• Chicago Police Dec 12, 2019

    Chicago Police Halt Controversial Merit Promotion System

    Chicago’s interim police superintendent is discontinuing a so-called merit promotion system that rank-and-file cops have long complained rewards officers for who they know and not what skills they have to do the job. In a letter to the 13,400-member department obtained by the Chicago Tribune, Interim Superintendent Charlie Beck said Tuesday he’s heard that many officers have been “dissatisfied and discouraged”...

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