Press Releases

Mayor's Press Releases

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Mar 22, 2017 Community Policing Advisory Panel Calls on Residents for Input
Police Department asks residents to share thoughts hosts listening sessions, launches online portal


Mar 15, 2017 Mayor Emanuel, Chicago Police Superintendent Johnson Celebrate Graduation of 351 Officers, Detectives and Sergeants
CPD expands predictive policing strategy to additional districts


Mar 13, 2017 Chicago Mayor Emanuel Paris Mayor Hidalgo Host Urban Waterways Forum
Mayors from around the world gather in Chicago to discuss ways development projects around waterways can generate economic, environmental & social benefits for cities


Mar 13, 2017 Mayor Emanuel Chicago Department Of Planning And Development The Metropolitan Planning Council Announce Chicago Urban River Edges Ideas Lab
Lab, funded by The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation and Comcast, will engage architectural firms to explore ideas for the development of Chicago's public river edges


Mar 7, 2017 Chicago Mayor Emanuel, Paris Mayor Hidalgo Announce 19 Mayors from Around the World to Attend Urban Waterways Forum in Chicago on March 13
Mayors attending the forum to discuss the potential of waterways on urban development span five continents, 12 countries and represent 45 million people


Feb 28, 2017 Mayor Emanuel and the French Pastry School Announce First-Ever "Mayor's Cup" Citywide Youth Culinary Competition
Application launches today for citywide competition to engage youth from 50 wards in a chance to win a full scholarship to world-renowned pastry program led by Master pastry chefs


Feb 27, 2017 Mayor Emanuel, Chicago Police Superintendent Johnson and Chairman Reboyras Welcome New Class of Detectives


Feb 26, 2017 Mayor Emanuel Announces Milestone in City's Mental Health Emergency Response
All 911 dispatch operations staff completes mental health and de-escalation training Police department appoints new leadership in Crisis Response Unit


Feb 5, 2017 Mayor Emanuel, Chicago Police Department Announce Successful Police Recruitment Campaign with 16,544 Qualified Applicants Seeking to Become a Police Officer
Latest recruitment effort attracts more applicants and more diversity as compared to last year’s exam


Feb 2, 2017 Mayor Emanuel, Chicago Police Superintendent Johnson Celebrate Police Graduation and Promotional Ceremony