Top Cop Back In Springfield To Seek Crackdown On Repeat Gun OffendersChicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson was hoping to convince state lawmakers to approve longer prison sentences for repeat gun offenders.
Cop Didn't Shoot Attacker Over Fear Of National Scrutiny, Superintendent SaysAs aldermen were taking the first official steps to overhaul the way police shootings and allegations of police misconduct are investigated on Wednesday, one officer who was being attacked on the West Side was holding her fire, for fear of the potential scrutiny, Chicago’s top cop said Thursday.
FOP Accuses CPD Of Violating Rights Of Officers Facing Firing Over Laquan McDonald ScandalFraternal Order of Police President Dean Angelo on Monday accused the Chicago Police Department of violating the due process of seven officers who stand to lose their jobs for allegedly covering up the police shooting of Laquan McDonald.
New Interim Supt. Johnson Says He’s Never Witnessed Police Misconduct In 27 Years With CPDInterim Superintendent Eddie Johnson sat down with CBS 2's Derrick Blakley to talk about his plan for reducing crime, police misconduct and the surprise call from City Hall that put him in charge.
Black Aldermen Want To Interview Finalists For Next Police SuperintendentA group of black aldermen on Thursday threatened to withhold their votes on Chicago’s next police superintendent if Mayor Rahm Emanuel does not allow the City Council to question all three finalists for the job.
West Side Leaders Line Up Behind Chicago Police Superintendent CandidateThe black elected officials say veteran Deputy Chief Eugene Williams is the man for the job. CBS 2's Derrick Blakley reports.
Latino Aldermen Demand Escalante Be Considered For CPD SuperintendentMembers of the Chicago City Council Latino Caucus on Friday demanded interim Police Supt. John Escalante get the job permanently, or at least be included on a new list of finalists for the position.
Police Board Announces 3 Finalists For CPD SuperintendentThe Chicago Police Board has revealed two outsiders and one top deputy at the Chicago Police Department as the three finalists for the next police superintendent.
Thirty-Nine Applicants Seek Chicago Police Superintendent Job
Police Board To Get Public Input In Search For Next SuperintendentAt a special public meeting of the Chicago Police Board on Tuesday, Chicago residents will get a chance to speak for up to two minutes each about the qualities they believe the new Chicago Police Superintendent should have.
Police Board Launches Search For New Chicago Police Superintendent
FBI Head, Police Chiefs Disagree On Impact Increased Scrutiny Having On Police OfficersCBS 2 Chief correspondent Jay Levine says an issue first raised by Mayor Emanuel about camera shy cops has spread from city hall to city streets and all the way to the White House.