“If they’re hell-bent on exploding a bomb, they’re going to do it,” Earnest Gates said, referring to the kids he accused of showing up eager to fight.
“We’ll be talking to the sponsors to make sure their security plans are on point next time,” Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson said Tuesday.
In his remarks to the 111 recruits Tuesday, Mayor Rahm Emanuel insisted that the two-year Chicago Police hiring surge was on schedule.
CPD Supt. Eddie Johnson filed the motion to fire Officer Raoul Mosqueda about 6 months after police misconduct investigators recommended he do so.
Dakota Bright was shot in the back of the head by an officer on November 8, 2012 in a backyard near the intersection of 67th and Indiana.
Chicago will hold another police exam to maintain a pool of candidates to keep up with retirements and the mayor’s promise to add 970 officers.
The city intends to file a federal lawsuit Monday challenging the Justice Department’s threats to withhold money from sanctuary cities.