351 New Officers, Detectives, Sergeants Graduate Police AcademyOne of the largest Chicago police graduation ceremonies in recent history was held Wednesday morning, as a class of 351 new officers, detectives, and sergeants took their oaths of office.
Common Meets With Teens, Chicago PoliceCommon -- a Grammy-winning rapper, Oscar-winning actor, and poet from Chicago -- spoke to about 2,500 students from all over the world who are members of the Boys and Girls Clubs of America.
2 Chicago Police Officers Injured In Downtown CrashAbout 12:20 a.m., a Mitsubishi Montero was driving south in the 500 block of South State Street when it rear-ended a Chicago Police squad car and a CTA bus, according to Chicago Police.
4 Cops At Laquan McDonald Shooting Suspended For Faulty DashcamsChicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson has suspended four officers who were at the scene of the Laquan McDonald shooting in 2014 for not ensuring their dashboard cameras were working properly.
Video Released From Fatal Police Shooting In NovemberPolice officers shot and killed 26-year-old Darius Jones on Nov. 18, 2016, when he allegedly refused to drop his weapon after firing shots at 69th and Damen.
Chicago Police To Equip All Officers With Body Cameras By End Of 2017The Chicago Police Department will be equipping every patrol officer in the city with body cameras a year ahead of schedule.
2 Cops Seen In Beating Video Resign From CPDTwo Chicago Police officers who were captured on video beating an ex-con at a late-night restaurant in 2006 have resigned from the department.
Chicago Cop Convicted Of Perjury, 2 Others AcquittedChicago Police Officer William Pruente was convicted of perjury, official misconduct and obstruction of justice.
Two Rookie Chicago Cops Help Save Gunshot VictimIt was Sunday evening when Officers John McGlynn and Michael Hughes heard the call about shots fired in Englewood. WBBM's Steve Miller reports.
Aldermen Back $2M Settlement To Police WhistleblowersThe settlement with police partners Shannon Spalding and Daniel Echeverria was reached on the eve of their trial, averting the need for Mayor Rahm Emanuel to comply with a federal judge’s order to testify about the code of silence that the mayor acknowledged exists in the Police Department.
Emanuel Unveils Budget With More Cops, New Grocery Bag FeeDeclaring city finances were “back on solid ground” after enacting unpopular tax hikes to shore up various employee pension funds, Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Tuesday announced a 2017 budget that would allow Chicago to hire hundreds of new police officers.
Chicago Police Department To Add Nearly 1,000 Officers Over Next Two YearsThe move would allow the department to fill nearly 470 existing vacancies, and add approximately 500 new officers over current authorized strength.

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