During the original broadcast, Eight Forty-Eight said that police have been involved in more shootings over the last six months than in all of 2010. Police dispute that number but could not immediately provide the number of times officers shot at citizens in 2010 or 2011.
A top Chicago official is criticizing the way her party is filling her former Illinois House seat.
Susana Mendoza resigned as District 1 representative last month to become city clerk. To replace her, the district’s Democratic ward committeemen chose Chicago police Sgt. Dena Carli.
Fans of The Chicago Code were no doubt saddened by Fox’s decision to cancel the weekly drama. Fortunately, they can still get their fill of the Chicago Police Department on TV. A new series involving real police detectives premieres Thursday, June 2, at 9 p.m. on A&E.
Recently interim Police Superintendent Terry Hillard and 180 Chicago Police officers went to Springfield, Illinois. They made the trip to remember police who fell in the line of duty. Five new Chicago names were added to the Illinois Police Memorial this year.