Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Source: Top Chicago cops possibly targeted online
Chicago police are investigating whether its supervisors whose names have appeared in news reports during the NATO summit coverage had been targeted online, a police source said.
The source also said the wife of a high-ranking police supervisor was told by phone Monday that her husband had been shot to death. The caller then threatened the woman's life.
The names of supervisors — including their star numbers — had appeared in tweets during the NATO Summit, which saw Chicago police clash at times with protesters, a police source said.
A criminal investigation was under way, but there was no indication that the department's website had been compromised, the source said.
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