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Police Supt. David Brown Says Electronic Monitoring Programs Are Insufficient In Wake Of Violent Weekend, Sheriff Tom Dart Agrees

Police Supt. David Brown Says Electronic Monitoring Programs Are Insufficient In Wake Of Violent Weekend, Sheriff Tom Dart Agrees

In the wake of a violent weekend in Chicago in which more than 100 people were shot – including 12 children – Chicago Police Supt. David Brown blamed the incre [...]

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Mitch Dudek is a staff reporter at the Chicago Sun-Times.... Police Supt. David

Mitch Dudek is a staff reporter at the Chicago Sun-Times.... Police Supt. David Brown had promised "swift action" in response to misconduct, but police union p [...]

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CPD use-of-force policies to be reviewed

CPD use-of-force policies to be reviewed

"Chicago, we hear you," Chicago Police Supt. David Brown said Monday.

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Inland Empire students win state awards in Directing Change mental health film contest

Inland Empire students win state awards in Directing Change mental health film contest

Students from Upland High School, David A. Brown Middle School in Wildomar and Fontana’s Summit High School won first-place awards with their short films

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Chicago cop stripped of police power after making obscene gesture at protesters

Chicago cop stripped of police power after making obscene gesture at protesters

Supt. David Brown’s decision to remove the officer’s power is in lockstep with Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s demand.

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Lightfoot Issues Directives to Chicago Police for Reforms to be Implemented Within 90 Days

Lightfoot Issues Directives to Chicago Police for Reforms to be Implemented Within 90 Days

Saying that the implementation of a consent decree for the Chicago Police Department has been “too slow,” Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced a series of police ref [...]

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Chicago Police to Work 12-Hour Shifts, All Days Off Canceled Until Further Notice

Chicago Police to Work 12-Hour Shifts, All Days Off Canceled Until Further Notice

With more protests scheduled and Chicago police looking to protect businesses and residents in different areas of the city, all days off have been canceled and [...]

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Dozens of CPD Officers Injured, 1 With ‘Broken Bones’ During Chicago Protests: Supt.

Dozens of CPD Officers Injured, 1 With ‘Broken Bones’ During Chicago Protests: Supt.

A Chicago police officer suffered broken bones and dozens of others were injured as protests erupted in Chicago Saturday with some demonstrators striking polic [...]

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More Than 100 Arrested, Several Officers Hurt During Protests Friday, CPD Says

More Than 100 Arrested, Several Officers Hurt During Protests Friday, CPD Says

After a night of marches and clashes between protesters and police, Chicago Police Supt. David Brown says that more than 100 people were arrested and several C [...]

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Chicago Police Unveil Plan To Combat Summer Violence, Some Don't Think It Will Be Helpful

Chicago Police Unveil Plan To Combat Summer Violence, Some Don't Think It Will Be Helpful

Chicago Police Supt. David Brown on Thursday evening launched the city’s plan to fight summer violence.

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Memorial Day ‘fail’ by city’s new top cop tied to preoccupation with curbing overtime, alderman says

Memorial Day ‘fail’ by city’s new top cop tied to preoccupation with curbing overtime, alderman says

Ald. Chris Taliaferro, chairman of the Public Safety Committee, says CPD Supt. David Brown had "hundreds" fewer officers on the street over the holiday weekend [...]

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Chicago's bloody Memorial Day weekend 'nothing short of alarming,' top cop says

"The violence throughout the city on Memorial Day weekend was nothing short of alarming," Chicago police Superintendent David Brown told the media Tuesday afte [...]

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‘Why not Chicago?’ New Police Supt. David Brown is eyeing history

‘Why not Chicago?’ New Police Supt. David Brown is eyeing history

Brown, the former police chief in Dallas, wants to see fewer than 300 murders a year along with reforms that go "above and beyond" what’s required by the CPD’s [...]

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'We Will Take You To Jail': Chicago Mayor Blasts Those Planning Parties Under Continued Stay-At-Home Order

'We Will Take You To Jail': Chicago Mayor Blasts Those Planning Parties Under Continued Stay-At-Home Order

Chicago Police Department Supt. David Brown said the department is aware of six parties planned for Saturday night. The city is reaching out to the hosts advis [...]

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After weekend bloodshed, Brown says ‘violent felons’ driving shootings, CPD needs ‘a little bit of help’

After weekend bloodshed, Brown says ‘violent felons’ driving shootings, CPD needs ‘a little bit of help’

"At the end of the day, our endgame strategy is to arrest violent felons, but if violent felons are getting right out of jail, we need cooperation and collabor [...]

Read full article: After weekend bloodshed, Brown says ‘vio...→
Chicago Police Respond to Weekend of Heavy Youth Violence Across City

Chicago Police Respond to Weekend of Heavy Youth Violence Across City

After a violent weekend of shootings across the city, the Chicago Police Department discussed what issued need to be addressed. Across Chicago at least nine pe [...]

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Ministers Demand Chicago FOP Show Proof Police Officers Seen Lounging In Congressman Rush's Office Were Asked To Be There

Ministers Demand Chicago FOP Show Proof Police Officers Seen Lounging In Congressman Rush's Office Were Asked To Be There

Last week, Rush, Mayor Lori Lightfoot, and Chicago Police Supt. David Brown condemned a group of 13 officers, including three supervisors, seen lounging, nappi [...]

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David Siders

David Siders is a senior reporter for POLITICO and co-author of the California Playbook. He previously was a senior writer for The Sacramento Bee, covering Cal [...]

