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Alderman Proposes New 'Safety & Security Fee' To Fund Cops' Hiring

Posted 09.21.2012 | Chicago

An influential Chicago alderman is proposing that the city's residents pay a new "safety and security fee" to help fund the hiring of 700 new police o...

Two Officers Shot While Serving Warrant For Guns, Another Shot At While Driving To Work

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Two Chicago police officers were wounded early Wednesday while attempting to serve a search warrant for weapons in the home of a gang member. Accord...

Ex-Cop Calls Jody Weis A 'Coward,' Says He 'Cut And Run' After Shooting

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago Police Supt. Jody Weis is a "coward" who had "cut and run" last week when he should have responded to shots fired 45 seconds away, a retired p...

130 More Chicago Cops To Patrol Streets After Violence Spike

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Following a violent Memorial Day weekend, Mayor Daley announced Wednesday that the city would have 130 more police officers patrolling the streets and...

Video Cameras In Squad Cars Make Chicago Cops Uncomfortable

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

In the 1960s, Chicago cops initially griped about having to wear radios on their belts. In the last decade, some fretted about having to communicat...

Weis Wants To Hire 150 More Cops With Federal Grant Money

Chicago Sun-Times | Annie Sweeney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago Police officials are hoping to hire up to 150 officers this year with federal grant money, Supt. Jody Weis said Tuesday....