Chicago Cop Is Santa With A BadgeFrom February until November, Officer Howard Ray sets aside $300 from each paycheck to buy toys -- lots of toys – for children in the Austin neighborhood. CBS 2's Jim Williams reports.
Englewood School Holds Thank You BBQ For Police Officers Students from a Catholic school on the South Side are paying a special tribute to the men and women who keep them safe on a daily basis.
First Responders Accidentally Ingesting Powdered Opioids Is On The RiseA growing number of first responders are accidentally ingesting opioids while responding to drug calls.
Cops Get On Donut Shop Rooftops To Raise Money For Special OlympicsCops and donuts traditionally have gone together like bread and butter.
Cops Caught Talking About Loafing, Making Racist Remarks Sue MWRDTwo Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago cops who were canned after they were recorded using racial slurs and talking about sleeping on the job claim their firing violated their constitutional rights.
Official: Chicago To Hire 100s More Police OfficersThe department currently has more than 12,000 officers, and hasn't had a hiring push of this magnitude in years.
Emanuel Mum On Details Of Plan To Hire More Police OfficersMayor Rahm Emanuel on Friday offered few specifics about his plan to hire more police officers, but said that alone won’t solve the gun violence crisis that led to the city’s deadliest month in two decades.
With Use Of Deadly Force In Question, Some Cops Learning Martial ArtsThe way police officers react to calls has been questioned during recent police-involved shootings, not only in Chicago, but across the country. Now a martial arts training center in Evanston is teaching officers to make arrests without using deadly force.
McCarthy Struggling With Being 'On The Sidelines' Amid Attacks On PoliceThe impact of the murders of three police officers in Baton Rouge on Sunday could be felt in Chicago, where police already were taking steps for extra protection in the wake of the slayings of five police officers in Dallas, but former Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy offered a different perspective on the threat to police.
Chicago Police On Edge After 3 Baton Rouge Officers Slain In AmbushPolice in Chicago and across the country have been on high alert since a sniper killed five officers and wounded nine others in Dallas on July 7, and tensions were heightened 10 days later, when six Baton Rouge officers were shot, three of them fatally on Sunday.
Memorial Service Pays Tribute To Cook County's Fallen Police OfficersA couple hundred people gathered in a west suburban forest preserve Monday morning to remember police officers who have been killed in the line of duty in Cook County.
May Fundraiser To Help Families Of Fallen First RespondersThey gave their lives on the job, and now you can help give back to their families. The 100 Club has kicked off a month-long fundraiser to assist the survivors of first responders who have died in the line of duty.

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