Police Rule Book Gets Overhauled For First Time In 40 Years

05/14/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Back in 1924, the Chicago Police Department's rule book could fit in the palm of an officer's hand.

Now the rules are compiled in six ring binders -- a 16-inch stack of paper.

The goal is to reduce the stack of paper by about two-thirds.

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