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Mayor on interim top cop: ‘This is a guy who knows how to get something done’

Mayor on interim top cop: ‘This is a guy who knows how to get something done’

Ex-LAPD chief Charlie Beck ruled out taking the job permanently but vowed to rebuild shattered public trust and win "buy-in" from rank-and-file officers. Read full article: Mayor on interim top cop: ‘This is a guy...→

Mayor on interim top cop: ‘This is a guy who knows how to get something done’

Mayor on interim top cop: ‘This is a guy who knows how to get something done’

Ex-LAPD chief Charlie Beck ruled out taking the job permanently but vowed to rebuild shattered public trust and win "buy-in" from rank-and-file officers. Read full article: Mayor on interim top cop: ‘This is a guy...→

Belleville, N.J. Mayor, Police Chief: Don't Fall Victim To Door-To-Door Water Scam

Belleville, N.J. Mayor, Police Chief: Don't Fall Victim To Door-To-Door Water Scam

Mayor Michael Melham and Police Chief Mark Minichini said since this past Thursday people have been knocking on doors and telling residents they were sent by the mayor to test the water. Read full article: Belleville, N.J. Mayor, Police Chief: Do...→

Cop accused of killing his chief found ‘mumbling’ incoherently after alleged attack

Cop accused of killing his chief found ‘mumbling’ incoherently after alleged attack

The Oklahoma cop accused of killing his police chief in a Florida hotel room on Sunday was found by deputies “mumbling” incoherently after the alleged attack, a report said. Before authorities arri… Read full article: Cop accused of killing his chief found ‘...→

Activist warns of ‘strong protests’ over city’s pick for interim top cop as officials tour police districts

Activist warns of ‘strong protests’ over city’s pick for interim top cop as officials tour police districts

On Saturday, former Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck, Supt. Eddie Johnson and Mayor Lori Lightfoot toured police districts to help Beck familiarize himself with the city. Read full article: Activist warns of ‘strong protests’ over...→

Book of Job helped Eddie Johnson walk away from job of top cop

Book of Job helped Eddie Johnson walk away from job of top cop

"When the going gets tough, I sit down and read Job again and again," Johnson said. "It’s what keeps me standing." Read full article: Book of Job helped Eddie Johnson walk aw...→

Former LAPD chief Charlie Beck to be interim head of Chicago force: reports

Former LAPD chief Charlie Beck to be interim head of Chicago force: reports

A retired Los Angeles police chief is expected to be named Friday as interim leader of Chicago’s force, according to reports. Read full article: Former LAPD chief Charlie Beck to be int...→

Ex-L.A. Chief Charlie Beck to be named interim top cop Friday

Ex-L.A. Chief Charlie Beck to be named interim top cop Friday

Beck, as expected, will take over as chief after Supt. Eddie Johnson announced his retirement Thursday. Read full article: Ex-L.A. Chief Charlie Beck to be named i...→

The Latest: Chicago mayor: Police chief staying through year

The Latest: Chicago mayor: Police chief staying through year

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says retiring Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson has agreed to stay on the job until the end of the year Read full article: The Latest: Chicago mayor: Police chief ...→

Chicago's top cop retiring after turbulent 3-plus years

Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson announced Thursday that he's retiring after more than three years as the city's top cop, a post he took over during one of the most violent... Read full article: Chicago's top cop retiring after turbule...→

Chicago top cop Eddie Johnson retiring after 3 years at helm, amid internal investigation

Chicago top cop Eddie Johnson retiring after 3 years at helm, amid internal investigation

Eddie Johnson, the beleaguered Chicago Police superintendent, is set to announce his retirement later Thursday morning, bringing an end to his three-plus years leading the department -- but also stepping down amid an internal investigation. Read full article: Chicago top cop Eddie Johnson retiring a...→

Chicago top cop Eddie Johnson to announce retirement soon, report says

Chicago top cop Eddie Johnson to announce retirement soon, report says

Eddie Johnson, the beleaguered Chicago Police Superintendent, is reportedly set to announce his retirement this week -- a move that comes just days after Johnson said he was only considering resigning and amid an investigation into an incident in which Johnson was found by officers asleep in his car at a stop sign. Read full article: Chicago top cop Eddie Johnson to announc...→

If Eddie Johnson retires, Chicago needs a top cop with no ties to the status quo: Letters

If Eddie Johnson retires, Chicago needs a top cop with no ties to the status quo: Letters

Only an outsider, without personal loyalties and who owes no favors, can wield the moral authority to make reform stick. Read full article: If Eddie Johnson retires, Chicago needs ...→

Trump's Chicago visit will be met with protests and snubs from mayor, police chief and religious leaders:

Trump's Chicago visit will be met with protests and snubs from mayor, police chief and religious leaders: "He's not welcome here"

Chicago's Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson has vowed to boycott President Donald Trump's planned speech at the International Association of Chiefs of Police conference. Read full article: Trump's Chicago visit will be met with p...→

Trump facing snub from Chicago’s top cop: reports

Trump facing snub from Chicago’s top cop: reports

When President Trump speaks at a police gathering in Chicago next week, the city’s police superintendent reportedly plans to be elsewhere. Read full article: Trump facing snub from Chicago’s top cop...→

Chicago's top cop caught sleeping in car after mayor says he had 'couple of drinks' with dinner

Chicago's top cop caught sleeping in car after mayor says he had 'couple of drinks' with dinner

Eddie Johnson, the superintendent of Chicago Police, has requested the department investigate him after he was caught sleeping in a car at a stop sign — which the city's mayor claims came after the top cop had "a couple drinks with dinner." Read full article: Chicago's top cop caught sleeping in car...→

Chicago’s mayor says top cop drinking before incident in car

Chicago’s mayor says top cop drinking before incident in car

Chicago’s mayor said Friday that the city’s top police officer told her he’d had “a couple of drinks with dinner” before he fell asleep at a stop sign while driving home, an incident that the chief contends was related to a change in his blood pressure medication. Read full article: Chicago’s mayor says top cop drinking be...→

