Posts tagged "police superintendent"

News Roundup: Weis to move officers to high-crime areas

Police Supt. Jody Weis revealed plans Tuesday to reassign officers from districts with low crime to neighborhoods with high levels of crime. His statements drew criticism from 38th Ward Ald. Tom Allen, as well as some concerns from North Side residents afraid that criminals will commit more crime in the area knowing fewer police will... Read more »

Who disciplines rogue police?

photo courtesy of flickr/litherland A logical person might conclude that the Chicago Police Superintendent Jody Weis has full power to punish his cops for breaking the law or violating the rules of police conduct. That logical person would be wrong. Chicago police superintendents can only make “recommendations.” And in the past 10 years, 63 percent... Read more »