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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.

Alerts (Safety)

High Alert Jun 28, 2016 The City of Chicago Department of Family and Support Services Regional Long Term Care Ombudsman Program, Letter of Intent
High Alert Jun 16, 2016 2016 Peace Mini Grants Application Portal

Most Recent News (Safety)

Jun 27,2016 Mayor Emanuel Kicks Off 2016 One Summer Chicago With Visit To Youth Workers
Jun 16,2016 Mayor Emanuel And Emerson Collective Announce Peace Mini Grants To Be Awarded For Youth-Led And Youth-Created Peace Initiatives This Summer
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

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