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Investigation Opened After Chicago Police Officer Yelled Homophobic Slur at Protester

Investigation Opened After Chicago Police Officer Yelled Homophobic Slur at Protester

The Chicago agency dedicated to providing civilian police oversight has recommended that an officer seen on video using a homophobic slur against a protester s [...]

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The Civilian Office of Police Accountability has responded to an incident caught [...]

The Civilian Office of Police Accountability has responded to an incident caught [...]

The Civilian Office of Police Accountability has responded to an incident caught on video involving several Chicago police officers and a family claiming they [...]

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Black Lives Matter claims police brutality against peaceful protesters

Black Lives Matter claims police brutality against peaceful protesters

Mayor Lori Lightfoot and Police Superintendent David Brown respond to allegations by urging those who believe they’ve been mistreated to file complaints. "We d [...]

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Superintendent David Brown Patrols Streets of Chicago as Protests Continue

Superintendent David Brown Patrols Streets of Chicago as Protests Continue

As demonstrations continue in downtown Chicago, Police Superintendent David Brown is patrolling with his officers as they try to retain control of the crowds i [...]

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Chicago Police To Reassign Another 100 Officers From Headquarters To Patrol

Chicago Police To Reassign Another 100 Officers From Headquarters To Patrol

“This will give us more officers to improve our neighborhood policing efforts and provide a greater opportunity to strengthen the relationships with the reside [...]

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CPD officers ordered to undergo asphyxiation training, view George Floyd video

CPD officers ordered to undergo asphyxiation training, view George Floyd video

"The Chicago Police Department has been working very hard to develop authentic relationships and restore trust with our communities, and the actions that led t [...]

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Chicago's top cop suggests stay-at-home orders contributed to Memorial Day weekend violence

Chicago's top cop suggests stay-at-home orders contributed to Memorial Day weekend violence

Chicago police Superintendent David Brown on Tuesday suggested that statewide stay-at-home orders were to blame for the city’s deadly Memorial Day weekend viol [...]

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Lightfoot: Memorial Day weekend’s violent ‘bloodbath’ was a ‘fail’ by city’s new top cop

Lightfoot: Memorial Day weekend’s violent ‘bloodbath’ was a ‘fail’ by city’s new top cop

"People are feeling restless after being cooped up for weeks," Chicago Police Supt. David Brown said of crowds that gathered on the South and West sides.

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In effort to tamp down shootings as historically violent stretch begins, city agencies band together, open ‘Summer Operations Center’

In effort to tamp down shootings as historically violent stretch begins, city agencies band together, open ‘Summer Operations Center’

The SOC will operate from 5 p.m. Thursday until Monday morning every weekend of the summer, according to city officials. The goal, CPD Supt. David Brown said, [...]

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World's fastest blind man forced to defend title by altering training methods during social distancing

World's fastest blind man forced to defend title by altering training methods during social distancing

Here's the story of how David Brown went from a small kid in Missouri with blurred vision to the fastest blind man in the world, and how he trains to retain th [...]

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After More Than 100 Shot In Chicago Over The Weekend, CPD Supt. David Brown Again Laments Flaws In Home Monitoring Of Violent Felons

After More Than 100 Shot In Chicago Over The Weekend, CPD Supt. David Brown Again Laments Flaws In Home Monitoring Of Violent Felons

According to Chicago police and data collected by CBS 2, at least 102 people were shot from 5 p.m. Friday through 5 a.m. Monday, including 12 children. At leas [...]

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Maria's Front Room

Maria's Front Room

Maria’s anchored Ferndale's restaurant scene for more than a decade. Then, after memorable owner Joan Orlando died in 2004, the restaurant remained open until [...]

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New Working Group To Review Chicago Police Department Use Of Force Policies, Recommend Changes

New Working Group To Review Chicago Police Department Use Of Force Policies, Recommend Changes

Chicago Police Supt. David Brown said the group was planned months before the death of George Floyd at the hands of police officers in Minneapolis, and the sub [...]

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Man Arrested at Protest Said He Was Told He Can’t Go Back to Santa Monica — Where He Lives

Man Arrested at Protest Said He Was Told He Can’t Go Back to Santa Monica — Where He Lives

A Black man arrested while peacefully protesting in Santa Monica said he was driven to the outskirts of town and dropped off by police who told him not to retu [...]

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Chicago police officer seen giving middle finger at George Floyd protest sent to desk duty

Chicago police officer seen giving middle finger at George Floyd protest sent to desk duty

Chicago Police Superintendent David Brown relieved an officer of his policing powers on Tuesday after he gave a crowd of Geroge Floyd protesters the middle fin [...]

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2 Officers Relieved of Police Powers Amid Investigation Into Arrest at Brickyard Mall

2 Officers Relieved of Police Powers Amid Investigation Into Arrest at Brickyard Mall

Two officers involved in an arrest outside Chicago’s Brickyard Mall have been relieved of their police powers pending an investigation into the incident, Chica [...]

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Exhausted, abused Chicago Police officers need a break, top cop says

Exhausted, abused Chicago Police officers need a break, top cop says

"Working them 12-hour days for extended periods, fatigue sets in," said CPD Supt. David Brown. "We might have to pull some off the line ... so they can just de [...]

