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Campus police: real deal or rent-a-cops?
Nov. 5, 2014
Our case study: The U of C, where a private force polices 65,000 Chicagoans on and off campus.
Remembering a slain Gary cop
Jul. 14, 2014
Jeffrey Westerfield was killed on the job, prompting many to ask if the city has enough resources.
Should knowledge of police abuse be public domain?
Mar. 14, 2014
We wrap up our GOP gubernatorial candidate check-ins with State Treasurer Dan Rutherford. Also, the right of the public to know when it comes to police misconduct. And, comedian W. Kamau Bell.
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.
Neglected rape kits require Cook County victims to recount assaults
Aug. 21, 2013
Discovery of 200 uninvestigated rape kits in a Chicago suburb leaves the Cook County Sheriff asking for help from victims.
Getting the band back together
Aug. 8, 2013
For this week's "Music Thursday", Richard Steele and Sound Opinions' Robin Linn play tunes from some of their favorite bands who reunited and brought the hits (and misses) back to the fans.
Chicago's top cop makes arrest
Jan. 2, 2013
Chicago's police superintendent is apparently not content urging his officers to make more arrests.
Sex-assault case dropped against ex-NIU officer
Nov. 28, 2012
Charges have been dropped against a former Northern Illinois University police officer accused of sexually assaulting a student in 2011.
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