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.
|Jul 22, 2015||Next Public Meeting of the Police Board: Thursday, August 20 at 7:30 p.m., at Chicago Public Safety Headquarters, 3510 South Michigan Avenue|
|Jul 29,2015||Lori E. Lightfoot Becomes President of the Police Board|
|Jul 24,2015||Mayor Emanuel Announces 311 Enhancements To Boost Services For Veterans|
|Jul 06,2015||Mayor Emanuel Visits Youth Participating in a One Summer Chicago Plus Community Improvement Project|
|Mar 18,2015||City Council Authorizes Federal Funding To Support The Bridges To Pathways Juvenile Justice Program|