Mike Shields says Chicago Police officers need a union that has “their back” at a time when local politicians don’t.
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Armed attacks on officers have also escalated in other cities across the country.
Already, there is concern that the Justice Department under President Donald Trump will back off the civil rights probe of the Chicago Police.
Some aldermen are demanding action to renegotiate a police contract seen as an impediment to punishing police wrongdoing and restoring public trust.
Video released Friday doesn’t show the gunshot that killed Paul O’Neal, but it offers a cop’s-eye view of the chaotic moments leading up to his death.
Community organizers want residents to help protect their own neighborhoods on Labor Day after the police union’s call for cops to refuse overtime.
The Fraternal Order of Police is urging cops to decline requests for “non-mandatory overtime” over Labor Day weekend to protest disrespect to officers