Chicago Police Supt. David Brown Announces Shakeup Of Command Staff Amid Surge In Gun ViolenceFirst Deputy Supt. Anthony Riccio is retiring, and will be replaced by Eric Carter, who most recently was chief of the Bureau of Counter-Terrorism. Retiring Chief of Patrol Fred Waller will be replaced by Brian McDermott, most recently commander of the Chicago Lawn District.
Retired Black Cops Want Police Hiring Freeze While Feds Investigate CPDA group of retired African-American police officers has suggested the department hold off on any promotions and testing for new officers until the Justice Department determines if the processes are fair.
Groupon Puts Gun-Related Deals On HoldThe company offered no context to the decision. Gun rights and restrictions have been the subject of fierce debate following a string of mass murders.
Trial Underway For Deputies Who Say They Were Punished For Backing Dart's OpponentA trial is underway at the Federal Building in a lawsuit against Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart.