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Independent Police Review Authority Supervisor Arrested For DUI New Year’s Day

An investigator who’s job it is to police the police is in trouble with the law.


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Police Shoot Man Who Claims To Have Gun

Tactical officers walked up to the 45-year-old man as he was drinking near the intersection of North Greenview Avenue and Howard Street in Rogers Park.


Mayor Rahm Emanuel addresses an anti-violence summit at Chicago State University. (CBS)

Ex-Top Cops, Emanuel Appointee, Search For Chief To Investigate Police

Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Monday named a former Chicago Police superintendent, an activist-priest and the trusted co-chair of his transition team to a committee that will search for a new chief for the agency that investigates police misconduct.


Brian Lockhart, 35, allegedly threatened to kill himself and co-workers. (Cook County Sheriff's Department)

Police Watchdog Employee Charged With Threatening Co-Workers

An employee of the review board that investigates officer-involved shootings for the Chicago Police was charged after he allegedly threatened to kill himself and three co-workers.


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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.


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Man Injured In Second Police-Involved Shooting This Week

The man was struck by a round fired by a Chicago Police officer but did not suffer life threatening injuries, authorities said.


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Man Fatally Shot By Police On South Side

Police shot and killed a man on the South Side early Saturday when he allegedly tried to run over an officer with his car.

WBBM Newsradio–01/01/2011