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The offender approached the victim from behind and placed her in a choke hold while trying to remove the victim’s clothing. Shootings were also down by 26 percent in 2018 compared to 2017 and were down 39 percent over the two-year period beginning in 2016. – District 8 (Chicago Lawn). Sierra shot a record six people over the course of his 13 years in the department, a rate of fire almost 100 times higher than the departmental average.

Murders as a result of a shooting have declined 31 percent for this same period. – District 3 (Grand Crossing). The front bumper had Illinois license plate #AY65420 still attached. Chicago Police Supt. They become the third and fourth police officers killed in the line of duty in Chicago in 2018.

Johnson says the stagnation in minority hiring is the result in part of candidates not following through after signing up for the police entrance exam.

Shootings in the district were down 10 percent in 2018 compared to 2017. The process “is designed to hire everybody other than minorities,” Beale says. On December 17, the Mayor and Superintendent Eddie Johnson commemorated the milestone of 1,000 new officers during a recruit welcome ceremony at the Chicago Police Education and Training Academy. These declines come as the Chicago Police Department launched a partnership with the U.S. Attorney’s Office and local and federal law enforcement teams to launch a Vehicular Hijacking Task Force. Former Sun-Times reporter Vaughn McClure dies at 48. This alert gives notice to the residents in the 15th District (Austin) of three recent robberies. “The system was designed not to work,” Walker said. – District 14 (Shakespeare). The ramped-up effort to recruit more minority cops included an $85,000 city contract awarded in 2016 to Deborah Farmer’s Brown Farmer Media Group for a campaign to attract African-Americans that has employed social media and ads on the CTA, as well as using community organizations and retired and current officers as recruiters. Murders were also down by 48 percent in 2018 compared to 2017.

Overall crime is also down by 19 percent for the two year period beginning in 2016. Overall crime in the district was down 12 percent in 2018, compared to 2017.

The Intercept is a First Look Media Company. Thus, the total hiring over the two-year period is 2,352 new officers.

Most of these guns are semi-automatic handguns, but nearly 200 assault-style rifles were also recovered in 2018, including AK-47 and AR-15 rifles. The Strategic Decision Support Centers (SDSC) have been rolled out to 20 out of 22 police districts, creating technology-based nerve centers for detectives that rely on mobile technology, crime cameras and gunshot detection systems. Chicago Police officers took nine percent more guns off the streets this year than last year, giving the Department the highest number of gun seizures in the last five years. Indicators ranging from a cop’s personal life to their financial history can predict their behavior, and good departments take everything possible into account to develop accurate methods to predict misconduct. If that monitor can succeed in helping the Chicago Police Department build an effective early-warning system, it’s possible that hundreds of shootings could be prevented. Murders were down 41 percent in 2018 compared to 2017. If they ask you if you have ever seen somebody shot [or] have you ever heard gunshots, well, what are the odds that people in lower-class communities either haven’t seen somebody shot or have heard gunshots? As new officers have been added, another 1,241 individuals have been promoted to fill vacancies within the ranks. Early intervention systems feature prominently in the draft consent decree released on July 27. Whites accounted for half of all hires in that period.

“They figure, ‘Well, something might be wrong with your psyche because you’ve had to deal with these things within your community.’ The whole process is unfair.”, Johnson responds: “The notion that the psychological exam disproportionately wipes out minorities is just not factual when we look at the data.”. In these Hijackings, the offenders approached the victims while they were seated in their vehicle or immediately after they had exited. NBA’s Jabari Parker, producer No I.D. Without that information, evaluators focused on a single instance may miss a troubling pattern of behavior. The superintendent says that, for the past two exams, more than 70 percent of the approximately 7,000 test-takers — about half of the 14,000 who initially applied to take the exam — were categorized as a minority. Shootings in the district declined by 42 percent over the two-year period beginning in 2016.

This alert gives notice to residents of an attempted criminal sexual assault that occurred in the 6th District (Gresham). Burglaries have steadily posted double-digit declines for the past four years. “My hunch is, as we move forward through these next examinations, the processing of those, you’ll see the demographics reflect closer to what the city is,” she says. “Most large and mid-sized cities have early intervention systems of some kind, but many departments do not use them well,” Walker said. Shootings in the district further declined by 57 percent over the two-year period beginning in 2016. The other offenders would then go through the victims pockets taking USC, cell phones and wallets. Shootings also decreased by 14 percent, and are down by 32 percent since 2016. To learn more or opt-out, read our Cookie Policy. In these robberies one or two African American male offenders approached the victims on foot after exiting a grey colored 4-door vehicle. Subsequent requests acquired a complete duty roster of all officers in the department, their complaint histories, and use of force reports from January 2004 to March 2016. The offender maintained a distance of approximately 150 feet. Cops like Sierra are often exonerated by oversight boards. 130 Chicago Officers Account for 29 Percent of Police Shootings While more than 95 percent of all Chicago police officers never fired their gun from 2004 to 2016, 130 officers … Reportedly, the vehicle is a grey in color, 2-door, 2018 Dodge Challenger. The October 2014 shooting on the Southwest Side — for which Van Dyke now awaits trial for first-degree murder — prompted days of protests, a Justice Department examination of the department and promises of reform. The victim attempted to open the door to his vehicle and was dragged when the offender drove off in his vehicle. Consider what the world of media would look like without The Intercept. – District 10 (Ogden).

This alert gives notice to residents of the 18th District (Near North) of a recently reported robbery vehicular hijacking. The attack was allegedly witnessed by the girl’s teacher and classmates during a break in an online class Thursday afternoon.

Construction on the 30-acre campus located in West Garfield Park is planned to begin in 2019. They were identified as Eduardo Marmolejo, 36, and Conrad Gary, 31. This investigation focused on drug sales within the city’s Little Village neighborhood and resulted in the seizure of 445 grams of heroin, 230 grams of cocaine and $97,770 in illegal drug proceeds. All Rights Reserved. After a long court battle in which the Fraternal Order of Police stepped in to raise objections, the court sided with the Invisible Institute, establishing a precedent that the data should be made publicly available. “It’s all smoke and mirrors. Yet.