Watchdog's Report Details Disciplinary Action Against 8 Officers Tied To Night Former CPD Supt. Eddie Johnson Was Found Asleep At The WheelWhile stopping short of accusing any officers of actively covering up for former Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson after he was found asleep at the wheel of his vehicle one year ago, the city’s inspector general found several officers failed to follow department policy in their handling of the incident.
Officer Once Assigned As Former CPD Supt. Eddie Johnson's Driver Sues Him For Sexual Assault, HarassmentOfficer Cynthia Donald claims Johnson subjected her to "unwanted and uninvited sexual advances, abuse, harassment, and a hostile work environment" for more than three years.
Boat Stranded On Lake Michigan Breakwall Two Days After Crash In PlaypenThe U.S. Coast Guard said it was up to the boat's owner to make arrangements to have it removed.
City Wants Michael LaPorta, Shot And Permanently Disabled By CPD Officer Patrick Kelly, To Testify Against HimKelly claimed LaPorta had shot himself with the officer’s gun in a suicide attempt. It wasn’t until 2017 that the case was revisited and investigators found that Kelly had pulled the trigger and then lied about it for nine years.
CPD Officers Received Suspensions Of Varying Lengths In Connection To Superintendent Johnson Found Passed Out In City VehicleThere are questions over the manipulation of Johnson's cell phone and the SIM card inside it. But it's unclear if any of the six included in this round of suspension were involved in any cell phone manipulation.
Civilian Office Of Police Accountability Wraps Up Investigate CPD Shooting Of Ariel Roman At Red Line StationThe city's police watchdog agency has concluded its investigation of the police shooting of Ariel Roman, an unarmed man who was shot by police in February after officers confronted him for passing between cars on a Red Line train.
CPD Vehicle Drives Off Kennedy Expressway Overpass At Foster AvenueA Chicago Police Department vehicle was involved in a serious crash on the Kennedy Expressway Tuesday morning.
Chicago Police Department Welcomes New RecruitsMore than half identify as Latinx, a quarter of them are African American and nearly one out of every three recruits are women.
Illinois Sexual Assault Victims Can Now Track Rape Kits But System Does Not Track Backlog Of 6,000Sexual assault victims in Illinois can finally track their rape kits. It is a huge step for survivors trying to get answers in their cases, but there is a catch.
CPD's Operation Clean Brings City Agencies, Neighbors Together in Albany ParkThe Chicago Police Department's Operation Clean is underway.
Chicago Police Officer Struck By Vehicle During Traffic StopA Chicago police officer was struck by a vehicle during a traffic stop in the Chatham neighborhood Saturday night.
Man Accused In Deadly Austin Shooting Was On Electronic Monitoring, Has Long Criminal HistoryThe accused shooter in was on electronic monitoring and has a lengthy rap sheet.
CPD Expanding 'Neighborhood Policing Initiative' To Three More Districts; 'We Want To Empower People Out In The Community'Chicago Police Supt. David Brown said 47 officers are beginning training to become "district coordinating officers" (DCOs) in the department's Neighborhood Policing Initiative.
Impromptu Mexican Independence Day Parade Causes Overnight Road Closures In ChicagoAn unofficial parade to celebrate the Mexican Independence Day led to multiple street closures downtown early Sunday morning.
City Council To Hold More Frequent Budget Hearings In 2021 And 2022Aldermen will begin holding quarterly budget meetings next year, and starting next month will hold an annual meeting on the Chicago Police Department budget outside of the City Council’s annual budget hearings in October and November.