Chicago's Police Union Fights City Hall Over COVID Vaccine Mandate In Court Hearings"I think both sides have legitimate positions. I really do."
CPD Says 21 Officers Not Being Paid After Defying City's COVID Vaccine Mandate; Illinois FOP Castigates Mayor Lightfoot After Reports That She's Trying To Find Replacement OfficersOf those participating, 82% are vaccinated. Those who are unvaccinated can be tested twice a week to continue working thru the end of the year.
Concerns Mount About Public Safety With CPD Officers Being Stripped Of Police Powers For Not Complying With COVID-19 Vaccine Reporting RulesThe Chicago Police Department late Monday was still tabulating how many officers have been stripped of their police powers because they did not report their COVID-19 vaccination status to the city.
Chicago Police Restrict Time Off For Officers; Unclear If Order Is Related To Battle Between City Hall, FOP Over COVID-19 Vaccine MandateChicago Police are restricting time off for officers until further notice.
Rallies Held In Support Of Chicago Police Officers In Wake Of Officer Ella French's Murder, Growing Rift Between Rank-And-File Officers And City HallRallies in support of Chicago Police were held in Chicago Wednesday evening, following Officer Ella French’s on-duty murder and amid more divisiveness between the police rank-and-file and city leaders.
Chicago Police To End Daily Downtown Deployments, Return To Regular Schedule After 12-Hour Shifts And Canceled Days OffChicago Police said Monday night that they will be ending a daily deployment plan that has kept officers downtown.
Former Chicago FOP President Kevin Graham Suspended Over Hidden Camera Left In OfficeKevin Graham, the former president of the Fraternal Order of Police in Chicago, has been suspended for three years over a hidden camera he left inside the current president’s office.
Community Activists Concerned About Progress On Chicago Police ReformOrganizers of a vigil for Laquan McDonald's birthday say real reform can only happen with significant changes to the Chicago Police Union contract.
Hit The Hood Calls For New Contract For City, Police UnionHit the Hood will hold a virtual teach-in and march on Labor Day at noon at Millennium Park.
Chicago FOP President Asks U.S. Attorney For Federal Prosecutions For Looting, Crimes During Unrest, Blasts State's Attorney FoxxChicago Fraternal Order of Police President John Catanzara issued a letter to U.S. Attorney John R. Lausch Jr. Wednesday, calling for federal prosecutions for people arrested in looting during civil unrest.
Elected Officials Condemn Chicago FOP President's Letter To President Trump Calling For Federal Help To Fight 'Chaos' In ChicagoA group of elected officials on the city, county, and state level on Sunday issued a statement condemning Chicago Fraternal Order of Police President John Catanzara Jr.’s letter to President Donald Trump asking for federal assistance in dealing with “chaos” in Chicago.
FOP President John Catanzara Jr. Issues Letter To President Trump, Asking For Help From Federal Government In Fighting 'Chaos'Chicago Fraternal Order of Police President John Catanzara Jr. issued a letter to President Donald Trump on Saturday, asking for help from the federal government to fight “chaos” in Chicago and calling Mayor Lori Lightfoot a “complete failure.”
Outrage At School Board Meeting After Skokie Police Union Comments About Consequences Of Removing Officers From SchoolsShould police be in schools? It is a debate happening all over the country, and a school district in Skokie took up the topic this week.
After Leaving FOP With Open Letter, CPD Officer Julius Givens Addresses CriticsA Chicago Police officer who announced last week that he was quitting the Fraternal Order of Police responded on Wednesday to critics who questioned his motives.
City Leaders Say Politics, Economics, Unrest, And Mistrust Of Police Have Created Perfect Storm For Gun Violence In ChicagoAs Chicago grapples with another violent weekend in which two children were among those killed, city leaders called the violence a symptom of politics, economics, and growing unrest.