Inspector General's Report: Former Supt. Eddie Johnson Drove Drunk, Swerved Erratically, And Then Lied About What Happened The Night He Was Found Slumped Over WheelA Chicago Inspector General’s Office report issued Thursday found that former police Supt. Eddie Johnson drove drunk on the night he was found slumped over the wheel of his city-issued vehicle last fall, and drove erratically through the Bridgeport neighborhood as officers followed him home.
Body Camera Video Shows Former Police Supt. Eddie Johnson Slumped Over Steering Wheel In OctoberBody camera video was released Monday showing former Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson the night he was found slumped over his steering wheel back in October.
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.
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.
Chicago Police Board Officially Picks 3 Finalists For CPD SuperintendentCPD Deputy Chief of Patrol Ernest Cato III, Aurora Police Chief Kristen Ziman, and former Dallas Police Chief David Brown are the three nominees to permanently replace former Supt. Eddie Johnson.
Chicago Police Board To Announce Nominees For New CPD Superintendent On WednesdayNearly five months after launching a nationwide search for a permanent successor to former Police Supt. Eddie Johnson, the Chicago Police Board is set to meet on Wednesday to announce the three nominees it is recommending to Mayor Lori Lightfoot.
The Top Stories Of 2019 On CBSChicago.com2019 was a busy year in the news in Chicago – from a historic election that brought a new mayor into office to a scandal that forced a police superintendent out. But the Jussie Smollett saga was the big show-stopper here on CBSChicago.com.
Eddie Johnson Transferred Woman He Was With At Bar In Days After He Was Found Slumped In CarConfirmation tonight of a job change for the female Chicago police officer connected to the Eddie Johnson scandal.
Mayor Lightfoot Denies Jumping The Gun In Firing Police Supt. Johnson; Says FOP 'Dead Wrong' That She's Angling For Outsider To Run CPDThe mayor also denied the police union's claim that she fired Johnson in order to make the case for hiring a department outsider as the next superintendent.
Eddie Johnson Officially Retires, But His Firing Was Technically A Demotion, Attorney SaysMayor Lori Lightfoot may have announced the firing of now ex-police superintendent Eddie Johnson in a no-holds barred news conference, but it didn't mean he was booted from the police department.
Interim Police Supt. Charlie Beck Begins Making Major Changes After Eddie Johnson Controversy, DismissalInterim police Supt. Charlie Beck wasted no time Tuesday – bumping a district commander down to a captain.
About 20 Top-Ranking CPD Officers Plan To Retire In Wake Of Former Supt. Eddie Johnson's FiringSources told CBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot about 20 high-ranking officers are planning to retire. Most of those officers were appointed to their current positions by Johnson, whom Mayor Lori Lightfoot fired on Monday.
Day After Firing, Eddie Johnson Denies He Misled Mayor Lightfoot, But Admits 'Lapse of Judgment'Former police Supt. Eddie Johnson on Tuesday acknowledged he "made a poor decision and had a lapse of judgment" when police officers found him slumped over in his vehicle, but denied that he misled the mayor over his actions.
Sources: Former Police Supt. Johnson Was Drinking With Woman Who Was Not His Wife Before Being Found Slumped Over In SUVFormer Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson had been out drinking with a woman who was not his wife hours before he was found slumped over the steering wheel in October, sources told CBS 2.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot Fires CPD Supt. Eddie Johnson For Lying About Incident When He Fell Asleep At The Wheel Of His Car“It has become clear that Mr. Johnson engaged in a series of actions that are intolerable for any leader in a position of trust,” she said Monday morning at City Hall.