Chicago Police

Many are outraged that an officer under investigation for fatal shootings was returned to street duty. Officials claim it was a mistake.

Chicago police on Friday released body-cam footage from the fatal shooting of unarmed Black teenager Paul O’Neal that shows officers firing down a street as the alleged car thief sped away and, moments later, officers handcuffing him as he lay mortally wounded behind a home on the city’s South Side, reports the Chicago Tribune. The footage shows officers firing at least 15 shots on […]

The Chicago Tribune found a pattern of police officers lying in court with impunity. It appears to be a systemic problem.

Reverend Catherine Brown and her two small children were on their way home when a speeding Chicago Police squad car with no emergency lights rammed into her car. Dash cam video captured at the scene recorded the brutal encounter with Chicago Police as they dragged Rev. Brown out of the car and pepper sprayed her. One of the officers involved in […]

Pierre Stokes, 25, was charged with three felony counts of aggravated battery for a shooting on March 8.

After backlash against police-involved shootings, Chicago officers are making dramatically fewer investigative stops and confiscating fewer guns as murders and shootings have increased so far this year, DNAinfo Chicago reports.

The emails show that the mayor's staff was “scrambling” on how to deal with and react to the shooting, especially when the media and community activists began ringing the alarm.

Chicago police officers opened fire while on a domestic violence call in the early hours of Saturday morning on the city's West Side, killing two people.