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Retired Chicago Cop Shot During Robbery

Police say the retired officer and the robber exchanged gunfire and the former Chicago cop was struck in the arm.

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Many Chicago Cops Remain Unvaccinated as Mandate Deadline Passes

As the latest deadline for Chicago police officers to get the COVID-19 vaccine came and went Wednesday, up to 681 police employees — or 5.5% of the department — could be refusing to get the vaccine without a valid accommodation in place.

Chicago Police Propose Revised Foot Pursuit Policy

Foot pursuits stemming from minor traffic offenses remain prohibited under the revised policy. The revised policy also expands the role of supervisors to ensure there is appropriate supervision and communication if a pursuit is initiated, according to a statement from the police department.

Chicago Police Losing More Officers Than They Hire

“People make good arrests, do great police work, and the cases don’t get approved for felonies or don’t get prosecuted to the full extent of the law. It’s frustrating,” Roy said in an interview. “There’s a sense that the city doesn’t have the officers’ backs.”

Chicago Aldermen Reject $125,000 Settlement Over Police Shooting Death

Aldermen declined Monday to pay a woman $125,000 to settle the lawsuit she filed after Chicago police officers fatally shot her son in her home in 2013 when she called for help because he was threatening her with a knife.

Chicago Mayor Blasts State's Attorney Over Refusal to Charge Gunfight Suspects

The mid-morning gunfight left one shooter dead and two of the suspects wounded. It stemmed from an internal dispute between two factions of the Four Corner Hustlers street gang, according to an internal police report and a law enforcement source with knowledge of the investigation.

Video: Chicago Officer Struck by Vehicle During Traffic Stop

An officer with the Chicago Police Department was struck by a vehicle as a motorist reportedly attempted to flee a traffic stop in the very early hours of Thursday morning.

Chicago Mayor Spreads Rumor of Police Indifference to Memorial Day Weekend Violence

“You know, there were rumors floating around about — and I didn’t verify this — but rumors floating around that they were telling their officers, ‘Don’t do anything. Over Memorial Day weekend, don’t intercede,’” Lightfoot said on CAN-TV’s “Chicago Newsroom” program.

Chicago Police Officer Found Dead of Suspected Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound

The officer—identified as 44-year-old Eric Concialdi—was found in his West Side home in the early afternoon.

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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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