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

Weis Stepping Down As Top Cop, Terry Hillard Taking Over

Jody Weis will be stepping down as Chicago’s top cop at the end of the day on Tuesday, the last day of his contract as Chicago police superintendent. Former top cop Terry Hillard will take his place.

CBS Chicago–03/01/2011

Police Supt. Jody Weis

Weis’ Contract Reaches Expiration Date

The contract for Chicago Police Supt. Jody Weis ends today, and city officials are expected to make an announcement soon on what they plan to do next.

CBS Chicago–03/01/2011

Chicago Police Supt. Jody Weis talks with reporters near the scene of a shootout that injured an officer Saturday. (CBS)

UPDATED: Clock Running Out For Police Supt. Weis

Chicago’s top cop apparently will be out of job when a new mayor takes over in May. The big question: Will he leave when his contract expires Tuesday, or help with the upcoming transition?

02/28/2011

Chicago Police Supt. Jody Weis

Clock Nearly Run Out For Police Supt. Weis

Chicago’s top cop apparently will be out of job when a new mayor takes over in May. The big question: Will he leave when his contract expires Tuesday, or help with the upcoming transition?

02/27/2011

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

Did Weis’ Controversial Gang Meeting Work?

He said his controversial meeting with hundreds of gang members would help fight crime, and on Sunday Chicago Police Superintendent Jody Weis has the numbers to prove it.

02/13/2011

Police Supt. Jody Weis

Police Misconduct Complaints Down Under Weis

The number of misconduct complaints filed against Chicago Police officers is down since police Supt. Jody Weis took over.

CBS Chicago–02/09/2011

An unidentified South Side street after the Blizzard of 2011. (Credit: Keno/Photo via email)

Blizzard Apparently Keeping Crooks Off Streets

If there was one bright spot to having 20 inches of snow dumped on the city in less than 24 hours earlier this week, it apparently helped keep the city’s crooks off the streets for a while.

CBS Chicago–02/04/2011

Jon Burge

Weis Critical Of Decision Allowing Burge To Keep Pension

Chicago Police Supt. Jody Weis says he’s embarrassed by the police pension Board decision to allow former Cmdr. Jon Burge keep his pension.

WBBM Newsradio–01/28/2011

Gery Chico

Mayoral Candidates Focus On Adding Cops

As the candidates for mayor were waiting to find out if front-runner Rahm Emanuel will get to stay on the ballot, they were out talking Wednesday about their plans to fight crime in Chicago.

CBS Chicago–01/26/2011

Police Supt. Jody Weis

Weis: I’ll Do My Job Until Last Day

Police Supt. Jody Weis rejects any notion that he is feeling mad or misjudged at a time when the reported crime rate is at its lowest level in 45 years.

WBBM Newsradio–01/12/2011

Police Supt. Jody Weis

Police Supt. Weis Defends His Record

Police Supt. Jody Weis has become the target of everyone from his own officers to candidates for mayor. Now, the city’s top cop is defending his leadership abilities.

CBS Chicago–01/05/2011

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

Candidates For Mayor Want New Police Chief

No matter which of the four top candidates running for mayor in Chicago is elected, it’s all but certain the city will soon have a new police superintendent.

01/04/2011

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Fewer Murders In 2010 Than Previous 2 Years

CHICAGO (WBBM) – There were fewer murders in Chicago last year than the year before, and the year before that.

WBBM Newsradio–01/02/2011

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

Braun Says Police Supt. Weis Should Be Replaced

Chicago mayoral candidate Carol Moseley Braun says her plan to reduce crime includes hiring a new police superintendent and more protection for senior citizens.

12/29/2010

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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

File Photo Of Chicago Police Car (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Different Paths Lead Candidates To Police Exam

For some, police service is a family tradition. Tough times in corporate America make service attractive to others. Either way, Chicago’s top cop says it’s a calling.

WBBM Newsradio–12/13/2010

File Photo Of Chicago Police Car (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Record Turnout For Chicago Police Exam

A record 9,600 people lined up Saturday to take the Chicago Police Department’s entrance exam, the first such test in four years.

CBS Chicago–12/11/2010

File Photo Of Chicago Police Car (Getty Images)

Police Release Preliminary November Crime Stats

Total crime is down for the 23rd consecutive month, according to police Supt. Jody Weis Sunday morning on the South Side.

12/05/2010

Timothy Herring

Bond Denied For Suspect In Cop, Former CHA Officer Murders

A judge denied bond for a 19-year-old parolee charged in the fatal shooting of an on-duty Chicago police officer and a retired CHA cop.

11/30/2010

Timothy Herring

Parolee Charged With Killing Cop, Former CHA Officer

A 19-year-old “person of interest” who lived near the murder scene is accused of the crime.

11/29/2010

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