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Recruit Booted From Chicago Police Academy Wins Second Chance After Legal Battle

March 14, 2017
His long legal battle shows the difficulties sometimes faced by the Chicago Police Department in the relatively rare instances in which it fires a recruit from the academy.

Man Awarded $25 Million for Wrongful Conviction Used Money to Lead Street Gang

March 10, 2017
A judge has sentenced a Chicago man, who won a $25 million award in 2012 for a wrongful murder conviction only to spend it on rebuilding his Simon City Royals street gang, to nine years and two months in prison.

Video: Man Awarded $25 Million for Wrongful Conviction Used Money to Lead Street Gang

March 10, 2017
A judge has sentenced a Chicago man, who won a $25 million award in 2012 for a wrongful murder conviction only to spend it on rebuilding his Simon City Royals street gang, to nine years and two months in prison.

Chicago Police Ease Restrictions on Use of Force in Revised Policy

March 7, 2017
Pulling back on proposed rule changes that upset some rank-and-file officers, police Superintendent Eddie Johnson has proposed a new use-of-force policy that is less restrictive than the one he floated five months ago.

Sessions Questions Obama DOJ’s Conclusions in Ferguson and Chicago Police Reports

February 28, 2017
New U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has questioned reports published by his agency about policing in Chicago and Ferguson, Missouri, describing "some of it" as "pretty anecdotal and not so scientifically based."

2 Chicago Officers Injured in Crash During Pursuit

February 15, 2017
Officers who were pursuing the SUV collided with an Uber driver in a Nissan Sentra in the University Village/Little Italy neighborhood.

Video: Chicago Officers Cleared of Racial Profiling Allegations Made by Congressman

February 10, 2017
Two Chicago Police officers have been cleared of wrongdoing after U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush claimed he had been racially profiled during a traffic stop last summer, according to a police spokesman.

Chicago Officers Cleared of Racial Profiling Allegations Made by Congressman

February 10, 2017
Two Chicago Police officers have been cleared of wrongdoing after U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush claimed he had been racially profiled during a traffic stop last summer, according to a police spokesman. More Here.

Inside the Chicago PD's Revised Officer Training Program

February 7, 2017
Chicago's 2016 crime rates were staggering and City Hall is hoping 1,000 additional police officers on the streets can stem the violence. But mass hirings are a challenge and the Chicago Police Department has the added weight of a Department of Justice investigation that found police training practices have been grossly inadequate. More Here.

Video: Inside the Chicago PD's Revised Officer Training Program

February 7, 2017
Chicago's 2016 crime rates were staggering and City Hall is hoping 1,000 additional police officers on the streets can stem the violence. But mass hirings are a challenge and the Chicago Police Department has the added weight of a Department of Justice investigation that found police training practices have been grossly inadequate.

Suicide Rate Much Higher at Chicago PD Than Other Agencies

January 30, 2017
Among the ranks of the nearly 10,000 patrol officers of the CPD, an average of three officers will take their own lives each year, according to life insurance claims information from the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 7, the union representing the bulk of the department’s sworn officers.

Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson Needs Kidney Transplant

January 27, 2017
Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson — who fell ill and lost his balance during a news conference at a South Side police station on Friday — needs a kidney transplant.

Trump Tweets About Chicago 'Carnage,' Says He May 'Send In The Feds!' If Not Fixed

January 25, 2017
President Donald Trump tweeted Tuesday night about Chicago's violence, saying he will "send in the Feds!" if the city "doesn't fix the horrible 'carnage' going on."

Former Chicago PD Superintendent Calls Out DOJ for "Wrong" Conclusions

January 13, 2017
“My narrative does not fit the narrative that they are pushing,” said McCarthy, who was fired in late 2015 by Mayor Rahm Emanuel.

Video: Justice Department Slams Chicago PD for "Excessive Force" and "Deficient Training"

January 13, 2017
A federal investigation into the Chicago police found that officers engage “in a pattern or practice of use of excessive force,” part of larger, ingrained failures in how the department trains officers and reviews misconduct, Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch announced Friday.

Justice Department Slams Chicago PD for "Excessive Force" and "Deficient Training"

January 13, 2017
A federal investigation into the Chicago police found that officers engage “in a pattern or practice of use of excessive force,” part of larger, ingrained failures in how the department trains officers and reviews misconduct, Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch announced Friday.

Officer Overseeing Chicago Police Reforms Named Oakland Chief

January 4, 2017
The mayor has named Anne Kirkpatrick, a former police chief of Spokane, Washington, as the chief for Oakland, sources told the East Bay Times. More Here.

Video: Officer Overseeing Chicago Police Reforms Named Oakland Chief

January 4, 2017
The mayor has named Anne Kirkpatrick, a former police chief of Spokane, WA, as the chief for Oakland, sources told the East Bay Times.

Chicago Had More 2016 Murders Than NYC, L.A. Combined

January 3, 2017
One of the most violent years in Chicago history ended with a sobering tally: 762 homicides, the most in two decades in the city and more than New York and Los Angeles combined.

"60 Minutes" to Cover Chicago Violence Spiking While Police Activity Drops This Sunday

December 29, 2016
“We know there’s almost never one simple explanation for any set of data points,” said 60 Minutes producer Andrew Bast. “So we were very cautious to not draw grand conclusions, but at the same time we wanted to find out what relationship this data had to the spike in violence.”
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