Prairie District

Mayor Rahm Emanuel discusses his decision to consolidate Chicago Police district stations and detective divisions, a move that will reduce the number of district stations from 25 to 22 by the fall. The number of detective divisions has been cut from five to three. (Credit: CBS)

Emanuel Defends Closing Of Police District Stations

Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Monday he stands by the decision to close two police district stations over the weekend and the plan to close a third in the fall.

CBS Chicago–03/05/2012

File Photo Of Chicago Police Car (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Ravenswood Neighbors To Protest Planned Police Station Closure

Neighbors in several North Side communities are protesting the closing of their local police station as part of an effort by Mayor Rahm Emanuel to balance the city’s budget.

CBS Chicago–11/07/2011

The days could be numbered for the Prairie District police station. (CBS)

Police Supt. Tries To Sway Residents On Station-Closing Plan

Chicago’s top cop went into the Kenwood/Hyde Park neighborhood Monday night to try to calm residents’ fears about the closing of their local police station. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.


Police Station Protest

A Look At The Police Districts Set To Close

Closing police stations and consolidating districts is far from a new idea in Chicago, but Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s 2012 budget plan is the first time it appears to be going ahead.


Pizza delivery driver. (Credit: CBS)

Robbers Targeting Food Delivery Drivers On South Side

Police have issued a business alert along the southern lakefront after a series of armed robberies targeting fast food delivery drivers over the past month.

CBS Chicago–08/17/2011

31st Street Shooting

1 Bridgeport Robber Shot Dead By Police, 1 Escapes

One robber remains on the loose, and another was shot and killed by police, after officers caught them holding up a convenience store in the Bridgeport neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–05/11/2011