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.
|Nov 18, 2016||AS WINTER CHILL TAKES HOLD, CITY DEPARTMENTS REMIND RESIDENTS TO TAKE PRECAUTIONS DURING COLD WEATHER|
|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|
|Jul 21,2016||City Officials Remind Chicagoans Of Extreme Summer Weather Precautions|