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Video posted on Facebook shows a Chicago police officer asleep inside his police SUV. (Source: Facebook)

Man Who Filmed Sleeping Cop: Officer ‘Not Keeping My Neighborhood Safe’

The man who posted a Facebook video showing a Chicago cop sleeping on the job was offering a glimpse into why he filmed the police officer.

05/20/2015

Video posted on Facebook shows a Chicago police officer asleep inside his police SUV. (Source: Facebook)

WATCH: Chicago Cop Caught Sleeping Inside Police SUV

The Chicago Police Department has launched an investigation after an officer was caught on tape sleeping while inside a department SUV.

05/19/2015

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Chicago Cop Sues Sergeant Who Accused Him Of Sexual Assault

Officer Juan Belmontes filed the lawsuit Monday. In April 2013, Belmontes was charged with sexually assaulting a Chicago Police sergeant while at an apartment in Woodlawn. Three weeks after the charges were filed and Belmontes posted a $2,500 bond, the Cook County State’s Attorney’s office declined to further prosecute him.

05/06/2015

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Police Officer Shoots Armed Robbery Suspect In Canaryville

A suspected armed robber was shot after Chicago Police say he charged at an officer in the South Side Canaryville neighborhood, making the officer’s gun discharge.

05/01/2015

Timothy Herring (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Cousin Of Alleged Cop Killer: He Told Me He Did It

She lowered her head, sobbed, mumbled and avoided eye contact with her cousin and the lawyers peppering her with questions. But Meosha Menzies hesitantly testified Tuesday that Timothy Herring admitted to her that he killed Chicago Police Officer Michael Flisk and former CHA cop Stephen Peters in November 2010.

04/29/2015

Rekia Boyd was killed by gunfire from an off-duty Chicago police detective. (CBS)

Trial Begins For Chicago Cop In Woman’s Fatal 2012 Shooting

Prosecutors say Dante Servin was off-duty and angry when he approached Rekia Boyd and her friends as they were hanging out in Douglas Park more than three years ago.

04/09/2015

A Chicago police vehicle parked on the West Side. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Lawsuit: Saw Needed To Open Tight Handcuffs Of Man Already Choked By Cops

A federal lawsuit claims a Chicago Police officer choked a man, handcuffed him too tightly and broke the key off, forcing authorities to cut the handcuffs off with an electric saw.

03/26/2015

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Officer Hit By Vehicle In South Loop

About 8 p.m., the on-duty officer was hit by a vehicle in the 1200 block of South Wabash Avenue, police said.

03/18/2015

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Police Officer Shoots Self In Leg At Bridgeview Courthouse

Around 9:40 a.m., an alarm malfunctioned at the Bridgeview Courthouse, resulting in a brief evacuation of the building, police said. During the evacuation, a Chicago police officer was retrieving his firearm from a storage locker, when it went off, and a bullet struck the officer in the leg.

02/18/2015

Authorities investigate after a Lower Wacker Drive crash that injured a Chicago Police officer and two other people. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Chicago Police Officer Among Two Hurt In Lower Wacker Crash

About 9 p.m., a police squad car with its lights and sirens on was responding to a call in the 0-100 block of North Wacker when it was struck by a southbound Lincoln LS, police said.

02/13/2015

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Man Gets 23 Years For Beating Death Of Police Officer Grandmother

Keshawn Perkins was 15 when he was arrested for the Nov. 4, 2011, murder of his grandmother, Hester Scott, at their home in the 8800 block of South Wallace. Perkins, now 19, pleaded guilty Tuesday to one count of first-degree murder at a hearing before Judge Clayton Crane, who handed down the 23-year sentence.

02/12/2015

Antwon Golatte (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Man Charged With Trying To Run Down Cop With SUV

Antwon Golatte, 33, is charged with four counts of aggravated assault of a peace officer, two counts of manufacturing or delivering cannabis, and one count of possession of cannabis, all felonies, according to Chicago Police.

02/11/2015

Police investigate the scene where a man was struck and killed by a vehicle in the 2800 block of East 79th Street. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Police Car Strikes, Kills Pedestrian On Dark Street In South Chicago

A police officer driving an unmarked squad car struck and killed a pedestrian early Wednesday in the South Chicago neighborhood.

02/04/2015

Chicago Police Officer Wadell Hardy saved a 58-year-old man from Lake Michigan after the man jumped into the icy water at Oak Street Beach. (Credit: CBS)

Police Officer Rescues Man From Lake Michigan At Oak Street

Near North District Officer Wadell Hardy, a 22-year veteran of the CPD, was the first to arrive, and found the victim struggling in the icy water. He admitted he was afraid the ice beneath him would give way, but he knew he couldn’t let the man drown.

01/19/2015

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Chicago Police Officer Accidentally Shoots Self

The unidentified officer was conducting an investigation in the 5700 block of South Peoria around 6:30 p.m. Friday when he accidentally discharged his weapon. He was struck in leg, police said.

01/16/2015

Two cars that spun out of control on Lake Shore Drive struck a police squad car. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Police Officer Hurt In Lake Shore Drive Crash

Two vehicles were traveling north in the 2800 block of North Lake Shore Drive, when both spun out of control at 2:55 a.m., police said, citing preliminary information. At least one of the vehicles struck a squad car pulled over on the side of the road, police said.

12/12/2014

Chicago Police Officer Blanca Magallon (left) needs a bone marrow transplant after she was diagnosed with leukemia. (Credit: Go Fund Me)

Chicago Cop With Leukemia Seeking Bone Marrow Match

Several dozen Chicago police officers, and members of the general public, gathered at the Harrison District police station on the West Side on Monday to be tested to determine if they’re a bone marrow match for Officer Blanca Magallon, who was diagnosed with leukemia in July.

12/02/2014

Surveillance video from a South Shore convenience store shows two Chicago police officers hitting two brothers, who were later arrested. However, the charges were dropped, and the FBI and Independent Police Review Authority are investigating brutality allegations. (Credit: CBS)

Chicago Cop Indicted For Excessive Force In 2012 Arrest

A Chicago police officer has been indicted on federal charges, accused of using excessive force when he allegedly punched a man during an arrest in 2012, and kicked him while he was handcuffed and lying on the floor face-down.

11/19/2014

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Two Defendants In Officer’s 2010 Shooting Death Found Guilty

Thomas Wortham IV was shot during a robbery attempt outside his father’s Chatham home.

11/13/2014

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Fired Police Officer Reinstated By Chicago Police Board

A fired Chicago cop caught up in a plan to plant drugs and a gun in a suburban woman’s car got his job back after the city’s police board this month took a second look at the case.

10/22/2014

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