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The Chicago Police Department, Chicago Fire Department/Emergency Medical Services and the Office of Emergency Management and Communications (OEMC) provide public safety for residents and visitors in Chicago, including City’s planning for issues related to Homeland Security.  The Public Safety Consortium consists of key departments and agencies dedicated to public safety and security, including the Police, Fire, Aviation, Public Health, OEMC and CTA.

Several city departments maintain public safety initiatives including the Chicago Department of Transportation (Safe Streets, Pedestrian and Bike Safety Program and) the City of Chicago Department of Buildings (is dedicated to advancing public safety through code enforcement, community partnerships and creative use of technology to make Chicago a safe place to live, work and play) and Business Affairs & Consumer Protection (ensures a fair & vibrant market place for businesses & consumers by licensing Chicago's businesses and public vehicles, providing business education & protecting consumers from unfair practices.)

Information on Preventing and Disciplining Police Misconduct can be found here.

Most Recent News (Safety)

May 06,2016 City Announces Public Hearings and Events in Celebration of Older Americans Month
Apr 25,2016 Mayor Emanuel Announces Pilot To Address Chronic Homelessness With Viable Housing Options For Residents
Apr 13,2016 Mayor Emanuel Announces Covenant House International To Expand Shelter For Homeless Youth In Chicago
Apr 01,2016 Mayor Emanuel, Chicago Park District Announce Summer Registration To Begin April 4 At 9 AM
Mar 31,2016 Mayor Emanuel Launches Citywide Task Force To Reduce Homelessness Citywide

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