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Chicago Officer Wounded, Suspect Shot During Chaotic Traffic Stop

As the officers got out of their patrol car, the driver of the car they had pulled over hit the gas and pinned one officer between their two cars.

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IL Officer Seriously Wounded in Pursuit Shooting

As police approached the disabled vehicle, the driver fired on officers and the Chapin officer was struck, according to state police.

Illinois Officers Save Elderly Woman Trapped in Burning Home

"I didn't think about the rescue, just ran in there to make sure everybody is safe," said Willow Springs officer Anthony Vosicky.

Chicago Officer Cleared in Fatal Shooting of 13-Year-Old Adam Toledo

"Officer Stillman reacted to the perceived threat presented by Adam Toledo, who he believed at the time was turning toward him to shoot him," Cook County (IL) State’s Attorney Kim Foxx said.

Chicago Mayor Says Officers Have One More Chance to Get Vaccinated Before Losing Pay

Lightfoot said supervisors would call workers in to verify that they aren’t vaccinated and give them an opportunity to comply. They will then be given an order to get vaccinated and if they don’t, she said, then they’ll be placed on no-pay status.

2 Chicago Officers Shot While Getting Food, Suspect in Custody

Superintendent Brown said one officer was in line while the suspect was in line ahead of him and when the suspect reached in his pocket to pay, a gun fell out of his waistband.

Chicago Police Chaplain Helps Rescue Man from Overturned Car

"Fr. Dan Brandt #ChicagoPolice Chaplain, removed his priest collar and put on his superhero cape, by risking his own safety in removing and assisting an injured driver from their vehicle in a rollover accident on the Kennedy Expy on 2/17. Fr. Dan called EMS to the scene."

Chicago Lieutenant Sues Law School, Claims Discrimination Against White Police

The lieutenant says the UIC School of Law damaged his reputation and his career after he complained about emails from the dean related to George Floyd’s murder.

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.

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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.”

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