Chicago Police Officer Marco DiFranco's Death From COVID-19 Considered In Line Of DutyThe decision means DiFranco's family will receive various forms of financial support, including pension, life insurance, and other benefits.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot, Chicago Police Thank Donors Who Have Provided Meals And Supplies In Fight Against COVID-19Lightfoot also again extended her condolences to the family of CPD Officer Marco DiFranco, who died early Thursday from the novel coronavirus.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot Taps Former Dallas Police Chief David Brown As Next CPD SuperintendentBrown served more than 30 years on the police force in Dallas before stepping down as chief in 2016.
Chicago Police Narcotics Officer Dies From Coronavirus; 'Tragically, This Officer Gave His Life To This Fight'A Chicago police officer has died of COVID-19, the first coronavirus death for the department.
76 Chicago Police Officers, Staff Have Tested Positive For CoronavirusA total of 76 Chicago Police officers and staff have now tested positive for coronavirus, the department said in a memo Thursday.
As Weather Warms Up, Mayor And Police Remind Chicagoans To Avoid Large GroupsMayor Lori Lightfoot said police are prepared to continue enforcing her order shutting down the lakefront, the Chicago Riverwalk, and the 606 trail to prevent a repeat of large crowds risking the spread of COVID-19.
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.
CPD: March Records Show 10% Drop In Crime, But 22% Increase In ShootingsMarch crime records show a 10% decrease in crime from last March, according to Chicago police.
Hotel Essex Providing 274 Rooms For First Responders Fighting Coronavirus Outbreak“We must do everything we can to be responsive to the needs of our heroes on the front lines of this fight," Mayor Lightfoot said.
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.
29 More Chicago Police Officers, Staffers Test Positive For Coronavirus, Bringing Total To 50Chicago Police on Monday announced that 29 more officers and other staff have tested positive for coronavirus since Friday – bringing the total number infected to 50.
Chicago Police Adjusting Work Hours To Reduce Spread Of COVID-19The Chicago Police Department is shifting schedules at CPD Headquarters and the Bureau of Internal Affairs in order to reduce the spread of COVID-19, according to an internal memo obtained by CBS 2.
Coronavirus In Chicago: 21 Members Of CPD Have Tested Positive For COVID-19Police said four officers in Area North, four in Area Central, and two in Area South tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday.
Lightfoot Closes Lakefront, 606 Trail; Says Repeat Violators Of Stay At Home Order Will Be ArrestedChicago's interim police superintendent Charlie Beck said the CPD issued 56 warnings on Wednesday and there was at least one arrest for the failure to obey the health order."
Three More Coronavirus Cases Confirmed For Chicago Police DepartmentPolice have said district stations are being cleaned and disinfected on a regular basis, with special attention paid to high-traffic areas.