ChicagoCop.com is proud to announce the addition of 124 new documents to our archives. Many of the newly added documents have been digitized by ChicagoCop.com and others have been curated from other online sources. The documents were sourced from material in the holdings of the Chicago Public Library. With the addition of the new documents, our archive has grown to 3,381 documents. Most of the documents have never been available online before.

Of particular note are the addition of additional Chicago Police Dogest Magazines since our last update. These magazines were monthly publications about the goings on in the police department during from 1938 thru 1959. A full list of the newly added documents can be found below.

 
ANNUAL REPORTS
+ Chicago Police Board Annual Report – 1989
+ Chicago Police Board Annual Report – 1990
+ Chicago Police Board Annual Report – 1991 to 1992
+ Chicago Police Board Annual Report – 1993 to 1994
+ Chicago Police Board Annual Report – 1995 to 1996
+ Chicago Police Board Annual Report – 2000 to 2001
+ Chicago Police Board Annual Report – 2002 to 2003

ARREST COMPLAINTS
+ UUW – Illegal Transfer of Firearm
+ UUW – Unlawful Purchase of a Firearm / False Information
+ UUW – Failure to Maintain Firearm Records
+ UUW – Failure to Report Loss / Theft / Distruction of Firearm
+ UUW – Gun Running
+ UUW – Possession of Revoked FOID / Failure to Return
+ UUW – Firearms / Protection of Minors
+ UUW – Reporting of Destruction, Transfer, Loss or Theft of Firearm(s)

CHICAGO POLICE DEPARTMENT ORGANIZATION FOR COMMAND
+ Chicago Police Department Organization for Command – 2018, May 10

THE CHICAGO POLICE DIGEST
+ The Chicago Police Digest – 1940, Volume 4, No. 3 – August
+ The Chicago Police Digest – 1940, Volume 4, No. 4 – December
+ The Chicago Police Digest – 1941, Volume 5, No. 1 – February
+ The Chicago Police Digest – 1941, Volume 5, No. 2 – May
+ The Chicago Police Digest – 1941, Volume 5, No. 3 – July
+ The Chicago Police Digest – 1941, Volume 5, No. 4 – September
+ The Chicago Police Digest – 1941, Volume 5, No. 5 – November
+ The Chicago Police Digest – 1941, Volume 5, No. 6 – December
+ The Chicago Police Digest – 1942, Volume 6, No. 1 – March
+ The Chicago Police Digest – 1942, Volume 6, No. 2 – June-July
+ The Chicago Police Digest – 1942, Volume 6, No. 3 – October
+ The Chicago Police Digest – 1942, Volume 6, No. 4 – December
+ The Chicago Police Digest – 1943, Volume 7, No. 1 – April
+ The Chicago Police Digest – 1943, Volume 7, No. 2 – July
+ The Chicago Police Digest – 1943, Volume 7, No. 3 – October
+ The Chicago Police Digest – 1943, Volume 7, No. 4 – December
+ The Chicago Police Digest – 1944, Volume 8, No. 1 – April
+ The Chicago Police Digest – 1944, Volume 8, No. 2 – July
+ The Chicago Police Digest – 1944, Volume 8, No. 3 – October
+ The Chicago Police Digest – 1944, Volume 8, No. 4 – December
+ The Chicago Police Digest – 1945, Volume 9, No. 1 – April
+ The Chicago Police Digest – 1945, Volume 9, No. 2 – July
+ The Chicago Police Digest – 1945, Volume 9, No. 3 – December
+ The Chicago Police Digest – 1946, Volume 10, No. 1 – April
+ The Chicago Police Digest – 1946, Volume 10, No. 2 – July
+ The Chicago Police Digest – 1946, Volume 10, No. 3 – October
+ The Chicago Police Digest – 1946, Volume 10, No. 4 – December
+ The Chicago Police Digest – 1947, Volume 11, No. 1 – April
+ The Chicago Police Digest – 1947, Volume 11, No. 2 – July
+ The Chicago Police Digest – 1947, Volume 11, No. 3 – October
+ The Chicago Police Digest – 1947, Volume 11, No. 4 – December
+ The Chicago Police Digest – 1948, Volume 12, No. 1 – April
+ The Chicago Police Digest – 1948, Volume 12, No. 2 – July
+ The Chicago Police Digest – 1948, Volume 12, No. 3 – October
+ The Chicago Police Digest – 1948, Volume 12, No. 4 – December
+ The Chicago Police Digest – 1949, Volume 13, No. 1 – April
+ The Chicago Police Digest – 1949, Volume 13, No. 1 – August
+ The Chicago Police Digest – 1950, Volume 14, No. 2 – July
+ The Chicago Police Digest – 1950, Volume 14, No. 4 – December
+ The Chicago Police Digest – 1954, Volume 18, No. 1 – April
+ The Chicago Police Digest – 1954, Volume 18, No. 2 – August
+ The Chicago Police Digest – 1954, Volume 18, No. 3 – October
+ The Chicago Police Digest – 1954, Volume 18, No. 4 – December
+ The Chicago Police Digest – 1958, Volume 22, No. 1 – April
+ The Chicago Police Digest – 1958, Volume 22, No. 2 – August
+ The Chicago Police Digest – 1958, Volume 22, No. 3 – December
+ The Chicago Police Digest – 1959, Volume 23, No. 1 – April
+ The Chicago Police Digest – 1959, Volume 23, No. 2 – August

