Beck, Lightfoot On Stay At Home Order: Citations To Be Issued, Parks Could Be Shut Down"At worst, we will take you into custody."
Supt. Charlie Beck Suggests Repeat Criminals Be Banned From CTA; Could That Work In Chicago?Cities like Houston and Atlanta use bans and suspensions for public transit riders who repeatedly commit crimes. Now Chicago’s interim Superintendent Charlie Beck thinks Chicago should follow their lead.
CPD Adding 50 Officers To CTA Unit, Creating Transit Detective Team, Building New Nerve Center To Monitor Cameras“Violence on our [mass transit] system is just not going to be tolerated,” Mayor Lori Lightfoot said Friday morning.
Chicago Police SWAT Officers To Patrol CTA Train Lines As CPD Beefs Up Public Transit Safety PlanInterim Chicago Police Supt. Charlie Beck said CPD, Mayor Lori Lightfoot, and the CTA will announce a new security plan for the mass transit system next week.
Changes Coming To CPD As Overhaul Starts Next MonthEleven hundred officers moving back under district command. Interim Superintendent Charlie Beck said the added resources come with added accountability for commanders.
Chicago Police To Shake Up Command Structure, Giving Districts More Control Over Detectives And Gang UnitsBeck’s overhaul is designed to give district commanders more direct authority for responding to violent crime.
CPD Interim Supt. Charlie Beck Strips Cmdr. Ed Wodnicki Of His Police Powers, Following Probe Of High-Speed Chase With Indiana State PoliceInterim Chicago Police Supt. Charlie Beck stripped former Cmdr. Ed Wodnicki of his police powers Tuesday, in connection with a high-speed chase in Indiana last year.
Interim Supt. Charlie Beck Suggests 'Restructuring' Police DepartmentBig changes are coming to the Chicago Police Department, according to interim Supt. Charlie Beck.
Chicago Police Outline Boundaries Of New Detective Divisions Opening Next Year“Many of our officers have been quietly lobbying for these two additional areas, and I’m happy to see CPD taking this step,” Police Chief of Patrol Fred Waller said.
Interim Police Supt. Charlie Beck Says He Won't Be Issuing Merit PromotionsInterim Chicago Police Supt. Charlie Beck announced Tuesday that he is freezing merit promotions while he is in charge.
About 20 Top-Ranking CPD Officers Plan To Retire In Wake Of Former Supt. Eddie Johnson's FiringSources told CBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot about 20 high-ranking officers are planning to retire. Most of those officers were appointed to their current positions by Johnson, whom Mayor Lori Lightfoot fired on Monday.