Chicago Police Officers

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2 Officers Hurt When Squad Car Flips Over

Two Chicago Police officers were hurt overnight, when their squad car flipped over as they responded to a call on the city’s Southeast Side.

CBS Chicago–02/29/2012

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City To Settle Lawsuit From Family Terrorized By Rogue Cops

David Stewart and Sharon Wilkins learned at least two lessons during their year of terror: Get to the door quickly and always keep plenty of cash on hand.


Chicago Police vehicle. (Credit: CBS)

Police Officers To Work 12-Hour Shifts During NATO/G8 Summits

Police will be working some extra hours when the NATO and G8 summits come to town this spring, but the city won’t have to foot the bill.

CBS Chicago–01/05/2012

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2 Cops Hurt In Loop Crash

Two police officers were injured Sunday afternoon in a traffic accident in the Loop.

CBS Chicago–01/01/2012

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Three Cops Hurt After Man Steals Cab, Hits 2 Police Cars

Three Chicago police officers were recovering, after a car thief went on a wild ride Sunday morning through the Gold Coast neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–12/18/2011

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Chicago Cops Ordered Held Without Bond In Drug Shakedowns

A federal judge in Hammond, Ind., has denied bond for two Chicago Police officers accused of using their badges and uniforms to help drug dealers steal money, drugs and guns.

CBS Chicago–11/22/2011

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McCarthy Moving Some Cops From Inside Schools To Outside

A question that is bedeviling Chicago police is how to assign officers at Chicago Public Schools – where are they needed most? Some cops are being pulled out of school buildings to focus on safety outside the schools.

CBS 2–10/05/2011


Cops Nab Gold Coast Hit-And-Run Driver

A 28-year-old man behind the wheel of a Jeep Cherokee is facing possible DUI charges after he sideswiped a car in front of Water Tower Place Sunday morning and left the scene.


Police officers shot and killed a man during a domestic disturbance on the 300 block of North Latrobe Avenue on Aug. 3, 2011. Two officers were injured by pepper spray in a struggle with the suspect. (Credit: CBS)

Cops Fatally Shoot Man During Domestic Disturbance

A man was shot by police and two officers were hurt during a domestic disturbance Wednesday afternoon on the West Side.

CBS Chicago–08/03/2011

About 1,000 bikers took part in the Ride to Remember on July 31, 2011, an annual motorcycle ride in honor of fallen Chicago police officers. (Credit: CBS)

1,000 Bikers Ride To Remember Chicago Police Officers

The rumbling could be heard near Soldier Field even before more than 1,000 motorcycles rounded the corner for the end of Sunday’s Ride to Remember commemorating police officers who died in the line of duty.


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Police Department Shifting 92 More Officers To Streets

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Police Supt. Garry McCarthy are putting another 92 officers of the street – 53 of them are rookies, new graduates from the police academy.

CBS Chicago–07/17/2011

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5 Cops Hurt, 13 People Arrested After Fight In Little Village

Five police officers responding to a loud-music complaint at a Little Village home Sunday morning were injured when a “large fight” broke out in an alley, police said.


Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy and Mayor Rahm Emanuel

Emanuel, McCarthy Deploy 150 More Chicago Cops To Streets

Moving closer to his campaign promise to add 1,000 more police officers to the city streets, Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Sunday announced that 150 more officers were being deployed to 15 police districts in Chicago.

CBS Chicago–06/12/2011

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2 Officers Hurt When Car Crashes Into Squad Car

Two Chicago police officers suffered minor injuries when another car crashed into their squad car in the Englewood neighborhood late Saturday.


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Thousands March In Annual Police Memorial

A couple thousand police officers and their families turned out at the Gold Star Families Memorial and Park – just east of Soldier Field – in the annual St. Jude march.

CBS Chicago–05/01/2011


Thousands Take Part In ‘Run To Remember’ For Fallen Police Officers

An estimated five thousand people came out to the lakefront this morning for the 7th Annual Run to Remember fallen Chicago police officers.


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More Cops In Uniform While Public Schools On Spring Break

Chicago Police officers were expected to be more visible next week, while public school students are on spring break.

WBBM Newsradio–04/16/2011

Former Chicago Cops Jerome Finnigan and Keith Herrera

Former SOS Officers To Plead Guilty To Civil Rights Charges

One current and three former Chicago police cops will plead guilty to federal civil rights violations in a case that involves shaking down suspected drug dealers and others while they were with the now-disbanded Special Operations Section.

CBS Chicago–04/07/2011

A University of Chicago scholar says this video sheds light on a beating he suffered by Chicago police. (CBS)

Reward Offered By Grad Students Who Say Cops Attacked Them

A cash reward is now being offered, in hopes of getting to the bottom of an incident in which two University of Chicago grad students say were beaten without provocation by Chicago Police officers.

CBS Chicago–03/23/2011

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Cops Shoot, Kill Dog During Domestic Disturbance

Chicago police officers shot and killed a dog Thursday morning while responding to a domestic disturbance in the South Shore neighborhood.