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Vincent Richardson (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

‘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.

11/07/2013

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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.

07/28/2013

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.

03/06/2013

Wilkins-WIR

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.

02/09/2013

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.

01/31/2013

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.

02/09/2012

William T. Wright (Chicago Police Department)

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.

10/14/2011

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’’.

02/24/2011