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Chicago's Top Cop Nixes National Guard Help

September 26, 2013
Tougher gun laws would curb Chicago's street violence rather than intervention by the Illinois National Guard, the city's top cop and mayor said earlier this week.

Nearly 20K Apply to Chicago PD

September 9, 2013
About 18,000 applicants hope they'll be chosen for an upcoming Chicago Police recruit class in a year the agency broadened its applicant pool.

Handcuffed Man Steals Chicago Police Cruiser

August 26, 2013
While Marquette Fisher was handcuffed in the backseat of a squad car, he managed to get his hands in front of him, jumped into the front seat and drove off.

Chicago Chief Blasts State Rep. for Murder Comment

July 30, 2013
While discussing unsolved murders, state Rep. Monique Davis (D-Chicago) told a Detroit radio station that some people in the community "believe the police may be involved in some of these murders."

Chicago Teen Police Impostor Arrested Again

July 25, 2013
A Chicago teenager who was arrested four years ago after going on patrol has been arrested again for pretending to be a Chicago Police officer.

Cop Turned Actor Dennis Farina Dies

July 22, 2013
Dennis Farina, the former Chicago cop who made a second career in movies and TV, has died in Arizona. Farina served for 18 years with the Chicago Police Department, before working his way into movies.

Chicago Officer Dragged, Thrown from Vehicle

May 14, 2013
When she approached the vehicle, the driver grabbed her vest and drove off, authorities said. As the vehicle sped away, the officer was thrown from it and tumbled to the ground.

Mexican Cartels Have Infiltrated Your City

April 29, 2013
Mexican drug cartels are now operating deep in the U.S., according to the recent Associated Press report. They're operating not just in border areas. They're making beach heads in suburban communities.

Video: Chicago Cops May Lose Jobs Over Gang Video

April 23, 2013
Two Chicago Police officers may lose their jobs after an online gang video showed them detaining a subject. They have been accused of unlawfully detaining the gang member and lying about it to Internal Affairs.

Chicago Cops Detain Gang Member

April 23, 2013

Two Chicago Police officers may lose their jobs after an online gang video showed them detaining a subject. They have been accused of unlawfully detaining the gang member and lying about it to Internal Affairs. Read the full story here.

Chicago Police Begin Foot Patrols

March 26, 2013
Rookie Chicago Police officers have begun patrolling the city's most dangerous neighborhoods in a new crime-fighting strategy introduced by Superintendent Garry McCarthy.

Homicides Down, Police Overtime Up In Chicago

March 21, 2013
Hundreds of Chicago police officers are hitting the streets on overtime every night in dangerous neighborhoods, the latest tactic by Mayor Rahm Emanuel's administration to reduce killings in a city dogged by its homicide rate.

Lawsuit Claims Chicago Cop Fractured Woman's Face

March 18, 2013
A woman has accused a Chicago cop of fracturing her face by pressing his fist against her nose for three to five minutes and threatening to "push (her) nose through (her) brain."

In-Service Cop Cars: Ford P.I. Utility

March 8, 2013

After retiring its venerable Crown Victoria Police Interceptor, Ford offered law enforcement agencies two choices—the Police Interceptor sedan and P.I. Utility. The P.I. Utility has caught on with highway patrol agencies for its increased cargo capacity and rear-end crash rating. View our gallery of in-service Ford P.I. Utility vehicles, and then read "The New Recruits: In-Service Cop Cars" for detailed stories of agencies using them. Photos provided by the respective agencies unless otherwise noted.

Black P Stone 'General' Gets 20 Years for Drug, Gun Crimes

February 28, 2013
A high-ranking member of a south side Chicago black street gang received 20 years in federal prison for narcotics and firearm charges stemming from his arrest in late 2011.

Chicago Police No Longer Respond To Lesser Crimes

February 4, 2013
To free up additional patrol officers, Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy has instructed officers not to respond to lesser crimes such as vehicle theft, garage burglary, or crime where the offender is no longer at the scene.

Chicago Drug Task Force Targets Cartel 'Choke Points'

February 4, 2013
Seventy federal agents, police officers, and prosecutors recently started working there in what authorities say is a first-of-its-kind drug-fighting headquarters.

Dealing with Transgender Subjects

January 4, 2013
We face many things on the street every daily that can bring harsh judgments and lawsuits. This is one area where simple training and awareness would go a long way toward protecting the rights of people not commonly understood by officers.

Police Links: Shootings Mar Glad Tidings

December 28, 2012
December encompasses a large part of the holiday season, so it's sad when a tragedy like the Newtown, Conn., school shooting mars this time of year's glad tidings. That's why it's so nice to hear a sweet story about two Port Authority officers who helped safely deliver a baby in New York's Holland Tunnel.

Chicago PD Receives First Ford Police Interceptors

December 21, 2012
The Chicago Police Department has taken delivery of 51 new Ford Police Interceptor Utility and sedan vehicles from its initial order of 500 patrol vehicles built within city limits.
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