Fraternal Order Of Police President John Catanzara Served With Administrative Misconduct ChargesChicago police are trying to get rid of Fraternal Order of Police President John Catanzara.
Chicago FOP President John Catanzara Faces New Charges In CPD's Bid To Fire HimThe new charges accuse Catanzara of filing a false police report against then-CPD Supt. Eddie Johnson in 2018 accusing Johnson of breaking the law by joining an anti-violence march on the Dan Ryan Expressway.
At Least 12 CPD Officers And Supervisors Suspended After Lounging In Congressman's Office Amid Looting, Sources SayTwo police sources tell CBS2 Investigator Brad Edwards at least a dozen officers and command staff will face multi-week suspensions.
Aldermen Want Chicago FOP President John Catanzara To Step Down After Downplaying U.S. Capitol RiotDozens of Chicago aldermen are demanding the resignation of Chicago Fraternal Order of Police President John Catanzara, after he downplayed last week’s assault on the U.S. Capitol, falsely claiming there was no violence from those who stormed the building.
Chicago FOP President Apologizes For Downplaying Attack On U.S. Capitol; Draws Angry Rebuke From National Police UnionCatanzara had claimed the attack on the capitol was exaggerated, falsely asserting there was no violence in the crowd. He has since apologized for what he called "a lapse in judgement."
Police Board Considers Firing Fraternal Order Of Police President Over Social Media PostsThe head of the Chicago Fraternal Order of Police could be fired over inflammatory social media posts.
Police Union Fights COPA's Recommendation To Fire Officer Who Used Homophobic Slur During Downtown Unrest In MayA Chicago Police officer was caught on video hurling a homophobic slur at a protester during civil unrest in the downtown area on Saturday, May 30, and the police union does not agree with the recommendation that he be fired.
Illinois Supreme Court Rules CPD Misconduct Records Cannot Be DestroyedThe court found that destroying the documents would violate that state's public records law.
Ministers Demand Chicago FOP Show Proof Police Officers Seen Lounging In Congressman Rush's Office Were Asked To Be ThereLast week, Rush, Mayor Lori Lightfoot, and Chicago Police Supt. David Brown condemned a group of 13 officers, including three supervisors, seen lounging, napping, making coffee and popping popcorn in Rush’s campaign office on June 1, while looters were breaking into nearby stores.
Chicago Fraternal Order Of Police Elects City Hall Critic John Catanzara As New Union BossCatanzara has been a frequent critic of CPD reform efforts and City Hall policies over the last several years; often chiding the mayor and aldermen at monthly City Council meetings.
Hotel Essex Providing 274 Rooms For First Responders Fighting Coronavirus Outbreak“We must do everything we can to be responsive to the needs of our heroes on the front lines of this fight," Mayor Lightfoot said.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot Denies Stalling In Talks On New Police Contract; 'We Will Get To Them'"We do want to get things moved along as expeditiously as we can, and we are starting the process of engaging them," she said.
Mayor Lightfoot Denies Jumping The Gun In Firing Police Supt. Johnson; Says FOP 'Dead Wrong' That She's Angling For Outsider To Run CPDThe mayor also denied the police union's claim that she fired Johnson in order to make the case for hiring a department outsider as the next superintendent.
Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx Recuses Herself From Battery Case Against Activist Jedidiah Brown, Who Took Selfie With ProsecutorKim Foxx is being sued for an alleged connection to an activist known for his anti-police agenda.
FOP Wants Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx To Resign Over Handling Of Jussie Smollett CaseTwo groups on opposing sides of how Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx and her office handled the Jussie Smollett case will hold dueling protests on Monday.