Specialized Units

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Police Supt. Garry McCarthy. (Credit: Craig Dellimore/WBBM Newsradio)

Emanuel To Put 114 More Police Officers Back On The Street

Mayor Rahm Emanuel is set to announce plans to put 114 Chicago Police officers back on the street, redeploying them from specialized units and administrative posts.

CBS Chicago–09/14/2011

Terry Hillard

Hillard Boosting Police Visibility, Puts 470 More Cops In Uniform

Interim Chicago Police Supt. Terry Hillard said Friday that patrol officers are the backbone of the department, so he’s moving 70 officers from specialized units to patrol and putting 400 plainclothes tactical and gang unit officers in uniform.

CBS Chicago–03/25/2011