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Garry McCarthy

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  • Chicago police commander sued for allegedly putting gun in man's mouth

    Chicago police commander sued for allegedly putting gun in man's mouth
    A lawyer for a man who alleges a Chicago police commander shoved a gun into his mouth ripped Superintendent Garry McCarthy for taking no action against the commander even after DNA evidence months ago appeared to corroborate the incident. A federal...
  • McCarthy: Police should 'treat people fairly'

    McCarthy: Police should 'treat people fairly'
    Chicago police Superintendent Garry McCarthy stressed the need for officers to “treat people fairly” in a speech Wednesday to leaders of the business and civic community. The city’s top cop said that the department has won national...
  • Chicago to pay $1.25 million to settle police shooting lawsuit

    Chicago to pay $1.25 million to settle police shooting lawsuit
    The City of Chicago is set to pay $1.25 million to settle a federal civil rights lawsuit brought by the family of a man who was fatally shot by a police officer in Back of the Yards during a struggle with police who suspected him of taking part in an...
  • McCarthy cautions against judgment of embattled commander

    McCarthy cautions against judgment of embattled commander
    Chicago police Superintendent Garry McCarthy on Monday said accusations against a commander who faces criminal charges for allegedly placing the barrel of his gun in a suspect's mouth are "reprehensible" if true, but cautioned against a rush to judgment....
  • Chicago police commander accused of placing gun in suspect's mouth

    Chicago police commander accused of placing gun in suspect's mouth
    A Chicago police commander frequently praised by Supt. Garry McCarthy for his no-nonsense approach to fighting crime in some of the city’s toughest neighborhoods was charged Wednesday with placing the barrel of his gun into a suspect’s mouth....
  • Chicago police commander accused of putting gun in suspect's mouth

    Chicago police commander accused of putting gun in suspect's mouth
    A police commander frequently praised for his no-nonsense approach to fighting crime in some of Chicago's toughest neighborhoods was charged Wednesday¬†with placing the barrel of his gun into a suspect’s mouth. Cmdr. Glenn Evans was charged with...
  • Police commander's tough tactics brought respect -- and lawsuits

    Police commander's tough tactics brought respect -- and lawsuits
    When Chicago police rolled up last summer on a Woodlawn block in response to complaints of a loud outdoor party, leading the charge was Glenn Evans, then the top commander of that South Side police district. It was about 11:30 p.m. on a weeknight, so...
  • Vanished email archive a mixed blessing

    Vanished email archive a mixed blessing
    It was a bittersweet moment when I went looking for my email archives prior to August 2005, and discovered they were gone. I logged into AOL, clicked on the "saved mail" tab and a message popped up on the screen. "This folder is empty," it read. All...
  • In Chicago, police shootings rarely protested

     In Chicago, police shootings rarely protested
    If anything was unusual about the shootings of two people by Chicago police last weekend, it was that one of the incidents sparked a protest. A sudden rainstorm scattered the 80 or so people who gathered Monday on the West Side to protest the fatal...
  • Illinois State Police to join CPD in searching for fugitives

    Illinois State Police to join CPD in searching for fugitives
    Chicagoans could soon start seeing a new law enforcement presence in some parts of the city. The Illinois State Police will send 40 troopers to join Chicago police as part of teams that will try to catch fugitives, Gov. Pat Quinn and Mayor Rahm...
  • Emanuel asks for help fighting Chicago crime. Good.

    Emanuel asks for help fighting Chicago crime. Good.
    In tacit acknowledgment that Chicago could use some help fighting violent crime, Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Wednesday that the city will be getting assistance from state government. Forty Illinois State Police troopers will work with the Chicago...