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Topic - Chicago Police Department
The Chicago Police Department, also known as the CPD, is the principal law enforcement agency of the City of Chicago, Illinois, in the United States, under the jurisdiction of the city mayor. It is the largest police department in the Midwest and the second largest local law enforcement agency in the United States with over 13,400 sworn officers and over 1,850 other employees. Dating back to 1837, the Chicago Police Department is one of the oldest modern police forces in the world. - Source: Wikipedia
Authorities at Chicago O’Hare International Airport first did a double-take – and then radioed for help. An alligator was stalking around the terminal, hiding beneath an escalator.
"MasterChef" runner-up Joshua Marks was found dead in an alley on Chicago's south side Friday night from a gunshot wound to the head, police said Saturday.
Chicago police said an empty commuter train could have been "deliberately set in motion" before it slammed into another train at the peak of rush hour Monday morning, sending 33 people to the hospital.
Chicago police say two men who allegedly broke into Wrigley Field to try to take ivy are facing misdemeanor charges.
Big Apple: Meet Windy City. Chicago residents who see first-hand the ravages of gun-related violence say New York City’s inability to stop and frisk suspicious characters − due to a federal judge’s recent crackdown on the policy − means the Big Apple’s crime rate will soon mirror that of the Windy City’s.
Two Chicago shootings on Sunday brought the number of gun-related injuries to 62 over the long Independence Day weekend, but the city's top cop is confident things are turning around.
A sinkhole on the southeast side of Chicago swallowed up three vehicles Thursday morning, injuring one person who had to be pulled from the hole.
The Chicago Cubs found a severed goat's head at Wrigley Field on Wednesday, and they're treating the cruel reference to a longtime curse as a crime.
Chicago Police have a new crime-fighting tool. It's called — walking the beat.
What's the matter with you people, you people out there who blame a nightclub, neighborhood or gun or other inanimate object for violence?
Less than 24 hours after screaming out his innocence in court, Drew Peterson has been transferred to an Illinois prison to begin serving a 38-year sentence for murder.
A judge on Thursday denied Drew Peterson a new murder trial in the death of the former suburban Chicago police officer's third wife.After the ruling, Judge Edward Burmila moved on to Peterson's sentencing hearing. The 59-year-old faces up to 60 years in prison for the2004 death of Kathleen Savio.
Drew Peterson's defense lawyers called an ethics teacher and even trial spectator to the stand during an offbeat hearing Tuesday as they sought to persuade a judge to grant the former suburban Chicago police officer a new murder trial.
Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy implored the press Monday to stop characterizing the city as being strict on guns.
A Chicago lawsuit is making its way through federal court that demands overtime be paid to the city's police officers who use of off-duty time to respond to work-related emails and calls.