Alderman Blasts Lightfoot For Criticism Of Police Reform HearingsOne of the Chicago aldermen leading public hearings on efforts to overhaul the Police Department lashed out Thursday at critics who have called their hearings a “sham.”
Police Reform Task Force Chief Calls For More Transparency From City HallMayor Rahm Emanuel’s former point person on police reform called on his administration to be more transparent as it overhauls department policies and procedures.
Dozens Voice Concerns At First Forum On Police Accountability Task ForceFewer than 100 people turned out for the first of four meetings of the Mayor's Task Force on Police Accountability.
Police Board President Lori Lightfoot Says CPD Must Adapt To Changing World The head of the Chicago Police Board says the Police Department must face some hard truths if it’s going to restore the public trust it lost in the midst of some recent shooting cases, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Police Board To Get Public Input In Search For Next SuperintendentAt a special public meeting of the Chicago Police Board on Tuesday, Chicago residents will get a chance to speak for up to two minutes each about the qualities they believe the new Chicago Police Superintendent should have.
Aldermen Grill Police, Union Officials In HearingChicago aldermen asked some tough questions of the city's new police watchdog during a meeting of two City Council committees.
Police Board Launches Search For New Chicago Police Superintendent
Essay Question For Chicago Police Supt. Candidates: 'What Does Accountability Mean?'CBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot reports on what officials will be looking for in a new top cop.
City Council Panel Approves Mayor's Pick To Head Police Review BoardA City Council panel has approved a former federal prosecutor as the new head of the Chicago Police Board reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Former Judges, Ex-Prosecutors Urge Alvarez To Drop Perjury CaseThe letter to Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez said the prosecution of Willie Johnson could discourage other people from recanting prior testimony.
Durbin, Kirk Select 4 Former Federal Prosecutors As Finalists To Replace FitzgeraldU.S. Sens. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) and Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) have sent the White House a list of four finalists to replace former U.S. Atty. Patrick Fitzgerald, who stepped down in June, after nearly 11 years as Chicago’s top federal prosecutor.