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Chicago Releases Video of Adam Toledo OIS

A police watchdog agency Thursday released a video showing a Chicago police officer making a split-second decision to shoot Adam Toledo after seeing what appeared to be a gun in the hand of the 13-year-old boy, whose arms were raised when he was shot and killed.

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Chicago-Area Officer and Driver Shot at Traffic Stop

A witness said the driver got out of the car with his hands in the air and “just went in his waist... he got a gun and just started dumping. Shot the police window out, shot the police and everything.”

Chicago Mayor Calls for Foot Pursuit Policy After Fatal Shooting of Armed Teenager

Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s call for police policy changes comes four years after the U.S. Justice Department recommended in a report about CPD’s practices that it adopt a foot pursuit policy.

Illinois Officer Struck by Vehicle and Killed

Officer James Kouski, 58, was hit by a sedan while standing near the road at approximately 3 a.m. Saturday. Kouski succumbed to his injuries shortly after the crash.

Chicago Officer on Leave After Fatal "Armed Encounter" with Teen

Two people were in an alley and fled officers, who pursued them on foot, according to the police statement. The chase "resulted in a confrontation," police said. One officer shot Adam Toledo, 13, in the chest, and he was declared dead at the scene.

Illinois State Trooper Killed in Patrol Vehicle Accident

Trooper Todd Hanneken was westbound on Route 10 when his squad car left the road. His car hit a light pole and then a tree.

Illinois Officer Seriously Injured in Crash

Police released dashcam video that shows the moment of impact. Investigators said the officer was driving westbound when a black Impala driving at a high rate of speed hit the police cruiser.

Off-Duty Chicago Officer Ambushed in Vehicle, Police Ask for Public Help

The officer was stopped at a traffic light while off-duty in his personal vehicle at about 12:21 p.m. when the suspects pulled up behind and alongside the vehicle and fired shots inside, wounding the officer in the lower torso, Chicago Police Superintendent David Brown said.

Chicago-Area Officer Dies 8 Days After Collapsing During Fight with Suspect

Authorities said Officer Gary Hibbs got into a fight that morning with a suspect he was trying to place under arrest and fell to the ground. He required immediate medical assistance and was transported to an area hospital.

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Editorial: The Illinois Anti-Police Law

The state’s new massive criminal justice reform law coddles criminals and hammers cops.