Chicago Police Department

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Name: Chicago Police Department
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

CTA filing lawsuits against 'taggers' to fight vandalism

The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) is employing a new strategy to crack down on vandalism: filing lawsuits against the parents of minor children and others arrested for "tagging" or other acts of destruction on trains, buses and other CTA properties ... [Published Progressive Rail Roading - 9 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 2 reports

IL: New CTA Cameras Aid Fight Against Vandalism

Taggers and vandals should think twice before leaving their mark on buses, trains or at stations: the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) and the Chicago Police Department ( CPD ) are cracking down on vandalism—thanks to the CTA’s growing security camera ... [Published Mass Transit Magazine - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 2 reports

2 wounded in separate city shootings

Three people were wounded this afternoon in separate shootings on the Northwest, South and Far South sides, said police.The latest shooting happened shortly after 4 p.m. on the 3600 block of West Armitage Avenue in the city’s Logan Square neighborhoo ... [Published Gnom.es - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

To Chicago With Love

I am a black man and I have grown tired -- wait, make that utterly disgusted with the constant reports -- I see in the news each day about other black men both young and old who really don't amount to anything. My routine is the same pretty much every ... [Published Huffington Post - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Homicides in Chicago down, number of children stays the same

A couple summers ago, I had a brief encounter with a young woman at a security checkpoint at Prologue, an alternative school in Chicago’s Near Northwest Side, that has nagged at me ever since. She looked like a typical teenager on her way to class. She ... [Published Chicago Reporter - Apr 22 2014]
Entities: Chicago, Homicide, Violence
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

2 arrested for murder of N. Chicago teen

Two North Chicago 18-year-olds are each charged with first-degree murder and are being held in Lake County Jail on $5 million bond in connection with the shooting death of a 15-year-old last week.Reggie E. Bryant, 18, and Quincy E.A. Jones, 18, were both ... [Published HighBeam Research - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Chicago police face overwhelming gun crime as 45 people shot over weekend | World news

A senior Chicago police officer said that parts of the city are being overwhelmed by gun violence, after a weekend in which nine people were shot dead and at least 36 – including six children – were wounded.Ronald Holt, the commander of the Chicago police ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Man suffers gunshot wound on West Side

_ A man told police he was shot in the groin while he was taking out the trash this morning on the West Side.The shooting happened shortly before 11 a.m. in an alley on the 1000 block of North Monitor Avenue in the city's Austin neighborhood, said Chicago ... [Published Chicago Tribune - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

2 officers hurt in police SUV crash

_ Two police officers responding to a South Side call were hurt when their SUV rolled over after being struck a car Sunday night, police said.The crash happened about 10:45 p.m. in the intersection of East 89th Street and South Jeffery Boulevard, police ... [Published Chicago Tribune - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 4 reports

Husband and wife, both police officers in Chicago, dead in apparent murder-suicide

Javier Acevedo, a corrections officer, apparently shot his wife, Veronica Rizzo-Acevedo, a Chicago Police officer, before turning the gun on himselfIt remains unclear what sparked the tragedy, but Mr. Acevedo had been under investigation for an off-duty ... [Published Mail Online UK - Apr 21 2014]
Entities: Chicago, Police, Road Rage
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 2 reports

Husband-Wife Dead in Apparent Murder-Suicide Sunday

A husband and wife — both law enforcement officers — were found dead in their Southwest Side home Easter Sunday morning, slain in an apparent murder-suicide, according to authorities.Javier Acevedo, a Cook County Sheriff's Department correctional officer, ... [Published Oak Lawn Patch - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated Apr 20 2014 - 2 reports

Two officers found dead in murder-suicide in Garfield Ridge

A woman who served 18 years with the Chicago Police Department and her husband – a Cook County Sheriff’s correctional officer – were found dead Sunday morning at their Garfield Ridge home in what appears to be a murder-suicide.The couple – both 50 - were ... [Published WLS-AM - Apr 20 2014]

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...combatting vandalism across our system, which cost our agency $1 million last year in cleaning and repairs," said CTA President Forrest Claypool. "As the CTA continues to expand our surveillance camera network across our system, we are improving the capability of CTA and Chicago Police staff to catch criminals in the act of vandalism and prosecute them to the fullest extent of the law."
"The threat of Junior going to the juvenile jail is a huge thing with parents,'' Angone said. "That's what got the CTA their reimbursements from the families. Even if they had to be put on a payment program, the parents paid."
...But that doesn’t make it any less traumatic, the girl’s teacher, Walter Perkins III, told me at the time. "These kids are pushed from place to place. Snatched up and put in places that would intimidate an adult" Perkins said
"He was remarkably generous and engaging,” Ms. Dohrn told Crain's at the time."

