Chicago Police

CPD preparing to fire of seven officers for cover up in Laquan McDonald Case

Chicago’s police superintendent says he will recommend the firing of seven officers involved in the shooting death of black teenager Laquan McDonald. Superintendent Eddie Johnson on Thursday said he was accepting the recommendations of the city’s inspector general who concluded that the officers filed false police reports. Johnson’s recommendation will go to the city’s Police…

Chicago Police Sergeant helps save 10 year-old boy’s life

The end of a busy shift approached. Three people had been killed in two hours in the Harrison District on the West Side Monday night. Sgt. Bryan Topczewski left the scene of the second homicide and was headed back to the station, an easy ride down Jackson Boulevard east toward Kedzie Avenue. “I was heading…

Effective Ex-Chicago Police Cmdr. Sues City, IPRA, WBEZ

CHICAGO — Glenn Evans, a former Chicago Police commander who was accused and acquitted of shoving his gun down a suspect’s throat, is fighting back. Evans filed a federal lawsuit Thursday alleging he was the victim of a civil conspiracy that led to his wrongful prosecution on criminal charges, according to court papers. Evans’ lawsuit…

Chicago Police say three Austin Street Gangs Plotting to Shoot Cops

Leaders from three West Side gang factions met last week to discuss plans to shoot members of the Chicago Police Department in response to the fatal police shooting of Paul O’Neal, the Chicago Sun-Times is reporting. The meeting took place Thursday between higher ups from the Vice Lords, Black Disciples and Four Corner Hustlers, according…

Gang Revenge against Chicago Police Imminent CPD on High Alert

Chicago police officers are being put on alert Saturday morning. The Fraternal Order of Police sent a nationwide alert warning police officers that gang members looking for revenge could be organizing to target law enforcement. The alert comes on the heels of the attacks in Dallas and Baton Rouge. It notes a high-ranking member of…

CHICAGO POLICE ATTEMPT TO STOP UPCOMING 4TH OF JULY VIOLENCE

Chicago police say they are increasing the number of officers on foot and bike patrol and more officers working overtime will concentrate on hot spots this holiday weekend. Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson says he is using every tool he has this holiday weekend. At a press conference Friday morning, Supt. Johnson, state troopers, Cook…

CPD Chase Ends with 2 Robbery Suspects Dead, 4 Officers Injured

Two people were dead, and at least four Chicago police officers were injured late Friday morning in a police pursuit that started following a Tinley Park robbery and ended in the city’s West Pullman neighborhood. According to preliminary information from authorities, two suspects were dead from the crash at 125th Street and Union Avenue. Four…

Stomping Video Star is Rearrested and Charged with Multiple Felony Counts

Shaquille O’Neal, who is at the center of a video that triggered an investigation into allegations of police misconduct, has been arrested again and faces several felony charges. The video of O’Neal being arrested on June 13 in the 3900-block of West Grenshaw sparked outrage in the community as it showed an officer apparently kicking…

McCarthy exposes Mayor Rahm Emanuel the coward

On December 1, 2015, Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced that then-Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy would be relieved of his duties as the city’s top cop. Sixteen days later, Emanuel’s chief of staff, Eileen Mitchell, emailed McCarthy a formal termination letter that said his last day on the job would be December 31. McCarthy then forwarded…

Police use force to stop fleeing fighting suspect

Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson has asked the Independent Police Review Authority to open an investigation after a newly posted video appears to show an officer kicking a man in the head as another officer tried to arrest the man.

The video, posted to Facebook on Monday, appears to show an officer struggling to arrest a man in the 3900 block of West Grenshaw. Another officer pulls up and orders onlookers to step back. He then radios for assistance before walking over to the man on the ground — who was still trying to get away — and apparently kicking him in the head.

After the kick, several other people took their cellphones out to record the incident and photograph the officer’s squad car.

One person yelled: “Y’all gonna die. Y’all gonna end up dead.”

In an email Monday night, Chicago Police Department spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said Johnson has asked the Independent Police Review Authority to open an investigation into the incident. Continue Reading

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Should Criminals have a say in Police conduct reviews???

This all sounds a little bit crazy to me but according to the Chicago Tribune criminals should have a say in Police conduct reviews. This would give the criminal the opportunity to give his view for the record whether true or not, this other view would bring the human element into the equation that could…

Police prepare for increased summer violence on Chicago beaches

Chicago police debuted a new patrol unit that will focus on enforcement on the city’s beaches and parks Wednesday, a new spin on an old concept. In 2012, Chicago police deployed a summer mobile unit, but it only targeted the lakefront. The team pulls a few officers from every normal unit in the city so…

Liberal Spokane head hunter picked to oversee Police reforms in Chicago

Chicago’s police superintendent, Eddie Johnson’s first major appointment since becoming superintendent, has named a recent finalist to head a new office to help oversee reforms within the Chicago Police Department. Anne Kirkpatrick, a former police chief in Spokane, Wash., has been chosen to lead the department’s new Bureau of Professional Standards. Kirkpatrick’s job in Chicago…

Chicago Cops save Northside woman’s life

Two Chicago police officers are being credit for saving a woman’s life over the weekend. Officers Frank Giuliano and Ben Cave were called to an apartment in the 3100 block of North Milwaukee Sunday morning. They arrived to a chaotic scene in which a 27-year-old woman unconscious

Flash Back 2015 The Chicago Police why we need them!!!!!

Maggio News took the streets of Chicago over the Labor Day holiday weekend to cover the violence happening in the streets of Chicago. Over a 72 hour period Citizen Journalist Vic Maggio documented the Labor Day violence through the perspective of his camera lens, the dramatic footage captured is violent and graphic to say the least, and in the video at great risk to his own personal safety he criss crosses the city in the dark of night tracking the elusive shooters roaming the streets of Chicago.