Safety Page Banner

Safety

Chicago Policeman talks with Kids

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 Jan 19, 2017 Request For Proposals (RFP) For The Restoring Individuals Through Supportive Environments (R.I.S.E.) Program
High Alert Jan 4, 2017 Request For Proposals (RFP) The Juvenile Intervention Support Center (JISC)
High Alert Dec 14, 2016 Volunteer For The 2017 Homeless Count

Most Recent News (Safety)

Dec 14,2016 City Council Approves Budget Amendment To Support Mayor Emanuel's Chicago Legal Protection Fund
Oct 13,2016 City Of Chicago's Domestic Violence Texting Campaign To Educate Youth During Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Sep 12,2016 City Of Chicago Announces A 13 Percent Decrease In Homelessness Since 2015
Aug 01,2016 Chicago Department of Water Management to Conduct First of its Kind Water Quality Study
Jul 25,2016 Mayor Emanuel And Emerson Collective Announce 23 Recipients Of Peace Grants

View all News Releases (Safety)

Services

View all Services

Supporting Information

View all Supporting Information

City Data