Police Blast "Broken" System After Parolee Charged With Shooting Off-Duty CopChicago police officials vented their frustration at what they see as too-lenient sentencing laws for gun crimes, after a convicted felon on parole was charged with shooting an off-duty police officer.
Off-Duty Police Officer Wounded Exchanging Shots With Robbers Who Said 'Shoot Him'An off-duty Chicago police officer was wounded in an exchange of gunfire early Monday in the Washington Heights neighborhood, after a would-be robber told an accomplice to "shoot him."
Off-Duty Cop Fires Shots At Catalytic Converter Thief Who Tried To Run Him OverAn off-duty Chicago police officer fired his gun at two suspects Thursday morning, after he caught a man vandalizing a car in Norwood Park.
Man Accused Of Pointing Gun At Off-Duty Cop In Funeral ProcessionTerrance Reed, 30, was in a vehicle that disregarded a funeral procession on the morning of Jan. 4, causing the off-duty officer to honk his horn, Assistant Cook County State’s Attorney April Gonzales said during a bail hearing Sunday.
Relative Shot By Off-Duty Cop Charged With AssaultA man faces charges of domestic battery and aggravated assault after he was shot over the weekend by an off-duty Chicago Police officer inside their Dunning neighborhood home. The officer, a 47-year-old woman, shot 52-year-old James Holland in the right shoulder when he approached her with a knife, police said.
Gun Shop Owner Wants NFL To Lift Ban On Guns In StadiumsOnly designated security staffers and on-duty police are allowed to carry firearms on NFL team property.
Off-Duty Chicago Police Officer Dies After Motorcycle CrashTuesday afternoon, 35-year-old Jonathan Ho was riding a motorcycle at 95th Street and Vincennes Avenue, when it collided with another vehicle, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
Two Charged With Robbing, Shooting Off-Duty Oak Park Police OfficerThe officer, 57-year-old Johnny Patterson, was at his garage in the 300 block of West 103rd Place getting ready to go to work at 5:13 a.m. when 18-year-old Taiwan McNeal and a 17-year-old David Bush approached him and one of them produced a handgun, according to Chicago Police.
No Bail For Pair Charged With Shooting At Off-Duty Police OfficerGustavo VillaGomez, 27, and Kevin Martinez, 20, both face one count of aggravated assault of a peace officer with a weapon, a felony, according to a statement from Chicago Police. VillaGomez was also cited for driving on a revoked license and Martinez was on bond for a previous firearm-related charge.
Off-Duty Police Sergeant Shoots, Kills Gunman In Mount GreenwoodThe sergeant watched the 45-year-old man shoot another male about 6:30 p.m. in a business near 111th Street and Spaulding Avenue, according police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office. Officers could be seen investigating inside Blackthorn Pub, at 3300 W. 111th St.
Off-Duty CPD Officer Suspected Of Being Drunk, Firing At Suburban Cop Near Police StationAn off-duty Chicago Police officer has been stripped of his arrest powers after he allegedly fired multiple times at an off-duty suburban cop who tried to pull him over after suspecting he was driving drunk, law enforcement sources said Monday.
Man Killed In Joliet Crash Involving Off-Duty CopA 24-year-old man was killed early Thursday morning, when he drove into the path of an oncoming SUV, driven by an off-duty police sergeant.

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