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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.

Elite Chicago Cops Face Charges In Shakedowns, Plotting Murder of Fellow Officer

April 7, 2011
Jerome Finnigan and three former Chicago PD officers who were members of the disbanded Special Operations Section (SOS) were charged today for allegedly concealing unlawful searches or arrests in which they stole hordes of cash. Prosecutors say Finnigan planned to murder a former officer he believed would testify against him.

Convictions Deal 'Serious Blow' To Latin Kings

April 7, 2011
Augustin Zambrano, 51, was identified as the "corona" of the Almighty Latin King Nation gang based in Chicago during the six-week trial. Zambrano was convicted on racketeering conspiracy (RICO) and other charges including narcotics trafficking and related violence.

Three Chicago Officers Stripped of Powers for On-Duty Sex

April 3, 2011
The initial two officers noticed the woman on Wednesday walking and crying. The officers apparently gave her a ride in their marked Chevy Tahoe SUV, and she reported having sex with one in the passenger seat. The three officers apparently went into the woman's apartment, played strip poker, and had sex with the woman.

Philly's Top Cop Considers Chicago Job

March 18, 2011
Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey acknowledged that he would seriously consider accepting the post of superintendent of the Chicago Police Department if the position were offered.

Chicago Allows Citizens To Text Photos, Video To 911

March 16, 2011
The images are sent to the Chicago Police Department's crime-prevention information center, which reviews them to see whether they should be distributed to first responders or detectives investigating the incident.

Chicago FOP Elects New President

March 5, 2011
Officer Mike Shields replaces outgoing president Mark Donahue on April 5. He is currently a trustee of the police officers' pension fund.

Chicago's Top Cop Departs, Former Supt. Takes Interim Job

March 2, 2011
Weis resigned a day before the end of his contract; he took over leadership of the department in 2008 as a former FBI agent and Florida native who improved the agency's image yet strained relationships with rank-and-file officers.

ACLU To Chicago: Stop Adding Surveillance Cameras

February 8, 2011
The American Civil Liberties Union issued a report today calling on Chicago city leaders to stop adding to the network of video surveillance cameras accessible to the police department.

Chicago Man Shot After Attempting To Run Down Officer

January 2, 2011
A 29-year-old Southside man was fatally shot by a Chicago Police officer he had attempted to run down after a vehicle stop in a high-crime neighborhood.

Police: Gang-Affiliated Teen Murdered Chicago SWAT Officer To Steal Guns

December 30, 2010
Bernard Williams, who is affiliated with the Gangster Disciples, is the brother of a 25-year-old woman Officer David Blake was dating at the time. Police say Williams lured the officer to a dirt alleyway to apparently talk about moving in with him

LEO Duty Deaths Jump 37 Percent

December 28, 2010
Line-of-duty deaths surged nearly 40 percent; firearms-related killings increased by more than 20 percent for a second year in a row.

Chicago Police Expand Video Surveillence With Wireless Routers

December 26, 2010
The Chicago Police Department will further expand its video surveillance system coverage using SpeedLAN 9200 outdoor wireless routers by wireless network solutions provider Mountain Secure Systems.

Trespassing Suspect Arrested After Causing Officer to TASER Himself

December 6, 2010
A woman who scuffled with officers who had followed her into a Chicago home caused an officer to stun himself, after being struck in the pinky finger with one of the probes

19-Year-Old Parolee Charged In Chicago Duty Death

November 29, 2010
Timothy Herring Jr. is being held for the fatal shooting of Chicago PD evidence technician Michael Flisk and former Chicago Housing Authority police officer Stephen Peters.

Slain Chicago SWAT Officer Memorialized

November 29, 2010
Officer David Blake, 45, was found Nov. 22 dead with multiple gunshot wounds inside his SUV in the 2900 block of West Seipp Street, several miles from his home. A cigarette was dangling from his mouth. The vehicle's windows were up, suggesting the shots were fired from inside, several sources have told the Tribune.

Chicago Cop Slain Investigating Auto Break-in

November 26, 2010
The body of Officer Michael Flisk, 46, was found in a South Side alley along with the 44-year-old man who had called in the attempted burglary.
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