Chicago Police To Expand Carjacking Task Force, Expecting Possible Spike In Attacks This Fall"Last fall we had a spike in vehicle hijackings that carried over into the next year, into this year. So we want to try to anticipate some of that maybe happening again this year," Chicago Police Supt. David Brown said.
Behind Police Leaders Claims That Bail Reform Is Responsible For Surge In ViolenceThe crime trend has sparked a tense debate among some politicians, city officials and police leaders on whether bail reforms contribute to violent crime rates.
Police Join West Side Residents For 'Keep Peace In The Streets Prayer March' In Face Of Summer Gun ViolenceIt’s no secret that everyone has different ideas for how to stop the complex issue that is gun violence; on a federal, local and street level. But the message today was clear: breaking the cycle of violence will take a village.
Hailed As National Leader 5 Years Ago After Deadly Ambush On Dallas Cops, David Brown Now Under Fire For Handling Of Chicago Crime As City's Top CopDavid Brown's tenure as Chicago's top cop has been a rocky one, in the face of surging crime during the pandemic, a violent trend which has yet to turn around.
CPD Officers Might Face Discipline Over Viral Video Showing Women Twerking On Moving Squad Car"That's not the behavior, obviously, that we support, and we will be holding officers accountable when appropriate,” Police Supt. David Brown said.
Chicago Police Supt. David Brown Touts New Community Policing StrategyUnder the new strategy Chicago Police will expand neighborhood police initiatives such as arts and athletic leagues.
CPD Ending Daily Downtown Deployment With 12 Hour Days, Will No Longer Cancel Days OffYou won't see Chicago police stationed all over downtown anymore like they've been for most of the past year.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot Brushes Off FOP 'No-Confidence' Vote Against Her, CPD Supt. David Brown, First Deputy Eric CarterMayor Lori Lightfoot on Thursday shrugged off a "no-confidence" vote from the Chicago Fraternal Order of Police, as she accused the police union’s president of stalling on contract negotiations “so that he doesn’t have to face the reality” of the need for reforms in the department.
New CPD Policy On Search Warrants To Go Into Effect May 28; Police To Begin Tracking Wrong RaidsFor the first time, Chicago Police will begin tracking some wrong raids that result from faulty information, such as the raid on Anjanette Young's home two years ago.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot Stands Behind CPD Supt. David Brown, Angrily Shoots Down Rumors He's On His Way Out"This constant, ‘He’s going to Dallas. He’s leaving,’ it’s just nonsense, and it’s destabilizing, and frankly it’s insulting,” Mayor Lori Lightfoot said of unsubstantiated rumors of Chicago Police Supt. David Brown's ouster.
Lightfoot, CPD Announce Changes To Search Warrant Policies; Police To Begin Tracking Wrong Raids Resulting From Faulty InformationThe change to CPD's search warrant policy is part of a series of reforms Mayor Lori Lightfoot and Police Supt. David Brown are formally announcing Wednesday morning.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot Stands By CPD Supt. David Brown In Wake Of Scathing Report On Police Handling Of Summer Protests, LootingLightfoot said CPD has learned from what happened last summer, and said she has "a thousand percent confidence" in Brown's leadership of the department.
Chicago Inspector General Recommending 'Urgent' Changes To CPD Search Warrant Policy To Address Wrong RaidsThe “urgent recommendations” from the city’s Office of Inspector General come as part of its review of CPD search warrant policies, launched as result of CBS 2’s years-long investigation into wrong raids.
At Least 12 CPD Officers And Supervisors Suspended After Lounging In Congressman's Office Amid Looting, Sources SayTwo police sources tell CBS2 Investigator Brad Edwards at least a dozen officers and command staff will face multi-week suspensions.
Lightfoot Acknowledges She Learned About Wrong Raid Of Anjanette Young's More Than A Year AgoStill on the hot seat over the botched raid of Anjanette Young's home in 2019, Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Thursday acknowledged her staff told her about the case sooner than she previously claimed, and admitted she was wrong about Young filing a Freedom of Information Act request for video footage of the incident.