13 Apr 2016

North Side Man Charged in Shooting

Categories: Charge Releases

Ortiz, 19, was arrested after being identified as the man who shot a male victim on April 10, 2016, in the 5700 Block of W. Belden at approximately 10 p.m.  Ortiz hid behind a vehicle and discharged a handgun in the direction of three males, striking a 14-year-old male in the right hand.  The victim …

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12 Apr 2016

Interim Superintendent Honors Outstanding CPD Officers at Monthly Department Commendation Ceremony

Categories: Press Releases

CHICAGO – Interim Superintendent Eddie T. Johnson 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. Click here for more information  

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CPD Community Alert: Robbery 1st District (Central)
11 Apr 2016

CPD Community Alert: Robbery 1st District (Central)

Categories: Community Alerts

This alert gives notice to citizens residing in the 1st (Central) District of robbery related incidents during the months of March and April. Offenders are approaching citizens from behind, on the public way (sidewalks or CTA platform), and ripping cellphones or headphones from victims, using physical force if necessary. For More Information Click Here

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CPD Community Alert: Residential Burglaries in the 016th District (Jefferson Park)
10 Apr 2016

CPD Community Alert: Residential Burglaries in the 016th District (Jefferson Park)

Categories: Community Alerts

This alert gives notice to the residents of the 16th District (Jefferson Park) of several residential burglaries that have occurred. In these incidents, unknown offender(s) have entered apartments and residences, through windows or doors, and have taken electronics, jewelry, cash, and other miscellaneous items. Incident times and locations: There have been several incidents that have …

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10 Apr 2016

Mayor Emanuel, Interim Superintendent Johnson Announces More Than 450 Body Cameras Being Shipped to Chicago

Categories: Press Releases

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Interim Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson are announcing that more than 450 body cameras are being shipped to Chicago this week as part of the Chicago Police Department’s body-worn camera pilot program. Once training is complete, the cameras will be worn by officers and supervisors on all three watches in seven police …

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8 Apr 2016

CPD News Release – Interim Superintendent Johnson Orders Targeted Organized Crime Raid to Further Disrupt South Side Gang Violence

Categories: Press Releases

CHICAGO – The Chicago Police Department’s Bureau of Organized Crime recently conducted a targeted mission to combat crime and violence in the 7th (Englewood), 8th(Chicago Lawn) and 9th(Deering) Districts. This mission was initiated at the behest of Interim Superintendent Johnson, due to the spike in violence in these targeted areas. “The Chicago Police Department will …

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