Inspector General's Report On Botched Anjanette Young Raid Finds City's Response Was 'Exceedingly Harmful To Young'The findings are damning and continue to prove how individuals across CPD, the mayor’s office, and COPA worked to cover up the video and minimized what happened, by failing to report it and also by issuing blanket denials of the video.
Anjanette Young Wants Inspector General Report About Her 2019 Made PublicAnjanette young says she was terrorized and humiliated by the very people who are paid to protect and serve.
Chicago Firefighter Fired Over Racist Social Media Posts; City Worker Reprimanded For Bringing Gun To O'HareA Chicago firefighter-EMT has been fired, after a watchdog investigation into a series of racist, offensive, and threatening posts on Facebook.
Two Outages At Roseland Pumping Station In May Were Caused By Internal Equipment Failure, Not ComEd, Watchdog Report FindsCity officials have blamed ComEd for two outages at the Roseland Pumping Station in May, but an inspector general's investigation said the cause was a failure of rented city equipment.
Watchdog Report Finds CFD Still Has Problems Measuring Response Times To Emergency Calls“Without transparent reporting, CFD cannot be fully accountable to the public for its response time performance,” an inspector general's report stated.
Inspector General's Office Completes Probe Of Anjanette Young Raid And Its Fallout“We’re done with the investigation and it will go to the administration next week, we hope,” Inspector General Joseph Ferguson said.
Watchdog Report Says CPD Has Taken Few Steps To Fix Problems With Records Management In Court Cases“While CPD has made some adjustments, it remains unable to ensure that it is identifying and producing all relevant records in its possession when obligated to do so," a new inspector general's report stated.
Watchdog Report Finds ShotSpotter Alerts Rarely Lead CPD To Evidence Of Actual Gun Crime"A large percentage of ShotSpotter alerts cannot be connected to any verifiable shooting incident," the report states.
Chicago Inspector General Joe Ferguson To Step Down At End Of Term In OctoberChicago Inspector General Joe Ferguson will be stepping down from his post when his term expires on Oct. 15.
Compromise Plan On Police Misconduct Database Stalled, As Sponsor Vows To Work With City's Top Watchdog To Find 'Middle Ground'"Frankly I’m just going to have to go back and grind it out again," Ald. Scott Waguespack (32nd) said of efforts to reach an agreement with the city's inspector general.
CBS 2 Investigators: CPD Search Warrants Targeted Black Men More Than 4.5 Times More Often Than Anyone Else, New Watchdog Report FindsFour months after recommending “urgent” changes to the Chicago Police Department’s search warrant policies, the city’s top watchdog issued a new report that found Black men were the targets of CPD search warrants far more often than anyone else from 2017 through 2020.
Another Delay For Bid To Create Database For CPD Misconduct Files As Aldermen Question Cost, Frustrating City's Top WatchdogAsked by Ald. David Moore (17th) what it would cost the city not to establish the proposed police misconduct database, Inspector General Joseph Ferguson said the city’s very reputation is at stake.
New Watchdog Report Says CPD Has Made 'Minimal Progress' Replacing 'Deeply Flawed' Gang DatabaseTwo years after the city's inspector general recommended comprehensive changes to the CPD gang database, a follow-up report found the department is still relying on flawed information and has made little progress in creating a new and improved system.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot Stands By CPD Supt. David Brown In Wake Of Scathing Report On Police Handling Of Summer Protests, LootingLightfoot said CPD has learned from what happened last summer, and said she has "a thousand percent confidence" in Brown's leadership of the department.
Chicago Inspector General Recommending 'Urgent' Changes To CPD Search Warrant Policy To Address Wrong RaidsThe “urgent recommendations” from the city’s Office of Inspector General come as part of its review of CPD search warrant policies, launched as result of CBS 2’s years-long investigation into wrong raids.