Judge: Des Plaines Officer Accused Of Excessive Force Rightfully TerminatedA Cook County judge upheld the termination of a northwest suburban Des Plaines police officer on Friday, overturning an arbitrator’s ruling that the officer, accused of using excessive force against an arrestee and lying about it, should return to work.
Police, Fire Departments Make Show Of Unity As They Move In TogetherAre they strange bedfellows or public safety partners? The Fire Department’s administrative offices have now moved into Police Headquarters, at 3510 S. Michigan Av., even as the investigation into a shoving match between members of the two departments continues.
Internal Investigation Of Scuffle Between Fire & Police DiversPolice Supt. Garry McCarthy confirmed Tuesday that an internal investigation is underway after a Marine Unit diver accused a Fire Department captain – and son of a former Fire Department commissioner – of knocking him to the ground earlier this month.
City Probes Firefighters' Use Of Unofficial Parking PermitsThe Chicago Fire Department has launched an internal investigation into the use of unofficial parking placards, which are being used by firefighters from at least two firehouses in the city.