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South Side Residents Say They Were 'Abandoned' After Businesses Were Damaged, Set On Fire

South Side Residents Say They Were 'Abandoned' After Businesses Were Damaged, Set On Fire

Police Superintendent David Brown said part of the policing challenges Saturday, Sunday and Monday morning were due to orchestrated groups using strike and div [...]

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‘This Was a Mob:’ 240 Arrested, More Than 20 CPD Officers Hurt in Saturday Violence, Brown Says

‘This Was a Mob:’ 240 Arrested, More Than 20 CPD Officers Hurt in Saturday Violence, Brown Says

Chicago police arrested at least 240 people after protests and looting spread throughout the downtown area on Saturday, according to Superintendent David Brown [...]

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Lightfoot, Brown Implore Chicagoans to Keep George Floyd Protests Peaceful Saturday

Lightfoot, Brown Implore Chicagoans to Keep George Floyd Protests Peaceful Saturday

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot and Police Superintendent David Brown are calling on protesters to remain peaceful during demonstrations in the city on Saturday. [...]

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Under fire after violent Memorial Day weekend, top cop defends push to cut overtime: ‘We have to be good stewards of the taxpayers’ dollars’

Under fire after violent Memorial Day weekend, top cop defends push to cut overtime: ‘We have to be good stewards of the taxpayers’ dollars’

"The question has been the overruns of overtime, the significant overruns of overtime. We have to get a handle on that," said Chicago Police Supt. David Brown.

Read full article: Under fire after violent Memorial Day we...→
Chicago Superintendent David Brown condemns police actions that led to death of George Floyd as protesters plan to gather on South Side

Chicago Superintendent David Brown condemns police actions that led to death of George Floyd as protesters plan to gather on South Side

To avoid a local repeat of the videotaped death of George Floyd at the hands of a Minneapolis police officer, Chicago police Superintendent David Brown on Thur [...]

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Don’t blame Chicago’s top cop for the gun violence of Memorial Day weekend | Letters

Don’t blame Chicago’s top cop for the gun violence of Memorial Day weekend | Letters

When Police Supt. David Brown was sworn in, Mayor Lori Lightfoot said she "got her man." Are we to believe now that he’s not her man?

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CPD Supt.: Stay-at-home order contributed to most violent Memorial Day weekend since 2015

CPD Supt.: Stay-at-home order contributed to most violent Memorial Day weekend since 2015

"People are feeling restless after being cooped up for weeks," Supt. David Brown said of crowds that gathered on the South and West sides.

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Holding Chicago homicides to 300-a-year a ‘noble’ goal, but unrealistic, new FOP president says

Holding Chicago homicides to 300-a-year a ‘noble’ goal, but unrealistic, new FOP president says

Chicago Police Supt. David Brown’s goal of holding Chicago homicides under 300 won’t happen, says John Catanzara, the new police union president, without Mayor [...]

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David Brown to undergo training necessary to wear CPD uniform

David Brown to undergo training necessary to wear CPD uniform

"Superintendent Brown respects the uniform and all that it represents. He is eager to become sworn and wear the Chicago Police Department uniform as soon as po [...]

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Police Supt. David Brown Says Electronic Monitoring Programs Are Insufficient In Wake Of Violent Weekend, Sheriff Tom Dart Agrees

Police Supt. David Brown Says Electronic Monitoring Programs Are Insufficient In Wake Of Violent Weekend, Sheriff Tom Dart Agrees

In the wake of a violent weekend in Chicago in which more than 100 people were shot – including 12 children – Chicago Police Supt. David Brown blamed the incre [...]

Read full article: Police Supt. David Brown Says Electronic...→
After More Than 100 Shot In Chicago Over The Weekend, CPD Supt. David Brown Again Laments Flaws In Home Monitoring Of Violent Felons

After More Than 100 Shot In Chicago Over The Weekend, CPD Supt. David Brown Again Laments Flaws In Home Monitoring Of Violent Felons

According to Chicago police and data collected by CBS 2, at least 102 people were shot from 5 p.m. Friday through 5 a.m. Monday, including 12 children. At leas [...]

Read full article: After More Than 100 Shot In Chicago Over...→
  • #David Brown
Chicago Police Respond to Weekend of Heavy Youth Violence Across City

Chicago Police Respond to Weekend of Heavy Youth Violence Across City

After a violent weekend of shootings across the city, the Chicago Police Department discussed what issued need to be addressed. Across Chicago at least nine pe [...]

Read full article: Chicago Police Respond to Weekend of Hea...→
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Mitch Dudek is a staff reporter at the Chicago Sun-Times.... Police Supt. David

Mitch Dudek is a staff reporter at the Chicago Sun-Times.... Police Supt. David Brown had promised "swift action" in response to misconduct, but police union p [...]

Read full article: Mitch Dudek is a staff reporter at the C...→
New Working Group To Review Chicago Police Department Use Of Force Policies, Recommend Changes

New Working Group To Review Chicago Police Department Use Of Force Policies, Recommend Changes

Chicago Police Supt. David Brown said the group was planned months before the death of George Floyd at the hands of police officers in Minneapolis, and the sub [...]

Read full article: New Working Group To Review Chicago Poli...→

David Siders

David Siders is a senior reporter for POLITICO and co-author of the California Playbook. He previously was a senior writer for The Sacramento Bee, covering Cal [...]

