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.
CPD Needs Community's Help In Finding Assailants In Child Shootings, Police Officials SayWith more children and young people being shot in Chicago, police on Wednesday urged the community to come forward and help them solve crimes.
CPD Engages In Neighborhoods Community Policing Efforts"If it's just police, it won't work to suppress violence."
Promising Focus On Community Policing, Acting CPD Supt. David Brown Easily Wins Public Safety Committee Approval As New Top Cop“I will develop and identify community policing savants to push, pull, and if necessary to drag the police department to a community policing-oriented culture that yields outcomes that make us all safer," Brown said.
Aldermen Urge CPD To Reconsider Budget Cuts To Community Policing, Even Though No Layoffs Are IncludedA handful of aldermen suggested the department instead should be considering an increase in the community policing budget, given its focus on improving its relationship with the community.
Business Liaison Officers To Be Placed Across Chicago"It really does take a village to reduce violence in this city."
City Panel Begins Effort To Rebuild Community Policing StrategyThe Chicago Police Departments new Community Policing Advisory Panel held its first meeting Tuesday morning, in an effort to help come up with a strategic plan to make Chicago safer.
North Lawndale Residents Encouraged By Heightened Police PresenceMost of us have heard of "community policing," the strategy of having more interaction between police officers and the people living and working in the neighborhoods they patrol. This weekend, CBS 2 got an up close look at how that strategy is working on a block in North Lawndale.
Police To Use Twitter, Texting To Communicate With ResidentsChicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy will be unveiling some technological additions designed to improve the department's communication with the community.
Mayor Revamps CAPS, Giving Police Districts More ControlPolice districts are now taking more control of what once was a thriving community policing program in the city, known as CAPS.