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Crusader journalist finally gets CPD Press Pass after two years

Crusader staff report A two-and-a-half-year battle to obtain an official press pass from the Chicago Police Department finally came to an end Wednesday, May 30...

Black Lives Matter to have say in reforms in CPD

Groups secure rights to enforce consent decree that will focus on CPD’s use of force against people with disabilities, Black and Latino Chicagoans In a...

17 Years

By Erick Johnson, Chicago Crusader The last time Roosevelt Myles was a free man was in 1992. George H.W. Bush was president, people communicated with...

Chicago police waste millions on overtime, IG says

By Eric Horng, abc7chicago.com A new report by Chicago's inspector general alleges millions in wasteful spending and widespread mismanagement of overtime pay in the Chicago...

‘The Law and Your Community’ program offers summer session

The Chicago Metropolitan Chapter of the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE), in partnership with the Chicago Police Department, will expand a...

Stop, don’t shoot!

Crusader Staff Report An officer cannot shoot a fleeing person unless he presents an imminent threat to police or others, according to a new Use...

Murders up in April, but shootings down overall this year

By CBS Chicago More than 1,000 people have been shot in Chicago so far this year, and the city has had nearly 200 murders, but...

Trump threatens federal intervention in Chicago

Crusader Staff report With 2017 off to an even deadlier start than 2016, on Tuesday, President Donald Trump threatened federal intervention if the city doesn’t...

Rhymefest films mistreatment by police while reporting robbery

By Daniel Kreps, rollingstone.com Chicago rapper Rhymefest tweeted about being robbed at gunpoint Saturday and later documented with cellphone video his mistreatment by police when...

Citizens speak out on rights violations

By J. Coyden Palmer, Chicago Crusader Nearly 200 angry citizens voiced their concerns regarding Chicago police behavior during the third of four public meetings...