Union President John Catanzara Retires From Chicago Police Department, Avoiding Potential Firing Over Disciplinary Charges
Chicago Police Union Boss John Catanzara To Retire From CPD After First Hearing On Disciplinary Charges; Plans To Run For Mayor In 2023Chicago Fraternal Order of Police President John Catanzara is accused of violating 11 CPD rules. The disciplinary charges against him include insubordination, incompetency, disobedience, participating in partisan political activities, and making a false report.
Chicago Police Officer Sheldon Thrasher Faces Potential Firing In Fatal 2018 Shooting Of Maurice Granton Jr.Police Supt. David Brown filed disciplinary charges against Officer Sheldon Thrasher on Friday with the Chicago Police Board, accusing him of violating multiple department rules when he shot Maurice Granton Jr. on June 6, 2018.
Public Safety Committee Backs Compromise Plan To Create Civilian Police Oversight Panel“What produces a better police Department is better policies, and now we’re getting our civilians, our communities, our residents an opportunity to have a voice in those policies,” Ald. Chris Taliaferro (29th) said.
Chicago Police Board Fires Officer Jamie Jawor For 2017 Crash That Killed Off-Duty Cop, Second DriverThe Chicago Police Board on Thursday voted to fire a veteran officer for a crash in 2017 that killed an off-duty cop and another driver.
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.
Aldermen Renew Bids To Create Civilian Oversight Of Chicago Police DepartmentAldermen on Tuesday revived long-stalled efforts to create a civilian oversight board for the Chicago Police Department, although it remains unclear if either of two competing proposals offered up has enough support from the City Council and Mayor Lori Lightfoot.
Chicago Police Department Moves To Fire Three Officers For Misconduct, Lying To InvestigatorsThe Chicago Police Department has filed disciplinary charges seeking to fire an officer for punching a handcuffed suspect in 2014 and lying about it, and two other officers for lying about why one of them opened fire on a vehicle in the West Lakeview neighborhood in 2015.
Ministers, Activists Want Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Ban Former CPD Officer Robert Rialmo From Future City EmploymentThe Chicago Police Board voted unanimously last fall to fire Rialmo, nearly four years after he shot and killed 19-year-old Quintonio LeGrier and an innocent bystander, 55-year-old Bettie Jones, while responding to a domestic disturbance call on Dec. 26, 2015.
Chicago Police Board Officially Picks 3 Finalists For CPD SuperintendentCPD Deputy Chief of Patrol Ernest Cato III, Aurora Police Chief Kristen Ziman, and former Dallas Police Chief David Brown are the three nominees to permanently replace former Supt. Eddie Johnson.
Chicago Police Board To Announce Nominees For New CPD Superintendent On WednesdayNearly five months after launching a nationwide search for a permanent successor to former Police Supt. Eddie Johnson, the Chicago Police Board is set to meet on Wednesday to announce the three nominees it is recommending to Mayor Lori Lightfoot.
Police Board Orders 2 Officers Fired In 2016 Shooting That Killed Paul O'NealThe Chicago Police Board has ruled that two officers will be fired for the 2016 shooting that killed a teen named Paul O’Neal.
Chicago Police Board Hears From Public On Superintendent SearchThe public got to weigh in Monday on the search for Chicago’s next police superintendent.
Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson Confirms He's Retiring At The End Of The Year; 'It’s Time For Someone Else To Pin These Four Stars To Their Shoulders'Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson will be stepping down, amid an inspector general's investigation into the incident in which he was found slumped over in his Chevy Tahoe after he'd been drinking at a dinner with friends last month.
Chicago Police Board Begins Hearings On Bid To Fire Officer Patrick Kelly For Shooting Friend And Lying About ItPolice Supt. Eddie Johnson filed disciplinary charges against Kelly, accusing him of shooting Michael LaPorta without justification in January 2010.