Read full article: David Siders...→
Inland Empire students win state awards in Directing Change mental health film contest

Inland Empire students win state awards in Directing Change mental health film contest

Students from Upland High School, David A. Brown Middle School in Wildomar and Fontana’s Summit High School won first-place awards with their short films

Read full article: Inland Empire students win state awards ...→
Chicago police officer seen giving middle finger at George Floyd protest sent to desk duty

Chicago police officer seen giving middle finger at George Floyd protest sent to desk duty

Chicago Police Superintendent David Brown relieved an officer of his policing powers on Tuesday after he gave a crowd of Geroge Floyd protesters the middle fin [...]

Read full article: Chicago police officer seen giving middl...→
Investigation Opened After Chicago Police Officer Yelled Homophobic Slur at Protester

Investigation Opened After Chicago Police Officer Yelled Homophobic Slur at Protester

The Chicago agency dedicated to providing civilian police oversight has recommended that an officer seen on video using a homophobic slur against a protester s [...]

Read full article: Investigation Opened After Chicago Polic...→
Exhausted, abused Chicago Police officers need a break, top cop says

Exhausted, abused Chicago Police officers need a break, top cop says

"Working them 12-hour days for extended periods, fatigue sets in," said CPD Supt. David Brown. "We might have to pull some off the line ... so they can just de [...]

Read full article: Exhausted, abused Chicago Police officer...→
  • #David Brown
Black Lives Matter claims police brutality against peaceful protesters

Black Lives Matter claims police brutality against peaceful protesters

Mayor Lori Lightfoot and Police Superintendent David Brown respond to allegations by urging those who believe they’ve been mistreated to file complaints. "We d [...]

Read full article: Black Lives Matter claims police brutali...→
Chicago Police to Work 12-Hour Shifts, All Days Off Canceled Until Further Notice

Chicago Police to Work 12-Hour Shifts, All Days Off Canceled Until Further Notice

With more protests scheduled and Chicago police looking to protect businesses and residents in different areas of the city, all days off have been canceled and [...]

Read full article: Chicago Police to Work 12-Hour Shifts, A...→
  • #David Brown
‘This Was a Mob:’ 240 Arrested, More Than 20 CPD Officers Hurt in Saturday Violence, Brown Says

‘This Was a Mob:’ 240 Arrested, More Than 20 CPD Officers Hurt in Saturday Violence, Brown Says

Chicago police arrested at least 240 people after protests and looting spread throughout the downtown area on Saturday, according to Superintendent David Brown [...]

Read full article: ‘This Was a Mob:’ 240 Arrested, More Tha...→
Superintendent David Brown Patrols Streets of Chicago as Protests Continue

Superintendent David Brown Patrols Streets of Chicago as Protests Continue

As demonstrations continue in downtown Chicago, Police Superintendent David Brown is patrolling with his officers as they try to retain control of the crowds i [...]

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More Than 100 Arrested, Several Officers Hurt During Protests Friday, CPD Says

More Than 100 Arrested, Several Officers Hurt During Protests Friday, CPD Says

After a night of marches and clashes between protesters and police, Chicago Police Supt. David Brown says that more than 100 people were arrested and several C [...]

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Under fire after violent Memorial Day weekend, top cop defends push to cut overtime: ‘We have to be good stewards of the taxpayers’ dollars’

Under fire after violent Memorial Day weekend, top cop defends push to cut overtime: ‘We have to be good stewards of the taxpayers’ dollars’

"The question has been the overruns of overtime, the significant overruns of overtime. We have to get a handle on that," said Chicago Police Supt. David Brown.

Read full article: Under fire after violent Memorial Day we...→
CPD officers ordered to undergo asphyxiation training, view George Floyd video

CPD officers ordered to undergo asphyxiation training, view George Floyd video

"The Chicago Police Department has been working very hard to develop authentic relationships and restore trust with our communities, and the actions that led t [...]

Read full article: CPD officers ordered to undergo asphyxia...→
Memorial Day ‘fail’ by city’s new top cop tied to preoccupation with curbing overtime, alderman says

Memorial Day ‘fail’ by city’s new top cop tied to preoccupation with curbing overtime, alderman says

Ald. Chris Taliaferro, chairman of the Public Safety Committee, says CPD Supt. David Brown had "hundreds" fewer officers on the street over the holiday weekend [...]

Read full article: Memorial Day ‘fail’ by city’s new top co...→
Don’t blame Chicago’s top cop for the gun violence of Memorial Day weekend | Letters

Don’t blame Chicago’s top cop for the gun violence of Memorial Day weekend | Letters

When Police Supt. David Brown was sworn in, Mayor Lori Lightfoot said she "got her man." Are we to believe now that he’s not her man?

Read full article: Don’t blame Chicago’s top cop for the gu...→
Lightfoot: Memorial Day weekend’s violent ‘bloodbath’ was a ‘fail’ by city’s new top cop

Lightfoot: Memorial Day weekend’s violent ‘bloodbath’ was a ‘fail’ by city’s new top cop

"People are feeling restless after being cooped up for weeks," Chicago Police Supt. David Brown said of crowds that gathered on the South and West sides.

Read full article: Lightfoot: Memorial Day weekend’s violen...→
Holding Chicago homicides to 300-a-year a ‘noble’ goal, but unrealistic, new FOP president says

Holding Chicago homicides to 300-a-year a ‘noble’ goal, but unrealistic, new FOP president says

Chicago Police Supt. David Brown’s goal of holding Chicago homicides under 300 won’t happen, says John Catanzara, the new police union president, without Mayor [...]

