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Your Brain on Taser
Apr. 30, 2015
Many departments are relying more heavily on “less than lethal” force to subdue suspects, but research shows the debilitating effects of Tasers may last longer than previously thought.
After detective’s acquittal, prosecutors face criticism
Apr. 20, 2015
After Det. Dante Servin was cleared of all charges in the fatal shooting of an African-American woman, some are questioning the handling of the case.
$5M settlement approved in Chicago police shooting
Apr. 14, 2015
The city will pay the family of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald to preclude any legal action. McDonald was fatally shot by a Chicago cop.
Former detainees file lawsuit over Homan Square police practices
Mar. 20, 2015
The men say they were denied access to attorneys, bathrooms and food while held at the Chicago Police's West Side facility.
Improviser finds purpose in police crisis trainings
Dec. 19, 2014
The Chicago Police Department has the largest crisis intervention training program in the country and Clark Weber plays an important part in it.
Chicago cop stripped of power, faces felony charges
Aug. 28, 2014
A Chicago police commander has been stripped of his police powers after being charged with aggravated battery and official misconduct.
Rep. Davis: Remove Chicago police commander accused of assault
Aug. 13, 2014
U.S. Rep. Danny Davis says Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s administration should reassign Harrison District Cmdr. Glenn Evans until an investigation is complete.
New vigor for Chicago's war on drugs
Jun. 13, 2014
Law enforcement officials in Chicago say a strike force established in the last couple of years promises to bring down big drug operations.
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