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.
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 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.
Corrupt Chicago Police Officer David Salgado Sentenced To Nearly 6 Years For Scheme To Get Bogus Warrants To Steal Cash, DrugsLast October, Salgado and his partner, Sgt. Xavier Elizondo, were found guilty on all counts following a trial on conspiracy and obstruction of justice charges.
3 Chicago Police Officers Hurt In Squad Car Crash In LawndalePolice said, around 5:50 p.m., the officers were driving south on Homan Avenue, when they crashed into a building just north of Douglas Boulevard.
Aldermen Take Up Debate On Removing CPD Officers From Chicago Public SchoolsA lengthy debate on the value of police officers in schools came as an ordinance to remove them has been at least temporarily bottled up in committee.
Corrupt Chicago Police Sgt. Xavier Elizondo Gets More Than 7 Years In Prison For Lying To Get Warrants, Stealing Cash And DrugsLast October, Elizondo and Officer David Salgado were found guilty on all counts following a trial on conspiracy and obstruction of justice charges.
Chicago Board Of Education Votes To Keep CPD Officers In Chicago Public SchoolsBy a 4-3 vote, Mayor Lori Lightfoot's hand-picked board voted down a motion to terminate a $33 million contract with the Chicago Police Department to provide more than 200 school resource officers and staff sergeants at 72 high schools.
Days Off Canceled For Chicago Police Officers Around 4th Of July Weekend, Document SaysChicago Police officers will have their days off canceled for several days around the Fourth of July weekend, according to a document obtained by CBS 2.
Ministers Demand Chicago FOP Show Proof Police Officers Seen Lounging In Congressman Rush's Office Were Asked To Be ThereLast week, Rush, Mayor Lori Lightfoot, and Chicago Police Supt. David Brown condemned a group of 13 officers, including three supervisors, seen lounging, napping, making coffee and popping popcorn in Rush’s campaign office on June 1, while looters were breaking into nearby stores.
Aldermen To Introduce Ordinance To Force Removal Of Police Officers From Chicago Public SchoolsThe "Police Free Schools Ordinance" would require CPD to terminate its $33 million contract to provide police officers as security at CPS buildings within 75 days.
Two Witnesses To Brickyard Mall Incident Say Police Attacked Them For Filming Officers Who Dragged Two Women From CarLazendra Collins and Willie Teague said they saw police officers using batons to smash the windows of a car in the Brickyard Mall parking lot on May 31, and drag Mia Wright and Tnika Tate out of the vehicle.
Some Chicago Police Officers Have Been Subjected To 'Doxing' Attacks, CPD SaysSome Chicago Police officers apparently have become the targets of doxing attacks, in which their personal information is being shared on social media, CBS 2 has learned.
Chicago Police Officers Ordered To No Longer Use Force To Disperse Large Gatherings"Until further notice, large gatherings will only be monitored until the crowd disperse on it's own," a CPD memo to commanders and officers states.
Chicago Police To Reassign Another 100 Officers From Headquarters To Patrol“This will give us more officers to improve our neighborhood policing efforts and provide a greater opportunity to strengthen the relationships with the residents we serve,” CPD Supt. David Brown said.