Chicago Police Department
Mayor Rahm Emanuel said, perhaps by mid-September, the Police Department won’t need as many officers working overtime on saturation patrols in high-crime areas, thanks to new recruits hitting the streets.
Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy will be unveiling some technological additions designed to improve the department’s communication with the community.
The number of murders for the first half of the year was the lowest in nearly 50 years.
Thirty-two Chicago police officers who were fired from the department or who quit while facing firing since 2004 have been collecting city pension that cost more than $1.2 million a year.
The 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.
CBS 2′s Mai Martinez participates in a high-pressure police training exercise that puts officers in risky scenarios.
About 3:20 p.m. last Wednesday, the suspect approached a boy outside Bell Elementary School and told him his mother was sleeping and he would take him home.
A little boy who was found alone near Douglas Park on the West Side Sunday morning has been reunited with his family.
Chicago Police are expanding their so-called Operation Impact. That’s the saturation of high crime areas with foot patrols made up of new recruits.
The 2 Investigators reviewed hundreds of CTA security bulletins from the last 2 ½ years. CBS 2′s Dave Savini reports.
Being a police officer just got more dangerous in Chicago. According to information gathered by the Cook County Sheriff’s office, a street gang wants to ambush and kill police officers near 19th and Oakley west of the Loop. CBS 2′s Mai Martinez reports.
A 15-year-old girl was shot in the stomach Thursday afternoon in the Grand Crossing neighborhood and critically wounded.
After the bloodiest January in the city in a decade — coming on the heels of a particularly violent 2012 — the killings slowed to a relative trickle in February.
Mayor Emanuel and labor leaders have announced settlement on a new Police Sergeants’ contract that he hopes can be a framework for a larger police union agreement.
This is the first day on the job for new detectives in Chicago: the first graduating class of detectives in the city in five years.
Police arrested 43 people and seized illegal drugs with an estimated street value of $23,000 during a series of raids around the city Thursday and Friday.
Eight people were slain in various shootings in Chicago over the weekend, but Chicago police maintain their crime-fighting strategies are working.
Criminal justice continues to be a burgeoning field for job seekers.
City Inspector General Joseph Ferguson has issued a report recommending the city put civilians in jobs now held by nearly 300 police officers.
Police are warning Douglas neighborhood residents of an increase in robberies this month on the South Side.