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Off-Duty Chicago Officer Followed, Fired Upon in Personal Vehicle

An off-duty officer with the Chicago Police Department was followed from his police precinct while in his personally owned vehicle and fired upon in an apparent ambush attack.

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Mayor Fires Chicago Police Superintendent Weeks Before Retirement

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot fired police Superintendent Eddie Johnson effective immediately Monday for reportedly intentionally misleading her and the public about his conduct when he was found asleep in his running vehicle at a stop sign in October.

Illinois Man Arrested for Pointing BB Gun at Off-Duty Police Officer

A man in Rockford, IL, has been arrested for pointing a BB gun at a police officer earlier this week.

Chicago Officer Shot by Bank Robbery Suspect

"The offender fired at the vehicles, at which time a Chicago police officer suffered a graze wound to the temple of his head in the exchange," Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson said. Police later revealed the officer's injury was much more serious than first thought. The bullet actually penetrated and exited his skull and he has a skull fracture and bleeding on the brain.

Indiana K-9 Killed While Tracking 2 Suspects Following Vehicle Pursuit

A K-9 with the Fishers (IN) Police Department was reportedly killed while tracking two suspects after a vehicle pursuit on Tuesday night.

2 IL Officers Wounded in Workplace Shooting Return to Full Duty

Two Aurora, IL, police officers shot in the line of duty during a mass shooting at a manufacturing company's headquarters in February are returning to full duty after spending the past nine months recovering.

Illinois Officer, Good Samaritan Pull Driver from Burning Overturned Vehicle

An officer with the McHenry (IL) Police Department was joined by a Good Samaritan and they pulled a man from a burning vehicle on Friday night.

Off-Duty Chicago Officer Arrested on Suspicion of Assault on Uniformed Officer

An off-duty officer with the Chicago Police Department has been arrested on suspicion of assault on a uniformed officer with Chicago PD in the early morning hours on Halloween night.

Every Member of Small Illinois Police Department Resigns

Every member of the East Galesburg (IL) Police Department has tendered their resignation—effective later in November—along with the mayor, the city clerk, and a maintenance worker.

Former LAPD Chief Charlie Beck Rumored to Become Interim Chicago PD Superintendent

Rumors swirling across Chicago say retired Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck is the top contender to be the interim police superintendent as the city conducts a national search for the position.