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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.
Indicted police commander suspended from duty 11 times
Sep. 18, 2014
As Cook County prosecutors unveil grand-jury charges, WBEZ learns more about Glenn Evans’ 28 years as a Chicago cop.
Lawsuit: Police commander's alleged battery amounted to 'torture'
Sep. 9, 2014
A South Sider whose brutality complaint led to felony charges against a Chicago police commander takes his allegations to federal court.
Despite excessive-force complaints, police commander has support
Aug. 8, 2014
The West Side commander is under a legal cloud for allegedly using excessive force, but some residents of his district say they welcome his aggressive approach to crime.
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