Chicago Police To Hold Entrance Exams At City Colleges In October And DecemberFacing a wave of officer retirements, and massive overtime costs as police seek to stop a spike in gun violence, CPD will host a series of in-person officer entry exams at all City Colleges of Chicago campuses in October and December.
City Council Panel Endorses Plan For Boys & Girls Club On West Side Campus Of $95 Million Police And Fire AcademyThe $8 million youth development center will be the first new Boys & Girls Club in Chicago in more than a generation.
230 New Officers Graduate From Chicago Police AcademyIt’s graduation day for the latest group of Chicago Police Department recruits, who celebrated their graduation Tuesday morning at Navy Pier.
Mayoral Candidate Garry McCarthy Opposes $95 Million Police Academy PlanTuesday night, the protesters were joined by a surprising ally – former Police Superintendent and Mayoral Candidate Garry McCarthy.
K-9 Statue At Police Academy Pays Tribute To Fallen Officer Thor SoderbergSoderberg’s friends and family unveiled the statue that will serve as a reminder for recruits about his impact as an officer and teacher.
351 New Officers, Detectives, Sergeants Graduate Police AcademyOne of the largest Chicago police graduation ceremonies in recent history was held Wednesday morning, as a class of 351 new officers, detectives, and sergeants took their oaths of office.
Chicago Police Academy Training Lab Named After Fallen OfficerThe training lab where police recruits learn how to administer Breathalyzer tests has been named after Officer Michael P. Gordon, who died when his squad car was hit by a drunk driver in August 2004.
Chicago Police Academy Opens Doors To Potential RecruitsHundreds turned out Saturday as the Chicago Police Department opened the doors of the Police Academy to potential recruits
Police Applicants Sue City, Claiming Discrimination In HiringThe group of 40 applicants for the police academy argued they were unfairly discriminated against because they came from law enforcement families, or had military backgrounds.
Mold Problem Reported At Chicago Police AcademyThe Chicago Police Department says it is investigating reports of a mold problem at the Police Academy, at 1300 W. Jackson Blvd.