Chicago Police officer
Veronica Rizzo-Acevedo was an 18-year veteran Chicago Police officer. Her husband, Javier Acevedo, was a 25-year veteran Cook County Corrections officer.
For those looking to go into the field of criminal justice, advanced education opens many doors.
A Chicago native who has been a top law enforcement officer on Capitol Hill for more than a decade will be retiring in a couple months.
Federal prosecutors have sought the stiffest sentence possible for a purported gang leader convicted of drug trafficking, arguing he was the triggerman in the murder of a Chicago cop and his female friend.
James Garland, 53, is charged with attempted murder and aggravated battery with a firearm in connection with the shooting in the 2700 block of East 92nd Street.
Police said a narcotics team was executing a search warrant at a home in the 2700 block of East 92nd Street around 8:45 p.m. Sunday, when someone inside the house shot at the officers. A bullet ricocheted off a piece of wood, and struck a 34-year-old tactical officer in the face.
Nobody was hurt when the officer discharged the gun, although a water pipe was hit, resulting in a leak that caused damage to an office.
A 50-year-old woman convicted of killing a Chicago Police officer with his own gun during a disturbance on a CTA bus will spend the rest of her life in prison.
The police board scrapped the deal that police Supt. Garry McCarthy had struck with Sgt. Steven Lesner. Instead, the eight-member panel of mayoral appointees has ordered a full inquiry into the events that led to Catherine Weiland’s death.
The off-duty officer saw a 21-year-old man attempting to break into a vehicle at West 65th Street and South Pulaski Road about 12:15 a.m.
While conducting the traffic stop, the officer became involved in a physical altercation with a male about 3 a.m. in the 900 block of North Willard Court.
Darius Thompson, 32, was charged with multiple counts of felony theft, loan fraud, money-laundering, wire fraud and forgery for his alleged role in a plot to falsify mortgage applications during his previous employment as a loan processor and originator
Two police officers from 6th District were standing on the street conducting a traffic stop when a dark-colored SUV struck the passenger door of the officers’ squad car.
The training lab where police recruits learn how to administer Breathalyzer tests has been named after Officer Michael P. Gordon, who died when his squad car was hit by a drunk driver in August 2004.
A veteran Chicago Police officer has been charged with molesting a minor girl years ago, and similarly attacking the victim’s 3-year-old daughter late last month.
It’s been almost a week, but Chicago Police still don’t know who beat an off-duty police sergeant, and carjacked the officer’s sport-utility vehicle — escaping with his gun, star, and bulletproof vest.
The officer suffered smoke inhalation while helping a 60-year-old man who was hurt when he sparked a fire by smoking while using medical oxygen.
CBS 2′s Mike Parker went to Nat King Cole Park, where an overnight campout began Friday night in a show of solidarity against gangs, drugs and guns. CBS 2′s Mike Parker reports.
A 33-year-old Chicago man bit a police officer and punched the cop in the head while exiting a CTA train.
Dennis Farina, a former Chicago police officer turned actor, has died, the Associated Press is reporting.