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Waukegan Police logo (Credit: City Of Waukegan Website)

Waukegan Police Chief Quits Over False Military Service Claims

Robert Kerkorian resigned as Waukegan Police Chief on Monday, July 1, two months after being sworn in and three days after he released a public statement acknowledging that he falsely claimed to have trained as a Navy SEAL on his 1987 police department job application.

07/02/2013

A budtender handles marijuana at Perennial Holistic Wellness Center, a not-for-profit medical marijuana dispensary in operation since 2006, on September 7, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Suburban Police Chief Criticizes Medical Marijuana Plan

One suburban police chief thinks law enforcement agencies across the state need to be better prepared if and when medical marijuana becomes legal in Illinois.

06/21/2013

NIU Campus

NIU To Begin National Search For New Police Chief

Northern Illinois University has announced a national search for a new police chief nearly three months after firing longtime chief Donald Grady.

05/07/2013

The front of a vacant restaurant in Hinsdale is boarded up, after a car crashed into the building on Washington Street on March 25, 2013, the third such crash in five weeks on the same block. (Credit: Bernie Tafoya/WBBM)

Hinsdale Might Install Barriers Downtown To Stop Cars From Hitting Buildings

Officials in west suburban Hinsdale are considering installing reinforced posts in the village’s downtown business district, as a way to prevent cars from jumping the curb and hitting buildings.

WBBM Newsradio–04/25/2013

Bolingbrook Police Chief Kevin McCarthy will also take over administrative duties for the fire department on May 1, 2013. (Photo courtesy Village of Bolingbrook)

Bolingbrook To Merge Police And Fire Chief Jobs

When village trustees finalize the upcoming budget for May 1, Police Chief Kevin McCarthy will also take over administrative duties for the fire department.

03/08/2013

Northern Illinois University Police Chief Donald Grady

NIU Police Chief Fired; Lawyer Says He’ll ‘Fight This In Every Way Possible’

Donald Grady, the chief of police for Northern Illinois University, was fired Tuesday, five years after he was praised as a hero for his reaction to a mass shooting on campus.

02/20/2013

Robbins Police Chief Johnny Holmes, who faces DUI charges, talks with CBS 2. (CBS)

Robbins Police Chief, Mayor Stepping Down

The south suburban police chief who authorities say exclaimed, “Oh wow,” when he was asked to take a sobriety test shortly before his drunken-driving arrest last month has stepped down.

01/08/2013

Robbins Police Chief Johnny Holmes, who faces DUI charges, talks with CBS 2. (CBS)

Robbins Police Chief On DUI Charges: ‘I Made A Mistake’

Johnny Holmes said he recently lost a grandson to gun violence and has also been taking care of his elderly mother. CBS 2’s Courtney Gousman reports.

12/28/2012

Car Keys And Beer (CBS/AP Photo)

Robbins Police Chief Facing New Drunk Driving Charges

The 66-year old police chief of south suburban Robbins failed a field sobriety test and a Breathalyzer last weekend when he was arrested for drunk driving, according to police in Midlothian.

WBBM Newsradio–12/27/2012

Northern Illinois University Police Chief Donald Grady

NIU Police Chief Placed On Administrative Leave

Northern Illinois University has placed its police chief on administrative leave and is firing another officer over the department’s handling of a sexual assault case.

11/10/2012

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Sauk Village Mayor Moves To Reinstate Police Chief, Village Manager

To counter the Sauk Village board’s elimination of the jobs of the police chief and the village manager, the Sauk Village mayor has re-appointed them.

WBBM Newsradio–11/05/2012

Dawn Davis alleges her former boyfriend, Schaumburg Police Chief Brian Howerton, has harassed her. (CBS)

Woman Allegedly Stalked By Top Cop ‘Felt Hopelessness’

Six months — that’s how long police in Schaumburg have been going by a woman’s home, to make sure their own chief isn’t harassing her.

CBS 2–10/09/2012

Photo Of Marijuana Plants. (AP Photo)

Teens Caught Smoking Pot–In Front Of Police Chief’s House

Two teenagers picked the wrong place to smoke pot in Naperville, police say.

10/09/2012

Dawn Davis alleges her former boyfriend, Schaumburg Police Chief Brian Howerton, has harassed her. (CBS)

2 Investigators: Schaumburg’s Top Cop Accused Of Stalking Ex-Girlfriend

CBS 2’s Pam Zekman has an exclusive interview with the woman who says she now fears for her safety.

10/08/2012

Photo Of $20 And $10 Bills. (AP Photo)

Report: Chicago Ridge Officials Question Ex-Police Chief’s Disability Pay

Officials in Chicago Ridge want to revisit a deal they made with their former police chief over his disability pay.

CBS Chicago–09/18/2012

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Joliet On Pace To Break Records For Guns Seized In One Year

Joliet police say they did not want to break a record they set last year, but it looks like it’s going to happen.

WBBM Newsradio–07/27/2012

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Police, Condo Owners Fight Crime In Hoffman Estates

olice in northwest suburban Hoffman Estates are working to reduce crime – one condo complex at a time.

WBBM Newsradio–07/27/2012

Grayslake Police Chief Matt McCutcheon has been charged with drunk driving after a crash in Kenosha County, Wisconsin. (Credit: Kenosha County Sheriff's Office)

Grayslake Police Chief Suspended After DUI Arrest

Grayslake’s police chief has been stripped of his duties while he deals with a drunk driving arrest.

04/06/2012

Grayslake Police Chief Matt McCutcheon has been charged with drunk driving after a crash in Kenosha County, Wisconsin. (Credit: Kenosha County Sheriff's Office)

No Action Yet Against Grayslake Police Chief After DUI Arrest

The Grayslake Village Board met in closed session Thursday night, presumably to discuss the drunk driving arrest of Police Chief Matt McCutcheon.

CBS Chicago–04/06/2012

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North Chicago Police Chief Resigns In Wake Of Brutality Scandal

North Chicago Mayor Leon Rockingham has accepted the resignation of his embattled police chief.

CBS Chicago–02/28/2012

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