News Coverage: Garry McCarthy


July 10, 2012 @ 8:51 AM

Emanuel and top cop McCarthy defend anti-crime strategies


Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Police Supt. Garry McCarthy on Monday defended their decision to disband specialized police units and return hundreds of officers to beat patrol under pressure from aldermen who want those units restored.

June 22, 2012 @ 9:22 AM

Supt. McCarthy: We’re changing the way we respond to 911 calls


Chicago has quietly embarked on a dramatic change in 911 dispatch to free police officers to respond to the most serious crimes, Police Supt. Garry McCarthy disclosed Thursday. The city's outdated dispatch policy sent police officers to 70 percent of all 911 calls received, compared to 30 percent in other major cities.


April 06, 2012 @ 12:00 PM

The least informative piece you'll ever see about Chicago's murder rate

Fox News/

Fox News aired an "investigation" last night on Bill O'Reilly's show about the murder rate in Chicago. It's worth watching, if only to marvel at how uninformative five minutes of television can possibly be.  Read more...

March 26, 2012 @ 6:30 AM

After dozens of shootings, Emanuel and McCarthy respond and say gangs targeted

Chicago Tribune/
Garry McCarthy
Garry McCarthy

A week after dozens of people were shot in a deadly outbreak of violence, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and police Superintendent Garry McCarthy announced a gang crackdown on the West Side. 

March 05, 2012 @ 7:30 AM

McCarthy Pledges No NYPD-Style Spying On Muslims

CBS Chicago/

For the first time in public, Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy promised his department will never conduct blanket surveillance of Muslims like the New York Police Department did in Newark, N.J., when he was chief there.

  • McCarthy Pledges No NYPD-Style Spying [Fox Chicago]
  • Chicago police chief pledges no NYPD-style spying on Muslims [Chicago Tribune]
  • McCarthy publicly reassures Muslims [WBEZ]
  • Chicago Police Chief Pledges No NYPD-Style Spying [ABC News]

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