Former Police Chief Turned Tampa Mayor Assists in Arrest

Former Police Chief Turned Tampa Mayor Assists in Arrest

Jane Castor, who spent over 30 years with the Tampa Police Department that included the last six as chief, called the department’s communication office and officers were sent to the scene. Read full article: Former Police Chief Turned Tampa Mayor A...→

Oklahoma officer found on top of police chief he's accused of killing

Oklahoma officer found on top of police chief he's accused of killing

An Oklahoma police chief who was allegedly killed by one of his own officers was found beaten. Read full article: Oklahoma officer found on top of police ...→

Activists Criticize Hiring of Chicago's Interim Top Cop

Activists Criticize Hiring of Chicago's Interim Top Cop

Activists in Chicago and Los Angeles have criticized the Chicago Police Department's decision to hire former LAPD Chief Charlie Beck as interim superintendent, citing a controversial policing program and... Read full article: Activists Criticize Hiring of Chicago's ...→

Retired LAPD Chief Charlie Beck Named Interim Chicago Police Superintendent

The 66-year-old Beck will serve as the interim Chicago police superintendent while city officials search for a full-time replacement. Read full article: Retired LAPD Chief Charlie Beck Named In...→

Retired LAPD chief stepping in at Chicago Police Department

Charlie Beck, who will lead the Chicago Police Department during the search to replace Superintendent Eddie Johnson, says he's not applying for the job permanently. Read full article: Retired LAPD chief stepping in at Chicag...→

Baltimore state's attorney says Sean Suiter death investigation still open day after city's top cop says it's closed

Baltimore state's attorney says Sean Suiter death investigation still open day after city's top cop says it's closed

Baltimore City State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby said Thursday that an investigation into the death of a city police detective who was shot in 2017 one day before he was scheduled to testify in a police corruption case remains open. Read full article: Baltimore state's attorney says Sean Sui...→

Help Wanted: A new top cop for Chicago

Help Wanted: A new top cop for Chicago

Our job description includes reducing violent crime rates even more — keep the progress going — and improving CPD’s abysmal clearance rate — solve more crimes. Read full article: Help Wanted: A new top cop for Chicago...→

Chicago's top cop retiring after turbulent 3-plus years

Chicago's top cop retiring after turbulent 3-plus years

Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson has announced his retirement after more than three years leading the department he joined as a patrolman in 1988 Read full article: Chicago's top cop retiring after turbule...→

Ex-L.A. Police Chief Charlie Beck leading candidate to be interim police supt. in Chicago

Ex-L.A. Police Chief Charlie Beck leading candidate to be interim police supt. in Chicago

Beck got generally positive reviews during his time in Los Angeles and would run the Chicago Police Department as city officials worked to find a permanent hire to replace Eddie Johnson. Read full article: Ex-L.A. Police Chief Charlie Beck leadin...→

Chicago's top cop Eddie Johnson considering retirement, he says

Chicago's top cop Eddie Johnson considering retirement, he says

Eddie Johnson, the superintendent of Chicago Police, told reporters at a City Hall budget meeting on Monday that he’s considering retirement after joining the department more than three decades ago. Read full article: Chicago's top cop Eddie Johnson consider...→

For Third Time, Mayor Passes Over a Black Chief to Run the N.Y.P.D.

For Third Time, Mayor Passes Over a Black Chief to Run the N.Y.P.D.

Mayor Bill de Blasio defended his choice of a white police commissioner, saying the job was a “special calling.” Read full article: For Third Time, Mayor Passes Over a Blac...→

Indiana mayor to name police chief after 3 resignations

Indiana mayor to name police chief after 3 resignations

The mayor of Michigan City will name a new police chief this week after the resignations of three senior officers Read full article: Indiana mayor to name police chief after...→

Chicago's top cop won't attend Trump's speech to police chiefs, says city's values are

Chicago's top cop won't attend Trump's speech to police chiefs, says city's values are "more important" than what Trump has to say

The International Association of Chiefs of Police annual conference is being hosted in Chicago by police superintendent Eddie Johnson but a spokesperson said he will not be attending the speech being given by President Trump. Read full article: Chicago's top cop won't attend Trump's s...→

Audio: Warren Mayor Fouts said he wants to 'shoot' former chief of staff 'through the fucking head'

Audio: Warren Mayor Fouts said he wants to 'shoot' former chief of staff 'through the fucking head'

Warren Mayor Jim Fouts said in a disturbing new audio recording that he wanted to shoot his former chief of staff “through the fucking head.”... Read full article: Audio: Warren Mayor Fouts said he wants ...→

Mayor Says Supt. Johnson Will Remain Top Cop Throughout Investigation

Mayor Says Supt. Johnson Will Remain Top Cop Throughout Investigation

Lightfoot said Saturday: "I’m not gonna be saying much about it, I want the investigation to be independent. I want it to be thorough, I want it to be expeditious and then we’ll wait to see what the facts tell us.” Read full article: Mayor Says Supt. Johnson Will Remain Top...→

Oklahoma cop accused of murdering police chief apparently found 'mumbling,' sitting on top of chief's body

Oklahoma cop accused of murdering police chief apparently found 'mumbling,' sitting on top of chief's body

The Oklahoma police detective accused in the mystifying hotel room murder of his department chief — who was also described as one of the investigator's closest friends — was reportedly found sitting on top of Chief Lucky Miller's body "mumbling" incoherently when a staff member first burst in the room. Read full article: Oklahoma cop accused of murdering police...→

Oklahoma police chief, fellow cop accused of murdering him were 'best of friends,' town mayor says

Oklahoma police chief, fellow cop accused of murdering him were 'best of friends,' town mayor says

