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FOP Rips Chicago's Top Cop for Exposing Abuse Probe

October 18, 2010
On Monday, Superintendent Jody Weis revealed that seven Chicago PD officers have now been stripped of their police powers in a growing investigation of the alleged beating of a suspect in custody.

Chicago Police Display Honors 100 Years of Fallen Officers

October 14, 2010
The department has been adding the names and star badges of fallen officers to the public memorial for 100 years.

Chicago PD's 200 Cops Won't Cover Attrition

October 12, 2010
The two new classes will not be enough to keep pace with the "natural rate of attrition" that prompted 358 officers to retire during the first six months of this year, according to the FOP.

Chicago PD Eliminates 'Roundtables' After Officer Shootings

October 4, 2010
The interviews involved the officer giving a cursory statement of the incident. The round-tables were criticized for always coming to the conclusion that the officer was justified

Chicago Officers Protest Manpower Shortage, Call for New Top Cop

September 15, 2010
"We've got to show the public that the reality on the street is we are desperately short-handed,'' the report quotes Officer David Garza as saying. "There has been a lot of times when people call for back up and it takes five minutes.''

Chicago Carjacker Opens Fire on Officers

September 12, 2010
The 10-year veteran was hit in his ballistic vest and shoulder while returning to a marked patrol car after responding to a disturbance call. The suspect who carjacked a vehicle earlier in the evening on the Dan Ryan Expressway.

Chicago Officers 'Cannot Wait' For Top Cop's Departure

September 10, 2010
Chicago police officers are counting down the days until Superintendent Jody Weis leaves his post as the department's top cop.

Chicago's Mayor Daley Won't Seek Reelection

September 7, 2010
In announcing he would not seek re-election in 2011, Daley noted that it's "time for me, it's time for Chicago to move on."

Nation's First Female Officer May Have Served In Chicago

September 5, 2010
Sgt. Marie Owens, who worked 32 years with the department, told the Tribune in 1906 she liked police work because it allowed her to "help women and children who need help."

Parents of Slain Kids To Chicago Gang Members: How Dare You?

September 2, 2010
The gang members said they and other gang members were disrespected by police during a surprise meeting with Chicago PD's Superintendent Jody Weis and that their constitutional rights were violated.

Chicago Officer Faces IA Probe For Blog Ripping 'Hacks' Running Agency

August 23, 2010
The column, which has been endorsed by fellow officers, took the department to task for lack of proper staffing and the politicization of police work.

Chicago's Top Cop: Violent Crime Isn't Out of Control

August 3, 2010
Superintendent Jody Weis said Monday that homicides have dropped in the past two decades and for the first seven months are "holding even with last year," the newspaper reported.

Chicago Police Protest Parole of Convicted Cop Killer

July 22, 2010
Charles Connolly is serving a sentence of up to 150 years in prison for the murder of Chicago police officer Tom Kelly, 26, and the wounding of his partner, Officer Tom Neustrom, 23, during a traffic stop in March 1970. The two were on a break to pick up tuxedos for Kelly's upcoming wedding.

Third Off-Duty Chicago Officer Fatally Shot In As Many Months

July 18, 2010
A Chicago Police officer a month away from retirement was shot and killed Sunday morning, as he cleaned out his trunk, following a shift guarding the mayor's home.

Chicago Officer Competes For 'Top Shot' Honors

July 16, 2010

Chicago Police Officer Tara Poremba is one of the 16 contestants on the History Channel's "Top Shot" shooting competition. Poremba was the first female in agency history to become "Top Gun" of her graduating class and was awarded "Top Gun" of the FBI Firearms Instructor School.

Chicago Cadets Honor Fallen Officer

July 14, 2010
A group of 89 Chicago police cadets stood and saluted fallen Officer Thor Soderberg—one of their instructors—during their Wednesday graduation ceremony.

Family of Slain Chicago Officer Decides Against Honors Memorial

July 11, 2010
His wife, Jennifer Loudon, has released a statement urging people who say they want to memorialize her husband to do so by doing something for others, like her husband.

Suspect Faces Murder One In Chicago Officer's Killing

July 9, 2010
The officer was standing near his vehicle, when Brewer jumped him, grabbed his service weapon and fatally shot the officer.

Chicago Officer Disarmed, Then Shot With Own Gun

July 7, 2010
The fatally shot officer was working a detail dedicated to addressing youth violence when he was jumped outside a facility used by targeted response and gang enforcement units.

Chicago Officer Fatally Shot Leaving Police Building

July 7, 2010
While leaving a police building at about 3:45 p.m., the officer was shot in the head, while trying to stop a robbery attempt. The incident happened at 61st and Racine outside of the facility used by the department's targeted response and gang enforcement units.
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