A female officer who was reportedly caught on video kissing then-Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson at a popular restaurant in October was transferred weeks later from his personal security detail to another role on the police force, a department spokesman said.
A second officer has been stripped of police powers in connection with an incident that was captured on cellphone video last week in which a man was body-slammed by police after allegedly spitting on an officer in Chatham.
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.
Multiple employees of the Chicago Police Department are under investigation for allegedly covering up an incident involving Eddie Johnson where he was found asleep in his vehicle after a night of drinking, according to a report.
Chicago's interim police superintendent has demoted a commander whom the city's inspector general accused of directing on-duty officers under him to babysit his son with special needs.
Prosecutors charged Kenneth Johnson last year with stealing $363,064 in Social Security funds from June 1994 to November 2017.
Chicago's interim police chief says he's getting oriented in the job, a day after Superintendent Eddie Johnson was fired and he took over the post.
Chicago’s fired police chief was having drinks with a woman for hours the mid-October night officers found him sleeping behind the wheel of his SUV, according to two newspapers citing unidentified sources.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot says she has terminated police superintendent Eddie Johnson for lying to her and intentionally misleading the public after he was found asleep in his vehicle in October.
Van Dyke is serving a nearly seven-year prison sentence for shooting and killing Laquan McDonald in 2014.
“I was talking to him through the whole ordeal,” Officer Saul Avila said at the award ceremony. “I was holding his hand, reassuring him … I wanted him to know, ‘We’re here for you.’”
A veteran Chicago police officer will spend a year and half in prison for taking bribes to leak the names of crash victims to an attorney referral service.
Cadichon, a member of the department since 1998, is no longer an active duty officer and will face termination charges before the police board, police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said.
A group of community activists met Friday with the interim Chicago police superintendent.
The Chicago Police Board is now accepting applications for superintendent of the Chicago Police Department.
A former Chicago police officer who was fired for his role in the December 2015 fatal shooting of a 55-year-old bystander is suing to get his job back.
His conviction was vacated last year, yet Gerald Reed remains in prison in a wheelchair and still tortured, his family says, by being locked up for 29 years for a crime he didn't commit.
Smollett's attorneys filed a response Tuesday to Chicago's lawsuit in federal court.
A Wisconsin teenager is helping keep police officers in Chicago safe, and because of her generosity, she is being recognized.
A white former Chicago police officer who was acquitted of fatally shooting an unarmed black woman failed Tuesday to get his record expunged by a judge.