The request was made during a hearing a day after Judge Dana Sabraw extended a freeze on deportations of recently reunified families.
"The officer was traveling at an unsafe speed for the attempted turn," a police detective said of an incident where an officer struck a person last month.
Egypt's anti-gay crackdown made headlines last September, but one year later, human-rights advocates and LGBTQ Egyptians say the persecution continues.
A single shooting in the South Side Englewood neighborhood wounded seven people, including a 3-year-old boy.
The collapse "lacerated the heart of Genoa," said the city's archbishop, Cardinal Angelo Bagnasco.