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Hammond, Ind. Police: K-9 Officer Did Not Abuse Dog, Will Get Additional Training

A Hammond, Ind. police officer has been cleared of abuse allegations following a viral video that showed him lifting a police dog in the air by the animal’s collar.

05/19/2014

Terrell Garrett, a North Chicago police officer, is pictured in this file image from the Lake County News Sun. (Sun-Times Media)

Former North Chicago Cop Gets 10 years For Fatal Wrong-Way DUI Crash

Prosecutors said Terrell Garrett, an off-duty North Chicago officer, was traveling at 60 mph in a 45 mph zone in March 2013, heading north in the southbound lanes, when his SUV crashed into a Jeep, killing Joaquin Garcia, 25, and his friend, Fabian Torres, 27.

04/25/2014

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Officer Injured Responding To South Side Battery

The officer was responding to a call of a battery in progress about 4:15 p.m. near the corner of West 52nd and South Paulina streets.

03/24/2014

Alexander Villa (Chicago Police Dept.)

Third Suspect Charged In Officer’s Shooting Death

Chicago Police Officer Clifton Lewis was murdered during a West Side convenience store robbery in 2011.

11/22/2013

Cassandra Feuerstein slams into a bench after video tape showed her being thrown into a jail cell. (CBS)

Skokie Cop Accused Of On-Duty Battery Resigns

Michael Hart, a 19-year veteran of the Skokie Police Department, was charged with aggravated battery and official misconduct following a DUI arrest on March 10 in which a woman suffered injuries.

11/15/2013

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Officer Applicant Cries Foul At UIC Hiring Process

David Medina wants to be a cop, and the University of Illinois-Chicago Police Department seemed like the perfect fit. CBS 2′s Mike Puccinelli reports.

12/13/2012

Arizona tourist Jennifer Foster took this picture of kindness by a NYPD officer toward a homeless man. (Facebook)

Viral Picture Of NY Cop Helping Homeless Man Inspires People Here

Here in Chicago, similar acts of kindness happen every day without the fanfare. CBS 2′s Mai Martinez reports.

11/30/2012

Chicago Police Officer Nathaniel Taylor (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

Slain Officer Honored With Street Designation

More than 200 police officers, family members and friends gathered at 44th Street and Homan Avenue for the unveiling of the honorary street designation in memory of murdered officer Nathaniel Taylor.

11/09/2012

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Police Officer Injured During Scuffle With Shooting Suspect

A Chicago police officer is in the hospital this morning after a shootout in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood.

08/29/2012

Simone Lewis, right, is comforted by her grandmother, Henrietta Fountain. (CBS)

Slain Officer’s Daughter: ‘I Miss Him Being Here’

Community leaders on Saturday urged West Side residents to help solve the murder of Chicago police officer Clifton Lewis as his young daughter tried to cope with the tragedy.

12/31/2011

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Oak Park Cop Bitten By HIV-Positive Man

An Oak Park police officer is OK after being bitten by an HIV-positive prisoner during post-arrest processing.

11/28/2011

Mayor Emanuel addresses reporters Friday in Chicago. (CBS)

Emanuel Concerned About Length Of Police Misconduct Probes

Mayor Rahm Emanuel says he is concerned about how long it can take for the police review board to investigate when officers are accused of misconduct.

CBS Chicago–11/09/2011

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Woman Police Officer Killed In Domestic Disturbance

The unidentified female police officer was discovered dead late Friday morning in the 8800 block of South Wallace Street, Chicago Police News Affairs said.

11/04/2011

Robert Buchanan, a former Cook County corrections officer, is charged with raping an 11-year-old girl in 1997. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff's Office)

Cook County Officer Charged In 1997 Rape

A Cook County Sheriff’s correctional officer is the latest person to be charged with rape after victim rape kits that went untested for years in south suburban Harvey were recovered in a raid.

CBS Chicago–09/22/2011

Ex-Chicago officer Jesse Sandoval (CBS)

Ex-Chicago Cop Berates Officers Who Pull Him Over For DUI

When officers arrested him, Denver cop Jesse Sandoval berated them for 40 minutes, insinuating it wouldn’t have happened where he used to work: the Chicago Police Department.

07/22/2011

Margaret Flisk

Daughter Of Murdered Officer Pays Tribute To Her Father

Margaret Flisk, daughter of murdered Chicago Police Officer Michael Flisk, spoke at her father’s funeral on Wednesday. The tribute she gave to her father was nothing short of incredible. CBS 2′s Vince Gerasole reports.

12/01/2010

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Cops: Teen Who Tried To Disarm Cop Had Another Officer’s Gun

A man has been charged with trying to disarm a police officer on the South Side on Thursday afternoon, then found to be in possession of another officer’s weapon which was taken in a burglary.

10/22/2010