Gentrifying Uptown may be ready for the return of Helen Shiller’s spirit.
The rise and fall of community policing in Chicago
Chicago used to be at the vanguard of community policing. But more than two decades after the strategy was launched, CAPS is a shadow of its former self.
City officials say they’re committed to community policing, just not to funding it
A closer look at Mayor Emanuel’s plan to “revitalize” the CAPS program
People Issue 2012: John Campos, the organizer
CPD community policing advocate: “Some blocks look like Afghanistan and others look like any other street in Chicago.”
What a robbery in Edgewater says about the police staffing debate, part two of two
A close look at a jewelry store stickup and the politics of police deployment, part two of two
What a robbery in Edgewater says about the police staffing debate, part one of two
A close look at a jewelry store stickup and the politics of police deployment
Top cops can’t explain what’s up with CAPS
CAPS director Ron Holt offers another spin on the future of the police department’s community outreach program
Superintendent McCarthy dismantles CAPS, will replace it with something at some point
Chicago police chief says we don’t need more cops, just a new community policing policy to be determined later
‘The mayor doesn’t know who we are’
Is Rahm Emanuel aware that Chicago already has a community policing program?
Rahm Emanuel declares another war on drugs
Mayor Emanuel and police superintendent Garry McCarthy vow an assault on drug dealers and users
The Battle in Boys Town
Crime in the city’s LGBT enclave is alarming some residents. But critics say prejudice, not violence, is driving those fears.
The Collapse of CAPS?
Progress Illinois looks at announced changes to the Chicago Alternative Policing Strategy.
Frustrated in Washington Park
Washington Park residents at a community policing meeting Thursday night had more than crime on their minds—they’re frustrated at signs that the neighborhood is falling apart.
On edge in the precincts
Tension follows another shooting on the south side.