Shots Fired At Chicago Police Officer Lead To South Side StandoffFive people were arrested after a five-hour standoff that started late Thursday when at least one person fired shots at a Chicago Police supervisor in the South Chicago neighborhood, police said.
November Ends As Third Deadliest Month In 2016 In ChicagoCrime statistics released by the Chicago Police Department on Thursday showed November was the third deadliest month of the year, with the city on pace to have the highest number of murders in nearly 20 years.
Police Warn Holiday Shoppers To Beware Of PickpocketsPolice said a common tactic is to create a pileup while waiting to get on a train or elevator, or going through a revolving door.
Mayor Praises Progress At CPD In Year Since Laquan McDonald Video ReleasedMayor Rahm Emanuel said the Police Department has "raised the bar," and said the people of Chicago are raising it even more.
Chicago Police Announce New Hiring Exam In AprilThe Chicago Police Department has begun accepting applications for a new entrance exam, set to be held in April, to begin the process of hiring 970 new officers over the next two years.
Police Say Shootings Dropped 42% After Weekend Anti-Violence MissionChicago Police sent a slew of officers into three areas on the West and South sides this past weekend, and the superintendent said it paid off with a drop in shootings citywide.
Chicago Police Team Up With Feds To Target Violent CrimeA joint anti-violence mission with the feds snagged a man police called one of the Ogden District’s most dangerous offenders.
Top Cop:No Clear Violations Of CPD Policy In Beal Shooting So FarChicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson on Monday watched cellphone video of the Southwest Side traffic standoff that sparked a fatal police-involved shooting, but he didn’t see clear violations of department policy.
Tempers Flare In Mount Greenwood Amid Protest Of Fatal Police ShootingProtesters and counter-protesters clashed in Mount Greenwood on Sunday, a day after a 25-year-old Indianapolis man was killed in a police-involved shooting.
Aldermen Back $2M Settlement To Police WhistleblowersThe settlement with police partners Shannon Spalding and Daniel Echeverria was reached on the eve of their trial, averting the need for Mayor Rahm Emanuel to comply with a federal judge’s order to testify about the code of silence that the mayor acknowledged exists in the Police Department.
Chicago Soars Past 600 Homicides After Bloody OctoberWith 78 homicides, October was the second deadliest month of 2016, and Chicago surpassed 600 homicides for the first time in more than a decade.
Top Cop: World Series Security Didn't 'Shortchange' Rest Of City On Bloody WeekendChicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson defended the department and its officers on Monday, in the wake of the deadliest weekend of the year – with 17 people shot and killed, and dozens more wounded.

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