Chicago Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel says he hopes to have a new police chief ready to go the first day he takes office. Earlier this week, Jody Weis quit as police superintendent when his contract expired.
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.