DEPARTMENT DIRECTIVES
+ CPD-63.451 – Incident Reporting Guide – 2016, March

LABOR CONTRACTS
+ FOP Patrolman’s Contract – 1981, January to 1983, December
+ FOP Patrolman’s Contract – 1981, July to 1983, July
+ FOP Patrolman’s Contract – 2007 to 1985

NEWSPAPER & MAGAZINE ARTICLES
+ Chicago Daily Tribune – 1872, August 6 – Murder Most Cruel – A Policeman Shot Dead by a Ruffian in Bridgeport
+ Chicago Daily Tribune – 1873, August 19 – A Policeman Murdered – He Suprises Three Burglars at Work, and is Killed While Pursuing One of Them
+ Chicago Daily Tribune – 1918, August 18 – Eight Chicago Boys Named in Casualty List (Frank P. Hourihan)
+ Chicago Daily Tribune – 1918, August 18 – More of Chicago’s Honor Men – Fighters on Land and in the Air Achieve Mention Overseas (Frank P. Hourihan)
+ Chicago Daily Tribune – 1940, November 7 – Obituary (Dennis S. Keating)
+ Chicago Daily Tribune – 1945, June 13 – Obituary (Francis Anthony Byrnes)
+ Chicago Daily Tribune – 1945, June 13 – Recover Body of Policeman Drowned May 25 (Francis Anthony Byrnes)
+ Chicago Daily Tribune – 1945, June 14 – Inquest Held in Byrnes Death
+ Chicago Daily Tribune – 1949, February 19 – Full $125 Pension Awarded to Widow of Drownd Policeman (Francis Anthony Byrnes)
+ Chicago Daily Tribune – 1953, March 6 – Captain Palczynski a Chicago Policeman for Fifty Years
+ Chicago Daily Tribune – 1953, March 6 – Captain Palczynski Obituary
+ Chicago Daily Tribune – 1956, November 18 – Three Seized in Hunch for Cop’s Killing
+ Chicago Daily Tribune – 1960, July 18 – Crash Kills Pedestrian, Cop; 3 Hurt
+ Chicago Daily Tribune – 1960, March 10 – Cop Stricken Dead Fighting Gang Suspect – Heart Fails as last of Five is Seized
+ Chicago Daily Tribune – 1960, May 4 – Probe Copter Failure That Killed Baldy
+ Chicago Daily Tribune – 1969, November 17 – Thursday Rites for Patrolman Lynch
+ Chicago Sun-Times – 2000, June 25 – New Police Headquarters Shakes, Sags
+ Chicago Tribune – 1963, May 12 – Hyde Park Station to be Razed – It Served Police Since 1876
+ Chicago Tribune – 1963, May 19 – Police Headquarters is No Longer Dreary – A Reporter Reminisces on Old Days
+ Chicago Tribune – 1963, May 4 – Negro Leaders Protest Police District Shifts
+ Chicago Tribune – 1963, May 9 – Police Districts Invite Visitors
+ Chicago Tribune – 2012, February 2 – Chicago Officer Who ‘Lived his Dream’ Has Star Retired
+ Chicago Tribune – 2012, February 26 – Cop Dies, Heart Attack Suspected (Preston Ross, Jr.)
+ Chicago Tribune – 2012, January 30 – Old Austin District Police Station Inspires Memories
+ Chicago Tribune – 2012, March 4 – 2 Police District Stations Closing to Reduce Costs
+ Chicago Tribune – 2012, March 7 – Closed Police Bureau Up for Sale on Craigslist $50
+ Chicago Tribune – 2012, October 12 – Proposed Budget Cuts Include 3 Cop Stations
+ Daily Defender – 1956, December 10 – Joliet Rites Tuesday for Osbourne Sims, Hero Cop
+ The Inter Ocean – 1895, May 12 – Inquest on Julius Humphrey

