Editorial: New use-of-force guidelines for Chicago cops

by Editorial Board The Chicago Police Department has had plenty of bad days in recent years, but few as dismal as Jan. 13. That was when the U.S. Department of Justice published a report blistering the department for excessive reliance on force, “systemic deficiencies in training and accountability” and a code of silence that protects bad cops. The only good … Read More

Report: Black Men, Boys Shot Most By Chicago Police

Chicago: Police shootings declined from more than 100 in 2011 to 44 in 2015. There were 435 police shootings from 2010 through 2015, in which officers killed 92 people and wounded 170 others. The vast majority of those hit were black men or boys. August 27, 2016 CHICAGO (AP) — After threatening to sue, the Chicago Tribune has obtained Police … Read More

Chicago Officer’s Son Killed by Unidentified Man While Sitting on Porch

Arshell Dennis III - Officer's son murdered by Unidentified Man - josephsonsexemplarypolicing.com

Arshell Dennis III, 19, the son of a Chicago police officer was shot and killed August 14 in what is being investigated as a case of mistaken identity. The Chicago Tribune reports that Officer’s Son Dennis was scheduled to return later that day to New York, where he was a junior at St. John’s University. Dennis’s father and Chicago Police … Read More