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Chicago Officer Pummells Female Bartender

December 16, 2009

Chicago police officer Anthony Abbate attacks bartender Karolina Obrycka while off duty. Obrycka had attempted to cut him off.

Chicago's Top Cop Declares End to Lawsuit Settlements

September 1, 2009
"I have asked the Department of Law to litigate those cases which would have been settled [as] a matter of financial concern," Supt. Jody Weis told the judge in a July 23 letter obtained by the Sun-Times.

Four Gang Members Charged with Attempted Murder of Chicago Officer

September 1, 2009
Four men were charged Sunday with allegedly trying to kill an off-duty Chicago police officer in a Southwest Side shooting that one police source said erupted when they mistook the gang-enforcement officer for a gang rival.

Body Armor Saves Chicago Officer In Friendly Fire Incident

August 28, 2009
A Chicago police officer was hospitalized in good condition after he was accidently shot by a fellow officer while trying to subdue a knife-wielding man in downtown Chicago, the Sun-Times reports.

Chicago Man Charged with Punching Police Horse

August 11, 2009
A 21-year-old man spent the night in jail after he allegedly punched a Chicago police horse near the Lollapalooza music festival.

U.S. Will Provide $1 Billion to Hire Cops

July 29, 2009
The federal government will give $1 billion in economic stimulus funds to law enforcement agencies in every state to pay for the hiring and re-hiring of officers, Vice President Joe Biden and Attorney General Eric Holder announced.

Chicago Police Spend $2.2 Million to Protect Obama's Home Since November

July 21, 2009
The Chicago Police Department has spent at least $2.2 million to secure President Barack Obama's Kenwood residence since he was elected in November, according to documents released Monday by the city.

Keep Summer SWAT Deployments Balanced

July 21, 2009
There's a potential danger for full-time teams that become so successful departments start to employ SWAT for everything. When this happens, the troops can easily become fatigued or view missions as "routine."

Chicago Police Will Be Evaluated on Attitude

May 13, 2009
The Chicago Police Department will add a new layer of review of its officers next year, evaluating not only job performance, but attitudes and interactions with the public, the Chicago Tribune reports.

Chicago Police Say Gunman Killed After Shooting Four

May 7, 2009
Officers shot and killed a gunman Wednesday night after he opened fire in a convenience store in the South Shore neighborhood, then fled and pointed his weapon at pursuing police, Chicago police said.

Chicago Police Union May Picket During International Olympic Committee Visit

March 27, 2009
Leaders of Chicago's police union are considering taking the growing acrimony over contract negotiations public at a most inopportune time for Mayor Richard Daley—picketing on the day International Olympic Committee evaluators arrive next week to see the city.

Officer Vincent Jamison of Chicago PD Named NLEOMF Officer of the Month

March 2, 2009
The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF) has announced the selection of Officer Vincent Jamison of the Chicago Police Department as its Officer of the Month for January 2009.

Strategy Used vs. Insurgents in Iraq Helps Chicago Cops Fight Crime

February 6, 2009
The Chicago PD's Mobile Strike Force, created late last year, includes two companies of 48 officers each. They've been patrolling the Marquette, Harrison, Austin and Grand Central districts.

Five Ways the Economy Will Change Your Job

February 1, 2009

For those in law enforcement, the question becomes one of: How does all of this economic gloom affect me? To address this question, POLICE decided to look at five of the biggest economic threats facing law enforcement.

American Red Cross of Greater Chicago Seeks Local Heroes

January 29, 2009
Not all heroes wear capes but they all have one thing in common; they make a big difference to someone. The American Red Cross of Greater Chicago is looking for community heroes, including law enforcement officers, to honor at its 2009 Heroes Breakfast.

Chicago Police to Buy Up to 2,000 Tahoe SUVs

December 3, 2008
The Daley administration has signed a $59.2 million contract with a suburban dealership that could pave the way for the Chicago Police Department to convert most of its squad car fleet by 2011 to Chevrolet Tahoe SUVs favored by Police Supt. Jody Weis.

Chicago Officer Shoots, Kills Man Who Refused to Put Down Gun, Cops Say

November 26, 2008
A Chicago police tactical officer shot a man dead Tuesday morning when he responded to a domestic violence call on the South Side, police said.

22-year Chicago Police Veteran Fired Over $1 Bag of Trail Mix

November 20, 2008

City attorneys alleged that Officer Aaron Pena went to the Walgreens in the 1900 block of West Cermak Road in August 2007, bought two bags of trail mix and then took a third from the store without paying. Pena was recorded on store security cameras.

Off-Duty Chicago Officer Dies After Being Shot in Apparent Attempted Robbery

August 14, 2008
A veteran Chicago police officer who was shot Wednesday morning in an apparent robbery gone bad on the city's West Side died early Thursday morning from his wounds, police said. A woman who was sitting in the off-duty officer's sport-utility vehicle during the shooting was dead on the scene.

Chicago PD May Replace Patrol Cars with SUVs

March 29, 2008
The next set of flashing blue lights in the rearview mirror of Chicago residents could be on top of a Chevrolet Tahoe, if new Chicago Police Supt. Jody Weis gets his wish.
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