CPD halts controversial merit promotion system

Chicago’s interim police superintendent is discontinuing a so-called merit promotion system that rank-and-file cops have long complained rewards officers for who they know and not what skills they have to do the job.

Evidence tampering alleged in Eddie Johnson firing case

Anthony Guglielmi said officials noticed that the phone was damaged when the woman left then-Superintendent Eddie Johnson's security detail to join the evidence and recovered property unit, three days after the incident.

Eddie Johnson firing puts spotlight on cops who let him go

When fellow officers discovered Chicago’s police chief asleep behind the wheel of his running SUV, they did not conduct any sobriety tests and let their boss drive home - a decision that has thrown a spotlight on what happens when one officer confronts another on patrol.