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.
Text Message Urges Chicago Police Officers To Call In Sick, Limit Arrests In A 'Blue Flu'Along with a spike in violence in Chicago this past weekend comes with a new push by members of the police union to get officers on the street to stand down – and even stay home.
Police Reform Advocates, FOP Await Illinois Supreme Court Ruling About Whether Officer Misconduct Records May Be DestroyedOn Thursday, the Illinois Supreme Court will hand down a ruling that could either help push police reform or put it in reverse.
With Officers Working 12-Hour Shifts, Fraternal Order Of Police Files Motion To Force City To Bring In Outside Help, Give Officers RestThe Fraternal Order of Police on Wednesday filed a motion with a judge asking the city to bring in outside aid so that officers can rest, after they have been subject to continued 12-hour shifts and canceled days off.
Lightfoot Demands Police Reforms Including Licensing After Officers Seen Lounging In Rep. Rush's Office During UnrestLightfoot is using the incident as a platform, calling for police officers across the state to be licensed.
Chicago Police Officers Concerned About A Lack Of Coronavirus Fighting Supplies In The Line Of DutyAs officials take precautions and urge social distancing amid the coronavirus pandemic, some first responders are saying, “What about us?”
Police Union Wants All Officer Misconduct Records Destroyed After 5 Years; Some Are Furious About IdeaIf the union representing Chicago Police officers gets its way, the Illinois Supreme Court will allow for the destruction of all officer misconduct records older than five years.