AG William Barr Credits Operation Legend With Reducing Chicago Crime; Mayor Lightfoot Says, 'Nobody Should Be Taking A Victory Lap'U.S. Attorney General William Barr was in Chicago Wednesday touting success with Operation Legend to reduce crime in the city.
Supt. Brown: Police Will Be Out Ahead Of Anyone Thinking Of LootingChicago Police Supt. David Brown on Thursday evening warned anyone who might try to loot or cause unrest this weekend will not get away with it.
Supt. Brown Blames Open-Air Drug Markets, Gangs Using Young Recruits With No Record, For Spate Of Violence In ChicagoIn decrying the gun violence that has left several children dead and wounded in the last two weeks, Chicago Police Supt. David Brown said open-air drug markets were partially to blame.
Police Supt. David Brown Says Electronic Monitoring Programs Are Insufficient In Wake Of Violent Weekend, Sheriff Tom Dart AgreesIn the wake of a violent weekend in Chicago in which more than 100 people were shot – including 12 children – Chicago Police Supt. David Brown blamed the increase in failure to monitor violent offenders.
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.
Hundreds Of Complaints Have Been Filed Against Chicago Police Officers Since Protests, Unrest BeganMultiple Chicago Police officers were under investigation this week, after hundreds of complaints were filed since Friday.
Chicago Police Unveil Plan To Combat Summer Violence, Some Don't Think It Will Be HelpfulChicago Police Supt. David Brown on Thursday evening launched the city’s plan to fight summer violence.
Southwest Side Shooting Caught On Ring Doorbell Camera; Neighbors Ask, 'Where's City's Crime Strategy?'A swing set served as the backdrop for a drive-by shooting that was caught on a Ring doorbell camera on the Southwest Side this past weekend.
'We Will Take You To Jail:' Mayor Lightfoot Blasts Those Planning Parties Under Continued Stay-At-Home OrderChicago Police Department Supt. David Brown said the department is aware of six parties planned for Saturday night. The city is reaching out to the hosts advising them to cancel their parties.
Chicago Police Superintendent Apologizes for 'Operation Surge'Brown ordered Operation Surge to help curb curb gun violence by saturating neighborhoods this weekend without warning, but it is not sitting well with some.