An Oklahoma police chief and the fellow officer who allegedly murdered him in an alcohol-fueled fight were apparently "the best of friends" — raising more questions about what happened between the duo on Florida's Panhandle Sunday night. Read full article: Oklahoma police chief, fellow cop accuse...→

Former Los Angeles police chief named interim in Chicago

Former Los Angeles police chief named interim in Chicago

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has named former Los Angeles police Chief Charlie Beck to be Chicago's interim police superintendent Read full article: Former Los Angeles police chief named in...→

Former LAPD Chief Named as Chicago's Interim Top Cop

Former LAPD Chief Named as Chicago's Interim Top Cop

Former Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck has been named the interim superintendent of the Chicago Police Department following Supt. Eddie Johnson's retirement announcement, Mayor Lori Lightfoot said Friday. Read full article: Former LAPD Chief Named as Chicago's Int...→

Former LAPD Chief Expected to Be Named Interim 'Top Cop'

Former LAPD Chief Expected to Be Named Interim 'Top Cop'

Former LA Police Chief Charlie Beck is expected to be named the interim Chicago police superintendent following Supt. Eddie Johnson's retirement. Read full article: Former LAPD Chief Expected to Be Named I...→

Chicago top cop Eddie Johnson announces retirement

Chicago top cop Eddie Johnson announces retirement

Johnson said reducing shootings in the city plagued by gun violence was "one of the greatest accomplishments of my career" Read full article: Chicago top cop Eddie Johnson announces ...→

Chicago’s top cop retiring after turbulent 3-plus years

Chicago’s top cop retiring after turbulent 3-plus years

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson announced Thursday that he's retiring after more than three years as the city's top cop, a post he took over during one of the most violent chapters in the city's history and... Read full article: Chicago’s top cop retiring after turbule...→

Chicago's Top Cop Plans to Announce Retirement: Reports

Chicago's Top Cop Plans to Announce Retirement: Reports

Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson says he is considering retirement. Johnson was at City Hall on Monday for a budget hearing when he told reporters he's thinking of leaving the job he's held for more... Read full article: Chicago's Top Cop Plans to Announce Reti...→

Buttigieg’s former chief of staff wins election to replace him as mayor

Buttigieg’s former chief of staff wins election to replace him as mayor

Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg’s former chief of staff won an election Tuesday to succeed him as mayor of South Bend, Ind. Read full article: Buttigieg’s former chief of staff wins e...→

Trump Bashes Chicago's Top Cop in Tweet After Visit to City

Trump Bashes Chicago's Top Cop in Tweet After Visit to City

President Donald Trump on Friday tweeted that the city's crime wave 'will never stop' as long as Eddie Johnson is the police superintendent. Read full article: Trump Bashes Chicago's Top Cop in Tweet ...→

Fresno chief, police union stand by cop who fatally shot teen as outrage builds

Community activists are expressing outrage after seeing video footage that shows a Fresno police sergeant fatally shooting an unarmed 16-year-old boy as he fled during a foot pursuit. Meanwhile, the local police union and supporters of law enforcement have stepped... Read full article: Fresno chief, police union stand by cop ...→

China Planning to Replace Hong Kong Leader Carrie Lam with 'Interim' Chief Executive

China Planning to Replace Hong Kong Leader Carrie Lam with 'Interim' Chief Executive

China is planning to replace Hong Kong's leader Carrie Lam with an "interim" chief executive, the Financial Times reported, citing people briefed on the deliberations.If Chinese President Xi Jinping decided to go ahead, Lam's successor would be appointed by March and cover... Read full article: China Planning to Replace Hong Kong Lead...→

Chicago’s top cop had ‘couple of drinks’ before passing out in car at stop sign: mayor

Chicago’s top cop had ‘couple of drinks’ before passing out in car at stop sign: mayor

Chicago’s top cop had “a couple of drinks” before he was found slumped over asleep in his car at a stop sign — but his officers let him leave without any tests, the city’s mayor has rev… Read full article: Chicago’s top cop had ‘couple of drinks’...→

S.F. Mayor Breed Swears In Suzy Loftus Interim District Attorney

S.F. Mayor Breed Swears In Suzy Loftus Interim District Attorney

San Francisco mayor London Breed swore Suzy Loftus in as interim DA during a ceremony Saturday morning at the district attorney's office. Loftus is a candidate in the upcoming election on Nov. 5. Read full article: S.F. Mayor Breed Swears In Suzy Loftus I...→

Belleville, N.J. Mayor, Police Chief: Don't Fall Victim To Door-To-Door Water Scam

Belleville, N.J. Mayor, Police Chief: Don't Fall Victim To Door-To-Door Water Scam

Mayor Michael Melham and Police Chief Mark Minichini said since this past Thursday people have been knocking on doors and telling residents they were sent by the mayor to test the water. Read full article: Belleville, N.J. Mayor, Police Chief: Do...→

Oklahoma cop accused of murdering police chief apparently found 'mumbling,' sitting on top of chief's body

Oklahoma cop accused of murdering police chief apparently found 'mumbling,' sitting on top of chief's body

The Oklahoma police detective accused in the mystifying hotel room murder of his department chief — who was also described as one of the investigator's closest friends — was reportedly found sitting on top of Chief Lucky Miller's body "mumbling" incoherently when a staff member first burst in the room. Read full article: Oklahoma cop accused of murdering police...→

Oklahoma officer found on top of police chief he's accused of killing

Oklahoma officer found on top of police chief he's accused of killing

An Oklahoma police chief who was allegedly killed by one of his own officers was found beaten. Read full article: Oklahoma officer found on top of police ...→

Activist warns of ‘strong protests’ over city’s pick for interim top cop as officials tour police districts

Activist warns of ‘strong protests’ over city’s pick for interim top cop as officials tour police districts

On Saturday, former Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck, Supt. Eddie Johnson and Mayor Lori Lightfoot toured police districts to help Beck familiarize himself with the city. Read full article: Activist warns of ‘strong protests’ over...→

