Harrison District

Chicago Police Cmdr. Glenn Evans. (Credit: Chicago Police)

CPD Commander Accused Of Shoving Gun In Suspect’s Mouth And Taser Against His Groin

A Chicago police commander accused of sticking the barrel of his service weapon in a suspect’s throat, pressing a stun gun against the man’s groin last year, and threatening to kill him was released without having to post bail Thursday.


Chicago Police Commander Evans. (Credit: CBS)

West Side Commander Charged With Aggravated Battery, Stripped Of Police Powers

A Chicago Police commander on the city’s West Side has been stripped of his police powers.


A man holds on to a prison bar inside of a jail cell. (Photo by Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images)

Woman Dies In Custody At West Side Police Station

An officer found the 34-year-old arrestee unresponsive in a cell at the police station at 3151 W. Harrison St. about 8:10 a.m., police said.


File Photo Of A Handgun (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Man Shot Two Blocks Away From Police Station

A man was shot three times in the back Wednesday night about three blocks away from a police station on the West Side.



Cop Faces Felony Charges For Alleged Sex In Jail

A Chicago police officer is facing a number of felony charges after allegedly having sex with a prisoner he promised to release from a lockup.


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Mayor Wants To Expand Anti-Gang Strategy From Neighborhoods Where It Worked

Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Thursday the Police Department is prepared to expand its anti-gang strategies, after early efforts in two neighborhoods have shown dramatic results.

CBS Chicago–07/12/2012

Harrison District Station

Source: Police Officer In Trouble Over Lockup Sex Scandal

A Chicago Police officer has been relieved of his powers and is off the streets, amid allegations that he requested sexual favors from someone being held in a district lockup.

CBS 2–06/08/2012

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Teen Houdini Busts Out Of Handcuffs, Escapes Police Station

Police were searching for a 15-year-old drug suspect who they say managed a great escape from his handcuffs – and out of the District 11 police station.


Police-Federal Cooperation

Federal Agents To Assist Police In Fighting Crime On South, West Side

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and police Supt. Garry McCarthy on Friday announced partnerships with federal law enforcement to reduce violent crime in police districts on the South and West sides.

CBS Chicago–02/10/2012

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

Police First Deputy: Just Hiring More Officers Is Not Answer To Cutting Crime

Police First Deputy Supt. Al Wysinger is talking about plans to cut crime in the struggling Englewood and Harrison districts. But Wysinger says simply hiring more police officers is not the answer.

CBS Chicago–01/24/2012

Supt. Garry McCarthy

Police To Saturate South, West Side Districts In Fight To Reduce Crime

Police Supt. Garry McCarthy is calling on people who live in high-crime areas to help keep their streets safe.

CBS Chicago–01/23/2012


Mother Sues After Teen Dies In Police Custody

The mother of a teenage boy who died in police custody has filed a lawsuit against the city and the police officers involved.

CBS Chicago–07/22/2011

Officers Shot

2 Police Officers Shot On West Side

Police are talking to a person of interest, after two young Chicago Police officers were shot and wounded on the city’s West Side.

CBS Chicago–07/19/2011


Autopsy Inconclusive For Boy Who Died In Police Custody

An autopsy has been deemed inconclusive for a 17-year-old boy who died in police custody, after being arrested for possession of heroin on the city’s West Side.

CBS Chicago–07/14/2011

Squad Car Damage

Hail Damages Scores Of Chicago Police Squad Cars

Scores of police squad cars were among the many vehicles damaged Thursday night due to the hailstorm that swept through.

CBS Chicago–07/01/2011

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Sewer Water Leaks Into West Side Police Station

A sewer problem in the West Side’s Harrison District police station caused a messy situation early Thursday.


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In Wake Of Homicide, Police Crack Down On West Side Gang

Nearly 200 gang members belonging to what the Chicago Police Department calls the most violent gang faction in the West Side’s Harrison District have been arrested as part of the department’s effort to crack down on gangs that are responsible for homicides, police Superintendent Jody P. Weis announced on Sunday.