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Public Safety

Neighborhood Policing Initiative program expands to Grand Crossing, Englewood and Gresham districts

Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s new deputy mayor for public safety has sided with police officers in some controversial cases, including in alleged Laquan McDonald cover-up

Police oversight agency chief resigns

Chicago Police should stop foot chases until new policy is created, Latino leaders say: ‘This has to end right now’

86% of alerts from city’s gunshot detection system led to ‘dead-end deployments,’ researchers find

Chicago police oversight agency finds ‘significant deficiencies’ while reviewing Anjanette Young raid. Now up to top cop to decide on discipline

Video of fatal Chicago police shooting of 22-year-old Anthony Alvarez is released to the public

Aldermen question fatal police shooting: ‘The guy didn’t look like he was a threat to the officer’

Illinois opioid deaths increased 32% in 2020

Top cops try to clear the air after Brown rips predecessor’s strategies, dedication to police reform