Chicago Police

McCarthy Blasts Feds Views on Policing on the Eve of DOJ Report

Former Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy blasted the Justice Department on Thursday, saying the feds have wrongly focused on whether officers have been stopping African-Americans disproportionately. McCarthy also blamed City Hall for “flipping over the table” on Chicago cops in 2016. On Friday, the Justice Department is expected to release findings of constitutional violations by…

Chicago Top Cop Weighing Whether to Punish 4 Laquan Cops

Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson has moved to fire only five of the 15 officers recommended for discipline for allegedly covering up or bungling the investigation into the Laquan McDonald shooting, but Johnson is still weighing discipline against four of those cops, a new court filing reveals. The fact that Johnson is still considering punishing…

Chicagos Deadliest Neighborhoods get the most inexperienced Cops

Faced with a surge in killings and a breakdown of trust in law enforcement, the Chicago Police Department is sending its least experienced cops to neighborhoods that see the most violence. The six police districts with the highest total of murders and shootings this year have the most rookie officers, a Chicago Sun-Times analysis of…

Chicago Police out to Save the Lives of more Shooting Victims

This Chicago Police training video gives the public a little insight into what type of situations Police Officers face every day on the Bloody streets of Chicago. The aim of the Chicago Police Department is to train more officers on how to save the lives of shooting victims they encounter on crime scenes across the city. Whether it is one of their own that has been shot or a Chicago resident this training aims to prepare officers to save more lives.

CPD Car Chase Ends with Two Suspects Dead and Four Cops Injured

These two dash-cam videos from July 1st 2016 show a high-speed police chase that ended with a disastrous collision, between a Chicago police SUV and the fleeing suspects’ car.

The chase started on the ramp at Interstate 57 near 127th Street after a robbery at a business in Tinley Park. The Chase ended in a horrific crash at the corner of 124th Street and Union Avenue.

Two suspects died in the crash. They were identified as Jimmy Malone, 26, and Ronald Arrington, 22, of the 12400 block of South Union Avenue. Two other suspects were arrested and charged with robbery: Michael Cokes, 26, of Alsip and Isiah Stevenson, 24, of Matteson.

This video gives the public an inside look at just how dangerous it is being a cop in pursuit of violent criminals on the Bloody streets of Chicago.

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Online petition calls for firing of 2 Chicago cops over lewd act

An online petition with more than 15 thousand signatures is seeking to have two Chicago Police officers fired for sexually assaulting a man 12 years ago. Coprez Coffie sued the officers accusing them of sodomizing him with a screwdriver after a traffic stop on the West Side in 2004. The officers mistook Coffie for a…

Chicago Police Department’s Sanctity of Life Policy Will Endanger Cops

Chicago’s police chief on Friday released details of a proposed new policy that would require officers to use the least amount of force necessary and emphasizes the “sanctity of life.” The proposal requires officers to intervene if they see another officer violating department policy. Deadly force could only be used to prevent immediate threat of…

Chicago to Hire 500 to 1000 Police Officers to Combat Violence

A city official says the Chicago Police Department will hire more than 500 to 1000 additional officers as it struggles to deal with the city’s uptick in gun violence. Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson is expected to announce the hires Wednesday. The official, who was briefed on the plan, spoke with The Associated Press on…

Retired Chicago Police Commander Shot During Robbery, Shoots Attacker

A former Chicago deputy police chief was shot during an attempted robbery and returned fire, wounding the attacker Wednesday morning in the South Chicago neighborhood, sources said. The shootings happened shortly after 9:30 a.m. near 81st Street and Essex Avenue, according to Officer Nicole Trainor, a Chicago police spokeswoman. The former deputy chief, 73, was…

Almost Shot By Chicago Cops

On Monday at around midnight a call came over the radio that two men were fighting and one shot was fired at 64th and Lowe in the Englewood Neighborhood on Chicago’s south side. I was about 3 miles away when the shots fired call came in, so I put the pedal to the metal and…