Retired LAPD Chief Charlie Beck Named Interim Chicago Police Superintendent

The 66-year-old Beck will serve as the interim Chicago police superintendent while city officials search for a full-time replacement. Read full article: Retired LAPD Chief Charlie Beck Named In...→

Former LAPD Chief Named as Chicago's Interim Top Cop

Former LAPD Chief Named as Chicago's Interim Top Cop

Former Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck has been named the interim superintendent of the Chicago Police Department following Supt. Eddie Johnson's retirement announcement, Mayor Lori Lightfoot said Friday. Read full article: Former LAPD Chief Named as Chicago's Int...→

Baltimore state's attorney says Sean Suiter death investigation still open day after city's top cop says it's closed

Baltimore state's attorney says Sean Suiter death investigation still open day after city's top cop says it's closed

Baltimore City State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby said Thursday that an investigation into the death of a city police detective who was shot in 2017 one day before he was scheduled to testify in a police corruption case remains open. Read full article: Baltimore state's attorney says Sean Sui...→

Ex-L.A. Chief Charlie Beck to be named interim top cop Friday

Ex-L.A. Chief Charlie Beck to be named interim top cop Friday

Beck, as expected, will take over as chief after Supt. Eddie Johnson announced his retirement Thursday. Read full article: Ex-L.A. Chief Charlie Beck to be named i...→

Chicago top cop Eddie Johnson announces retirement

Chicago top cop Eddie Johnson announces retirement

Johnson said reducing shootings in the city plagued by gun violence was "one of the greatest accomplishments of my career" Read full article: Chicago top cop Eddie Johnson announces ...→

Help Wanted: A new top cop for Chicago

Help Wanted: A new top cop for Chicago

Our job description includes reducing violent crime rates even more — keep the progress going — and improving CPD’s abysmal clearance rate — solve more crimes. Read full article: Help Wanted: A new top cop for Chicago...→

Chicago's top cop retiring after turbulent 3-plus years

Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson announced Thursday that he's retiring after more than three years as the city's top cop, a post he took over during one of the most violent... Read full article: Chicago's top cop retiring after turbule...→

Ex-L.A. Police Chief Charlie Beck leading candidate to be interim police supt. in Chicago

Ex-L.A. Police Chief Charlie Beck leading candidate to be interim police supt. in Chicago

Beck got generally positive reviews during his time in Los Angeles and would run the Chicago Police Department as city officials worked to find a permanent hire to replace Eddie Johnson. Read full article: Ex-L.A. Police Chief Charlie Beck leadin...→

Chicago top cop Eddie Johnson to announce retirement soon, report says

Chicago top cop Eddie Johnson to announce retirement soon, report says

Eddie Johnson, the beleaguered Chicago Police Superintendent, is reportedly set to announce his retirement this week -- a move that comes just days after Johnson said he was only considering resigning and amid an investigation into an incident in which Johnson was found by officers asleep in his car at a stop sign. Read full article: Chicago top cop Eddie Johnson to announc...→

Buttigieg’s former chief of staff wins election to replace him as mayor

Buttigieg’s former chief of staff wins election to replace him as mayor

Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg’s former chief of staff won an election Tuesday to succeed him as mayor of South Bend, Ind. Read full article: Buttigieg’s former chief of staff wins e...→

For Third Time, Mayor Passes Over a Black Chief to Run the N.Y.P.D.

For Third Time, Mayor Passes Over a Black Chief to Run the N.Y.P.D.

Mayor Bill de Blasio defended his choice of a white police commissioner, saying the job was a “special calling.” Read full article: For Third Time, Mayor Passes Over a Blac...→

Trump's Chicago visit will be met with protests and snubs from mayor, police chief and religious leaders:

Trump's Chicago visit will be met with protests and snubs from mayor, police chief and religious leaders: "He's not welcome here"

Chicago's Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson has vowed to boycott President Donald Trump's planned speech at the International Association of Chiefs of Police conference. Read full article: Trump's Chicago visit will be met with p...→

Fresno chief, police union stand by cop who fatally shot teen as outrage builds

Community activists are expressing outrage after seeing video footage that shows a Fresno police sergeant fatally shooting an unarmed 16-year-old boy as he fled during a foot pursuit. Meanwhile, the local police union and supporters of law enforcement have stepped... Read full article: Fresno chief, police union stand by cop ...→

Chicago's top cop won't attend Trump's speech to police chiefs, says city's values are

Chicago's top cop won't attend Trump's speech to police chiefs, says city's values are "more important" than what Trump has to say

The International Association of Chiefs of Police annual conference is being hosted in Chicago by police superintendent Eddie Johnson but a spokesperson said he will not be attending the speech being given by President Trump. Read full article: Chicago's top cop won't attend Trump's s...→

Chicago’s top cop had ‘couple of drinks’ before passing out in car at stop sign: mayor

Chicago’s top cop had ‘couple of drinks’ before passing out in car at stop sign: mayor

Chicago’s top cop had “a couple of drinks” before he was found slumped over asleep in his car at a stop sign — but his officers let him leave without any tests, the city’s mayor has rev… Read full article: Chicago’s top cop had ‘couple of drinks’...→

Mayor Says Supt. Johnson Will Remain Top Cop Throughout Investigation

Mayor Says Supt. Johnson Will Remain Top Cop Throughout Investigation

Lightfoot said Saturday: "I’m not gonna be saying much about it, I want the investigation to be independent. I want it to be thorough, I want it to be expeditious and then we’ll wait to see what the facts tell us.” Read full article: Mayor Says Supt. Johnson Will Remain Top...→

