Hillard Boosting Police Visibility, Puts 470 More Cops In UniformInterim Chicago Police Supt. Terry Hillard said Friday that patrol officers are the backbone of the department, so he's moving 70 officers from specialized units to patrol and putting 400 plainclothes tactical and gang unit officers in uniform.
Police Board Taking Applications For Top CopTwo weeks after Jody Weis stepped down as Chicago's top cop, the Police Board has launched the application process for finding a new full-time police superintendent.
Who Will Be Emanuel's Pick For Top Cop?Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel says he doesn't want to waste any time in finding a new leader for the Chicago Police Department.
Weis: 'Daley Could Not Have Been More Supportive'A day after stepping down from the helm of the Chicago Police Department, Jody Weis said Wednesday it would be up to the people of Chicago to judge how well he did.
Hillard Returns As Police SuperintendentFormer Supt. Terry Hillard is back in charge at the Chicago Police Department nearly eight years after he left the post, as the departure of Supt. Jody Weis draws mixed feelings.
Walter’s Perspective: The Jody Mystery StoryThe Jody story still is a mystery. Walter asks, what is it that was so bad about Jody Weis?
Weis Stepping Down As Top Cop, Terry Hillard Taking OverJody Weis will be stepping down as Chicago's top cop at the end of the day on Tuesday, the last day of his contract as Chicago police superintendent. Former top cop Terry Hillard will take his place.
Weis' Contract Reaches Expiration DateThe contract for Chicago Police Supt. Jody Weis ends today, and city officials are expected to make an announcement soon on what they plan to do next.
UPDATED: Clock Running Out For Police Supt. WeisChicago's top cop apparently will be out of job when a new mayor takes over in May. The big question: Will he leave when his contract expires Tuesday, or help with the upcoming transition?
Clock Nearly Run Out For Police Supt. WeisChicago's top cop apparently will be out of job when a new mayor takes over in May. The big question: Will he leave when his contract expires Tuesday, or help with the upcoming transition?
Did Weis' Controversial Gang Meeting Work?He said his controversial meeting with hundreds of gang members would help fight crime, and on Sunday Chicago Police Superintendent Jody Weis has the numbers to prove it.
Police Misconduct Complaints Down Under WeisThe number of misconduct complaints filed against Chicago Police officers is down since police Supt. Jody Weis took over.
Blizzard Apparently Keeping Crooks Off StreetsIf there was one bright spot to having 20 inches of snow dumped on the city in less than 24 hours earlier this week, it apparently helped keep the city's crooks off the streets for a while.
Weis Critical Of Decision Allowing Burge To Keep PensionChicago Police Supt. Jody Weis says he's embarrassed by the police pension Board decision to allow former Cmdr. Jon Burge keep his pension.
Mayoral Candidates Focus On Adding CopsAs the candidates for mayor were waiting to find out if front-runner Rahm Emanuel will get to stay on the ballot, they were out talking Wednesday about their plans to fight crime in Chicago.