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The Mayor's office said it adopted 25 of the reforms suggested by the Police Accountability Task Force.

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Inspector General Joe Ferguson said the Department can save $1.2 million a year by moving firefighters.

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The City Council also approved a "one-time" change allowing Mayor Emanuel to directly appoint the chief.

West Pullman »

Philip Coleman died in police custody in 2012 after being Tased repeatedly by officers.

Downtown »

The Public Safety Committee OK'd a "one-time temporary change" to make Eddie Johnson police chief.

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The Emanuel administration confirmed that police monitored protesters and siphoned reports to staffers.

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The Public Safety Committee appeared ready to act on confirming Eddie Johnson as police superintendent.

Lincoln Park »

Marine Unit police found the body just before 8 a.m. Monday morning, officials said.

Bronzeville »

New interim Police Supt. Eddie Johnson made the man he replaced, John Escalante, his first deputy.

Downtown »

"We needed a win-win candidate," Ald. George Cardenas said. "He fit the bill."

Downtown »

African-American aldermen want to question the finalists, and Latinos joined that call Friday.

East Village »

Independent Police Review Authority chief Sharon Fairley said reopening shootings "is not our intent."

Downtown »

Ald. George Cardenas called it "insulting and disrespectful" that the interim chief isn't a finalist.

Downtown »

The payment settles a discrimination suit filed by the U.S. Department of Justice.

Austin »

The resolution submitted by Ald. Jason Ervin got a hearing before the Finance Committee.