A Look At Chicago's Interim Top Cop: Charlie Beck"He's a very strict disciplinarian. He doesn't mess around. He's a cop's cop."
Charlie Beck Named Interim Chicago Police Superintendent, As Eddie Johnson RetiresThe day after Police Supt. Eddie Johnson said he would retire at year's end, Mayor Lori Lightfoot moved quickly to name an outsider, former Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck, as interim superintendent.
Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson Confirms He's Retiring At The End Of The Year; 'It’s Time For Someone Else To Pin These Four Stars To Their Shoulders'Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson will be stepping down, amid an inspector general's investigation into the incident in which he was found slumped over in his Chevy Tahoe after he'd been drinking at a dinner with friends last month.
Who Will Replace Police Supt. Eddie Johnson? Mayor Lightfoot Not Talking YetWith Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson now retiring, we don’t yet have any idea who will replace him on a permanent basis – though there are interim candidates on the horizon.
Scandals, Controversies Have Marked Ends Of Terms For Last 4 Chicago Police SuperintendentsAll four Chicago Police superintendents who have served over the past 16 years have seen their tenures end in either scandal or controversy.
'My Integrity Remains Intact'; Police Supt. Johnson Insists Retirement Has Nothing To Do With Inspector General's ProbeJohnson said the only reason he's calling an end to his 31-year career with the department is the toll the job has taken on him and his family.
Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson Retires, Leaving Behind Pattern Of Wrong Raids By Chicago Police OfficersSuperintendent Eddie Johnson faced new troubles this year as the CBS 2 Investigators exposed a pattern of Chicago police officers raiding the wrong homes and traumatizing children.
Chicago Police Board Begins Hearings On Bid To Fire Officer Patrick Kelly For Shooting Friend And Lying About ItPolice Supt. Eddie Johnson filed disciplinary charges against Kelly, accusing him of shooting Michael LaPorta without justification in January 2010.
How Will The Chicago's Next Police Superintendent Be Chosen?With Police Supt. Eddie Johnson announcing his retirement Thursday, the Chicago Police Board will soon begin the process of searching for his permanent replacement.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot Won't Speculate On Possible Replacements For Police Supt. Eddie Johnson; Sources Say Retirement Announcement Expected SoonAmid reports Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson will soon announce plans to retire, Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Wednesday declined to speculate on who she might seek to succeed him as the city’s top cop.
Aldermen Urge CPD To Reconsider Budget Cuts To Community Policing, Even Though No Layoffs Are IncludedA handful of aldermen suggested the department instead should be considering an increase in the community policing budget, given its focus on improving its relationship with the community.
Police Supt. Eddie Johnson Says He's 'Toying With' Retirement, But Won't Confirm He Will Step Down SoonCalling himself “a Chicago guy through and through,” Johnson said he’s been proud to serve as a police officer on the same streets where he grew up.
CPD Budget To Swell To Over $1.7 Billion In 2020 Budget
CPD Supt. Eddie Johnson To Present Police Budget Amid Retirement RumorsMonday’s hearing is part of Lightfoot's ongoing budget hearings to dig Chicago out of debt.
In Tweet, President Trump Blasts Eddie Johnson Over City's Violent Crime; Lightfoot Fires BackThe day after a 7-year-old was shot while trick-or-treating, President Donald Trump continued his feud with Police Supt. Eddie Johnson, saying the city "will never stop its crime wave" with Johnson in charge.