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.
On Weekend That Saw 3-Year-Old, 4 Teens Killed In Chicago, Supt. Brown Says Violent Offenders Are Not Being Monitored And Methods Must ChangeChicago Police Supt. David Brown on Sunday demanded that violent offenders be kept in jail longer and that home monitoring be revamped, because “it’s not working.”
New Working Group To Review Chicago Police Department Use Of Force Policies, Recommend ChangesChicago Police Supt. David Brown said the group was planned months before the death of George Floyd at the hands of police officers in Minneapolis, and the subsequent protests around the country.
CPD Reports Nearly 700 Arrests, 132 Officers Injured Amid Sunday's Violent RiotsIt was a violent weekend with riots, protests and looting across the city.
'Operation Clean' To Enhance Chicago Neighborhood PrideThey're gathered here at Springfield and Grenshaw to help neighbors clear trash, trim trees, cut weeds and grass. They also painted and closed up vacant buildings.
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.
CPD's Brown On Gun Violence, Arriving During COVID-19 'Like Drinking From A Fire Hydrant'"I’m shocked by the fact that we’ve made any arrests. That you’re in jail for coming outside or promoting something that we’re trying to restrict."
Upon Taking Oath As Chicago's New Top Cop, David Brown Sets 'Moonshot Goals': Record Lows For Murders And Shootings;“I am very humbled and I feel extremely privileged to serve the citizens of Chicago," Brown said.
City Council Holds First Full Virtual Meeting WednesdayWednesday morning, the city's leaders met virtually for the first time because of COVID-19.
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.
Charlie Beck Steps Down As Interim Chicago Police Superintendent; David Brown Takes OverBeck said he couldn’t wait to get home to his family, adding that he will be leaving family behind.
Interim Chicago Police Supt. Charlie Beck Reflects On His Time With Chicago Police As He Prepares To Move OnWednesday marked five months to the day since Charlie Beck was given the job as Chicago’s interim police superintendent.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot Taps Former Dallas Police Chief David Brown As Next CPD SuperintendentBrown served more than 30 years on the police force in Dallas before stepping down as chief in 2016.