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Project Shield

Errors, Overspending Found In Homeland Security Initiative

Posted 01.09.2012 | Chicago

A Cook County Homeland Security initiative wasted millions of dollars in taxpayer money without improving public safety, according to a report release...

WATCH: Preckwinkle Pulls Plug On Pricey, Glitchy 'Project Shield'

Posted 09.01.2011 | Chicago

The program has cost at least $44 million in federal funding and was, as of this February, under investigation by the FBI, but now the controversial "...

'Project Shield,' Post-9/11 Security Initiative, Riddled With Waste (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

More than five years in the works and $12 million over budget, "Project Shield," a Cook County counterterrorism initiative, is deeply troubled, incomp...