Former Deputy Fire Chief Charged With Misdemeanor DUI In SUV CrashThe Chicago Police Department agreed Wednesday to charge the former third-ranking member of the Chicago Fire Department with misdemeanor DUI for crashing his city-owned SUV near Lake Shore Drive in Lincoln Park with a blood alcohol level nearly twice the legal limit.
CPD Changes Overtime Rules To Allow Officers To Stay In Home DistrictsIn the midst of one of the most violent years in recent memory, the Chicago Police Department was shaking things up to get more officers on the streets.
2,000 Chicago Police Officers Now Certified In Crisis InterventionEach police district has at least 30 active duty officers who are CIT trained, with some districts having 75. The Englewood District has the most certified officers at 92.
Fresh Class Of Chicago Police Officers Ready For DutyThey're ready to hit the streets of Chicago to serve and protect.
Crossing Guards Ask To Stay Under Control Of Police DepartmentSome Chicago school crossing guards and their union have asked the City Council to reverse a decision transferring their oversight from the Police Department to the Officer of Emergency Management and Communications.
Crowd Gathers Outside Chicago Police Station -- To Praise CopsMore than 200 people staged a rally outside the 16th District of the Chicago Police Department. WBBM's Bob Roberts reports.
Police Reform Task Force Chief Calls For More Transparency From City HallMayor Rahm Emanuel’s former point person on police reform called on his administration to be more transparent as it overhauls department policies and procedures.
CPD Announces New Summer Mobile Patrol UnitChicago police have created a new patrol unit to help increase public safety in parks, beaches, and neighborhoods.
Police To Step Up Lakefront Patrols After Brawls At North Avenue BeachWith summer heating up, Chicago police said they will add extra patrols to all city beaches and parks, in the wake of another bloody brawl at North Avenue Beach.
Despite Videos, Many Police Force Cases Still Under InvestigationAmong the dozens of video and audio recordings from investigations into police use of force released by the city on Friday, many of the cases under review by the Independent Police Review Authority date back two to four years, or more.
Board Releases Video Involving Police Shootings, Other Complaints The Independent Police Review Authority on Friday will release video and audio recordings--all related to shootings and other incidents involving Chicago Police officers.
Settlement In Chicago Cops' Lawsuit Spares Emanuel From Testifying On Code Of SilenceThe Emanuel administration has agreed to pay $2 million to settle a lawsuit filed by two Chicago police officers who claimed they were victims of retaliation after blowing the whistle on corruption. The deal spares the mayor from possibly having to testify about a “code of silence” within the department.