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Chicago Police Scandal

Police Discipline Agency Won't Tackle the Tough Cases

Locke Bowman | Posted 04.02.2014 | Chicago
Locke Bowman

The Chicago City Council established the IPRA with expectations that it would help reverse a culture of citizen abuse and officer impunity. As we approach the seventh anniversary of IPRA's creation, it's apparent the agency has flopped.

Ex-Cop Gets 12 Years For Murder-For-Hire Scheme, Robbery

The Huffington Post/AP | Posted 11.08.2011 | Chicago

Update 8/8/2011 3:30 p.m.: A former Chicago police officer who pleaded guilty to stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from suspected drug dealer...

Four Chicago Police Expected To Plead Guilty In Major Scandal

Posted 06.08.2011 | Chicago

For years, the Special Operations Section was an elite unit considered the pride of the Chicago Police Department. It was a group of officers with a h...