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Opinion: No, The Year-To-Year Rise In Law Enforcement Officer Deaths Isn’t Because People Hate Cops

Who knows, maybe there is a grand conspiracy to murder police officers. But you know what? The numbers provided by the FBI don’t come close to proving that. If you say otherwise, you are a liar.


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‘Kid Cop’ Sentenced To Prison For Again Impersonating Officer

Vincent Richardson pleaded guilty Thursday to false impersonation of a peace officer and Judge Lauren Gottainer Edidin sentenced him to 18 months in prison and issued a $454 fine.


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Aurora Man Charged With Punching Cop To Avoid Pot Arrest

A west suburban Aurora man was charged with aggravated battery of a police officer Wednesday afternoon after police attempted to chase down several men believed to be using marijuana, the Beacon News reports.


Evanston Police Officer Sean O'Brien was running errands Tuesday when he spotted a small boy running around in the street in Des Plaines. When the boy jumped in the river, O'Brien jumped in after him and saved his life. (Credit: Sun-Times Media)

Cop Rescuer: ‘I Just Jumped In’

What started as a fun-run in the snow nearly turned tragic in Des Plaines yesterday. But it turned out to be a lucky day for a little boy who slipped into the river.

CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez met the hero cop who saved him.



Man Charged With Breaking Into, Trying To Burglarize Cop’s Home

An off-duty Chicago Police officer suffered a broken bone in one of his hands while struggling with a man who broke into the officer’s Wicker Park home on Friday and tried to burglarize it.


After a 5-month investigation, Patrol Officer Enrique Guzman, 34, was arrested on Wednesday by fellow members of the Northbrook Police Department and FBI agents. (Credit: Northbrook Police Dept.)

Northbrook Cop Charged With Burglary, Armed Violence

A 12-year veteran of the Northbrook Police Department has been charged with armed violence and burglary stemming from an incident where he is alleged to have stolen jewelry from a home while investigating a report of an open door.


Walter Jacobson

Walter’s Perspective: Cop Blog Created Controversy Over City Sticker

CBS 2’s Walter Jacobson comes to the defense of a 15-year-old Chicago student whose city sticker design was nixed this week amid controversy.


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Man Charged In Wounding Of Officer

William T. Wright, 20, has been charged with attempted murder for shooting a Chicago cop in the thigh during a chase Thursday night.


Desmond Myrick

Rape Victim Flags Down Off-Duty Cop

A man was charged with sexually assaulting a woman who flagged down an off-duty police officer who said he was “in the right place at the right time’’.