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Chicago Police Corruption

Retired Cop Arrested For Leaking Info To Drug Dealers

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A retired Chicago police officer has been arrested for providing information to a powerful and violent drug ring, and for protecting the organization ...

Police Misconduct Claims Jump 19 Percent

Chicago Tribune | David Heinzmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Over the last year, misconduct complaints against Chicago police officers have increased by nearly 19 percent, according to the city agency that inves...

Police Board Often Blocks Firing Cops For Misconduct: Study

Chicago Public Radio | Rob Wildeboer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

When Chicago's Police Superintendent wants to fire an officer for misconduct he has to get approval from the Chicago Police Board....

Court Keeps Cops' Disciplinary Records Sealed

Chicago Tribune | David Heinzmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A two-year legal battle to open up disciplinary records of Chicago police officers suffered a setback today when a panel of federal judges decided to ...

Chicago Police Corruption: More Cops Plead Guilty In SOS Probe

Chicago Sun-Times | RUMMANA HUSSAIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Two more former Chicago Police officers pleaded guilty this morning to charges related to the Special Operations Section corruption investigation....

Jailed Corrupt Cop Still Draws $68,088 Pension

Chicago Sun-Times | TIM NOVAK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

He's one of the most crooked cops in Chicago history. William Hanhardt helped run a ring of mobbed-up jewel thieves -- while he was chief of detective...

Ex-Cops Headed To Jail In Major Corruption Probe, Admit Withholding Insulin From Diabetic

AP | DON BABWIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Four former members of an now-disbanded Chicago police unit admitted Friday to taking part in a brazen scheme in which they barged int...

Former Cops To Plead Guilty In Major Police Corruption Probe

Chicago Tribune | David Heinzmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Four former Chicago police officers implicated in the Special Operations Section scandal have made deals to plead guilty in exchange for cooperating w...

Judge Bemoans Corrupt Cops While Sentencing One

Chicago Sun-Times | NATASHA KORECKI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

An ex-Chicago cop was sentenced today to almost 11 years in prison for robbing drug dealers -- a case that prompted the judge to declare he's tired of...

Cop Stole Money From Drug Dealers: Prosecutor

Chicago Sun-Times | Natasha Korecki | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A former Chicago police officer stole money from drug dealers as part of an agreement with his partner to make quick money, a federal prosecutor said...