Chicago’s mayor says top cop drinking before incident in car

Chicago’s mayor says top cop drinking before incident in car

Chicago’s mayor said Friday that the city’s top police officer told her he’d had “a couple of drinks with dinner” before he fell asleep at a stop sign while driving home, an incident that the chief contends was related to a change in his blood pressure medication. Read full article: Chicago’s mayor says top cop drinking be...→

Former Police Chief Turned Tampa Mayor Assists in Arrest

Former Police Chief Turned Tampa Mayor Assists in Arrest

Jane Castor, who spent over 30 years with the Tampa Police Department that included the last six as chief, called the department’s communication office and officers were sent to the scene. Read full article: Former Police Chief Turned Tampa Mayor A...→

Cop accused of killing his chief found ‘mumbling’ incoherently after alleged attack

Cop accused of killing his chief found ‘mumbling’ incoherently after alleged attack

The Oklahoma cop accused of killing his police chief in a Florida hotel room on Sunday was found by deputies “mumbling” incoherently after the alleged attack, a report said. Before authorities arri… Read full article: Cop accused of killing his chief found ‘...→

Oklahoma police chief, fellow cop accused of murdering him were 'best of friends,' town mayor says

Oklahoma police chief, fellow cop accused of murdering him were 'best of friends,' town mayor says

An Oklahoma police chief and the fellow officer who allegedly murdered him in an alcohol-fueled fight were apparently "the best of friends" — raising more questions about what happened between the duo on Florida's Panhandle Sunday night. Read full article: Oklahoma police chief, fellow cop accuse...→

Activists Criticize Hiring of Chicago's Interim Top Cop

Activists Criticize Hiring of Chicago's Interim Top Cop

Activists in Chicago and Los Angeles have criticized the Chicago Police Department's decision to hire former LAPD Chief Charlie Beck as interim superintendent, citing a controversial policing program and... Read full article: Activists Criticize Hiring of Chicago's ...→

Book of Job helped Eddie Johnson walk away from job of top cop

Book of Job helped Eddie Johnson walk away from job of top cop

"When the going gets tough, I sit down and read Job again and again," Johnson said. "It’s what keeps me standing." Read full article: Book of Job helped Eddie Johnson walk aw...→

Former Los Angeles police chief named interim in Chicago

Former Los Angeles police chief named interim in Chicago

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has named former Los Angeles police Chief Charlie Beck to be Chicago's interim police superintendent Read full article: Former Los Angeles police chief named in...→

Retired LAPD chief stepping in at Chicago Police Department

Charlie Beck, who will lead the Chicago Police Department during the search to replace Superintendent Eddie Johnson, says he's not applying for the job permanently. Read full article: Retired LAPD chief stepping in at Chicag...→

Former LAPD chief Charlie Beck to be interim head of Chicago force: reports

Former LAPD chief Charlie Beck to be interim head of Chicago force: reports

A retired Los Angeles police chief is expected to be named Friday as interim leader of Chicago’s force, according to reports. Read full article: Former LAPD chief Charlie Beck to be int...→

Former LAPD Chief Expected to Be Named Interim 'Top Cop'

Former LAPD Chief Expected to Be Named Interim 'Top Cop'

Former LA Police Chief Charlie Beck is expected to be named the interim Chicago police superintendent following Supt. Eddie Johnson's retirement. Read full article: Former LAPD Chief Expected to Be Named I...→

The Latest: Chicago mayor: Police chief staying through year

The Latest: Chicago mayor: Police chief staying through year

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says retiring Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson has agreed to stay on the job until the end of the year Read full article: The Latest: Chicago mayor: Police chief ...→

Chicago’s top cop retiring after turbulent 3-plus years

Chicago’s top cop retiring after turbulent 3-plus years

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson announced Thursday that he's retiring after more than three years as the city's top cop, a post he took over during one of the most violent chapters in the city's history and... Read full article: Chicago’s top cop retiring after turbule...→

Chicago's top cop retiring after turbulent 3-plus years

Chicago's top cop retiring after turbulent 3-plus years

Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson has announced his retirement after more than three years leading the department he joined as a patrolman in 1988 Read full article: Chicago's top cop retiring after turbule...→

Chicago top cop Eddie Johnson retiring after 3 years at helm, amid internal investigation

Chicago top cop Eddie Johnson retiring after 3 years at helm, amid internal investigation

Eddie Johnson, the beleaguered Chicago Police superintendent, is set to announce his retirement later Thursday morning, bringing an end to his three-plus years leading the department -- but also stepping down amid an internal investigation. Read full article: Chicago top cop Eddie Johnson retiring a...→

Chicago's Top Cop Plans to Announce Retirement: Reports

Chicago's Top Cop Plans to Announce Retirement: Reports

Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson says he is considering retirement. Johnson was at City Hall on Monday for a budget hearing when he told reporters he's thinking of leaving the job he's held for more... Read full article: Chicago's Top Cop Plans to Announce Reti...→

Chicago's top cop Eddie Johnson considering retirement, he says

Chicago's top cop Eddie Johnson considering retirement, he says

Eddie Johnson, the superintendent of Chicago Police, told reporters at a City Hall budget meeting on Monday that he’s considering retirement after joining the department more than three decades ago. Read full article: Chicago's top cop Eddie Johnson consider...→

If Eddie Johnson retires, Chicago needs a top cop with no ties to the status quo: Letters

If Eddie Johnson retires, Chicago needs a top cop with no ties to the status quo: Letters

Only an outsider, without personal loyalties and who owes no favors, can wield the moral authority to make reform stick. Read full article: If Eddie Johnson retires, Chicago needs ...→

Trump Bashes Chicago's Top Cop in Tweet After Visit to City

Trump Bashes Chicago's Top Cop in Tweet After Visit to City

President Donald Trump on Friday tweeted that the city's crime wave 'will never stop' as long as Eddie Johnson is the police superintendent. Read full article: Trump Bashes Chicago's Top Cop in Tweet ...→