Read full article: Holding Chicago homicides to 300-a-year ...→
World's fastest blind man forced to defend title by altering training methods during social distancing

World's fastest blind man forced to defend title by altering training methods during social distancing

Here's the story of how David Brown went from a small kid in Missouri with blurred vision to the fastest blind man in the world, and how he trains to retain th [...]

Read full article: World's fastest blind man forced to defe...→
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'We Will Take You To Jail': Chicago Mayor Blasts Those Planning Parties Under Continued Stay-At-Home Order

'We Will Take You To Jail': Chicago Mayor Blasts Those Planning Parties Under Continued Stay-At-Home Order

Chicago Police Department Supt. David Brown said the department is aware of six parties planned for Saturday night. The city is reaching out to the hosts advis [...]

Read full article: 'We Will Take You To Jail': Chicago Mayo...→
After weekend bloodshed, Brown says ‘violent felons’ driving shootings, CPD needs ‘a little bit of help’

After weekend bloodshed, Brown says ‘violent felons’ driving shootings, CPD needs ‘a little bit of help’

"At the end of the day, our endgame strategy is to arrest violent felons, but if violent felons are getting right out of jail, we need cooperation and collabor [...]

Read full article: After weekend bloodshed, Brown says ‘vio...→
Maria's Front Room

Maria's Front Room

Maria’s anchored Ferndale's restaurant scene for more than a decade. Then, after memorable owner Joan Orlando died in 2004, the restaurant remained open until [...]

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Ministers Demand Chicago FOP Show Proof Police Officers Seen Lounging In Congressman Rush's Office Were Asked To Be There

Ministers Demand Chicago FOP Show Proof Police Officers Seen Lounging In Congressman Rush's Office Were Asked To Be There

Last week, Rush, Mayor Lori Lightfoot, and Chicago Police Supt. David Brown condemned a group of 13 officers, including three supervisors, seen lounging, nappi [...]

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CPD use-of-force policies to be reviewed

CPD use-of-force policies to be reviewed

"Chicago, we hear you," Chicago Police Supt. David Brown said Monday.

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Man Arrested at Protest Said He Was Told He Can’t Go Back to Santa Monica — Where He Lives

Man Arrested at Protest Said He Was Told He Can’t Go Back to Santa Monica — Where He Lives

A Black man arrested while peacefully protesting in Santa Monica said he was driven to the outskirts of town and dropped off by police who told him not to retu [...]

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  • #David Brown
Chicago cop stripped of police power after making obscene gesture at protesters

Chicago cop stripped of police power after making obscene gesture at protesters

Supt. David Brown’s decision to remove the officer’s power is in lockstep with Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s demand.

Read full article: Chicago cop stripped of police power aft...→
2 Officers Relieved of Police Powers Amid Investigation Into Arrest at Brickyard Mall

2 Officers Relieved of Police Powers Amid Investigation Into Arrest at Brickyard Mall

Two officers involved in an arrest outside Chicago’s Brickyard Mall have been relieved of their police powers pending an investigation into the incident, Chica [...]

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  • #David Brown
The Civilian Office of Police Accountability has responded to an incident caught [...]

The Civilian Office of Police Accountability has responded to an incident caught [...]

The Civilian Office of Police Accountability has responded to an incident caught on video involving several Chicago police officers and a family claiming they [...]

Read full article: The Civilian Office of Police Accountabi...→
  • #David Brown
Lightfoot Issues Directives to Chicago Police for Reforms to be Implemented Within 90 Days

Lightfoot Issues Directives to Chicago Police for Reforms to be Implemented Within 90 Days

Saying that the implementation of a consent decree for the Chicago Police Department has been “too slow,” Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced a series of police ref [...]

Read full article: Lightfoot Issues Directives to Chicago P...→
South Side Residents Say They Were 'Abandoned' After Businesses Were Damaged, Set On Fire

South Side Residents Say They Were 'Abandoned' After Businesses Were Damaged, Set On Fire

Police Superintendent David Brown said part of the policing challenges Saturday, Sunday and Monday morning were due to orchestrated groups using strike and div [...]

Read full article: South Side Residents Say They Were 'Aban...→
  • #David Brown
Dozens of CPD Officers Injured, 1 With ‘Broken Bones’ During Chicago Protests: Supt.

Dozens of CPD Officers Injured, 1 With ‘Broken Bones’ During Chicago Protests: Supt.

A Chicago police officer suffered broken bones and dozens of others were injured as protests erupted in Chicago Saturday with some demonstrators striking polic [...]

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Lightfoot, Brown Implore Chicagoans to Keep George Floyd Protests Peaceful Saturday

Lightfoot, Brown Implore Chicagoans to Keep George Floyd Protests Peaceful Saturday

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot and Police Superintendent David Brown are calling on protesters to remain peaceful during demonstrations in the city on Saturday. [...]

Read full article: Lightfoot, Brown Implore Chicagoans to K...→
Chicago Police To Reassign Another 100 Officers From Headquarters To Patrol

Chicago Police To Reassign Another 100 Officers From Headquarters To Patrol

“This will give us more officers to improve our neighborhood policing efforts and provide a greater opportunity to strengthen the relationships with the reside [...]

Read full article: Chicago Police To Reassign Another 100 O...→
  • #David Brown
Chicago Police Unveil Plan To Combat Summer Violence, Some Don't Think It Will Be Helpful

Chicago Police Unveil Plan To Combat Summer Violence, Some Don't Think It Will Be Helpful

Chicago Police Supt. David Brown on Thursday evening launched the city’s plan to fight summer violence.

