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Chicago Police seize 6,500 guns this year
Dec. 10, 2013
Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy has said that the seizure of illegal firearms is part of a crime fighting effort that has resulted in a significant drop in the number of homicides and shootings this year.
Heroin overdose deaths rise
Dec. 4, 2013
Chicago is a major trafficking route for Mexican cartels and has become a hub for the distribution of heroin across the Midwest. The dangerous result has been an increase in heroin overdose deaths.
CPD: Chicago on track for fewest murders in decades
Aug. 1, 2013
Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy says murders are back down from last year’s rise and shootings are also down, which is important.
CPD wants your cellphone photos
Jul. 9, 2013
Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy says you can now send photos of crimes and criminals to the police department when you call 911.
Police Board fires cops for conduct seen on gang video
May. 11, 2013
The Chicago Police Board dismisses two officers for conduct captured on a 2011 recording.
Police: Don't ignore drug dealing
Mar. 11, 2013
Chicago police have taken 1,300 guns off the streets so far this year.
Fate of Chicago cops on gang video now up to Police Board
Feb. 13, 2013
Based on the recording, Chicago Supt. Garry McCarthy wants the two officers fired.
Neighborhood leader to testify for cops caught on gang video
Feb. 12, 2013
Two Chicago police officers facing dismissal charges could get a boost Wednesday from a character witness who once trained young people how to file reports on abusive cops.
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