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Official in charge of overseeing Chicago Police reforms fired a day after critical email to Supt. David Brown

CHICAGO (CBS) -- The man in charge of overseeing court-ordered reforms inside the Chicago Police Department is now out of a job.As CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reported Tuesday night, Robert Boik, the executive director of the Office of Constitutional Policing & Reform, was fired one day after writing a critical email to police Supt. David Brown.For almost two years, Boik has been in charge of making sure the Chicago Police Department complied with a 2019 consent decree. He told CBS 2's Tara Molina in March 2021 that the department was making process.Part of the decree requires officer training....
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Police Supt. David Brown says crime is down on CTA, but that's only part of story

CHICAGO (CBS) -- In announcing Monday that the CTA is increasing patrols on trains, police Supt. David Brown also said crime is down on Chicago Transit Authority property. CBS 2's Tara Molina has spent months going through crime data, and found the statement is only party of the story. Brown's exact words Monday were, "Even though there are single incidents happening, we're significantly below 2019 pre-pandemic." Are we though? Supt. Brown addressed safety concerns across the city in a news conference Monday. Pushed specifically on CTA crime - with a homicide over the weekend on a Red Line train on...

Chicago police director of reform fired following email to Superintendent David Brown over staff changes, sources say

Robert Boik, the Chicago Police Department’s executive director of constitutional policing and reform, was fired by the superintendent Tuesday after sending an email asking for a reversal of a decision to distribute his staff to patrol instead of officer training, according to multiple police sources. Boik had been in the role for about a year and a half and was fired without warning, sources ...

David Brown, 60

David Lawrence Brown, of Clarkston, passed away on July 18, 2022 at the age of 60. Loving father of Kelsey (Steven) Chaudoin and Kendra (Ted) Brown. Proud grandpa of Jaxson, Mallory, and Skylar. Beloved son of Lawrence (Deo) Brown and Linda (Harold) Cooper. Dearest brother of Lori (Mike) Hall. Special uncle of Mikey (Kristen) Hall, Meghan (Dan) Riddock, and Matthew (Danielle) Hall.

Parents who lost kids to gun violence say police Supt. David Brown walked out on meeting

CHICAGO (CBS) -- Chicago Police Supt. David Brown announced charges Wednesday in a high-profile shooting last month that ended with an officer struck in the head, and afterward, Brown met with the families of gun violence victims. But as CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reported, the families said the announcement did not go as planned. They accused the superintendent of walking out of the meeting early.  The journey for justice has begun for Chicago Police Officer Fernanda Ballesteros, who was shot in the head during a traffic stop in the 6100 block of South Paulina Street...

UNO Welcomes David Brown as Executive in Residence

Officially joining UNO on June 1, Brown, who recently retired as CEO of the Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce, has been brought in to support the university as it expands its role as a workforce development leader in the state. search keywords:. David Brown. Workforce Development. University of Nebraska at...

You Could Own the Aston Martin DB5 Once Owned by Aston Martin’s David Brown

When you’re looking at Aston Martins old and new, you’re likely to encounter a model that’s part of the DB series. That’s an homage to Sir David Brown, who owned the company for decades. Along the way, the DB series becamee associated with both engineering and performance. “The early DB series cars earned Aston Martin legitimate sporting credentials and with the James Bond favorite DB5, world recognition,” Chris Perkins and Brian Silvestro wrote in a 2018 Road & Track article.