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Chicago Police Brutality

Chicago Police Supt. Jody Weis Says Compaints Against Officers Are Down

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago Police Supt. Jody Weis said Sunday that citizen complaints against his officers are declining. Weis said complaints were down 12 percent in...

Jon Burge Police Torture Trial Continues, Out Of The Spotlight

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

While the much higher-profile corruption trial of Rod Blagojevich grabbed headlines, the perjury case against former Chicago police commander Jon Burg...

This Week In Pictures: Simon, Biden, Ayers, Burge And More

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Another big week of news in Chicago. Pat Quinn finally got a running mate! And it's exactly who he asked for. Also, Bill Ayers got the cold shoulder, ...

Burge Police Torture Case: Suit Claims State's Attorney Also Beat Suspects

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Twenty one years ago, Marvin Reeves was arrested for the murders of two women and three children. His conviction was based on the testimony of a felon...

Suit: Cops Brutally Beat Men For Being In Their Way At Taco Restaurant

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Greg Malandrucco and Matthew Clark didn't think much of a shove by a fellow customer at Bucktown's Arturo's Tacos late one February night. Then, acco...

Jaesun Ingles Dies After Being Tasered As Chicago Police Seek To Expand Taser Use (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Chicago Police Department's announcement that more Tasers will be used by officers on the street comes the morning after a man died after police T...

Chicago Cop Gets Probation For Assault After Long History Of Alcohol Problems

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A Chicago police officer who had avoided being fired in earlier alcohol-related incidents has been found guilty in a 2008 attack on a couple at a Nile...