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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)

Low Alert 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

Most Recent News (Safety)

Jul 29,2015 Lori E. Lightfoot Becomes President of the Police Board
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
Feb 26,2015 Mayor Emanuel Announces Expansion, Upgrade Of Domestic Violence Pilot Program

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