An influential alderman is demanding that Mayor Rahm Emanuel relax police hiring standards before the April police exam to attract more minorities.
Six Police officers have been suspended for giving the third-highest ranking member of the Chicago Fire Department favored treatment.
Police Supt. Eddie Johnson suspended four officers for not ensuring their dashboard cameras were working properly.
The Community Policing Advisory Panel held its first meeting Tuesday toward tasked with developing a new strategic plan for community policing.
An 8-hour course will allow paramedics, 911 personnel, police officers and mental health providers engage in live, “scenario-based” simulations.
U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch called for sweeping changes in a department she said engages in a “pattern or practice of use of excessive force.”
Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson disputed his predecessor’s claim on a national TV news program that the city is “reaching a state of lawlessness.”