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Eddie Johnson
Eddie Johnson

Police Release Video Showing Supt. Eddie Johnson Asleep In Car On Night That Led To His Firing

Reports have said Johnson was out drinking for hours before being found in the car near his home in October.

Bridgeport, Chinatown, McKinley Park

With Ceres Cafe’s Famously Stiff Drinks, Chicagoans Wonder Why Eddie Johnson Didn’t Call An Uber

The Chicago Police superintendent told the mayor he had a few drinks the night he was found passed out at the wheel. But she fired him Monday after learning more.


Eddie Johnson Was Drinking For Hours Before Being Found Slumped Over In Car, Reports Say

Johnson was fired Monday after Mayor Lori Lightfoot said he'd lied to her and the public about the incident.


Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson Fired After Mayor Lightfoot Said He Repeatedly Lied To Her

Johnson, 60, said in early November he would retire — but Mayor Lori Lightfoot fired him Monday.


Former LAPD Chief Charlie Beck Named Interim Top Cop Of Chicago Police

Beck is an unusual choice, as interim superintendents are usually pulled from the Chicago Police Department while officials look for a permanent superintendent.


Top Cop Eddie Johnson Is Retiring From Chicago Police Department

Johnson, handpicked by former Mayor Rahm Emanuel in 2016, helmed the department during a tumultuous time. He's currently under investigation after being found asleep in his car last month.


‘He Has 8 Holes In Him’: Manhunt Ends As Police Arrest Man They Say Shot A Cop In Englewood And A Woman Near The Loop

Michael Blackman, found hiding in weeds after police found a video of him running into a vacant lot, fired on officers and was shot multiple times, investigators said.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

Serial Killer Task Force Offers Some Hope To Families Of Slain Chicago Women — But Others Ask, ‘What Took Them So Long?’

"It's unfortunate that in our community, many times the lives of the people in our community don't seem to be as important as the lives of others."

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Chicago Spent $130K On Police Overtime For Jussie Smollett Case. Now, The City Is Asking For Its Money Back

The city has had success in recouping costs from false police reports in the past, a law department spokesman said.


Transgender Activists Call For Police Update After 2 Trans Women Murdered

Advocates for trans people will hold a news conference and rally Thursday night outside Chicago Police Headquarters.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Same Gun Used In Both Rogers Park Murders This Week, Police Reveal

Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson said they will saturate the neighborhood while looking for the killer.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Top Cop Johnson Doesn’t Know What ‘Code Of Silence’ Means: 4 Things From LeGrier, Jones Depositions

"Again, in my personal experience, I'm not sure what code of silence means," Johnson said.