OTHER DOCUMENTS
+ AMC – 200732 – Superintendent’s Honored Star Case Ceremony – 2012, November 14
+ AMC – 200732 – The Superintendent’s Honored Star Case Ceremony Honoring E.T. Michael R. Flisk #6962 – 2011, August 9
+ AMC – 200736 – The Superintendent’s Honored Star Case Ceremony Honoring E.T. Michael R. Flisk #6962 – 2011, August 9
+ AMC – 202667 – Superintendent’s Honored Star Case Ceremony – 2012, January 17
+ AMC – 203169 – Bureau of Detectives – Area Consolidation – 2012, March 2
+ AMC – 206964 – Evidence Technicians Consolidation – 2013, January 2
+ AMC – 209163 – Superintendent’s Honored Star Case Ceremony – 2013, June 21
+ Chicago Police Department – Proposed District Realignment – 2012, February

PAX 501
+ PAX 501 – Volume 17, No. 14 – A Message from the Superintendent Regarding Consent Decree Notifications
+ PAX 501 – Volume 18, No. 1 – A Message from the Superintendent Regarding Continued Force Mitigation Training
+ PAX 501 – Volume 18, No. 2 – Lieutenant Promotion Notice
+ PAX 501 – Volume 18, No. 3 – A Message from the Superintendent Reagarding Command Staff Promotions
+ PAX 501 – Volume 18, No. 4 – St. Jude Memorial March
+ PAX 501 – Volume 18, No. 5 – Our Next Steps for Reform
+ PAX 501 – Volume 18, No. 6 – A Message From the Superintendent Regarding Upcoming Promotions
+ PAX 501 – Volume 18, No. 7 – A Message From the Superintendent

PUBLICATIONS
+ Chicago Park District Police Department – Outline of Instructions – Police Training School – 1936
+ Chicago Park District Police Department – Police Manual – Police Training School – 1936
+ Chicago Police Department – Cadet Program – 1969
+ Chicago Police Department – Tourism Pamplet – 1976
+ History of the Ford and Detective Bureau Squads – Motor Vehicles in the Chicago Police Department – 1926
+ Mission Not Impossible – Illinois State Police Explorer – 1996, July
+ Mission Not Impossible – Illinois State Police Explorer – 1997, February
+ Mission Not Impossible – Illinois State Police Explorer – 1998, February

TRAINING BULLETINS
+ Education & Training Bulletin – ETB 03-03 – Roll-Call Firearms Inspection – 2018, March
+ Education & Training Bulletin – ETB 18-01 – Foot Pursuits Training Bulletin – 2018, May

UNION PUBLICATIONS
+ Chevrons Newsletter – 2018, Volume 59, No. 2 – April