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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.

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.
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