Dante Servin, who shot unarmed Rekia Boyd, resigned before a hearing Tuesday over whether he should be terminated for the off-duty 2012 incident.
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On May 8, a body was discovered at 5400 S. Lake Shore Drive. It took a few days, but the body was identified as that of Monye, Chicago Police Department spokeswoman Officer Nicole Trainor told NewsOne.
A recent Chicago Tribune investigation has documented more than a dozen examples in which officers within the Chicago Police Department have given false testimony, but experienced few, if any, repercussions. As a result of this, police officers have been able to testify in court with little fear of prosecution or discipline. The U.S. Department of Justice is currently conducting […]
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump recently said he would force Mexico to create a border wall that would halt billions of dollars Mexican immigrants living in the U.S. send back to their native country.
During Thursday’s edition of NewsOne Now, Alderman Pat Dowell from Chicago’s 3rd Ward spoke with Roland Martin about Jackson’s selection and Mayor Emanuel bypassing the police board to appoint the veteran police officer as top cop.
Racial slurs heard over the Chicago Police Department’s radio scanner may have come from sources outside the department, DNA Info Chicago reports. The incident occurred Sunday morning when a 911 dispatcher and an officer’s conversation was interrupted by other voices on the line. The dispatcher, who believed she was speaking to a police officer, then heard […]
Thanks to her previous history with the law, a Chicago grandmother faces a minimum of six years in jail for allegedly kicking a police officer during a dispute. https://twitter.com/eSHEIKH_/status/697183108555268096 Tina Hunt could get anywhere from 6 to 30 years in prison following an altercation with Chicago deputy Ivan Beat in November 2013, according to the Chicago Tribune. At the […]
The officer who shot and killed Black Chicago teen Quintonio LeGrier is planning to file a lawsuit against the estate of LeGrier. Citing emotional stress and assault, the news was delivered via Officer Robert Rialmo’s attorney on Thursday. Chicago outlet WGN spoke with Rialmo’s attorney Joel Brodsky, who confirmed his client’s aims in filing the suit in […]
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has tapped respected law enforcement veteran Charles Ramsey to help direct civil rights reforms in the city’s beleaguered police department, according to the Chicago Tribune.