Garry McCarthy

50 Additional Policemen for CTA

On Wednesday, Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) President Forrest Claypool and CTA Board Chairman Terry Peterson announced that the CTA will spend $10 million to hire 50 full-time police officers from the Chicago Police Academy to patrol Chicago’s rail and bus stations. “The CTA is proud to announce […]

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150 More Chicago Cops Deployed to City Streets

On Sunday, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy announced the deployment of 150 police officers to districts throughout the city, as part of a continued effort to improve safety in Chicago’s neighborhoods. “We are putting them where they can have the best immediate impact on our communities, working with residents – on […]

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Garry McCarthy: Chicago’s New Police Superintendent

Garry McCarthy was approved Wednesday as Chicago’s new police superintendent by City Council. Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s pick for top cop was grilled by aldermen on the recent rash of flash mob violence before he was approved by City Council members. On Chicago Tonight at 7:00 pm, McCarthy sits down for a one-on-one with Eddie Arruza […]

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Garry McCarthy Named Chicago Police Superintendent

Garry McCarthy: Born in the Bronx, N.Y., McCarthy was raised by his father, James, a New York City Detective, and his mother Marcella, a nurse. He has a wife and two daughters. Currently the Chief of Police in Newark, McCarthy is credited with starting the CompStat program that dramatically lowered the homicide rate in New […]

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