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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.

Chicago Vows To Fight Concealed Carry Ruling

December 13, 2012
With parts of the city in the grip of gang warfare and spiking homicide rates, Chicago aldermen urged state officials to appeal an appellate court's decision tossing Illinois' ban on concealed weapons, with some suggesting they might launch their own legal battle.

Police: Man In Bar Stabbing Threw Feces In Station

December 11, 2012
An Illinois man who was arrested for stabbing a bar patron flung feces in the police station following his arrest.

Report: Chicago Is False Confession Capital

December 10, 2012
News magazine "60 Minutes" labeled Chicago the "false confession capital" of the United States Sunday in a segment featuring several men who claimed they were coerced by police detectives into signing confessions for crimes they didn't commit.

Chicago Gang Funeral Goers Get Police Pat Downs

December 6, 2012
Chicago Police will begin patting down attendees of gang funerals to prevent violent attacks, Mayor Rahm Emanuel told CBS News.

Police Product Test: Nike Special Field Boots

November 19, 2012

A team of officers at the Chicago Police Department wore the new Nike SFBs during 12-hour shifts of crowd control duty last summer and scored them on comfort, features, durability, what law enforcement assignments they would be good for, and value.

Police Cover-up Found in Bartender Beating

November 14, 2012
A federal jury awarded Karolina Obrycka $850,000 and found that a widespread code of silence had emboldened off-duty Chicago police Officer Anthony Abbate to beat her in a notorious attack captured by security cameras.

Chicago Gang Violence: Witnesses Go Silent

November 13, 2012
It's an old problem and an old code — "don't snitch." And it exists everywhere. But in Chicago, where homicides and shootings are up significantly this year, that old code is leaving a rising number of violent crimes unsolved.

Whistleblower Chicago Cops Claim Retaliation

November 5, 2012
Two Chicago Police officers who reported officer misconduct to the FBI claim their commanders retaliated against them by giving them dead-end assignments.

Chicago Police Culture On Trial In Bartender's Beating Case

October 22, 2012
Allegations of a culture in which Chicago police jump to protect fellow officers accused of wrongdoing are at the heart of a federal civil trial beginning Monday that pits the victim of a barroom beating by an off-duty officer against the city.

Chicago Official: Tax Bullets To Curb Crime

October 19, 2012
As Chicago struggles to quell gang violence that has contributed to a jump in homicides, a top elected official wants to tax the sale of every bullet and firearm—an effort even she acknowledges could spark a legal challenge.

Ill. County Considers 'Violence Tax' On Guns, Ammo

October 11, 2012
Drawing the ire of the gun lobby, Cook County Board President Preckwinkle is eyeing a violence tax on guns and ammunition sold in the city and suburbs, the Chicago Sun-Times has learned.

Massive Pot Farm Found In Chicago

October 4, 2012
A Cook County (Ill.) Sheriff's deputy and Chicago Police officer aboard a helicopter spotted a massive marijuana growing operation in a Southeast Side field on Tuesday that was several days from harvesting.

Chicago Cop Arrested for Taking Bribe

September 18, 2012
The Chicago Police Department arrested one of its officers today for allegedly taking a bribe in exchange for dismissing a criminal case, the agency announced.

Chicago Police Seize 'Scooby Snax' Synthetic Marijuana

September 4, 2012
A Chicago Police specialized narcotics unit seized nearly 40 pounds of "Scooby Snax" synthetic marijuana in packages emblazoned with the cartoon character Scooby-Doo's face.

Report: Disabled Cop Shot Animals On Safari

September 2, 2012
Chicago's police pension board suspended the disability benefits Thursday of a police officer who, after going on disability because of an injury he said made it impossible for him to safely fire a handgun, has shot and killed several animals while on safari.
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