Skip to contents

Chicago Police

Chicago Police

Despite Mayor’s Claim, City Tried To Stop Release Of Video Showing Police Running Over Woman

Records show the battle for video of the incident that critically injured Martina Standley in South Shore stretched on for more than a year.

Fight Over Police Funding Shows Divided Council, With Some Calling For Cuts As Others Beg For More Cops

The differing opinions on police are evident in Ald. Jeanette Taylor's 20th Ward. “Half of my ward hates you, and the other part loves you, so I’m somewhere in the middle,” she said.

More Police Assigned To West Ridge After 9 Armed Robberies, 2 Shootings

The robberies and shootings have been tied to two armed crews, police said.

There Have Been 950+ Coronavirus Cases Within The Chicago Police Department, But Many Officers Still Won’t Wear Masks

Officers are mandated to wear masks on the job but many fail to do so. "None of our bosses are doing it," one lieutenant said.

Mother Held Without Bond In Fatal Stabbing Of 5-Year-Old Serenity Arrington On West Side

Prosecutors say Serenity's older sister witnessed the attack and tried to save her by pulling at her mother's hair and calling for help.

Michigan Avenue Gunfire Leads To Police Chase, Crash Over Dan Ryan Expressway

The chase ended when the shooter's car crashed into another car on Roosevelt Road over the Dan Ryan, where at least one person was arrested, police said.

Couple Robbed On Bosworth Avenue In Noble Square: ‘He Put The Knife Against My Neck’

The robber stole a man and woman's phones and wallets.

At Tense Downtown Protest, Police ‘Kettle’ Activists — And Aldermen Have Questions

Police boxed in protesters in the Loop Saturday, employing a controversial tactic known as "kettling." The tactic has led to lawsuits and large settlements in the past.

Police Investigating String Of Carjackings In Wicker Park And Bucktown

It's not yet clear if Thursday's carjackings in Bucktown are related to two other carjackings from earlier in the week, police said.

Wells Community Academy Votes To Keep School Police Officers In Narrow Decision

No students attended Monday's virtual meeting, but three community members — including a prospective parent — urged the council to vote to remove police.

Police Shoot Man Who Fired Shots At Officers In Englewood, Police Say

The man, described in his late teens or early 20s, was taken to the hospital in an unknown condition. Officers faced a tense crowd after the shooting.

15 Shot In Mass Shooting Outside Gresham Funeral; Activists Say They Warned Police It Could Happen

The shooting Tuesday night was believed to be the worst mass shooting in Chicago since 2013.

Man Walking Down Street In Irving Park Shot Monday

The 18-year-old was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in serious condition.

Video Shows Coordinated ‘Ambush’ On Police At Columbus Statue With ‘Vigilantes’ Throwing Bottles, Fireworks, Sharpened PVC, Officials Say

Forty-nine officers were injured, including a sergeant who had a broken eye socket, Supt. David Brown said.

Family Of Rogers Park Man, Whose Murder Became A Viral Video, Needs Help Paying For His Funeral

Angelo Pullum, 36, was killed outside his home in Rogers Park. Video of his death has been shared thousands of times on social media.

Chicago Police Arrested More People For Protesting Than For Looting In Early Days Of Unrest, Contradicting Original Claims

Just 20 percent of arrests during the first few days of protests over the killing of George Floyd were for looting-related crimes, new data shows, refuting earlier statements by CPD that looting accounted for the majority of arrests that weekend.

Police Lounged, Napped In Congressman’s Office For Hours As Looters Destroyed South Side Businesses, Video Shows

Video shows officers napping and making popcorn in a South Side congressman's office while looters destroyed local businesses nearby, Rep. Bobby Rush and Mayor Lori Lightfoot said.

Chicago Police Officer Who Shouted Homophobic Slur Under Investigation

The Police Department is trying to identify the officer who used the slur, according to its statement.

Mom, 3 Children ‘Traumatized’ After Police Point Gun At Their Car In Humboldt Park

Police believed there was a gun in a car of the same color, but instead they stopped a nurse getting food with her kids. "My kids were screaming, crying, thinking they're going to die ... no apology, nothing."

Fake Cops Rob Man Standing Outside Irving Park 7-Eleven

The robbery victim was not hurt.

1 of 2