Directors of the union that represents rank-and-file Chicago police officers have removed the lodge’s president.
The plan, called safe passage- involves not only police, but firefighters, animal control officers and streets and san employees. CBS 2’s Dorothy tucker explains why they’re so upset.
Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy said residents of low-crime areas shouldn’t worry their neighborhoods will be left with less protection as his department closes and consolidates districts Sunday in its first major structural change in 31 years.
The Chicago Police Department continues to gear up for the NATO and G8 summits in May with enhanced protection for officers likely to confront protesters.
Chicago police officers went door-to-door in the Austin neighborhood on Wednesday, urging local residents to speak out about what they might know about the murder of an off-duty police officer last week.
Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy found himself in the line of fire Monday, because of his decision to move more officers to patrol duty.
Is Mayor Rahm Emanuel off to a good start with the Chicago police union? It didn’t hurt that he attended a funeral of a fallen officer on Friday, CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.
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.