According to city officials, 50 new full-time police officers will be hired to secure the bus and rail stations of the Chicago Transit Authority. Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy says the plan for 50 new police officers came in the wake of the recent rash of crimes on the CTA."
During the original broadcast, Eight Forty-Eight said that police have been involved in more shootings over the last six months than in all of 2010. Police dispute that number but could not immediately provide the number of times officers shot at citizens in 2010 or 2011.
Chicago city officials say more police officers will be redeployed to the streets as part of a safety improvement effort.Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Police Department Superintendent Garry McCarthy say 92 officers will be shifted from administrative positions, including f
Federal authorities are investigating the police department of New Jersey's largest city, months after the state American Civil Liberties Union complained of rampant misconduct and lax internal oversight.
On Monday, Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel named his choice to lead the Chicago Police Department. Garry McCarthy comes with big city policing experience. Before he led Newark, New Jersey’s, police force, McCarthy helped bring down crime in New York City.
The man picked to be Chicago's next police superintendent is already laying out his tactics to fight crime.Garry McCarthy won't get to become police superintendent until the new City Council gives him the ok.
As expected, Chicago Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel completed his long-awaited search for a new Chicago Police Superintendent Monday by naming Garry McCarthy to the post. Since 2006, McCarthy has led the police department in Newark, NJ, and before that he served as Deputy Commissioner of Operations f