CHICAGO – On April 18, 2017, at approximately 10:00 p.m., an 8th (Chicago Lawn) Chicago Police Sergeant responded a radio call of a person shot in the 6100 block of S. Hamlin.
Off Duty Area South Detective Jackson and CFD Fireman Strong were enjoying the beautiful summer weather on June 10, 2016 near the 6500 block of South Lakeshore Dr. at approximately 8:20 p.m. The two were riding their jet skis when then they came across a capsized 16 foot speed boat and 4 people in the 60 degree water. They quickly learned that there was 5th person missing. The Detective immediately called 911 and then both went into action. They soon discovered the 5th person under the boat surviving in an air pocket. The Detective and Fireman shuttled the victims to the shore were emergency personal was waiting.
Interim Superintendent John J. Escalante presented awards today to outstanding officers at the Superintendent’s Monthly Department Commendation Ceremony. The event serves to recognize officers who have distinguished themselves and the Chicago Police Department by their exemplary bravery and praiseworthy deeds.
05Mar16OfficersSavePO’sLifeHQOn March 5, 2016, at approximately 9:55 p.m., a Chicago Police officer suddenly collapsed and lost consciousness in the lobby of the Public Safety Headquarters building at 3510 S. Michigan.
Superintendent Garry F. McCarthy presented awards today to outstanding officers at the Superintendent’s Monthly Departmental Commendation Ceremony. The event serves to recognize officers who have distinguished themselves and the Chicago Police Department by their exemplary bravery and praiseworthy deeds. The event was held at Chicago Public Safety Headquarters, 3510 S. Michigan Avenue. For More Information Click Here
Composite sketch of toddler whose remains were discovered in the Garfield Park Lagoon. If you have information, you can text a tip to CRIMES (274637), call Area North Bureau of Detectives at 312-744-8261 or call 1-800-535-STOP Click Here To View Sketch
Chicago Police Officers Joseph Groh and Mark Czapla were honored today along with Christopher ‘Zet’ Smith and Ray Robinson for their bravery during an attempted robbery at a Walgreens on February 14, 2015.
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Chicago Police Officers Pedro Diaz and George Romero saved the life of a 67 year-old man in Englewood yesterday by performing CPR to revive him after he went into cardiac arrest
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A big thank you to the 20 parents from James Shields Elementary School who partnered with the 009th District CAPS Office to join the CAPS Parent Patrol. This is a volunteer program where parents are trained by Chicago Police on how to organize and communicate with each other when helping children get to and from school.