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Chicago Police to Cut 911 Responses

Because of budget cutbacks, Chicago Police are going to change the way that they respond to 911 calls. In circumstances where there is no immediate danger, police will follow up with a phone call. Read more from the Chicago Tribune.

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Chicago Police to Cut 911 Responses

Because of budget cutbacks, Chicago Police are going to change the way that they respond to 911 calls. In circumstances where there is no immediate danger, police will follow up with a phone call. Read more from the Chicago Tribune.

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Police Informants Can Testify in Disguise

“A confidential law enforcement informant may wear a disguise while testifying in a criminal case, a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday. A three-judge panel of the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a trial judge’s decision to permit a

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Police Informants Can Testify in Disguise

“A confidential law enforcement informant may wear a disguise while testifying in a criminal case, a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday. A three-judge panel of the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a trial judge’s decision to permit a

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Weird Chicago

I’m thrilled to have found an organization here in Chicago that’s similar to Los Angeles-based LAVA. Unfortunately, it doesn’t looks like they have any crime lab connections, but they do have historic tours about strange happenings, from ghouls to crime.

chicago gangster

Weird Chicago

I’m thrilled to have found an organization here in Chicago that’s similar to Los Angeles-based LAVA. Unfortunately, it doesn’t looks like they have any crime lab connections, but they do have historic tours about strange happenings, from ghouls to crime.

Crime Does Pay. Magazines.

There’s a new magazine in Chicago that’s making an enormous profit. Distributed in gas stations and convenience stores, Nab Shot features mug shots of real criminals who’ve recently passed through the Chicago police stations. Criminals aren’t happy, either–the publisher receives

Crime Does Pay. Magazines.

There’s a new magazine in Chicago that’s making an enormous profit. Distributed in gas stations and convenience stores, Nab Shot features mug shots of real criminals who’ve recently passed through the Chicago police stations. Criminals aren’t happy, either–the publisher receives

Hollywood Actor Nabbed in Police Sting

An ex-soap opera actor was nabbed in an LAPD sting operation in which he allegedly purchased cocaine from an undercover officer. Oops. Read more in the LA Times.

Hollywood Actor Nabbed in Police Sting

An ex-soap opera actor was nabbed in an LAPD sting operation in which he allegedly purchased cocaine from an undercover officer. Oops. Read more in the LA Times.

Deaf Police Fight Crime in Mexico

Nicknamed the “Angels of Silence,” the Oaxaca police department’s squad of 20 deaf police officers reviews security camera footage for clues about crimes that are about to happen. In addition to their ability to read lips, these officers are quicker

Deaf Police Fight Crime in Mexico

Nicknamed the “Angels of Silence,” the Oaxaca police department’s squad of 20 deaf police officers reviews security camera footage for clues about crimes that are about to happen. In addition to their ability to read lips, these officers are quicker

In LA, Nearly Half of Car Accidents Hit and Run

Yes, you read that right. Nationwide, 11 percent of all car accidents are hit and run; but in Los Angeles 48 percent of car accidents were unreported in 2009. Even worse? The LAPD seems nonplussed about the unusually high crime rate.

In LA, Nearly Half of Car Accidents Hit and Run

Yes, you read that right. Nationwide, 11 percent of all car accidents are hit and run; but in Los Angeles 48 percent of car accidents were unreported in 2009. Even worse? The LAPD seems nonplussed about the unusually high crime rate.