Read full article: Chicago Police Unveil Plan To Combat Sum...→
Chicago Superintendent David Brown condemns police actions that led to death of George Floyd as protesters plan to gather on South Side

Chicago Superintendent David Brown condemns police actions that led to death of George Floyd as protesters plan to gather on South Side

To avoid a local repeat of the videotaped death of George Floyd at the hands of a Minneapolis police officer, Chicago police Superintendent David Brown on Thur [...]

Read full article: Chicago Superintendent David Brown conde...→
Chicago's top cop suggests stay-at-home orders contributed to Memorial Day weekend violence

Chicago's top cop suggests stay-at-home orders contributed to Memorial Day weekend violence

Chicago police Superintendent David Brown on Tuesday suggested that statewide stay-at-home orders were to blame for the city’s deadly Memorial Day weekend viol [...]

Read full article: Chicago's top cop suggests stay-at-home ...→
  • #David Brown

Chicago's bloody Memorial Day weekend 'nothing short of alarming,' top cop says

"The violence throughout the city on Memorial Day weekend was nothing short of alarming," Chicago police Superintendent David Brown told the media Tuesday afte [...]

Read full article: Chicago's bloody Memorial Day weekend 'n...→
  • #David Brown
CPD Supt.: Stay-at-home order contributed to most violent Memorial Day weekend since 2015

CPD Supt.: Stay-at-home order contributed to most violent Memorial Day weekend since 2015

"People are feeling restless after being cooped up for weeks," Supt. David Brown said of crowds that gathered on the South and West sides.

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  • #David Brown
In effort to tamp down shootings as historically violent stretch begins, city agencies band together, open ‘Summer Operations Center’

In effort to tamp down shootings as historically violent stretch begins, city agencies band together, open ‘Summer Operations Center’

The SOC will operate from 5 p.m. Thursday until Monday morning every weekend of the summer, according to city officials. The goal, CPD Supt. David Brown said, [...]

Read full article: In effort to tamp down shootings as hist...→
  • #David Brown
‘Why not Chicago?’ New Police Supt. David Brown is eyeing history

‘Why not Chicago?’ New Police Supt. David Brown is eyeing history

Brown, the former police chief in Dallas, wants to see fewer than 300 murders a year along with reforms that go "above and beyond" what’s required by the CPD’s [...]

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David Brown to undergo training necessary to wear CPD uniform

David Brown to undergo training necessary to wear CPD uniform

"Superintendent Brown respects the uniform and all that it represents. He is eager to become sworn and wear the Chicago Police Department uniform as soon as po [...]

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Police Supt. David Brown Says Electronic Monitoring Programs Are Insufficient In Wake Of Violent Weekend, Sheriff Tom Dart Agrees

Police Supt. David Brown Says Electronic Monitoring Programs Are Insufficient In Wake Of Violent Weekend, Sheriff Tom Dart Agrees

In the wake of a violent weekend in Chicago in which more than 100 people were shot – including 12 children – Chicago Police Supt. David Brown blamed the incre [...]

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After weekend bloodshed, Brown says ‘violent felons’ driving shootings, CPD needs ‘a little bit of help’

After weekend bloodshed, Brown says ‘violent felons’ driving shootings, CPD needs ‘a little bit of help’

"At the end of the day, our endgame strategy is to arrest violent felons, but if violent felons are getting right out of jail, we need cooperation and collabor [...]

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After More Than 100 Shot In Chicago Over The Weekend, CPD Supt. David Brown Again Laments Flaws In Home Monitoring Of Violent Felons

After More Than 100 Shot In Chicago Over The Weekend, CPD Supt. David Brown Again Laments Flaws In Home Monitoring Of Violent Felons

According to Chicago police and data collected by CBS 2, at least 102 people were shot from 5 p.m. Friday through 5 a.m. Monday, including 12 children. At leas [...]

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Chicago Police Respond to Weekend of Heavy Youth Violence Across City

Chicago Police Respond to Weekend of Heavy Youth Violence Across City

After a violent weekend of shootings across the city, the Chicago Police Department discussed what issued need to be addressed. Across Chicago at least nine pe [...]

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Maria's Front Room

Maria's Front Room

Maria’s anchored Ferndale's restaurant scene for more than a decade. Then, after memorable owner Joan Orlando died in 2004, the restaurant remained open until [...]

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Mitch Dudek is a staff reporter at the Chicago Sun-Times.... Police Supt. David

Mitch Dudek is a staff reporter at the Chicago Sun-Times.... Police Supt. David Brown had promised "swift action" in response to misconduct, but police union p [...]

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Ministers Demand Chicago FOP Show Proof Police Officers Seen Lounging In Congressman Rush's Office Were Asked To Be There

Ministers Demand Chicago FOP Show Proof Police Officers Seen Lounging In Congressman Rush's Office Were Asked To Be There

Last week, Rush, Mayor Lori Lightfoot, and Chicago Police Supt. David Brown condemned a group of 13 officers, including three supervisors, seen lounging, nappi [...]

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New Working Group To Review Chicago Police Department Use Of Force Policies, Recommend Changes

New Working Group To Review Chicago Police Department Use Of Force Policies, Recommend Changes

Chicago Police Supt. David Brown said the group was planned months before the death of George Floyd at the hands of police officers in Minneapolis, and the sub [...]

