Jody Weis

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NRA Pushing Concealed Carry Measure In Springfield

In Springfield Tuesday afternoon, the first step was taken toward allowing gun owners to carry concealed weapons on the streets of Illinois.

CBS 2–01/29/2013

Former Chicago Police Supt. Jody Weis talks with CBS 2's Walter Jacobson. (CBS)

Former Chicago Police Supt. Weis Leaves Crime Commission

Weis, who was president of the commission for eight months, said in an announcement Friday he left the commission to pursue interests in teaching, research and private industry.


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Book Shows How Gangs Are Using Social Media

A new book spells out how Chicago area street gangs are using social media to plot and carry out their dirty work.

CBS Chicago–01/26/2012

A sign carried by protesters planning demonstrations at the G8 and NATO summits in Chicago in 2012. The protesters went to City Hall on Nov. 16, 2011, to discuss permits for their planned demonstrations. (Credit: CBS)

Police, Protesters Already Planning For G8/NATO Summits In May

It could be one of those “be careful what you wish for” stories. Bringing the G8 and NATO summits to Chicago next spring was one of Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s first major coups when he took office, or so he thought.

CBS 2–11/16/2011

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Crime Commission Honors Officers For Outstanding Work

City, suburban and federal law enforcement officers and prosecutors are being recognized tonight for the outstanding work they have done in solving murders and reducing the number of gang members, guns and drugs on the street.

CBS Chicago–11/02/2011

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Alderman Introduce Proposed Change In Marijuana Penalties

Aldermen have introduced an ordinance that would reduce the penalties for small amounts of marijuana, but they are in no hurry to pass it.

CBS Chicago–11/02/2011

Former Chicago Police Supt. Jody Weis talks with CBS 2's Walter Jacobson. (CBS)

Chicago’s Former Police Superintendent Disagrees With New Emphasis On Beat Cops

Former Chicago Police Supt. Jody Weis discusses his feelings about being moved out and how he thinks his replacement is doing. CBS 2’s Walter Jacobson reports.


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Crime Commission Blasts Gambling Expansion Plan

The Chicago Crime Commission on Wednesday said that legislation to allow for a massive expansion of gambling in Illinois is “deeply flawed” and would be bad for the state.

CBS Chicago–08/03/2011

Chicago Police Superintendent Jody Weis (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

In New Role, Weis Vows To Help ‘Tamp Down’ Gang, Gun Violence

Former Chicago Police Supt. Jody Weis says his first priority as the new deputy director of the Chicago Crime Commission will be to assess the causes of gang and gun violence.

CBS Chicago–07/06/2011

Jody Weis

Weis To Take Post At Chicago Crime Commission

Former police Supt. Jody Weis has a new job that will keep him in Chicago.

CBS Chicago–07/05/2011

Jody Weis

Report: Weis Took Home $76K Lump Sum

There is still no word on the next career move for Jody Weis after his three years as Chicago’s police superintendent.

CBS Chicago–06/21/2011

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Emanuel Narrows List Of Candidates For Top Cop

Chicago Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel reportedly has narrowed the list of police superintendent candidates to a handful, and it’s a mix of insiders and outsiders.


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Deadline Arrives For Police Supt. Applications

Today is the deadline for applications for the job of Chicago Police superintendent.

CBS Chicago–04/11/2011

Charles Ramsey

Charles Ramsey Out As Top Chicago Cop Candidate

Philadelphia Police Chief Charles Ramsey, a front-runner to become the next Chicago Police superintendent, is no longer a candidate.

WBBM Newsradio–04/06/2011

Terry Hillard

Hillard Boosting Police Visibility, Puts 470 More Cops In Uniform

Interim Chicago Police Supt. Terry Hillard said Friday that patrol officers are the backbone of the department, so he’s moving 70 officers from specialized units to patrol and putting 400 plainclothes tactical and gang unit officers in uniform.

CBS Chicago–03/25/2011

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Police Board Taking Applications For Top Cop

Two weeks after Jody Weis stepped down as Chicago’s top cop, the Police Board has launched the application process for finding a new full-time police superintendent.

CBS Chicago–03/16/2011

Mayor Elect Rahm Emanuel addresses the press at the Union League Club in Chicago.  (Credit: CBS)

Who Will Be Emanuel’s Pick For Top Cop?

Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel says he doesn’t want to waste any time in finding a new leader for the Chicago Police Department.

CBS Chicago–03/03/2011

Jody Weis

Weis: ‘Daley Could Not Have Been More Supportive’

A day after stepping down from the helm of the Chicago Police Department, Jody Weis said Wednesday it would be up to the people of Chicago to judge how well he did.

CBS 2–03/02/2011

Terry Hillard

Hillard Returns As Police Superintendent

Former Supt. Terry Hillard is back in charge at the Chicago Police Department nearly eight years after he left the post, as the departure of Supt. Jody Weis draws mixed feelings.

CBS Chicago–03/02/2011

Walter Jacobson

Walter’s Perspective: The Jody Mystery Story

The Jody story still is a mystery. Walter asks, what is it that was so bad about Jody Weis?

CBS 2–03/01/2011