Police Supt. David Brown Says There Have Been 144 Carjackings In Chicago In First 21 Days Of YearPolice Supt. David Brown said Thursday there had been 144 vehicular hijackings in Chicago in the first 21 days of January – placing the city on track to record 2,000 carjackings this year if the trend continues.
One Alderman Calls For Halt To No-Knock Warrants At City Council Committee Hearing, While Another Notes Anjanette Young Raid Didn't Involve OneThe Chicago City Council is now taking wrong raids by Chicago Police seriously, holding a hearing on the subject Tuesday.
Paperwork For Warrant That Led To Raid Where Anjanette Young Was Handcuffed Naked Shows Inconsistencies, Conflicting InformationIt is safe to say that in the Anjanette Young case, police did not follow their own directives.
Days Off For Chicago Police Officers Canceled This Weekend And On Election DayDays off will be canceled for Chicago Police officers between Friday, Oct. 30 and Sunday, Nov. 1, and again from Tuesday, Nov. 3 until Wednesday, Nov. 4.
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.