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Attorney General to Oppose Chicago Police Reforms

"Chicago’s agreement with the ACLU in late 2015 dramatically undercut proactive policing in the city … with homicides increasing more than 57 percent the very next year," Sessions said in the statement.

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Chicago Officer Convicted of Murdering Laquan McDonald Could Get 60 Years in Prison, Appeal Expected

Van Dyke’s attorney has vowed to appeal the conviction to a higher court, a process that would begin after sentencing. Daniel Herbert has said in interviews that one of the reasons he filed so many pretrial motions was to preserve issues for an appeal if Van Dyke were convicted.

3 People Arrested for Allegedly Attacking Chicago Police Officers

Three people have been charged with attacking a trio of Chicago police officers and locking them inside a South Side Englewood neighborhood home Monday afternoon, according to FOX News Chicago.

Chicago Officer Convicted of Murder in 2014 Shooting of Laquan McDonald

Van Dyke, 40, was charged with first-degree murder, official misconduct and aggravated battery in the Oct. 20, 2014, shooting of McDonald, who was shot 16 times. Jurors were told Thursday they have the option of convicting Van Dyke of second-degree murder, which is probationable.

Chicago Police Looking Into Officer Mental Health After String of Deaths by Suicide

Following the deaths by suicide of three Chicago police officers, the department is looking at ways to more successfully address mental and emotional health of its officers.

18 Men Convicted of Drug Crimes Tied to Reportedly Corrupt Chicago Officer Cleared

A judge has cleared 18 more men of drug convictions that resulted from investigations by a reportedly corrupt sergeant with the Chicago Police Department.

Video: Retired NFL Player Does Ridealong on Chicago's South Side

Former Chicago Bears star running back Matt Forte recently did a ridealong with Chicago police on the streets of South Side Chicago's Auburn Gresham neighborhood. The department posted a seven minute video to Facebook, chronicling Forte's experience during the day-shift ridealong.

Retired NFL Player Does Ridealong on Chicago's South Side

Former Chicago Bears star running back Matt Forte says he has a whole new respect for police officers, after riding along with Chicago police on the streets of South Side Chicago's Auburn Gresham neighborhood. The department posted a seven minute video chronicling Forte's experience during the day-shift ridealong. More Here.

Chicago Mayor, Illinois AG Agree on Plan to Overhaul Police Department

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan have finalized a proposed court order intended to bring sweeping change to the Chicago Police Department.

Chicago Officer Dies by Suicide Inside Her Personally Owned Vehicle

A police officer with the Chicago Police Department died by suicide in her personally owned vehicle on Wednesday. The officer has not yet been identified.