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.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot Announces Safety Plan For Election Day, Urges Peaceful Protests No Matter The Results“Regardless of what happens, November 3rd will be a big day for all of us, and our goal is clear: keep Chicagoans safe as we take part in this momentous day," Lightfoot said.
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.
Lightfoot, CPD Expanding Neighborhood Policing Initiative To 3 More DistrictsMayor Lightfoot joined CPD Supt. David Brown Thursday to announce the expansion of the Neighborhood Policing Initiative.
Chicago Police Report 'Tenuous Progress' In Stemming Gun Violence After Deploying Two New Units“Obviously one violent crime is one too many. Whether it’s a murder or a shooting, our standards are one is one too many," CPD Supt. David Brown said.
Chicago Police Say Peaceful Grant Park Protest Was 'Hijacked By Organized Mobs'; Mayor Lori Lightfoot Denounces 'People Who Came For A Fight, Not A Peaceful Protest'The mayor and police said organized mobs of vigilantes hijacked an otherwise peaceful protest, and pelted officers with frozen water bottles, rocks, and fireworks.
Chicago Police Supt. David Brown Announces Shakeup Of Command Staff Amid Surge In Gun ViolenceFirst Deputy Supt. Anthony Riccio is retiring, and will be replaced by Eric Carter, who most recently was chief of the Bureau of Counter-Terrorism. Retiring Chief of Patrol Fred Waller will be replaced by Brian McDermott, most recently commander of the Chicago Lawn District.
CPD Supt. David Brown Stresses Building Public Trust After Another Bloody Weekend; 'You’ll See Community Policing On Steroids'“We should not be seen as an occupying force only there for enforcement,” Brown said.
Police Supt. David Brown After Another Violent Weekend: 'We Cannot Allow This To Be Normalized In This City'It’s the Monday story everyone fears will become a reality, and sadly, yet again, we are forced to tell you about an incredibly violent weekend in Chicago.
Chicago Police Launch Their Latest 'Nerve Center' In Bid To Fight Crime With High-Tech ToolsThe Central District is the latest to get one of the department’s so-called “strategic decision support centers,” (SDSCs) which are now in place in 21 of the city’s 22 police districts
After More Than 100 Shot In Chicago Over The Weekend, CPD Supt. David Brown Again Says Too Many Violent Felons Not Properly MonitoredAccording to Chicago police and data collected by CBS 2, at least 102 people were shot from 5 p.m. Friday through 5 a.m. Monday, including 12 children. At least 13 people were killed, including at least five children.