Watchdog: Chicago Struggles To Hire Black Police OfficersThe report indicates that 37% of the department's applicants from 2016 to 2018 were Black in a city where 30% of the population is African American.
Chicago Police Body Camera Reforms Sluggish, Watchdog Report Finds
Inspector General Slams 'Inefficient, Reactive, And Chaotic' Response To Deadly COVID Outbreak At LaSalle Veterans' Home
CPD Officers Received Suspensions Of Varying Lengths In Connection To Superintendent Johnson Found Passed Out In City VehicleThere are questions over the manipulation of Johnson's cell phone and the SIM card inside it. But it's unclear if any of the six included in this round of suspension were involved in any cell phone manipulation.
Resigning CPS Inspector General Nicholas Schuler Admits 'Tough Management Style'; Says Some Workers' Complaints Were JustifiedA source close to Schuler’s office confirmed an investigation by an outside law firm has been going on for at least six months into claims he created a toxic work environment.
CPS Inspector General Nicholas Schuler ResignsChicago Public Schools Inspector General Nicholas Schuler resigned on Monday, city officials confirmed, amid an investigation into allegations that Schuler threatened and insulted workers in the office.
Report: 123 Children Died In 2019 Fiscal Year, Despite Contact With Illinois Department Of Children And Family ServicesOf the 123 deaths in the fiscal year that ended last June, 24 were ruled homicides, 37 were accidental, 34 were natural, seven were suicide and 21 were undetermined.
CPS Watchdog Recommends More Than A Dozen Employees Be Fired For Lying About Living Outside ChicagoAll CPS employees are required to live in Chicago, unless they receive a waiver, and could be fired if they lie about their address.
Former Whitney Young Swim Coach Andy Parro Pocketed $30,000 In Illicit Deals To Rent High School's Pool, Watchdog FindsFrom April 2013 through September 2016, Whitney Young swim coach Andy Parro collected at least $29,604 from three outside groups through "off-the books agreements" and kept the money for himself, according to the latest annual report from Chicago Public Schools Inspector General Nicholas Schuler.
Chicago IG Report: Thousands Of Backlogged Complaints On Chicago Buildings, PropertiesYou might remember a CBS 2 report on one of the most blighted blocks in the city at 71st and Champlain. In at least one case, the city did write code violations to an owner, but some of the problems persisted for months.
16 Reports Released On The Shooting Death Of Laquan McDonaldThe OIG said their actions prevented CPD from collecting potentially important, objective evidence of the McDonald shooting. Leading to heightened public outrage.
Chicago Virtual Charter School CEO On Paid Leave As CPS Watchdog Investigates Questionable SpendingThe CEO of Chicago Virtual Charter School is in deep trouble, and others could be too, amid investigation into questionable spending.
Park District Workers Pocketed Cash From Scrap Metal Sales, Set Up Tax-Exempt Sam's Club Accounts, Inspector General FindsSeveral Chicago Park District employees are facing disciplinary action and might be fired after allegedly selling scrap metal for more than $64,000 in cash they never turned over to the district.
City Of Chicago Workers Allegedly Used Medical Leave To Party In The Caribbean, Take 'Booze Cruise'City of Chicago employees used family medical leave to take multiple Caribbean cruises, where they allegedly drank alcohol on a "booze cruise," went clubbing and toured tropical islands--according to the Inspector General's first quarterly report of 2019.
As Lightfoot Meets With Springfield Power Brokers, Ethics Reform Is Front And Center In Chicago"There was a vote in the City Council to strip out the power to investigate aldermen. And so, the power to investigate aldermen was taken away, and that was 30 years ago."