Mayor Richard Daley on Wednesday said the city's police superintendent abruptly resigned this week in order to pursue other job offers.Jody Weis' resignation Tuesday - the final day of his contract - came as a surprise to the Daley administration.
Former Chicago police Cmdr. Jon Burge will get to keep his public pension benefits, despite a federal conviction for lying about the torture of criminal suspects, a police pension board voted Thursday.
Former Chicago Police Commander Jon Burge has been sentenced to four and a half years in prison for lying in court papers about police torture.In handing down the sentence Judge Joan Lefkow said the jury didn't believe Jon Burge when he testified at trial and neither did she.
Chicago Alderman Anthony Beale, chair of the Council’s Committee on Police and Fire, said Monday on "Eight Forty-Eight" that “resource reallocation” is coming “right after January” to the Chicago Police Department.The 9th ward alderman told guest host Jason Ma
Ah, the bounty that is Chicago news. Plenty to talk about today: (Flickr/Paul Hertz)Top story: The Chicago police are reeling after one of their own was shot and killed on Friday while investigating a crime scene.
If you're considering joining the Chicago police department, you better get a move on. The application deadline to take the Chicago Police Department's written exam is today.CPD will administer the exam on December 11th, which will mark the first
A recent analysis by the Chicago-Sun Times found that the south and west sides get more 911 and backup calls than other parts of the city.It’s that violence that’s got Police Superintendent Jody Weis thinking about reallocating officers to areas with more calls.