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County pays when CPD fails to register sex offenders
Jun. 2, 2014
Chicago Police regularly turn away sex offenders trying to register because the office is too busy, leaving Cook County to try them for failing to register.
Chicago police fail to register sex offenders 601 times in just three months
May. 28, 2014
The Chicago Police Department turns away hundreds of people required by law to register at police headquarters. Then some get sent to jail for failing to register.
McCarthy dismissive of crime research
Apr. 15, 2014
In the wake of a violent weekend Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy is picking up an old talking point.
Teens learn radio skills in Chicago police program
Dec. 27, 2013
The program in the Englewood neighborhood is part of an effort to improve relationships between cops and kids.
Cops get chill out training
Dec. 21, 2013
8,000 Chicago police officers are now a little friendlier, a little more relaxed and a little healthier.
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, LLC: Cheap, available, dangerous
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.
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