Indiana mayor to name police chief after 3 resignations

Indiana mayor to name police chief after 3 resignations

The mayor of Michigan City will name a new police chief this week after the resignations of three senior officers Read full article: Indiana mayor to name police chief after...→

Trump facing snub from Chicago’s top cop: reports

Trump facing snub from Chicago’s top cop: reports

When President Trump speaks at a police gathering in Chicago next week, the city’s police superintendent reportedly plans to be elsewhere. Read full article: Trump facing snub from Chicago’s top cop...→

China Planning to Replace Hong Kong Leader Carrie Lam with 'Interim' Chief Executive

China Planning to Replace Hong Kong Leader Carrie Lam with 'Interim' Chief Executive

China is planning to replace Hong Kong's leader Carrie Lam with an "interim" chief executive, the Financial Times reported, citing people briefed on the deliberations.If Chinese President Xi Jinping decided to go ahead, Lam's successor would be appointed by March and cover... Read full article: China Planning to Replace Hong Kong Lead...→

Audio: Warren Mayor Fouts said he wants to 'shoot' former chief of staff 'through the fucking head'

Audio: Warren Mayor Fouts said he wants to 'shoot' former chief of staff 'through the fucking head'

Warren Mayor Jim Fouts said in a disturbing new audio recording that he wanted to shoot his former chief of staff “through the fucking head.”... Read full article: Audio: Warren Mayor Fouts said he wants ...→

Chicago's top cop caught sleeping in car after mayor says he had 'couple of drinks' with dinner

Chicago's top cop caught sleeping in car after mayor says he had 'couple of drinks' with dinner

Eddie Johnson, the superintendent of Chicago Police, has requested the department investigate him after he was caught sleeping in a car at a stop sign — which the city's mayor claims came after the top cop had "a couple drinks with dinner." Read full article: Chicago's top cop caught sleeping in car...→

S.F. Mayor Breed Swears In Suzy Loftus Interim District Attorney

S.F. Mayor Breed Swears In Suzy Loftus Interim District Attorney

San Francisco mayor London Breed swore Suzy Loftus in as interim DA during a ceremony Saturday morning at the district attorney's office. Loftus is a candidate in the upcoming election on Nov. 5. Read full article: S.F. Mayor Breed Swears In Suzy Loftus I...→

Belleville, N.J. Mayor, Police Chief: Don't Fall Victim To Door-To-Door Water Scam

Belleville, N.J. Mayor, Police Chief: Don't Fall Victim To Door-To-Door Water Scam

Mayor Michael Melham and Police Chief Mark Minichini said since this past Thursday people have been knocking on doors and telling residents they were sent by the mayor to test the water. Read full article: Belleville, N.J. Mayor, Police Chief: Do...→

Former Police Chief Turned Tampa Mayor Assists in Arrest

Former Police Chief Turned Tampa Mayor Assists in Arrest

Jane Castor, who spent over 30 years with the Tampa Police Department that included the last six as chief, called the department’s communication office and officers were sent to the scene. Read full article: Former Police Chief Turned Tampa Mayor A...→

Oklahoma cop accused of murdering police chief apparently found 'mumbling,' sitting on top of chief's body

Oklahoma cop accused of murdering police chief apparently found 'mumbling,' sitting on top of chief's body

The Oklahoma police detective accused in the mystifying hotel room murder of his department chief — who was also described as one of the investigator's closest friends — was reportedly found sitting on top of Chief Lucky Miller's body "mumbling" incoherently when a staff member first burst in the room. Read full article: Oklahoma cop accused of murdering police...→

Cop accused of killing his chief found ‘mumbling’ incoherently after alleged attack

Cop accused of killing his chief found ‘mumbling’ incoherently after alleged attack

The Oklahoma cop accused of killing his police chief in a Florida hotel room on Sunday was found by deputies “mumbling” incoherently after the alleged attack, a report said. Before authorities arri… Read full article: Cop accused of killing his chief found ‘...→

Oklahoma officer found on top of police chief he's accused of killing

Oklahoma officer found on top of police chief he's accused of killing

An Oklahoma police chief who was allegedly killed by one of his own officers was found beaten. Read full article: Oklahoma officer found on top of police ...→

Oklahoma police chief, fellow cop accused of murdering him were 'best of friends,' town mayor says

Oklahoma police chief, fellow cop accused of murdering him were 'best of friends,' town mayor says

An Oklahoma police chief and the fellow officer who allegedly murdered him in an alcohol-fueled fight were apparently "the best of friends" — raising more questions about what happened between the duo on Florida's Panhandle Sunday night. Read full article: Oklahoma police chief, fellow cop accuse...→

Activist warns of ‘strong protests’ over city’s pick for interim top cop as officials tour police districts

Activist warns of ‘strong protests’ over city’s pick for interim top cop as officials tour police districts

On Saturday, former Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck, Supt. Eddie Johnson and Mayor Lori Lightfoot toured police districts to help Beck familiarize himself with the city. Read full article: Activist warns of ‘strong protests’ over...→

Activists Criticize Hiring of Chicago's Interim Top Cop

Activists Criticize Hiring of Chicago's Interim Top Cop

Activists in Chicago and Los Angeles have criticized the Chicago Police Department's decision to hire former LAPD Chief Charlie Beck as interim superintendent, citing a controversial policing program and... Read full article: Activists Criticize Hiring of Chicago's ...→

Book of Job helped Eddie Johnson walk away from job of top cop

Book of Job helped Eddie Johnson walk away from job of top cop

"When the going gets tough, I sit down and read Job again and again," Johnson said. "It’s what keeps me standing." Read full article: Book of Job helped Eddie Johnson walk aw...→

Retired LAPD Chief Charlie Beck Named Interim Chicago Police Superintendent

The 66-year-old Beck will serve as the interim Chicago police superintendent while city officials search for a full-time replacement. Read full article: Retired LAPD Chief Charlie Beck Named In...→

