Was the police shooting of Harith Augustus justified? Is Blue Lives Matter for white cops only? Three black Chicago-area officers talk about what things look like from where they stand.
“To improve the relationship between police and the youth, you have to start young,” officer Janice Wilson says.
The 49th Ward alderman says he backs Mayor Emanuel for his “progressive” record.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel and police superintendent Garry McCarthy insist Chicago doesn’t need any more cops—even as they accept assistance from the state police.
A former investigator of police misconduct tackles the questions she never asked.
As the police ranks shrink in the first year under Rahm Emanuel, mayoral aides get higher pay
Though Mayor Rahm Emanuel has repeatedly claimed that he’s been making big investments in public safety, the number of Chicago police officers has dropped in the last three months, and the force is now more than 700 officers short of where it was five years ago.