Ousting a fiercely independent African-American woman would be damaging. But retaining Lori Lightfoot as police board president also has its risks.
Police Supt. Eddie Johnson pointed to a sign of progress in an otherwise violent year as evidence that Chicago’s rising murder rate may soon come down
The ordinance would empower CPD officers to issue citations to parents and guardians for “failing to stop the illegal possession of a firearm.”
CPD Supt. Eddie Johnson announced an expansion of technology-based initiatives that he said have helped reduce shootings by 13 percent citywide.
Police still are looking for one of the two gunmen who shot a female officer Friday during a harrowing foot chase following an attempted robbery.
Two men have been charged with shooting a Chicago Police officer in the leg and robbing a T-Mobile store Friday afternoon.
A Chicago Police offer was shot Friday afternoon while responding to an armed robbery, according to a police spokesman.