Attorneys Demand Chicago Police Stop Its ‘Abusive’ Search Warrant Tactics, Or They’ll Take CPD To Federal CourtA team of lawyers instrumental in the Chicago Police consent decree is demanding an overhaul of the department’s search warrant process, saying its methods are unconstitutional.
Attorney And Professor Craig Futterman Says CPD Is Dragging Feet On Consent Decree, Talks About What Defunding Police Might AccomplishJoining CBS 2’s Jim Williams and Brad Edwards Monday was Craig Futterman, a civil rights attorney and professor of law at the University of Chicago specializing in police accountability.
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.
Changes Coming To CPD As Overhaul Starts Next MonthEleven hundred officers moving back under district command. Interim Superintendent Charlie Beck said the added resources come with added accountability for commanders.
Chicago Police To Get Help With Mental Health Crisis CallsAfter the consent decree last year, following a scathing U.S. Justice Department report in 2016 calling for sweeping changes to CPD and how officers handle mental health issues.
Chicago Cops Pointed Guns At People 246 Times In One Month Period: New Data
City's Inspector General Says CPD Taking 'Baby Steps' Eight Months Into Court-Ordered Reform Plan“I can tell you there is a mindfulness right now about not overwhelming the department, and setting expectations that would doom the department to failure," Inspector General Joseph Ferguson said.
How Much Will New CPD Consent Decree Cost The City?It's a new day for Chicago's traditionally secretive police department, operating under the bright light of a federal consent decree.
With Monitor In Place, Consent Decree To Overhaul Chicago Police Department Takes EffectThe long-awaited consent decree governing sweeping changes at the Chicago Police Department goes into effect on Friday, as a federal judge is appointed a former federal prosecutor to oversee the reforms.
Chicago Police Consent Decree: Public Comment Hearings Begin TodayA two-day hearing begins Wednesday in federal court, allowing the public to weigh in on a proposed consent decree governing sweeping changes at the Chicago Police Department.
Attorney General Sessions To Address Chicago Crime Commission TodayAttorney General Jeff Sessions' speech comes little more than a week after he vowed to fight a proposed court order that would govern massive changes at the Chicago Police Department.
Madigan, Emanuel Name Finalists To Monitor Police Department Consent DecreeIllinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel must recommend a final choice to U.S. District Judge Robert Dow Jr.
Mayor, Legal Experts Dismiss Trump's Attacks On Chicago Police ReformsCan President Trump derail the pending consent decree to reform the Chicago Police Department's law enforcement tactics?
Jeff Sessions Plans To Stop Chicago's Consent DecreeAttorney General Jeff Sessions on Tuesday said he plans to stop proposed police reforms from taking effect in Chicago.
Two Public Hearings Scheduled For Proposed Chicago Police Consent DecreeAttorney General Lisa Madigan and Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced the final draft of the consent decree earlier this month,