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Police officer Jason Van Dyke, who is White, was charged with first-degree murder Tuesday morning and "will be the first on-duty Chicago police officer to be charged with that crime," the report says.

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A Chicago police detective acquitted on criminal charges in the death of unarmed Rekia Boyd should be fired, says a disciplinary agency.

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Just how racist is the Chicago Police Department? This photo paints a pretty bleak picture http://t.co/m86FOaOFbU pic.twitter.com/9NHrZ4lHeh — Slate (@Slate) May 27, 2015 Fired over a decade-old photo showing him posing as a hunter with a Black man wearing antlers on his head, ex-veteran Chicago Police Detective Timothy McDermott wanted his job back. But Cook […]

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Friday night in Chicago saw a number of young girls dressed up in frilly gowns and sparkly shoes as they attended the Chicago Police Department’s first “Daddy-Daughter Dance.” And in a positive spin, that invitation was also extended to girls being raised without their fathers — officers offered to stand in for missing fathers so […]

In a shocking report released Monday by the American Civil Liberties Union, Chicago police officers targeted mostly Blacks in a practice that has come to be widely known as stop-and-frisk, reports the Chicago Tribune. The report says police stopped 250,000 civilians — a much higher rate over the summer than New York City officers at […]