‘Troubling’ Delays In Reporting Chicago Police ShootingsInvestigators say the Chicago Police Department routinely delays reporting police-involved shootings longer than it should, waiting about half an hour on average to tell the city’s Independent Police Review Authority about shootings by officers last year.
Police Here On Alert After Spate Of Officer Shootings Across NationThe latest wave of violence against police officers across the country is unnerving law enforcement here in the Chicago region.
Rev. Jackson Demands CPD Issues Order To Officers Not To Shoot People In The Back Rev. Jesse Jackson has an agenda for 2016 that includes a list of demands from the Chicago Police Department in light of the shooting incidents and allegations of cover-ups, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
IPRA Chief Says Allegations Leveled By Fired Investigator Without MeritChicago’s Independent Police Review Authority reports it’s resolving cases of alleged police misconduct more quickly and handling some controversial issues properly, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Protesters Demand Federal Investigation Into Police ShootingsProtesters gathered outside the Dirksen Federal Building on Wednesday, saying the fatal shooting of Michael Brown by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo., and statistics regarding fatal police-involved shootings in the Chicago area show it’s time for a sweeping federal investigation into police conduct.
Police Shoot 2 Suspects In Separate Overnight Incidents; 1 KilledChicago Police officers shot and wounded two suspects in separate incidents on the South Side overnight – bringing the total to six police-involved shootings in Chicago in about the past 10 days.
2 Wounded In Police Shootings, Including 13-Year-Old BoyPolice shot and wounded two people on the city’s West Side overnight, including a 13-year-old boy who refused to drop a BB gun, police said.