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Chicago Cop Returns Fire Outside South Side Bar

September 1, 2011
An off-duty Chicago Police officer returned fire at a suspect who shot and wounded the officer's friend outside a South Side tavern early Thursday. The officer chased down two suspects and found one of them reportedly hiding in a garbage can.

Chicago Beachgoers Witness Police Horse's Seizure

August 30, 2011
Chicago Police Officer Paul Casasanto is mourning the loss of Mik, his equine partner who suffered a fatal seizure while patrolling North Beach in Monday.

Chicago Police Seize $33 Million In Marijuana

August 23, 2011
A Chicago PD narcotics unit's investigation has led to one of the largest narcotics seizures in the department's recent history, netting more than 12,000 pounds of marijuana, seven arrests, seven vehicles, and two firearms.

Man Gets 60 Years for Shooting Chicago Detective In Back

August 23, 2011
A South Side man was sentenced to 60 years in prison for shooting a Chicago Police gang detective in the back while the officer was attempting to question him.

Chicago Police Add Three Vessels To Patrol City Waterways

August 4, 2011
The Chicago PD acquired a 27-foot Defender model boat, as well as two 44-foot Archangel vessels built to the specifications of the department. The vessels were purchased with a $3.25-million port security grant.

Chicago Cop Saves Choking Baby

August 4, 2011
Officer Christopher Elliot was sitting in his cruiser doing paperwork, when the frantic father banged on his window. The officer began CPR by doing chest compressions that cleared food inthe child's airway.

Chicago Cop's Accused Killer Denied Bail

July 27, 2011
Antwon Carter, 24, has been charged with murder and attempted robbery in the fatal shooting of Officer Michael Bailey. As detectives investigated the case, Carter was sitting in the Illinois Department of Corrections on a parole violation.

Parolee Fired on 2 Chicago Officers

July 21, 2011
A parolee has been charged with firing on two Chicago Police officers in the West Garfield Park neighborhood. Daniel Jones, 27, is charged with firing on the officers who had approached him during an apparent drug deal with a second person.

America's Cage War Against Radical Islam

July 19, 2011
Our Judeo-Christian culture has been challenged in the arena of global conflict. We're locked in the "ultimate fighting cage" of war, a place we've been before. We're in a fight against extremist terrorism, and this isn't the first round.

Teen Charged In Dispatcher's Death During Pursuit

July 11, 2011
A 16-year-old boy who was allegedly driving under the influence while being pursued by police is facing charges connected to a crash that caused the death of a 911 dispatcher.

Suit Claims Chicago Cops Punch First, 'Ask Questions Later'

July 7, 2011
The complaint alleges LaMonte Simmons' constitutional rights were violated on Aug. 3, 2009. Simmons was visiting his neighbors when he claims he witnessed officers using a choke-hold on a 16-year-old.

Chicago Cops Involved In Shootings Get 24-Hour Cooling-Off Period

June 30, 2011
The Fraternal Order of Police's Lodge 7 won the cooling-off period from an arbitrator, the union has announced. The officer involved in a shooting will now have at least 24 hours to make a statement to the Independent Police Review Association (IPRA).

Video: Chicago's Top Cop Calls Federal Gun Laws Racist

June 24, 2011
During an at-times rambling speech at Saint Sabina Church earlier this month, Chicago's new top cop called federal gun laws "government-sponsored racism," said he doesn't mind being unpopular with the NRA, and criticized Sarah Palin for hunting caribou.

Chicago's Top Cop Calls Gun Laws Racist

June 24, 2011

While speaking at a local church, Chicago's new top cop called federal gun laws "government-sponsored racism," said he doesn't mind being unpopular with the NRA, and criticized Sarah Palin for hunting caribou.

Video: Flash Mobs Turn Criminal

June 13, 2011
Groups of youth are using text messaging and social media to gather at specified locations as so-called "flash mobs" primarily on the city's South Side, where robbers attack people with pepper spray. Of late, flash mob attacks were reported in the Streeterville neighborhood.

A New (Old) Approach to Crimefighting In Chicago

June 13, 2011
The city's new top cop is implementing a more traditional policing approach, by stressing the need for resources to be in the hands of district commanders to use as they see fit in the neighborhoods they oversee.

500 Chicago Cops Redeployed to High-Crime Areas

May 25, 2011
The officers will come primarily from the department's Mobile Strike Force and Targeted Response Unit. The officers will all be working their new assignments by the end of the month.

Chicago Recruit Struck While Helping Motorist Returns to Duty

May 25, 2011
Chicago Police Officer Daniel Vazquez returned to patrol this week, after recovering from serious injuries suffered while attempting to help a female driver at a crash scene.

Chicago Mayor Picks Newark Chief As New Top Cop

May 2, 2011
Chicago's Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel has picked the Newark (N.J.) Police director as his choice for police superintendent to replace departing Jody Weis, whose FBI background often didn't mesh with patrol officers.

Maryland Trooper Among Six Names Initially Engraved at National Police Memorial

April 29, 2011
A Maryland state trooper killed in June and five other officers were the first group of names engraved on the the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial during the annual Engraving Day ceremony.
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