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.
CPD Seeks To Discipline — But Not Fire — 4 Cops In Mcdonald CaseChicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson is moving to discipline four more officers for alleged misconduct in connection with the 2014 Laquan McDonald shooting — but he’s not seeking to fire any of them, a police spokesman said Friday.
FOP Accuses CPD Of Violating Rights Of Officers Facing Firing Over Laquan McDonald ScandalFraternal Order of Police President Dean Angelo on Monday accused the Chicago Police Department of violating the due process of seven officers who stand to lose their jobs for allegedly covering up the police shooting of Laquan McDonald.
Top Cop Moves To Fire Officers For Lying About Laquan McDonald ShootingPolice Supt. Eddie Johnson has moved to fire seven police officers for lying about the circumstances of the fatal shooting of Laquan McDonald in 2014, in order to justify Officer Jason Van Dyke’s use of deadly force.
Cop Who Approved Laquan McDonald Report RetiresA top Chicago Police deputy who signed off on the investigation that cleared Officer Jason Van Dyke of any wrongdoing in the fatal shooting of Laquan McDonald has retired.