Chicago Police Department
Kim Foxx steps into her job as Cook County's top prosecutor with the Chicago police department under federal probe. She promises to make reforms that will end the sense of hopelessness.
Two important additions were included in the revamped policy; a fleeing suspect must present an "immediate threat," for officers to use deadly force, and if an officer abuses the restriction, fellow officers are held accountable to intervene.
Chicago's police chief said a climate of fear over protests makes cops reluctant to use their gun. That endangers their lives and public safety.
A Chicago police officer has been indicted for shooting at a car full of six unarmed Black teenagers, wounding two of them.
McDonald, a 17-year-old Chicago teen, was shot 16 times in 2014 by officer Jason Van Dyke. McDonald's death lit a long simmering fire within Chicago that led to protests, calls for Emanuel's resignation, the termination of former superintendent Garry McCarthy, and a Justice Department probe.
Toxicology tests also showed that O'Neal had no drugs in his system at the time of death. The coroner's medical autopsy repeats the responding officer's narrative that O'Neal was armed during the chase. Authorities confirmed that O'Neal was not in possession of a gun.
The Chicago Police Department is embroiled in what appears to be another cover-up in connection with the shooting of yet another African-American man. Chicago cops shot and killed Paul O’Neal after chasing the suspected car thief as he attempted to flee. Police body camera footage captured during the incident shows O’Neal driving a stolen vehicle erratically past […]
Chicago's Independent Police Review authority, which investigates claims of misconduct and excessive force, released the videos derived from 101 cases.
A Chicago judge wants Mayor Rahm Emanuel to testify about the police department's code of silence, but attorneys for the city would rather settle than have the embattled mayor take the stand.
Dante Servin, who shot unarmed Rekia Boyd, resigned before a hearing Tuesday over whether he should be terminated for the off-duty 2012 incident.
On May 8, a body was discovered at 5400 S. Lake Shore Drive. It took a few days, but the body was identified as that of Monye, Chicago Police Department spokeswoman Officer Nicole Trainor told NewsOne.