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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.

Most Recent News (Safety)

Mar 21,2017 Mayor Emanuel Announces Mentoring Initiative Expands To Serve Additional 1,200 Youth In Highest Need Communities This Spring
Feb 15,2017 Mayor Emanuel Joins 15 Mayors In Calling On Governor Rauner To Stop The Impasse And Introduce A Balanced State Budget
Feb 14,2017 Mayor Emanuel Joins Covenant House To Launch New Shelter And Services For Homeless Youth In Chicago
Jan 30,2017 Mayor Emanuel And Thrive Chicago Announce Opportunity Youth Summit To Drive Citywide Action
Jan 26,2017 City Of Chicago Conducts Annual Point In Time Count Of Homeless Population

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