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.
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."