Police officer Michael Shields will be the next president of the powerful Fraternal Order of Police, which clashed with the city’s last superintendent as well as Mayor Daley.
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.
Bird watchers and other naturalists were unable to shoot down a deal for the Chicago Police Department to build a firing range.
Seven Chicago police officers have been taken off the street because of accusations of brutality involving a crime suspect in police custody.