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Grading Rahm on public safety in Chicago
Jan. 28, 2015
Our Grading Rahm series continues with a discussion of the Mayor's handling of the city's public safety issues. How has he dealt with communities stricken by violence and policies affecting cops and residents' relationship?
Emanuel unveils youth safety plan
Dec. 16, 2014
Commission’s ‘Plan for 2015’ is heavy on past accomplishments, light on details.
Lawsuit seeks information on alleged CPD spying
Dec. 8, 2014
Police deny spying on protesters. But a lawsuit asks when - or if - the department uses cell tracking tech.
Chicago police split on wearing cameras
Dec. 1, 2014
The family of a teenager killed by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, wants cops across the country to wear body cameras.
Why Ald. Waguespack didn’t vote for Emanuel’s budget
Nov. 20, 2014
The progressive alderman says he couldn’t vote for the budget without a breakdown of police overtime.
Campus police: real deal or rent-a-cops?
Nov. 5, 2014
Our case study: The U of C, where a private force polices 65,000 Chicagoans on and off campus.
Aldermen skip chance to ask about commander accused of police brutality
Oct. 29, 2014
Appearing before the Chicago City Council, the head of the city agency that investigates excessive-force complaints never got a question about the city’s handling of Cmdr. Glenn Evans.
Prosecutors want indicted police commander’s past in court
Oct. 24, 2014
Cook County prosecutors on Thursday told a judge they would try to bring other “crimes and bad acts” into a felony case against Chicago police Cmdr. Glenn Evans.
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