After Firing Weapons, Some CPD Officers Allowed To Return To Duty Without Completing Required Training, Watchdog FindsThe city’s top watchdog has found that some Chicago police officers who fired their weapons were allowed to return to work without completing required training intended to help them process trauma.
Lawsuit: Chicago Police Lieutenant Says Community Safety Team Pushes ‘Illegal’ Arrest Quotas, Retaliated Against Him for Speaking OutPolice Supt. David Brown created the Community Safety Team in the summer of 2020 to specifically focus on reducing violent crimes and improving relationships in the community.
At Least 12 CPD Officers And Supervisors Suspended After Lounging In Congressman's Office Amid Looting, Sources SayTwo police sources tell CBS2 Investigator Brad Edwards at least a dozen officers and command staff will face multi-week suspensions.
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.
Video Shows CPD Cruiser Hit Woman, Pinning Her Leg For More Than 8 Minutes Before Paramedics ArriveTwo body camera videos show a Chicago police officer driving a squad car into Martina Standley on Nov. 13, 2019, pinning her leg under the front wheel.
2020 Chicago Crime Spike: Carjackings More Than Double, Homicides Up More Than 50%Attempted carjackings in Chicago have skyrocketed during the COVID-19 pandemic, reaching a 20-year high in 2020.
Anjanette Young's Attorney Cancels Plans For Meeting With Mayor Lori Lightfoot, Will Move Forward With Lawsuit Over Wrong Raid"The Mayor declined Ms. Young’s request to meet with her in the manner that Ms. Young had requested—a manner that was best for her, her healing and Transparency," attorney Keenan Saulter said.
Police Searching For 2 Men After Shots Fired At Officers Near Washington ParkAs the officers approached the vehicle, the man sitting in the passenger seat started shooting before the driver took off.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot Bringing In Retired Judge To Investigate Anjanette Young CaseMayor Lori Lightfoot has asked former federal judge Ann Claire Williams to launch an outside investigation of the wrong raid of Anjanette Young's home, when officers handcuffed her while she was naked, and the city's handling of the fallout.
LIVE UPDATES: Aldermen Grill CPD Officials On Search Warrant Policies Amid Fallout From Wrong Raid Of Anjanette Young's HomeSeveral aldermen had invited Lightfoot to personally appear at Tuesday's hearing, but she has said she won't attend, saying "I think the aldermen have it covered."
CPD Officers Involved In Wrong Raid Of Anjanette Young's Home Placed On Desk DutyThe mayor said the officers were removed from the street at the direction of Chicago Police Supt. David Brown, amid a COPA investigation that has dragged on for more than a year.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot's Office Admits Failure To Turn Over Critical Video To Anjanette YoungChicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is continuing damage control over CBS 2's investigation of the wrong raid at Anjanette Young's home. Friday afternoon the CBS 2 Investigators exposed six new body camera videos the city failed to turn over to Young. After CBS 2 asked all day why those videos were concealed, late Friday night the mayor's office admits it was a failure and promised those responsible will be held accountable.
Watchdog Report Finds COPA Improperly Closed Police Misconduct InvestigationsChicago's inspector general said Thursday that most police misconduct investigations were closed for lacking sworn testimony even when other suitable evidence, like 911 audio, was available.
Anjanette Young, Victim Of Wrong Raid, Using Fundraising Effort To Help Others Seek JusticeA GoFundMe page has been set up for Anjanette Young, who was the victim of a wrongful Chicago police raid, and so far it has raised nearly $45,000.
Lightfoot Acknowledges She Learned About Wrong Raid Of Anjanette Young's More Than A Year AgoStill on the hot seat over the botched raid of Anjanette Young's home in 2019, Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Thursday acknowledged her staff told her about the case sooner than she previously claimed, and admitted she was wrong about Young filing a Freedom of Information Act request for video footage of the incident.