In Reversal, Supt. Eddie Johnson Now Says Cop Who Shot Friend Should Be FiredChicago police officer Patrick Kelly should be fired for shooting his friend and lying about it, Police Supt. Eddie Johnson has ruled, in a reversal of a decision he made last December.
Mayor Says Supt. Johnson Will Remain Top Cop Throughout InvestigationLightfoot said Saturday: "I’m not gonna be saying much about it, I want the investigation to be independent. I want it to be thorough, I want it to be expeditious and then we’ll wait to see what the facts tell us.”
Supt. Johnson Told Mayor, But Not Reporters, He Was Drinking Before He Was Found In His CarPolice sources say several protocols weren't followed, like calling for an ambulance when someone is found in the condition Johnson was.
Top Cop Eddie Johnson Told Mayor He Was Drinking Before He Was Found Slumped Over In His CarPolice Supt. Eddie Johnson told Mayor Lori Lightfoot he had been drinking at dinner before driving early Thursday morning, and pulling over near his home and falling asleep behind the wheel, sources told CBS 2's Brad Edwards.
After Being Found Slumped Over In Car, Police Supt. Eddie Johnson Says He Stopped To Rest After Feeling FaintCPD spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said Johnson had pulled over and parked near his home near 34th and Aberdeen around 12:30 a.m., after feeling lightheaded.
'My Record Speaks For Itself': CPD Supt. Eddie Johnson Addresses IG Report On Laquan McDonald CaseJohnson said he wanted to clear up some "misconceptions" in the new report released by the Office of the Inspector General.
40 Illegal Guns Seized After CPD Deploys 1,000 Additional Officers For Labor Day WeekendChicago police have reported 12 arrests on illegal gun charges and 40 illegal gun seized after deploying 1,000 additional officers citywide.
New Online Tool To Track Chicago Gun Suspects Draws FireCounty Public Defender Amy Campanelli says the existence of such a list sends a message that people are dangerous even before they've had their day in court.
'Empire' Actor Jussie Smollett's Attorneys Say They Will Depose Rahm Emanuel, Others If City Doesn't Drop Civil CaseAttorneys for former "Empire" star Jussie Smollett say if the city doesn't drop a civil case against the actor they will depose some familiar names and others.
CPD On One Of Deadliest Weekend Of Summer Shootings: 'One Act Of Violence Is One Too Many'Noting that he has been a Chicago Police officer for 31 years, Johnson said he has lived with and dealt with gun violence throughout his adult life. But he said he and Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot cannot be the only ones decrying violence and illegal gun use in Chicago.
CPD Board Meets To Decide Officer Rialmo's FateChicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson wants Rialmo fired for violating multiple department rules.
16 People Shot This Fourth Of July Compared To 7 Last YearChicago police admit shootings are up so far this holiday weekend compared to last year. There were 33 victims between 6 p.m. Wednesday and 10 a.m. Friday. Three died.
Chicago Police Sergeant Not Punished For Racist Slur About ObamaRecords show that a white Chicago police sergeant was never punished for using a racist slur about then-President Barack Obama more than three years ago.
Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson Released From Rush Medical Center After Blood Clot Found In His LungChicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson was released from Rush Medical Center Monday afternoon after being hospitalized Friday, according to police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi.
Chicago Police Department Kicks Off Two-Day Mental Health Summit; 'We Are Here To End Officer Suicides'