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Despite excessive-force complaints, police commander has support
Aug. 8, 2014
The West Side commander is under a legal cloud for allegedly using excessive force, but some residents of his district say they welcome his aggressive approach to crime.
Report: Embattled cop at top of list for complaints
Aug. 5, 2014
An analysis of excessive-force complaints is raising more questions about a West Side police commander under investigation for allegedly assaulting an arrestee.
CPD leaves commander in post despite DNA test
Jul. 31, 2014
The city’s Independent Police Review Authority has recommended that Harrison District Cmdr. Glenn Evans be stripped of his police powers for allegedly assaulting an arrestee.
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.
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