Chicago police authorities have doubts about the officer's version of the incident. They've taken away his gun and badge as an investigation goes forward.
Off-duty Chicago officers fatally shoot a man in a road rage incident. The family, traveling in a funeral procession, says the officers were the aggressors.
The ex-Chicago police detective who shot and killed 22-year-old innocent bystander Rekia Boyd, is seeking to collect disability pay from the city because he says he suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder from the 2012 shooting. Dante Servin, 48, could collect as much as $78,000 or 75 percent of his former $104,000 salary until his police pension kicks in.
More than 100 gathered on Thursday for an evening vigil outside the Chicago Police Department with renewed calls to terminate all of the officers involved.
A 41-year-old White Chicago police officer was indicted last week on two counts of violating the federal civil rights of six Black teens in a stolen vehicle after he allegedly used unreasonable force during a 2013 traffic stop, writes The Huffington Post. The indictment of officer Marco Proano, who was captured on a squad car’s dashcam, was handed down Thursday. The […]
Data analysis found that the vast majority of those shot by Chicago police are Black males. In most cases, the officers claimed they feared for their lives.
Chicago police on Friday released body cam footage from the fatal shooting of unarmed Black teenager Paul O’Neal that shows officers firing down a street as the alleged car thief sped away and, moments later, officers handcuffing him as he lay mortally wounded behind a home on the city’s South Side, reports The Chicago Tribune. The footage shows officers firing at least 15 shots […]
Darius Pinex's family and Chicago reached an agreement to settle a wrongful death lawsuit. The first trial led to a probe of the city's Law Department.
The Chicago Police Board was going to hold an evidentiary hearing on misconduct charges against Dante Servin, the cop who shot and killed Rekia Boyd in 2012. But days before the hearing, Servin resigned. With no hearing on the docket, the Police Board must withdraw all charges against the ex-cop. Subsequently, he will get to keep his pension.
Police say Tyshawn's shooting resulted from a bloody conflict involving rival factions of two of Chicago's oldest gangs--the Gangster Disciples and the Black P Stones.