LIVE UPDATES: City Releases Inspector General's Reports On Officers Accused Of Covering Up Laquan McDonald ShootingThe reports are expected to shed new light on how the city’s top watchdog says other officers tried to protect Officer Jason Van Dyke, who has since been convicted of second-degree murder for fatally shooting McDonald on Oct. 20, 2014.
How Often Do Chicago Police Officers Fail To Activate Their Body Cameras? It’s Hard To KnowA compliance evaluation by the City of Chicago Office of the Inspector General (OIG) found police watch operations lieutenants failed to complete required reviews of body camera footage, and the department does not have a standardized process to do so.
An Inside Look At Chicago's Watchdog, Inspector General Joseph Ferguson's OfficeChicago Inspector General Joseph Ferguson, and his staff of more than 100 employees are tasked with being the city’s independent watchdog.
Inspector General Urges Overhaul Of Flawed CPD Gang Database; 'There Is A Lot Of Misinformation'Chicago’s inspector general has released a withering review of the Chicago Police Department’s so-called gang database, urging a dramatic revamp, claiming it is filled with inaccuracies, and doesn’t provide a proper appeals process.
Report: Police Not Reporting People Who Shouldn't Own GunsFerguson recommended Chicago police officials train officers on the reporting requirements and make the forms accessible for officers.
Inspector General Finds Contractors, Subcontractors Underpaying WorkersChicago’s Inspector General says some city contractors and subcontractors are underpaying their workers, and that violates the law.
Aldermen Expands City's Sexual Harassment RulesThe City Council approved a plan to extend rules prohibiting sexual harassment to aldermen and other elected city officials.
Inspector General Says Aldermen's Menu Program Shortchanges CityIG Joseph Ferguson said the Chicago Department of Transportation should have an overall plan to address the city’s infrastructure needs
Report Shows How Many Chicago Police Officers Patrol Each DistrictChicagoans can now get information on how well their neighborhoods are protected by police.
Aldermen Back Appointment Of New Police Oversight DeputyDr. Laura Kunard said she wants to help oversee reform of a Chicago police accountability system that's unfair and not trusted by the public
4 Cops At Laquan McDonald Shooting Suspended For Faulty DashcamsChicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson has suspended four officers who were at the scene of the Laquan McDonald shooting in 2014 for not ensuring their dashboard cameras were working properly.