Supt. Jody Weis
After a controversial payout to former police Supt. Jody Weis, the new superintendent is making some major policy changes.
Police Supt. Garry McCarthy on Tuesday downplayed the significance of mob attacks in the downtown area, and said police are “on top of” the situation.
Former Police Supt. Jody Weis says he is going into the private sector, to a job that will be announced, perhaps as early as this week.
Some Chicago Police officers have started a letter-writing campaign, in an effort to get the Federal Bureau of Prisons to move one of their own to a prison closer to home.
The city won three cases in federal court on Thursday, all involving allegations against the police department.
Mayor elect Rahm Emanuel is being critical of Chicago’s Police administration as he prepares to take office in May.
Police Supt. Jody Weis says crime in Chicago was down in November and has been dropping consistently for almost two years, but some police officers say people are not feeling safer.
Police responding to a call of a suspicious vehicle uncovered nearly $5 million worth of heroin and cocaine in the car.
Two Chicago Police officers are taking their boss to court, accusing Supt. Jody Weis of slander after they were accused and later cleared in a brutality investigation.
The Fraternal Order of Police is threatening a lawsuit, after seven Chicago Police officers were stripped of their powers on claims that they beat a handcuffed suspect, only for two to be cleared within days.