Chicago Police Department

Kim Foxx steps into her new position with the Chicago police under a federal probe. She promises to make reforms that will end the sense of hopelessness.

A Chicago police officer has been indicted for shooting at a car full of six unarmed Black teenagers, wounding two of them.

Chicago Police Department Superintendent Eddie Johnson is recommending that seven police officers be fired for filing false reports in the 2014 shooting of Laquan McDonald. The city’s inspector general and outside counsel also reviewed reports, along with videos and other evidence, and found that the officers involved violated Rule 14 of the Chicago Police Department’s Rules […]

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.

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump recently said he would force Mexico to create a border wall that would halt billions of dollars Mexican immigrants living in the U.S. send back to their native country.

Racial slurs heard over the Chicago Police Department’s radio scanner may have come from sources outside the department, DNA Info Chicago reports. The incident occurred Sunday morning when a 911 dispatcher and an officer’s conversation was interrupted by other voices on the line. The dispatcher, who believed she was speaking to a police officer, then heard […]

Thanks to her previous history with the law, a Chicago grandmother faces a minimum of six years in jail for allegedly kicking a police officer during a dispute. https://twitter.com/eSHEIKH_/status/697183108555268096 Tina Hunt could get anywhere from 6 to 30 years in prison following an altercation with Chicago deputy Ivan Beat in November 2013, according to the Chicago Tribune. At the […]

The officer who shot and killed Black Chicago teen Quintonio LeGrier is planning to file a lawsuit against the estate of LeGrier. Citing emotional stress and assault, the news was delivered via Officer Robert Rialmo’s attorney on Thursday. Chicago outlet WGN spoke with Rialmo’s attorney Joel Brodsky, who confirmed his client’s aims in filing the suit in […]