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Illinois House Floor

House Shoots Down Bill To Allow Recording Of Police Officers

Illinois lawmakers have defeated a measure to allow private citizens to make audio recordings of police officers on the job.

CBS Chicago–03/22/2012

Police Supt. Garry McCarthy

McCarthy Pledges No NYPD-Style Spying On Muslims

For the first time in public, Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy promised his department will never conduct blanket surveillance of Muslims like the New York Police Department did in Newark, N.J., when he was chief there.

03/04/2012

Police Gun Generic (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Judge Rules Against State’s Ban On Recording Police Officers

A judge on Friday tossed out the controversial Illinois eavesdropping law, which makes it a crime to record police officers, according to a published report.

CBS Chicago–03/02/2012