Two Chicago police officers have been relieved of their police powers and assigned to administrative duties pending an investigation into a video obtained by WBEZ, the department said Wednesday. The video appears to show two uniformed Chicago officers allowing a young man to be taunted by a gro
Updated Thursday, March 24, 2011, at 9:51 a.m.The Chicago Police Department says it’s investigating a video obtained by WBEZ that appears to show department officers allowing a young man to be taunted by a group of bystanders. Warning: The footage contains strong language.
Former Chicago Police Commander Jon Burge reported to federal prison Wednesday. But there are still many outstanding legal issues surrounding his legacy.There are at least six pending civil lawsuits related to Jon Burge and his time as a Chicago police commander.
News that Chicago Police Superintendent Jody Weis has resigned came as a surprise to many. Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel made it a campaign promise to replace Weis. But most thought Weis would stay in place through May, when Mayor Daley steps down.
Terry Hillard takes over Wednesday as Chicago's new interim Police Superintendent, one day after Jody Weis stepped down.Weis' three-year contract expired yesterday but many expected him to stay on the job to finish out the last couple months of Mayor Richard Daley's time in office.