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CPD use-of-force policies to be reviewed

CPD use-of-force policies to be reviewed

"Chicago, we hear you," Chicago Police Supt. David Brown said Monday.

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David Siders

David Siders is a senior reporter for POLITICO and co-author of the California Playbook. He previously was a senior writer for The Sacramento Bee, covering Cal [...]

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Man Arrested at Protest Said He Was Told He Can’t Go Back to Santa Monica — Where He Lives

Man Arrested at Protest Said He Was Told He Can’t Go Back to Santa Monica — Where He Lives

A Black man arrested while peacefully protesting in Santa Monica said he was driven to the outskirts of town and dropped off by police who told him not to retu [...]

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Inland Empire students win state awards in Directing Change mental health film contest

Inland Empire students win state awards in Directing Change mental health film contest

Students from Upland High School, David A. Brown Middle School in Wildomar and Fontana’s Summit High School won first-place awards with their short films

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Chicago police officer seen giving middle finger at George Floyd protest sent to desk duty

Chicago police officer seen giving middle finger at George Floyd protest sent to desk duty

Chicago Police Superintendent David Brown relieved an officer of his policing powers on Tuesday after he gave a crowd of Geroge Floyd protesters the middle fin [...]

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Chicago cop stripped of police power after making obscene gesture at protesters

Chicago cop stripped of police power after making obscene gesture at protesters

Supt. David Brown’s decision to remove the officer’s power is in lockstep with Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s demand.

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Investigation Opened After Chicago Police Officer Yelled Homophobic Slur at Protester

Investigation Opened After Chicago Police Officer Yelled Homophobic Slur at Protester

The Chicago agency dedicated to providing civilian police oversight has recommended that an officer seen on video using a homophobic slur against a protester s [...]

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2 Officers Relieved of Police Powers Amid Investigation Into Arrest at Brickyard Mall

2 Officers Relieved of Police Powers Amid Investigation Into Arrest at Brickyard Mall

Two officers involved in an arrest outside Chicago’s Brickyard Mall have been relieved of their police powers pending an investigation into the incident, Chica [...]

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The Civilian Office of Police Accountability has responded to an incident caught [...]

The Civilian Office of Police Accountability has responded to an incident caught [...]

The Civilian Office of Police Accountability has responded to an incident caught on video involving several Chicago police officers and a family claiming they [...]

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Exhausted, abused Chicago Police officers need a break, top cop says

Exhausted, abused Chicago Police officers need a break, top cop says

"Working them 12-hour days for extended periods, fatigue sets in," said CPD Supt. David Brown. "We might have to pull some off the line ... so they can just de [...]

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Lightfoot Issues Directives to Chicago Police for Reforms to be Implemented Within 90 Days

Lightfoot Issues Directives to Chicago Police for Reforms to be Implemented Within 90 Days

Saying that the implementation of a consent decree for the Chicago Police Department has been “too slow,” Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced a series of police ref [...]

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Black Lives Matter claims police brutality against peaceful protesters

Black Lives Matter claims police brutality against peaceful protesters

Mayor Lori Lightfoot and Police Superintendent David Brown respond to allegations by urging those who believe they’ve been mistreated to file complaints. "We d [...]

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South Side Residents Say They Were 'Abandoned' After Businesses Were Damaged, Set On Fire

South Side Residents Say They Were 'Abandoned' After Businesses Were Damaged, Set On Fire

Police Superintendent David Brown said part of the policing challenges Saturday, Sunday and Monday morning were due to orchestrated groups using strike and div [...]

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Chicago Police to Work 12-Hour Shifts, All Days Off Canceled Until Further Notice

Chicago Police to Work 12-Hour Shifts, All Days Off Canceled Until Further Notice

With more protests scheduled and Chicago police looking to protect businesses and residents in different areas of the city, all days off have been canceled and [...]

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‘This Was a Mob:’ 240 Arrested, More Than 20 CPD Officers Hurt in Saturday Violence, Brown Says

‘This Was a Mob:’ 240 Arrested, More Than 20 CPD Officers Hurt in Saturday Violence, Brown Says

Chicago police arrested at least 240 people after protests and looting spread throughout the downtown area on Saturday, according to Superintendent David Brown [...]

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Dozens of CPD Officers Injured, 1 With ‘Broken Bones’ During Chicago Protests: Supt.

Dozens of CPD Officers Injured, 1 With ‘Broken Bones’ During Chicago Protests: Supt.

A Chicago police officer suffered broken bones and dozens of others were injured as protests erupted in Chicago Saturday with some demonstrators striking polic [...]

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Superintendent David Brown Patrols Streets of Chicago as Protests Continue

Superintendent David Brown Patrols Streets of Chicago as Protests Continue

As demonstrations continue in downtown Chicago, Police Superintendent David Brown is patrolling with his officers as they try to retain control of the crowds i [...]

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Lightfoot, Brown Implore Chicagoans to Keep George Floyd Protests Peaceful Saturday

Lightfoot, Brown Implore Chicagoans to Keep George Floyd Protests Peaceful Saturday

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot and Police Superintendent David Brown are calling on protesters to remain peaceful during demonstrations in the city on Saturday. [...]

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More Than 100 Arrested, Several Officers Hurt During Protests Friday, CPD Says

More Than 100 Arrested, Several Officers Hurt During Protests Friday, CPD Says

After a night of marches and clashes between protesters and police, Chicago Police Supt. David Brown says that more than 100 people were arrested and several C [...]

