Beat Meeting Attendance Remains a Key Component to Helping Reduce Crime in 47th Ward

by Peter von Buol The Chicago Police Department’s Community Policing (CAPS) program continues to be a vital resource for 47th Ward residents concerned about crime in their community. According to officials at the Chicago Police Dept., residents who attend beat meetings are directly helping theirRead more

Remembering Chicago Police Commander Paul R. Bauer

by Peter von Buol 18th District (Near North) Police Cmdr. Paul Bauer, 53, who was shot to death on Feb. 13 by an armed suspect who had been fleeing from police officers, is being remembered fondly by those who knew him. “He was a policeman’sRead more