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20th District
29 Feb 2016

Wade was arrested after he was identified as the person who had appeared in public and claimed to be a member of the Chicago Police Department. A witness notified police officers with information that Wade was in possession of police equipment and uniform. Aware of that information, officers placed Wade into custody without incident on February 28, 2016, at 10:59 p.m., in the 2700 block of West Summerdale Ave.  Click here for more information.

21 Jan 2016

There have been three recent Commercial Robberies in the 17th and 20th Districts.  In these cases, two offenders or three offenders entered the business, displayed a blue steel handgun and demanded money from the register.  The offenders moved the victims to the rear of the store or into a storage area and took money, alcohol, cigarettes and other property.

21Jan16 Commercial Rob 17&20th Dist (P16-N-019) BA

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28 Dec 2015

This alert gives notice to residents of the 017th, 020th and 024th District of eight Robberies that occurred in the late evening to early morning hours of December 2015. The Robberies occurred on the sidewalk, alley and streets. Multiple offenders exited a vehicle and approached the victim and displayed a handgun and demanded property.

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2 Nov 2015

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.

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4 Sep 2015

Michael Laster and Jonathon Thompson were arrested after they were identified as the men who shot and killed two men in the 5000 block of N. Winthrop on September 2, 2015 at approximately 2:15 a.m. Responding officers discovered two unresponsive males, ages 32 and 34. Both victims were taken to Illinois Masonic Hospital with multiple gunshot wounds. Both men were later pronounced. Laster and Thompson were charged accordingly. No further information is available at this time.

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