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Chicago Police To Reassign Another 100 Officers From Headquarters To Patrol

Chicago Police To Reassign Another 100 Officers From Headquarters To Patrol

“This will give us more officers to improve our neighborhood policing efforts and provide a greater opportunity to strengthen the relationships with the reside [...]

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Under fire after violent Memorial Day weekend, top cop defends push to cut overtime: ‘We have to be good stewards of the taxpayers’ dollars’

Under fire after violent Memorial Day weekend, top cop defends push to cut overtime: ‘We have to be good stewards of the taxpayers’ dollars’

"The question has been the overruns of overtime, the significant overruns of overtime. We have to get a handle on that," said Chicago Police Supt. David Brown.

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Chicago Police Unveil Plan To Combat Summer Violence, Some Don't Think It Will Be Helpful

Chicago Police Unveil Plan To Combat Summer Violence, Some Don't Think It Will Be Helpful

Chicago Police Supt. David Brown on Thursday evening launched the city’s plan to fight summer violence.

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CPD officers ordered to undergo asphyxiation training, view George Floyd video

CPD officers ordered to undergo asphyxiation training, view George Floyd video

"The Chicago Police Department has been working very hard to develop authentic relationships and restore trust with our communities, and the actions that led t [...]

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Chicago Superintendent David Brown condemns police actions that led to death of George Floyd as protesters plan to gather on South Side

Chicago Superintendent David Brown condemns police actions that led to death of George Floyd as protesters plan to gather on South Side

To avoid a local repeat of the videotaped death of George Floyd at the hands of a Minneapolis police officer, Chicago police Superintendent David Brown on Thur [...]

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Memorial Day ‘fail’ by city’s new top cop tied to preoccupation with curbing overtime, alderman says

Memorial Day ‘fail’ by city’s new top cop tied to preoccupation with curbing overtime, alderman says

Ald. Chris Taliaferro, chairman of the Public Safety Committee, says CPD Supt. David Brown had "hundreds" fewer officers on the street over the holiday weekend [...]

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Chicago's top cop suggests stay-at-home orders contributed to Memorial Day weekend violence

Chicago's top cop suggests stay-at-home orders contributed to Memorial Day weekend violence

Chicago police Superintendent David Brown on Tuesday suggested that statewide stay-at-home orders were to blame for the city’s deadly Memorial Day weekend viol [...]

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Don’t blame Chicago’s top cop for the gun violence of Memorial Day weekend | Letters

Don’t blame Chicago’s top cop for the gun violence of Memorial Day weekend | Letters

When Police Supt. David Brown was sworn in, Mayor Lori Lightfoot said she "got her man." Are we to believe now that he’s not her man?

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Chicago's bloody Memorial Day weekend 'nothing short of alarming,' top cop says

"The violence throughout the city on Memorial Day weekend was nothing short of alarming," Chicago police Superintendent David Brown told the media Tuesday afte [...]

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Lightfoot: Memorial Day weekend’s violent ‘bloodbath’ was a ‘fail’ by city’s new top cop

Lightfoot: Memorial Day weekend’s violent ‘bloodbath’ was a ‘fail’ by city’s new top cop

"People are feeling restless after being cooped up for weeks," Chicago Police Supt. David Brown said of crowds that gathered on the South and West sides.

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CPD Supt.: Stay-at-home order contributed to most violent Memorial Day weekend since 2015

CPD Supt.: Stay-at-home order contributed to most violent Memorial Day weekend since 2015

"People are feeling restless after being cooped up for weeks," Supt. David Brown said of crowds that gathered on the South and West sides.

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In effort to tamp down shootings as historically violent stretch begins, city agencies band together, open ‘Summer Operations Center’

In effort to tamp down shootings as historically violent stretch begins, city agencies band together, open ‘Summer Operations Center’

The SOC will operate from 5 p.m. Thursday until Monday morning every weekend of the summer, according to city officials. The goal, CPD Supt. David Brown said, [...]

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Holding Chicago homicides to 300-a-year a ‘noble’ goal, but unrealistic, new FOP president says

Holding Chicago homicides to 300-a-year a ‘noble’ goal, but unrealistic, new FOP president says

Chicago Police Supt. David Brown’s goal of holding Chicago homicides under 300 won’t happen, says John Catanzara, the new police union president, without Mayor [...]

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‘Why not Chicago?’ New Police Supt. David Brown is eyeing history

‘Why not Chicago?’ New Police Supt. David Brown is eyeing history

Brown, the former police chief in Dallas, wants to see fewer than 300 murders a year along with reforms that go "above and beyond" what’s required by the CPD’s [...]

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World's fastest blind man forced to defend title by altering training methods during social distancing

World's fastest blind man forced to defend title by altering training methods during social distancing

Here's the story of how David Brown went from a small kid in Missouri with blurred vision to the fastest blind man in the world, and how he trains to retain th [...]

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David Brown to undergo training necessary to wear CPD uniform

David Brown to undergo training necessary to wear CPD uniform

"Superintendent Brown respects the uniform and all that it represents. He is eager to become sworn and wear the Chicago Police Department uniform as soon as po [...]

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'We Will Take You To Jail': Chicago Mayor Blasts Those Planning Parties Under Continued Stay-At-Home Order

'We Will Take You To Jail': Chicago Mayor Blasts Those Planning Parties Under Continued Stay-At-Home Order

Chicago Police Department Supt. David Brown said the department is aware of six parties planned for Saturday night. The city is reaching out to the hosts advis [...]

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