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.
CPD: October Crime Stats Show Historic Lows In Murders, ShootingsChicago police released the October 2019 crime summary, which revealed a drop in crime throughout the city.
Report Recommends Sweeping Changes To CPD Homicide Investigations To Boost 'Dismal' Murder Clearance RateThe Chicago Police Department's clearance rate in homicide cases has risen from 29% to 47% over the last three years, but still lags far behind other major cities.
President Trump Lashes Out At CPD Supt. Eddie Johnson For Skipping Speech To Police Chiefs: 'He's Not Doing His Job'“I want Eddie Johnson to change his values, and change them fast,” Trump said.
Police Chiefs Conference Kicks Off In Chicago, Brings Local ControversyPresident Donald Trump is expected to speak at the conference on Monday, but Chicago's top cop will not be in attendance.
CPD's Johnson Under Siege Again; Church Leaders Worry About His Leadership Abilities"We're not going to say so much as he's under siege, but how can he effectively give leadership when his leadership is always being questioned."
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.
Lightfoot After Johnson Was Found In Vehicle: 'The Superintendent Is Very Much On The Job'"The superintendent is very much on the job."
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.