The Patrol Issues topic page offers news, commentary, analysis, and tactical tips that will help prepare police officers for life on the thin blue line. Suspect contacts, witness interviews, foot pursuits, citizen complaints, angry sergeants, and endless report writing are day-to-day activities for a patrol officer who knows that the “routine” is anything but routine.
Chicago has the most extensive and sophisticated video surveillance system in the United States. Officers can watch live video at emergency command centers, police stations, and even in some squad cars. Full story