Former Los Angeles police chief named interim in Chicago

Former Los Angeles police chief named interim in Chicago

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has named former Los Angeles police Chief Charlie Beck to be Chicago's interim police superintendent Read full article: Former Los Angeles police chief named in...→

Retired LAPD chief stepping in at Chicago Police Department

Charlie Beck, who will lead the Chicago Police Department during the search to replace Superintendent Eddie Johnson, says he's not applying for the job permanently. Read full article: Retired LAPD chief stepping in at Chicag...→

Former LAPD Chief Named as Chicago's Interim Top Cop

Former LAPD Chief Named as Chicago's Interim Top Cop

Former Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck has been named the interim superintendent of the Chicago Police Department following Supt. Eddie Johnson's retirement announcement, Mayor Lori Lightfoot said Friday. Read full article: Former LAPD Chief Named as Chicago's Int...→

Former LAPD chief Charlie Beck to be interim head of Chicago force: reports

Former LAPD chief Charlie Beck to be interim head of Chicago force: reports

A retired Los Angeles police chief is expected to be named Friday as interim leader of Chicago’s force, according to reports. Read full article: Former LAPD chief Charlie Beck to be int...→

Baltimore state's attorney says Sean Suiter death investigation still open day after city's top cop says it's closed

Baltimore state's attorney says Sean Suiter death investigation still open day after city's top cop says it's closed

Baltimore City State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby said Thursday that an investigation into the death of a city police detective who was shot in 2017 one day before he was scheduled to testify in a police corruption case remains open. Read full article: Baltimore state's attorney says Sean Sui...→

Former LAPD Chief Expected to Be Named Interim 'Top Cop'

Former LAPD Chief Expected to Be Named Interim 'Top Cop'

Former LA Police Chief Charlie Beck is expected to be named the interim Chicago police superintendent following Supt. Eddie Johnson's retirement. Read full article: Former LAPD Chief Expected to Be Named I...→

Ex-L.A. Chief Charlie Beck to be named interim top cop Friday

Ex-L.A. Chief Charlie Beck to be named interim top cop Friday

Beck, as expected, will take over as chief after Supt. Eddie Johnson announced his retirement Thursday. Read full article: Ex-L.A. Chief Charlie Beck to be named i...→

Chicago top cop Eddie Johnson announces retirement

Chicago top cop Eddie Johnson announces retirement

Johnson said reducing shootings in the city plagued by gun violence was "one of the greatest accomplishments of my career" Read full article: Chicago top cop Eddie Johnson announces ...→

The Latest: Chicago mayor: Police chief staying through year

The Latest: Chicago mayor: Police chief staying through year

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says retiring Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson has agreed to stay on the job until the end of the year Read full article: The Latest: Chicago mayor: Police chief ...→

Help Wanted: A new top cop for Chicago

Help Wanted: A new top cop for Chicago

Our job description includes reducing violent crime rates even more — keep the progress going — and improving CPD’s abysmal clearance rate — solve more crimes. Read full article: Help Wanted: A new top cop for Chicago...→

Chicago’s top cop retiring after turbulent 3-plus years

Chicago’s top cop retiring after turbulent 3-plus years

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson announced Thursday that he's retiring after more than three years as the city's top cop, a post he took over during one of the most violent chapters in the city's history and... Read full article: Chicago’s top cop retiring after turbule...→

Chicago's top cop retiring after turbulent 3-plus years

Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson announced Thursday that he's retiring after more than three years as the city's top cop, a post he took over during one of the most violent... Read full article: Chicago's top cop retiring after turbule...→

Chicago's top cop retiring after turbulent 3-plus years

Chicago's top cop retiring after turbulent 3-plus years

Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson has announced his retirement after more than three years leading the department he joined as a patrolman in 1988 Read full article: Chicago's top cop retiring after turbule...→

Chicago top cop Eddie Johnson retiring after 3 years at helm, amid internal investigation

Chicago top cop Eddie Johnson retiring after 3 years at helm, amid internal investigation

Eddie Johnson, the beleaguered Chicago Police superintendent, is set to announce his retirement later Thursday morning, bringing an end to his three-plus years leading the department -- but also stepping down amid an internal investigation. Read full article: Chicago top cop Eddie Johnson retiring a...→

Ex-L.A. Police Chief Charlie Beck leading candidate to be interim police supt. in Chicago

Ex-L.A. Police Chief Charlie Beck leading candidate to be interim police supt. in Chicago

Beck got generally positive reviews during his time in Los Angeles and would run the Chicago Police Department as city officials worked to find a permanent hire to replace Eddie Johnson. Read full article: Ex-L.A. Police Chief Charlie Beck leadin...→

Chicago's Top Cop Plans to Announce Retirement: Reports

Chicago's Top Cop Plans to Announce Retirement: Reports

Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson says he is considering retirement. Johnson was at City Hall on Monday for a budget hearing when he told reporters he's thinking of leaving the job he's held for more... Read full article: Chicago's Top Cop Plans to Announce Reti...→

Chicago top cop Eddie Johnson to announce retirement soon, report says

Chicago top cop Eddie Johnson to announce retirement soon, report says

Eddie Johnson, the beleaguered Chicago Police Superintendent, is reportedly set to announce his retirement this week -- a move that comes just days after Johnson said he was only considering resigning and amid an investigation into an incident in which Johnson was found by officers asleep in his car at a stop sign. Read full article: Chicago top cop Eddie Johnson to announc...→

Chicago's top cop Eddie Johnson considering retirement, he says

Chicago's top cop Eddie Johnson considering retirement, he says

Eddie Johnson, the superintendent of Chicago Police, told reporters at a City Hall budget meeting on Monday that he’s considering retirement after joining the department more than three decades ago. Read full article: Chicago's top cop Eddie Johnson consider...→

Buttigieg’s former chief of staff wins election to replace him as mayor

Buttigieg’s former chief of staff wins election to replace him as mayor

Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg’s former chief of staff won an election Tuesday to succeed him as mayor of South Bend, Ind. Read full article: Buttigieg’s former chief of staff wins e...→

If Eddie Johnson retires, Chicago needs a top cop with no ties to the status quo: Letters

If Eddie Johnson retires, Chicago needs a top cop with no ties to the status quo: Letters

Only an outsider, without personal loyalties and who owes no favors, can wield the moral authority to make reform stick. Read full article: If Eddie Johnson retires, Chicago needs ...→

For Third Time, Mayor Passes Over a Black Chief to Run the N.Y.P.D.

