Chicago police brutality
Grassroots organizations across Chicago have intensified calls for a community-driven police accountability system in the wake of 13-year-old Adam Toledo's killing.
Leroy Kennedy IV is suing the Chicago Police Department for the brutal violence officers used against the innocent man as shown on newly released bodycam video.
The trial over a white police officer killing a Black teenager in Chicago in was scheduled to begin Monday.
Footage uploaded to Twitter shows the students chanting “16 shots and a cover up!” and “Hey hey, ho ho, Rahm Emanuel’s got to go!”
A new indictment unsealed Thursday added 16 counts of aggravated battery to the case against Chicago cop Jason Van Dyke in the fatal shooting of Laquan McDonald in 2014.
The Cook County State's Attorney's office said Friday that no criminal charges will come against Chicago, Illinois police officer Robert Rialmo, who fatally shot 19-year-old Quintonio LeGrier and mistakenly Bettie Jones, who was a grandmother standing by LeGrier during a fatal incident in 2015.
The ex-Chicago police detective who shot and killed 22-year-old innocent bystander Rekia Boyd, is seeking to collect disability pay from the city because he says he suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder from the 2012 shooting. Dante Servin, 48, could collect as much as $78,000 or 75 percent of his former $104,000 salary until his police pension kicks in.
More than 100 gathered on Thursday for an evening vigil outside the Chicago Police Department with renewed calls to terminate all of the officers involved.
A 41-year-old White Chicago police officer was indicted last week on two counts of violating the federal civil rights of six Black teens in a stolen vehicle after he allegedly used unreasonable force during a 2013 traffic stop, writes The Huffington Post. The indictment of officer Marco Proano, who was captured on a squad car’s dashcam, was handed down Thursday. The […]
WATCH: Chicago Police Veteran Charged After Video Shows Him Beating Mental Health Patient In Handcuffs
The June 2014 incident occurred after the patient reportedly assaulted Chicago Police Officer Clauzell Gause. Later, the 40-year-old officer was captured on video at Jackson Park Hospital attacking the patient, whose hands were cuffed behind his back
The report notes that police officials last month blamed the unavailability of audio in 80 percent of dash cam videos on officer error and “intentional destruction.”
The city of Chicago has begun a $5.5 million payout of reparations to nearly 60 individuals who were tortured by the police in the 1970s and 1980s.
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