(File photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Off-Duty Cop Accidentally Shoots Self While Tussling With Suspect

The officer was taken in good condition to Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Police did not release the officer’s gender or age.


A police car monitors a section of the Sauganash neighborhood, where an off-duty cop was attacked Thursday. (CBS)

Off-Duty Chicago Cop Fights Off Rapist

The attack happened in the 5800 block of North Rogers between 2 p.m. and 3 p.m., police said. Neighbors say the site of the incident is a jogging path used by people all the time.


An off-duty CTA worker driving a pickup truck crashed into an ambulance in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on March 21, 2013. The CTA worker was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving. (Credit: CBS)

Off-Duty CTA Worker Suspected Of DUI In Crash With Ambulance

An off-duty CTA employee was arrested in the Back of the Yards neighborhood overnight, on suspicion of drunk driving, after crashing into an ambulance carrying a patient to the hospital.


File Photo Of Chicago Police Car (Getty Images)

Lawsuit: Off-Duty Cop Attacked, Pistol-Whipped Couple

A Chicago Police officer is being sued for alleged brutality and is under investigation by the Independent Police Review Authority, two years after an incident on the Northwest Side.

CBS Chicago–06/26/2012

Rekia Boyd was killed by gunfire from an off-duty Chicago police detective. (CBS)

Family Sues On Behalf Of Woman Shot Dead By Off-Duty Detective

The family of a 22-year-old woman killed by bullets from the gun of an off-duty police officer has filed suit against the city and the officer who fired.

CBS Chicago–04/06/2012

Scales Of Justice

Lawsuit: Off-Duty West Chicago Cop Shot At Car In Road Rage Incident

The family of a Cicero teenager is suing in federal court in Chicago, accusing a West Chicago police officer of shooting at their car and wounding him.

CBS Chicago–02/29/2012

Richard Bolling, 42, a Chicago police officer, was convicted of reckless homicide and drunk driving in a 2009 crash that killed a 13-year-old boy riding a bicycle. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff's Office)

Sentencing Delayed For Cop In Deadly Hit-And-Run

Sentencing for a Chicago police officer convicted in a deadly hit-and-run crash in 2009 has been pushed back two weeks after a judge heard emotional testimony from the victim’s family who are seeking a stiff sentence, as well as from friends of the officer who urged lenience.

CBS Chicago–02/22/2012

An off-duty Chicago police officer was fatally shot Thursday evening at  an Austin food mart. (CBS)

Off-Duty Police Officer Shot, Killed

An off-duty police officer was fatally shot Thursday evening while he worked security at a West Side grocery store, Chicago police said.


A police officer conducts a breathalyzer test.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Harvey Cop Charged With Driving Drunk In West Suburbs

An off-duty Harvey police officer was arrested for driving drunk early Tuesday after he allegedly crashed into a stationary vehicle in west suburban Riverside.

CBS Chicago–12/28/2011

Police Shooting

Suspect Wounded In Another Police Shooting On West Side

The Independent Police Review Authority is investigating yet another shooting involving a Chicago Police officer – the third such incident since Monday night.

CBS Chicago–07/27/2011

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

Off-Duty Cop Shoots Robbery Suspect On West Side

An off-duty Chicago Police officer shot and wounded a suspect after an armed robbery on the city’s West Side this morning.

CBS Chicago–04/27/2011

A Chicago police officer shot and killed a man who broke into his home in the 10000 block of South Princeton Avenue on March 29, 2011. (Credit: CBS)

Off-Duty Cop Shoots, Kills Home Invader

An off-duty Chicago Police officer shot and killed a man who tried to attack the officer in his Roseland neighborhood home this morning.

CBS Chicago–03/29/2011

File Photo Of Police Tape (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Off-Duty Aurora Cop Kills Juvenile Carrying Gun

A juvenile was fatally shot by an off-duty Aurora police officer who allegedly saw him shooting at a group of kids Friday afternoon in the west suburb.


Fallen Officer Tribute

Off-Duty Police Officer Found Shot To Death

Chicago Police are once again mourning one of their own, after an off-duty officer was found shot to death on the city’s Southwest Side.

CBS Chicago–11/22/2010