• Chicago police officers won't be sent home over vaccine status - yet

    8 days ago - By WGN TV

    CHICAGO - Police officers in Chicago will not be ordered to go home if they defy the city's requirement that they report their COVID-19 vaccination status or be placed on unpaid leave, police leaders and Chicago's mayor said Thursday.
    “Nobody is going to be turned away,” said police department spokesman Tom Ahern. “Officers will be working their normal shifts this weekend they wont be turned away or sent home... Officers will continue coming to work until they are told otherwise that they are no longer on pay status."
    Ahern's comments follow a video posted on the police officers' union...
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  • Nearly half of Chicago police officers could be put on unpaid leave over vaccine dispute

    Nearly half of Chicago police officers could be put on unpaid leave over vaccine dispute

    9 days ago - By KSBW

    Officers in Chicago have a deadline of midnight Thursday to disclose their vaccine status to the city or be placed on unpaid leave.
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