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13 May

Chicago Police Department and Centers for New Horizons Host Gun Turn-In Event

WHAT:  The Chicago Police Department, in collaboration with Centers for New Horizons, is hosting a Gun Turn-In Event. During this event, community members will receive a $100 gift card in exchange for every gun turned in and a $10 gift card for each BB-gun, air-gun, or replica firearm – No questions asked!

WHEN: SATURDAY, May 14, 2016    10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.

WHERE:  Center for New Horizons-  226 E. 43rd St., Chicago, Illinois

WHO:  Chicago Police Department personnel, Center for New Horizons personnel, volunteers, and community members.

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31 Mar

02 Apr 16 Gun Buy Back

MEDIA ADVISORY
Chicago Police Department and Hope Community
Church Host Gun Turn In Event

WHAT: The Chicago Police Department, in collaboration with Hope Community Church, is hosting a Gun Turn Event. During this event, community members will receive a $100 gift card in exchange for every gun turned in and a $10 gift card for each BB-gun, air-gun, or replica firearm – No questions asked!

WHEN: SATURDAY
April 2, 2016
10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.
WHERE: Hope Community Church
5900 W. Iowa, Chicago, Illinois

WHO: Chicago Police Department personnel, Hope Community Church members, volunteers, and community members.
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29 Mar

30Mar16- 017th Dist Hispanic Outreach Community Beat Meeting

MEDIA ADVISORY

WHAT: The Chicago Police Department 017th District will be hosting a Hispanic Outreach Community Beat Meeting. This event is
geared toward increasing police-community relations/trust
within the Hispanic community.

WHEN: Wednesday
March 30, 2016
7:00pm – 8:00pm

WHERE: Horner Park
2741 W. Montrose Ave.
Chicago, Illinois

WHO: 017thth District members of the Chicago Police Department
Various city services
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8 Mar

Interim Superintendent John J. Escalante presented awards today to outstanding officers at the Superintendent’s Monthly Department Commendation Ceremony.  The event serves to recognize officers who have distinguished themselves and the Chicago Police Department by their exemplary bravery and praiseworthy deeds.

Click here for more info

9 Feb

Interim Superintendent John J. Escalante presented awards today to outstanding officers at the Superintendent’s Monthly Department Commendation Ceremony. The event serves to recognize officers who have distinguished themselves and the Chicago Police Department by their exemplary bravery and praiseworthy deeds

Click here for more info

19 Mar

The Chicago Police Football Team the “Enforcers” are entering their 10th season in the National Public Safety Football League, which is made up of twenty teams from all over the country. Head coach Greg Zaragoza welcomes several new and exciting players to the team. The Enforcers are made up primarily of sworn members of the Chicago Police Department, but also include players from the Cook County Sheriff’s Office, as well as other local agencies. The Chicago Police Enforcers are a recognized 501c3 organization and, over the course of nine seasons, have raised approximately $100,000 for various local charities. The NPSFL plays full contact football following NCAA rules.

The Enforcers’ season kicks-off Saturday, March 21st in San Diego and then continues in Cleveland on April 11th. The highlight of the season will be May 16th when the Enforcers take on the LAPD Centurions in a battle of two of the largest and proudest police departments in the country. The Enforcers will also host the Columbus Marauders in their annual Gold Star Game on Saturday May 2nd. The Gold Star Game commemorates and honors members of the Chicago Police Department who made the ultimate sacrifice. The Enforcers are coming off a successful 3-2 campaign in 2014 and are looking forward to making a run at another National Championship.

Click here for the schedule and more information

 

5 Feb

The Chicago Police Department will be conducting a DUI Strike Force Patrol in the Albany Park (17th) District. The DUI Strike Force Patrol will commence at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 7th, 2015 and end at 3:00 a.m. on Sunday, February 8th, 2015.

The purpose of this program is to saturate a pre-designated area with roving police officers that continually monitor vehicular traffic for signs of impaired driving. Patrols also place emphasis on speed, alcohol-related and safety belt violations. Police vehicles equipped for speed detection are deployed to apprehend speeding violators.

In addition, the Breath Alcohol Testing (BAT) Mobile Unit may also be deployed to allow officers to expedite the process of charging a person with Driving under the Influence (DUI) prior to transporting an alleged into the nearest lockup for bonding. The mobile unit also allows for Individual Recognizance Bonds (I-Bonds) to be issued at the site of the DUI Strike Force Patrol.

 

DUI STRIKE FORCE PATROL – ALBANY PARK (17th) DISTRICT

 

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5 Feb

The Chicago Police Department will be conducting a DUI Strike Force Patrol in the South Chicago (4th) District. The DUI Strike Force Patrol will commence at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, February 6th, 2015 and end at 3:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 7th, 2015.

The purpose of this program is to saturate a pre-designated area with roving police officers that continually monitor vehicular traffic for signs of impaired driving. Patrols also place emphasis on speed, alcohol-related and safety belt violations. Police vehicles equipped for speed detection are deployed to apprehend speeding violators.

In addition, the Breath Alcohol Testing (BAT) Mobile Unit may also be deployed to allow officers to expedite the process of charging a person with Driving under the Influence (DUI) prior to transporting an alleged into the nearest lockup for bonding. The mobile unit also allows for Individual Recognizance Bonds (I-Bonds) to be issued at the site of the DUI Strike Force Patrol.

DUI STRIKE FORCE PATROL – SOUTH CHICAGO (4th) DISTRICT

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23 Jan

Chicago Police Department –
District 25 Blood Drive
Monday, January 26, 2015
11 a.m. – 5 p.m

To schedule your appointment please contact
the Community Policing Office at 312-746-5090.

Click here for full details:
025 Blood Drive

6 Jan

Officers from the 24th District and Peterson Garden Project hosted a holiday cookie workshop for area seniors.

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The 007th District partnered with “Blessed Child Organization” this past weekend for their annual Toy Drive. Santa Claus, along with volunteers from Girl Scout Troop #27097, helped to pass out gifts and spread some holiday cheer to the children of Englewood and their families.

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The 010th District celebrated the holidays with their Annual Christmas party for children living in shelters that are located within the District. Enlace, The Flisk Family Foundation and 010th District Officers participated with generous gifts, food and entertainment for a successful event for all involved.

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