Police: Cameras Failed In Lockup Where 2 Committed SuicidePolice Supt. Garry McCarthy is acknowledging there were "issues" with the cameras inside the Calumet District police lockup on the city’s Far South Side, where two inmates hanged themselves within four days.
McCarthy Open To Changes In Marijuana Policy, But Not DecriminalizationPolice Supt. Garry McCarthy says he has no problem with treating low-level drug cases differently, but he draws the line at decriminalizing marijuana.
McCarthy Proud Of Officers' Work At Occupy Chicago ProtestsPolice Supt. Garry McCarthy says he is proud of the way his officers have handled the Occupy Chicago protests still underway in the city.
Chicago Police Stations May Be Closed To Save CashMayor Rahm Emanuel acknowledged Monday that some Chicago Police District stations might be closed as part of his administration's plans to trim the budget and increase the number of beat cops.
McCarthy: No Plans To Hire More Cops Anytime SoonPolice Supt. Garry McCarthy is not looking to hire more officers anytime soon, saying he needs to get more out of those already on the force.
Emanuel To Put 114 More Police Officers Back On The StreetMayor Rahm Emanuel is set to announce plans to put 114 Chicago Police officers back on the street, redeploying them from specialized units and administrative posts.
Emanuel Vows Police Budget Cuts Won't Hurt SafetyMayor Emanuel is promising that cuts to the police budget will not jeopardize public safety.
McCarthy To Reorganize Police Department For $1M SavingsPolice Supt. Garry McCarthy is eliminating several command positions, for what is expected to be a savings of $1 million.
McCarthy: Police Ready To Enforce New Curfew LawPolice Supt. Garry McCarthy says his department is more than ready to enforce the city’s expanded curfew law, despite a manpower shortage.
2 Wounded In Police Shootings, Including 13-Year-Old BoyPolice shot and wounded two people on the city’s West Side overnight, including a 13-year-old boy who refused to drop a BB gun, police said.
Police Vacation Day Policy Changed In Light Of Weis' Big PayoutAfter a controversial payout to former police Supt. Jody Weis, the new superintendent is making some major policy changes.
Police Out In Force To Prevent Crime At Taste Of ChicagoIt’s been a violent start to the summer, with a string of mob attacks close to downtown leaving people wondering about safety at the Taste of Chicago starting today.
Police Security Details Make For Sticky Situation In Redeployment EffortThe search continues for able-bodied Chicago police officers to redeploy from desk jobs and other special duty to beat patrols, but some officers may prove to be more difficult to redeploy than others.
150 More Police Officers Move From Desk To StreetsExpect to see more police officers on the streets in several neighborhoods across the city, as 150 officers leave their desk jobs and move to the streets.
Police Out In Force To Prevent More Mob AttacksNew Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy says officers are going to “clamp down very hard” against the perpetrators of mob violence near downtown.