForceFewer than 100 people turned out for the first of four meetings of the Mayor's Task Force on Police Accountability.
Escalante, Top CPD Brass Reassuring Officers 'They Have Our Support'Amid scrutiny and criticisms surrounding the Laquan McDonald case and others, Interim Chicago Police Supt. John Escalante wants officers to know he and other top brass have their backs if they do the right thing.
Shootings And Murders Skyrocket In January In ChicagoThe year did not get off to a good start for Chicago police, with murders in January at the highest level in 16 years, and shootings more than double what they were at this point last year.
Chicago Cops Shoot Hoops With Kids On West Side Chicago Police officers are shooting hoops with hundreds of kids hoping to break down barriers.
Emanuel: Blame Gangs For Spike In Shootings, Not CopsMayor Rahm Emanuel said guns and gangs are to blame for a rise in shootings in Chicago this month, not less aggressive policing.
Chicago Police Officer In Fatal Shooting Of Quintonio LeGrier, Bettie Jones To File Suit Against Teen’s EstateThe Chicago Police officer accused of killing 19-year-old Quintonio LeGrier is suing the teen’s estate.
Mayor's Police Accountability Task Force To Hold 4 Meetings To Hear From PublicThe head of the mayor’s task force on reforming Chicago police policies and practices is asking for public input before it suggests any changes at the department.
Mayor Emanuel's Text Messages From After Fatal Police Shooting Released For the first time since he's been mayor, Rahm Emanuel is releasing text messages in response to our Freedom of Information request.
Emanuel Defends High Price For New Chicago Police Advisor Charles RamseyMayor Rahm Emanuel is defending his hiring of a high-priced, former high-ranking Chicago Police official as the City's Police Department makes reforms after the Laquan McDonald shooting, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
CPD Investigating Why Chicago Cop’s Personal Car Equipped Like A SquadA Skokie police officer spotted a black 2014 Ford Taurus Interceptor that resembled a cop car earlier this month. The Skokie officer ran the license plate and learned the car was the personal vehicle of a Chicago police officer.

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