Rogers Park (024th) District Officers were on patrol when multiple shots were fired by an unknown offender(s). An officer, perceiving that they were being fired upon, discharged his weapon. The offender(s) fled the scene in a vehicle and is not in custody at this time. Efforts are underway to locate the offending vehicle and offender(s). It is unknown if any offender(s) sustained injuries from this incident. No injuries to officers have been reported.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Superintendent Garry McCarthy today announced that the City is accepting applications to join the Chicago Police Department for the first time since 2013. The starting salary for Chicago police officers is $47,604 and increases to $72,510 after eighteen months of employment. The application period is now open, and will close at the end of the day on Wednesday December 16, 2015. A written exam will be administered in February 2016 to those who apply.