Illinois Lawmaker Wants Chicago Police Under County ControlLaShawn Ford thinks the office of the Cook County Sheriff should have a greater role in policing the city of Chicago, and possibly even "take over" the department.
Chicago Cop Avoids Firing Over Ferguson CommentPolice superintendent confirms officer said in a video that Michael Brown "deserved it."
Chicago Mayor Lobbying for State to Ease Up on Certain Drug OffensesThe mayor and police superintendent in Chicago are sounding like crusaders for decriminalization of narcotics.
Chicago City Council Reduces Marijuana PenaltiesThe Chicago City Council has approved a measure that would allow police officers to ticket instead of arrest people found with small amounts of marijuana
Chicago Officials Cut Back on Marijauna ArrestsChicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel says he supports a plan to allow police to issue tickets to people caught with a small amount of marijuana.

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