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Accused Murderer of Chicago Officer was Out on Bail for Serious Hit and Run

The accused cop killer Emonte Morgan had been on probation for a robbery in Old Town at the time of the alleged hit and run, and a petition had been filed to find him in violation, which could have sent him to jail. But a hearing to resolve the issue had not been held yet.

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Chicago Officers Blame City, Department for Comrade's Murder

“Everybody is scared to do their job because they feel unsupported by the department and unsupported by the city,” one officer said.

Former Chicago Police Superintendent Says New Policy Led to Officer Being Killed with Gun in Holster

"That’s probably the result of a policy that was put in place for every time you draw your weapon, you have to do a report about it," McCarthy said. "Policing is entirely under attack, and that’s why we have a 100% increase in the murder rate."

Alderman Says Chicago Police Lost 1,000 Officers in a "Couple" Years

"I don't think the gangbangers have any fear of the police," said former Chicago Police Superintendent Phil Cline, who now leads the Police Memorial Foundation.

Mother of Men Charged in Murder of Chicago Officer Arrested for Assaulting Officer

Police say the woman, later identified as Evalena Flores, of Chicago, caused a disturbance at Christ Hospital in Oak Lawn around 10 a.m. Tuesday when she was refused access to her son, Emonte, who is hospitalized but in police custody.

Details of Shooting of Chicago Officers Revealed at Bond Hearings for Suspects

While both Officer Ella French and her partner still had their service weapons holstered, Emonte Morgan fired several shots, hitting French and her partner, who both fell to the ground.

2 Brothers Charged in Murder of Chicago Officer Held Without Bail

Both suspects, Emonte Morgan and Eric Morgan, were on probation at the time of the shooting.

Chicago 911 Dispatcher Praised for Response to Fatal Shooting of Officer

Keith Thornton Jr.'s quick thinking is being credited for saving the lives of more officers and helping law enforcement on the streets quickly apprehend the suspects.

Chicago Officer was One of 11 People Killed in 73 Shootings in City Over Weekend

At least 73 people were shot, 10 fatally, in Chicago from 6 p.m. Friday through midnight Sunday, according to police.

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Some Chicago Officers Turn Backs to Mayor at Hospital Treating Critically Wounded Comrade

Lightfoot tried to talk to the male officer’s father, who himself is a retired Chicago police officer. The father reportedly excoriated the mayor and blamed her for what had happened.

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