Chicago Police Officers

Chicago Police Officers (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Chicago Police To Hire New Officers, But No Increase In Manpower

The union representing Chicago Police officers has been calling for months on the city to hire more officers, even going so far to take billboard ads.

CBS Chicago–07/03/2012

Walter Jacobson

Walter’s Perspective: City Must Stop Skimping On Cops

I know I’m not the only Chicagoan who’s angry about guns, and the murders on our streets; two more shot dead Monday night. City Hall is spending more time worrying and whining than stopping it.

CBS 2–06/19/2012

Chicago Police Officers (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Report: 200 Cops To Work As Security For Valerie Jarrett’s Daughter’s Wedding

A published report says between 100 and 200 Chicago Police officers will be off the streets Saturday to provide security for the wedding of top White House adviser Valerie Jarrett.

CBS Chicago–06/15/2012

Jail Solidarity

Protesters Charged After Mag Mile March, Claim Police Were Out Of Control

A dozen protesters have been charged after a rowdy demonstration that spilled onto the Magnificent Mile, but the protesters claim police were the ones who were out of control.

CBS Chicago–06/07/2012

Chicago White Sox GM Kenny Williams chats with Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy and two Chicago police officers at U.S. Cellular Field, before a tribute to police officers for their service during the NATO Summit. (Credit: CBS)

White Sox Pay Tribute To Chicago Cops For Work During NATO Summit

A Chicago police officer, who was stabbed in a fracas during protests of the NATO Summit over the weekend, was among the first batch to take in a free White Sox game at U.S. Cellular Field on Wednesday.

CBS Chicago–05/23/2012

Chicago police clad in riot gear work near the site of the NATO Summit, as protesters march through the streets on May 20, 2012. (credit: Mason Johnson/CBS)

FOP President Praises Chicago Cops For Work At NATO Protests

The head of the Chicago Fraternal Order of Police is praising his members for the jobs they did over the past few days during the NATO summit.

WBBM Newsradio–05/22/2012

A Chicago Police officer puts away her gas mask during a protest of the NATO Summit in Chicago on Sunday, May 20, 2012. Several officers donned gas masks, after an apparent miscommunication, when word spread that some protesters had put on gas masks. (Credit: CBS)

McCarthy: Cops Donning Gas Masks During Protest Result Of ‘Miscommunication’

Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy said Monday it was just a miscommunication this weekend, when police officers at Sunday’s anti-NATO demonstration began putting on their gas masks.

CBS Chicago–05/21/2012

A Chicago Police squad car crashed into a CTA bus on May 19, 2012, injuring two officers, a CTA driver, and six other people. (Credit: CBS)

2 Cops Among 9 Hurt When Squad Car Hits CTA Bus

A CTA driver was critically injured and eight other people were hurt early Sunday in a chain-reaction crash on the South Side that involveda bus, a squad car and other vehicles.

05/20/2012

Chicago police officers hang their heads in memory of fallen officers, during the annual St. Jude Memorial march at Gold Star Families Memorial and Park. (Credit: CBS)

Fallen Chicago Police Officers Honored At Annual March

The annual St. Jude Memorial March brought several thousand police officers and their families to Gold Star Families Memorial and Park on the lakefront on Sunday, to pay special tribute to officers who have died in the line of duty.

CBS Chicago–05/06/2012

Two Chicago Police officers were injured on April 7, 2012, in a head-on collision with a car in the Roseland neighborhood. (Credit: CBS)

Two Police Officers Injured In Roseland Head-On Collision

Two Chicago Police officers were injured early Saturday in a head-on collision with a car in the South Side Roseland neighborhood.

04/07/2012

Squad Car Crash

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

Court Case Graphic

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.

02/06/2012

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

(CBS File Photo)

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

Cortez Carter (Chicago Police Dept.)

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

(CBS File Photo)

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

Handcuffs

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.

09/18/2011

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.

07/31/2011

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