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CTA filing lawsuits against 'taggers' to fight ... [Published Progressive Rail Roading - 9 hours ago]
Police reports: West Chicago for April 17 [Published MySuburbanLife.com - Apr 23 2014]
IL: CTA's New Weapon in Graffiti Battle: Suits ... [Published Mass Transit Magazine - Apr 23 2014]
2 wounded in separate city shootings [Published Gnom.es - Apr 23 2014]
To Chicago With Love [Published Huffington Post - Apr 22 2014]
Homicides in Chicago down, number of children s... [Published Chicago Reporter - Apr 22 2014]
Teen shot on Far South Side in Roseland neighbo... [Published Chicago Tribune - Apr 22 2014]
2 arrested for murder of N. Chicago teen [Published HighBeam Research - Apr 22 2014]
IL: New CTA Cameras Aid Fight Against Vandalism [Published Mass Transit Magazine - Apr 22 2014]
CTA's new weapon in graffiti battle: Suits agai... [Published Chicago Tribune - Apr 22 2014]
How Chicago Became ‘Chiraq’ [Published Daily Beast - Apr 22 2014]
Feds Step In After 45 People Shot in Chicago Ov... [Published Time - Apr 22 2014]
LETTER: The truth about ‘Haymarket Riot’ [Published Galesburg.com - Apr 22 2014]
Chicago police face overwhelming gun crime as 4... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 22 2014]
At Least 8 Dead, 44 Wounded In Weekend Shootings [Published CBS Chicago.com - Apr 21 2014]
Former Cook County Sheriff Richard Elrod dies [Published Crains ChicagoBusiness - Apr 21 2014]
Chicago police face overwhelming gun crime as 4... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 21 2014]
Man suffers gunshot wound on West Side [Published Chicago Tribune - Apr 21 2014]
2 officers hurt in police SUV crash [Published Chicago Tribune - Apr 21 2014]
Husband-Wife Dead in Apparent Murder-Suicide Su... [Published Oak Lawn Patch - Apr 21 2014]
Husband and wife, both police officers in Chica... [Published Mail Online UK - Apr 21 2014]
4 children shot in Park Manor in violent Easter... [Published Chicago Tribune - Apr 21 2014]
Police: Two officers dead in apparent murder-su... [Published Chicago Tribune - Apr 21 2014]
Husband and wife -- both law enforcement office... [Published WLS-AM - Apr 21 2014]
Murder-suicide: Cook Co. Jail correctional offi... [Published Examiner.com - Apr 20 2014]
2 men seriously wounded in South Side shooting [Published Chicago Tribune - Apr 20 2014]
CO, officer wife both found dead in apparent mu... [Published Police One - Apr 20 2014]
Can Twitter Be Used To Predict Crime? Researche... [Published Business 2 Community - Apr 20 2014]
Husband, wife — both officers — dead in murder-... [Published Chicago Sun-Times - Apr 20 2014]
Two officers found dead in murder-suicide in Ga... [Published WLS-AM - Apr 20 2014]
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A bill submitted anonymously in the Kansas state Senate would make it a crime for citizens to falsely report misconduct. HB 2698 , introduced to the Committee on Corrections and Juvenile Justice, requires individuals to sign a sworn affidavit ...
Chicago Police Cannot Keep Complaints Of Brutal... [Published Think Progress - Mar 12 2014]
CREDIT: Wikipedia The Chicago Police Department has long kept its records of police misconduct secret, even as the city continues to pay out millions to victims of brutality. Now, after a state appeals court ruling, the department will have to ...
Circulate and Grow [Published New. Clear. Vision. - Mar 01 2014]
From the War on Poverty to the Revolution in the Garden by Pancho McFarland I teach a “Class and Stratification” course for the Sociology Program at Chicago State University.  In the course we focus on inequality, the global capitalist economic ...
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The Chicago Police Department has ramped up the use of its "predictive analysis" system to identify people it believes are likely to commit crimes. These people, who are placed on a "heat list," are visited by police officers who tell them that they ...
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