A U.S. Department of Justice probe into the Chicago Police Department revealed that cops undergo very poor training as well as the department been the subject of biased investigations. Attorney General Loretta Lynch is expected to announce the findings of the 13-month investigation Friday.
The four individuals accused of kidnapping and attacking a special needs teen in Chicago will not receive bond.
Toxicology tests also showed that O'Neal had no drugs in his system at the time of death. The coroner's medical autopsy repeats the responding officer's narrative that O'Neal was armed during the chase. Authorities confirmed that O'Neal was not in possession of a gun.
Chicago's Independent Police Review authority, which investigates claims of misconduct and excessive force, released the videos derived from 101 cases.
According to Harvard's current President Drew Faust, the university “was directly complicit in America’s system of racial bondage,” and a new plaque that lists the names of slaves who worked on campus is meant to remember “stolen lives.”
The city of Chicago has begun a $5.5 payout of reparations to nearly 60 individuals who were tortured by the police in the 1970s and 1980s. The announcement of the reparation payment was made by Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Tuesday, just as his city is enduring tensions between citizens the police force over recent events. […]
17-year-old Laquan McDonald was allegedly walking away from the police at the time that he was shot 16 times by Officer Jason Van Dyke in October 2014.
The Chicago Police Department has launched an investigation on one of its own after video of a white officer making comments about slain Ferguson teen…
Just how racist is the Chicago Police Department? This photo paints a pretty bleak picture http://t.co/m86FOaOFbUpic.twitter.com/9NHrZ4lHeh — Slate (@Slate) May 27, 2015 A decade-old photograph…