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Officers Shoot Suspect Who Pointed Gun At Police In Fuller Park

Area Central Gun Team officers saw two “suspicious males” near the mouth of an alley and were approaching them to conduct an interview when the males ran away, police said. One of them pointed a gun at the officers pursuing him.

03/20/2014

NATO Protests May 21st

Police Union Still Fighting City For Overtime From NATO Protests

The Fraternal Order of Police is accusing the Emanuel’s administration of concealing a ruling regarding overtime for police officers during the NATO summit, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.

06/08/2013

Mayor Rahm Emanuel

Mayor Has Hands Full With Union Negotiations

If you think negotiations with Chicago teachers were tough, wait until you see what happens when the city sits down with representatives for police and firefighters. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.

08/10/2012

Walter Jacobson

Walter’s Perspective: Don’t Mess With Police Labor Negotiations

CBS 2′s Walter Jacobson says the police union may have missed a negotiating deadline, but the mayor shouldn’t punish rank-and-file officers.

03/29/2012

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Cops Who Shoot Someone Now Have 24 Hours To Talk To Independent Reviewers

Chicago Police officers have won the right to a 24-hour cooling-off period from the time they shoot someone to the time they must speak to an independent investigator.

06/28/2011

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Police Supt. Garry McCarthy attend the funeral of a fallen police officer on Friday. (CBS)

Mayor, Police Union Off To Positive Start

Is Mayor Rahm Emanuel off to a good start with the Chicago police union? It didn’t hurt that he attended a funeral of a fallen officer on Friday, CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.

05/27/2011

Michael Shields (CBS File Photo)

Patrolman, 33, Takes The Reins Of Chicago Police Union

Police officer Michael Shields will be the next president of the powerful Fraternal Order of Police, which clashed with the city’s last superintendent as well as Mayor Daley.

03/04/2011

FOP News Conference

FOP Threatens Lawsuit Over Police Beating Claims

The Fraternal Order of Police is threatening a lawsuit, after seven Chicago Police officers were stripped of their powers on claims that they beat a handcuffed suspect, only for two to be cleared within days.

CBS Chicago–10/21/2010

Chicago Police Supt. Jody Weis

Six More Chicago Cops Face Brutality Charges

Seven Chicago police officers have been taken off the street because of accusations of brutality involving a crime suspect in police custody.

WBBM Newsradio–10/18/2010