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Chicago Police Department

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Chicago Police Department
Common name Chicago P.D.
Abbreviation CPD
Flag of the City of Chicago and of the Chicago Police Department
Motto We See and Protect
Agency Overview
Legal personality Governmental agency
Jurisdictional Structure
Divisional agency City of Chicago in the State of Illinois , United States
General nature
  • Civilian agency
Operational Structure
Sworn Uniformed Police Personnels 13,700
Civilian Members 2,700
Agency executive J.P. Weis, Superintendent of Police
  • Bureau of Administrative Services
  • Bureau of Investigative Services
  • Bureau of Patrol
  • Bureau of Professional Standards
  • Bureau of Strategic Deployment
Districts 25
Official site

The Chicago Police Department, also known as the CPD, is the main law enforcement agency of the City of Chicago, Illinois, in the United States, under the jurisdiction of the city mayor. It is the largest police department in the Midwest and the second largest in the United States after the New York City Police Department with over 13,700 Sworn Uniformed Police Personnel and over 2,700 Civilian Members. Dating back to 1837, the Chicago Police Department is one of the oldest modern police forces in the world.

On television[change | change source]

NBC calls it Chicago Wednesdays, as it shows Chicago Med, Chicago Fire and Chicago PD (in that order) on Wednesday evenings. On occasion, they will all share the same story line to where one show ends showing the handoff to the next show.

Other websites[change | change source]