For Third Time, Mayor Passes Over a Black Chief to Run the N.Y.P.D.

Mayor Bill de Blasio defended his choice of a white police commissioner, saying the job was a “special calling.” Read full article: For Third Time, Mayor Passes Over a Blac...→

Trump Bashes Chicago's Top Cop in Tweet After Visit to City

Trump Bashes Chicago's Top Cop in Tweet After Visit to City

President Donald Trump on Friday tweeted that the city's crime wave 'will never stop' as long as Eddie Johnson is the police superintendent. Read full article: Trump Bashes Chicago's Top Cop in Tweet ...→

Trump's Chicago visit will be met with protests and snubs from mayor, police chief and religious leaders:

Trump's Chicago visit will be met with protests and snubs from mayor, police chief and religious leaders: "He's not welcome here"

Chicago's Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson has vowed to boycott President Donald Trump's planned speech at the International Association of Chiefs of Police conference. Read full article: Trump's Chicago visit will be met with p...→

Indiana mayor to name police chief after 3 resignations

Indiana mayor to name police chief after 3 resignations

The mayor of Michigan City will name a new police chief this week after the resignations of three senior officers Read full article: Indiana mayor to name police chief after...→

Fresno chief, police union stand by cop who fatally shot teen as outrage builds

Community activists are expressing outrage after seeing video footage that shows a Fresno police sergeant fatally shooting an unarmed 16-year-old boy as he fled during a foot pursuit. Meanwhile, the local police union and supporters of law enforcement have stepped... Read full article: Fresno chief, police union stand by cop ...→

Trump facing snub from Chicago’s top cop: reports

Trump facing snub from Chicago’s top cop: reports

When President Trump speaks at a police gathering in Chicago next week, the city’s police superintendent reportedly plans to be elsewhere. Read full article: Trump facing snub from Chicago’s top cop...→

Chicago's top cop won't attend Trump's speech to police chiefs, says city's values are

Chicago's top cop won't attend Trump's speech to police chiefs, says city's values are "more important" than what Trump has to say

The International Association of Chiefs of Police annual conference is being hosted in Chicago by police superintendent Eddie Johnson but a spokesperson said he will not be attending the speech being given by President Trump. Read full article: Chicago's top cop won't attend Trump's s...→

China Planning to Replace Hong Kong Leader Carrie Lam with 'Interim' Chief Executive

China Planning to Replace Hong Kong Leader Carrie Lam with 'Interim' Chief Executive

China is planning to replace Hong Kong's leader Carrie Lam with an "interim" chief executive, the Financial Times reported, citing people briefed on the deliberations.If Chinese President Xi Jinping decided to go ahead, Lam's successor would be appointed by March and cover... Read full article: China Planning to Replace Hong Kong Lead...→

Audio: Warren Mayor Fouts said he wants to 'shoot' former chief of staff 'through the fucking head'

Audio: Warren Mayor Fouts said he wants to 'shoot' former chief of staff 'through the fucking head'

Warren Mayor Jim Fouts said in a disturbing new audio recording that he wanted to shoot his former chief of staff “through the fucking head.”... Read full article: Audio: Warren Mayor Fouts said he wants ...→

Chicago’s top cop had ‘couple of drinks’ before passing out in car at stop sign: mayor

Chicago’s top cop had ‘couple of drinks’ before passing out in car at stop sign: mayor

Chicago’s top cop had “a couple of drinks” before he was found slumped over asleep in his car at a stop sign — but his officers let him leave without any tests, the city’s mayor has rev… Read full article: Chicago’s top cop had ‘couple of drinks’...→

Chicago's top cop caught sleeping in car after mayor says he had 'couple of drinks' with dinner

Chicago's top cop caught sleeping in car after mayor says he had 'couple of drinks' with dinner

Eddie Johnson, the superintendent of Chicago Police, has requested the department investigate him after he was caught sleeping in a car at a stop sign — which the city's mayor claims came after the top cop had "a couple drinks with dinner." Read full article: Chicago's top cop caught sleeping in car...→

Mayor Says Supt. Johnson Will Remain Top Cop Throughout Investigation

Mayor Says Supt. Johnson Will Remain Top Cop Throughout Investigation

Lightfoot said Saturday: "I’m not gonna be saying much about it, I want the investigation to be independent. I want it to be thorough, I want it to be expeditious and then we’ll wait to see what the facts tell us.” Read full article: Mayor Says Supt. Johnson Will Remain Top...→

S.F. Mayor Breed Swears In Suzy Loftus Interim District Attorney

S.F. Mayor Breed Swears In Suzy Loftus Interim District Attorney

San Francisco mayor London Breed swore Suzy Loftus in as interim DA during a ceremony Saturday morning at the district attorney's office. Loftus is a candidate in the upcoming election on Nov. 5. Read full article: S.F. Mayor Breed Swears In Suzy Loftus I...→

Chicago’s mayor says top cop drinking before incident in car

Chicago’s mayor says top cop drinking before incident in car

Chicago’s mayor said Friday that the city’s top police officer told her he’d had “a couple of drinks with dinner” before he fell asleep at a stop sign while driving home, an incident that the chief contends was related to a change in his blood pressure medication. Read full article: Chicago’s mayor says top cop drinking be...→