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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

Chicago police search for evidence after two girls were shot in the 1300 block of West 117th Street on July 10, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

Police Union, CeaseFire At Odds Over Shooting Suspect’s Surrender

There is heavy friction between the Chicago police union and CeaseFire after the anti-violence organization helped a shooting suspect turn himself in earlier this week. CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey reports.

07/13/2012

Chicago Police Officer Clifton Lewis (Chicago Police Department)

McCarthy: ‘Significant Leads’ In Murder Of Off-Duty Cop

Chicago police officers went door-to-door in the Austin neighborhood on Wednesday, urging local residents to speak out about what they might know about the murder of an off-duty police officer last week.

CBS Chicago–01/04/2012

Gavel

Chicago Police Union Moves To Kill ACLU Suit

The Fraternal Order of Police filed a legal motion Thursday with the ultimate goal of dismissing an ACLU lawsuit that accused the city of Chicago of depriving some inner-city neighborhoods of adequate police protection.

12/01/2011

Ogden District Police Station

Officers: Police Stations Shouldn’t Be Homeless Shelters

The Chicago Fraternal Order of Police is concerned about police station lobbies becoming homeless shelters in bad weather.

CBS Chicago–09/07/2011

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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

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Police Union Remembers Fallen Officers

The Fraternal Order of Police today held a memorial to honor four Chicago Police officers who have died in the line of duty within the last year.

CBS Chicago–05/03/2011

Police Assault

1,000+ Officers May Be Disciplined For Peeping At Report

The Chicago Police Department is planning to investigate more than 1,000 of its own officers for looking up the police report of a woman allegedly sexually assaulted by two on-duty officers.

CBS Chicago–04/22/2011

Chicago Police (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Ministers To Daley: Move Cops To Higher-Crime Districts

A group of black ministers is demanding Mayor Richard M. Daley and Police Superintendent Jody Weis keep their promise to put more cops in high crime areas.

WBBM Newsradio–02/19/2011

Chicago Mayoral candidate Gery Chico. (Credit: Craig Dellimore/WBBM)

FOP Endorses Gery Chico For Mayor

Gery Chico Wednesday picked up the backing of the Fraternal Order of Police, which made its first endorsement in a Chicago mayor’s race in 20 years.

WBBM Newsradio–01/19/2011

Chicago Police Department logo

Police Union To Weis: Not So Fast

The stage is set for a confrontation over Chicago Police Supt. Jody Weis’ upcoming plan to reallocate police resources from lower-crime districts to those that need more officers.

12/18/2010

Chicago Police Officers (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Police Department Alters Minimum Age Restrictions

The Chicago Police Department has tweaked its plan to raise the minimum application age for police recruits to 25, in the face of opposition from the Fraternal Order of Police and some aldermen.

CBS Chicago–11/03/2010

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