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by Peter Moskos

March 5, 2009

Hot Time in the Old Town Tonight!

Chicago Police Superintendent Jody Weiss is in contempt of court for not releasing the names of officers who have a least five citizen complaints filed against them since 2000. The story in the Sun Times.

And 7 Chicago officer broke rules by letting a 14-year-old to get a radio and go on patrol with a two-year veteran. The story in the Tribune.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Seems like such information should be available to the public, since police departments are funded by, well, the public. Maybe CPD needs to loosen up a bit before people completely lose faith in the department, which may still be one of the most openly corrupt and thuggish in the nation (check out the Trib or Sun Times any day of the week). But I'm just a "downstater" so what do I know.