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Suspect In Chicago Officer's Shooting Has No Problem 'Pullin da Trigger'

May 23, 2010
One of the two men who have been charged in the killing of off-duty Chicago officer Thomas Wortham bragged on his Facebook page about his hobbies of "basketball, dice and robbin," and wrote under his personal description: "I hav no promlem wit pullin da trigger!!!!!"

Slain Chicago Officer Worked to Reduce Violence In South Side Neighborhood

May 21, 2010
Wortham, 30, was visiting his father, Tom Wortham III, late Wednesday to share photos from his trip to D.C. during National Police Week.

Off-Duty Chicago Officer Back From Iraq Killed During Motorcycle Theft

May 20, 2010
Thomas Wortham IV had returned from his second tour in Iraq. Wortham's father, a retired officer, attempted to help his son and shot two of the the attackers.

Chicago PD Confiscate Heroin, Military Sniper Rifle During Arrest

May 19, 2010
Officers arrested Fermin Domingo, 37, during the raid in the Edison Park neighborhood at a house that was three blocks from a preschool.

Chicago Lawmakers Want National Guard to Reduce Gun Crime

April 26, 2010
Chicago Police Superintendent Jody Weis answers that the National Guard isn't part of the solution. So far this year, 113 people have been killed across the Chicago area, the same number as U.S. troops killed in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Chicago's Top Cop On the Hot Seat?

April 18, 2010
Chicago police Superintendent Jody Weis is facing an uncertain summer as recent crime spikes and questions about his leadership have cost him the support of many rank-and-file officers.

Chicago PD May Eliminate Entrance Exam

January 8, 2010
Critics think the concept of eliminating the written entrance exam is a mistake, and without the test the city would basically be giving badges and guns to people who have met only basic physical and mental requirements.

Chicago Officer Who Pummelled Female Bartender Fired

December 16, 2009
The Chicago Police Board has fired Anthony Abbate, whose videotaped beat-down of a female bartender while he was off duty landed on YouTube and embarrassed Chicago police.

Chicago Officer Pummells Female Bartender

December 16, 2009

Chicago police officer Anthony Abbate attacks bartender Karolina Obrycka while off duty. Obrycka had attempted to cut him off.

Chicago's Top Cop Declares End to Lawsuit Settlements

September 1, 2009
"I have asked the Department of Law to litigate those cases which would have been settled [as] a matter of financial concern," Supt. Jody Weis told the judge in a July 23 letter obtained by the Sun-Times.

Four Gang Members Charged with Attempted Murder of Chicago Officer

September 1, 2009
Four men were charged Sunday with allegedly trying to kill an off-duty Chicago police officer in a Southwest Side shooting that one police source said erupted when they mistook the gang-enforcement officer for a gang rival.

Body Armor Saves Chicago Officer In Friendly Fire Incident

August 28, 2009
A Chicago police officer was hospitalized in good condition after he was accidently shot by a fellow officer while trying to subdue a knife-wielding man in downtown Chicago, the Sun-Times reports.

Chicago Man Charged with Punching Police Horse

August 11, 2009
A 21-year-old man spent the night in jail after he allegedly punched a Chicago police horse near the Lollapalooza music festival.

U.S. Will Provide $1 Billion to Hire Cops

July 29, 2009
The federal government will give $1 billion in economic stimulus funds to law enforcement agencies in every state to pay for the hiring and re-hiring of officers, Vice President Joe Biden and Attorney General Eric Holder announced.

Chicago Police Spend $2.2 Million to Protect Obama's Home Since November

July 21, 2009
The Chicago Police Department has spent at least $2.2 million to secure President Barack Obama's Kenwood residence since he was elected in November, according to documents released Monday by the city.

Keep Summer SWAT Deployments Balanced

July 21, 2009
There's a potential danger for full-time teams that become so successful departments start to employ SWAT for everything. When this happens, the troops can easily become fatigued or view missions as "routine."

Chicago Police Will Be Evaluated on Attitude

May 13, 2009
The Chicago Police Department will add a new layer of review of its officers next year, evaluating not only job performance, but attitudes and interactions with the public, the Chicago Tribune reports.

Chicago Police Say Gunman Killed After Shooting Four

May 7, 2009
Officers shot and killed a gunman Wednesday night after he opened fire in a convenience store in the South Shore neighborhood, then fled and pointed his weapon at pursuing police, Chicago police said.

Chicago Police Union May Picket During International Olympic Committee Visit

March 27, 2009
Leaders of Chicago's police union are considering taking the growing acrimony over contract negotiations public at a most inopportune time for Mayor Richard Daley—picketing on the day International Olympic Committee evaluators arrive next week to see the city.

Officer Vincent Jamison of Chicago PD Named NLEOMF Officer of the Month

March 2, 2009
The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF) has announced the selection of Officer Vincent Jamison of the Chicago Police Department as its Officer of the Month for January 2009.
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