Thanks to recent headlines, you’d think the FBI rolled out the red carpet and handed Chicago a beautiful, hand-engraved (in cursive!) plaque that reads Murderiest Murder City in Murderland. In reality, the FBI did no such thing. Here’s a closer look at the FBI’s statistics and how they do and do not relate to homicides in Chicago
McCarthy says he wants to talk with federal authorities about security at the Metropolitan Correctional Center in the wake of this week’s dramatic escape from the downtown facility.
Supt. Garry McCarthy says there is no need to worry about police trying to block social media used by demonstrators expected during the upcoming NATO/G8 summits in May.
Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy found himself in the line of fire Monday, because of his decision to move more officers to patrol duty.
Violent crime is down as of the end of June but three areas of property crime have increased as compared with last June, police said preliminary statistics suggest.
There is still no word on the next career move for Jody Weis after his three years as Chicago’s police superintendent.
With another mob attack Tuesday night in the Gold Coast, and several more over the weekend, new Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy has his hands full. He sat down with CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine.
Acting police Supt. Garry McCarthy is promising to establish a gun offender registry in Chicago, something aldermen have wanted for some time.
A Chicago City Council committee on Monday approved Garry McCarthy, Mayor Emanuel’s choice for a new superintendent of police, and the full council is expected to confirm the selection on Wednesday.
As Rahm Emanuel assumed the Mayor’s Office on Monday, Garry McCarthy also assumed the role of acting police superintendent.
Some Chicago aldermen say Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel’s choice for police superintendent, should have a relatively easy confirmation.
Newark, N.J., police director Garry McCarthy will be Chicago’s next police superintendent.
The Chicago Police Board has picked three finalists for a new superintendent, which would be narrowed down to two finalists when crossed with the four candidates picked by Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel.
Two outsiders and a Chicago Police insider reportedly have the inside-track to become the next police superintendent.
Chicago Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel reportedly has narrowed the list of police superintendent candidates to a handful, and it’s a mix of insiders and outsiders.
Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel hopes to have his new police superintendent picked before he’s sworn in less than four weeks from now, and it appears the list of prime candidates is getting shorter.
More than 40 candidates have applied to become Chicago’s next police superintendent, officials said Tuesday.
Two weeks after Jody Weis stepped down as Chicago’s top cop, the Police Board has launched the application process for finding a new full-time police superintendent.
Rahm Emanuel said Thursday that he wants to have a full cabinet in place by the time he takes office as mayor of Chicago, including a new superintendent for the Chicago Police Department.
Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel says he doesn’t want to waste any time in finding a new leader for the Chicago Police Department.