Chicago police union boss urges officers to defy metropolis’s COVID vaccine mandate

A possible security challenge is coming to a head in Chicago as cops resist COVID-19 vaccine mandates, probably leaving their departments under-staffed as homicides and shootings enhance.  Chicago Police Union president John Catanzara has urged officers to disregard the midnight deadline to report their vaccine standing to the town. If the town tries to punish … Read more

Chicago Police Search For Suspects In Tried Carjacking Leaving A Brazilian Man Hospitalized

CHICAGO (CBS) — Chicago police are looking for two suspects who shot a Brazilian man in an tried carjacking final month in Avondale. JP Marchezani’s household tells CBS 2’s Megan Hickey they moved right here from Brazil a number of years in the past as a result of they thought it will be safer. However … Read more

Associate of slain Chicago police officer Ella French launched from rehab facility 2 months after capturing

Associate of slain Chicago police officer Ella French launched from rehab facility 2 months after capturing – CBS Information Watch CBSN Live The partner of slain Chicago police officer Ella French was released Thursday from a rehab facility where he’s been getting treated for his injuries. The release of Officer Carlos Yanez Jr. comes more … Read more

Chicagoans Fear Vaccine Mandate Standoff Between Metropolis Corridor And FOP Will Go away Them Much less Secure; ‘It is Like This Huge Macho Factor’

CHICAGO (CBS) — The clock is ticking on the deadline Mayor Lori Lightfoot has set for all metropolis employees to report their vaccination standing to the town, regardless of warnings from the town’s police union that half of the drive is prepared to defy the deadline and threat going unpaid. Meantime, fear is mounting for some … Read more

Lightfoot Not Backing Down From Vaccine Reporting Deadline For Metropolis Employees, Regardless of Police Union Threatening Defiance

CHICAGO (CBS) — As a deadline for metropolis of Chicago workers to report their vaccination standing to Metropolis Corridor attracts nearer, there’s no backing down within the showdown between Mayor Lori Lightfoot and the President of the union representing Chicago cops. The stare-down between the mayor and the Chicago Fraternal Order of Police is fueling … Read more

Officer Carlos Yanez Jr. Launched From Rehab Facility Extra Than 2 Months After Being Shot In Line Of Obligation

CHCIAGO (CBS)– Officer Carlos Yanez Jr. was launched from a rehab facility in Streeterville greater than two months after being shot in the line of duty. He’s been launched! Such an emotional second. First got here the applause then the mariachi band. @cbschicago pic.twitter.com/w2w0AR1e6w — Mugo Odigwe (@MugoOdigwe) October 14, 2021 A big crowd gathered … Read more

FOP President Predicts 50% Of CPD Officers Will Keep House If Mayor Lightfoot Would not Again Down From Vaccine Mandate

CHICAGO (CBS) — Chicago Law enforcement officials are ready to lose pay over the town’s vaccine mandate, with the Fraternal order of police Union persevering with loud objections to the upcoming deadline. Chicago FOP President John Catanzara informed CBS 2’s Tara Molina 1000’s of rank-and-file officers are ready to enter “no pay” standing beginning Friday, … Read more

ShotSpotter Recordsdata $300 Million Defamation Go well with In opposition to Vice Media

CHICAGO (CBS) — Gunshot detection firm ShotSpotter has filed a $300 million lawsuit towards Vice Media, claiming the information outlet “grossly misrepresented” the accuracy of its know-how. The corporate’s lawsuit, filed in Delaware Superior Courtroom, claims Vice got down to create a story “that falsely accused ShotSpotter of conspiring with police to manufacture gunshots from … Read more

Watchdog Report Says CPD Has Taken Few Steps To Repair Issues With Information Administration In Court docket Circumstances

by Todd Feurer, CBS Chicago internet producer CHICAGO (CBS) — A yr after recommending sweeping changes to the Chicago Police Department’s records management system in court cases, town’s high watchdog stated Thursday that CPD has taken “virtually no corrective actions,” and remains to be at “very critical danger” of getting legal convictions thrown out, or … Read more

Aldermen Search Public Listening to On Questions About Accuracy Of Police ShotSpotter Know-how

CHICAGO (CBS) — Within the wake of a number of studies questioning the accuracy of the Chicago Police Division’s multimillion-dollar community of ShotSpotter gunshot detection sensors, a coalition of aldermen is searching for to carry public hearings on whether or not town ought to proceed its contract, however their effort ran right into a roadblock … Read more