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Chicago’s ‘crisis intervention training’ program gutted

As if we didn’t know, the City of Chicago and the Chicago Police Department are not interested in improving the behavior of the police. http://www.dailykos.com/stories/2016/1/15/1470344/-Chicago-s-crisis-intervention-training-in-short-supply ... Read more

Cook County asks U.S. Justice Dept. to investigate CPD Homan torture facility

http://www.chicagoreader.com/Bleader/archives/2016/01/15/cook-county-board-approves-resolution-requesting-federal-probe-of-homan-square It’s great that the county asked the Justice Department to investigate the CPD’s use of torture at the Homan facility, but better yet, why not look at the big picture of corruption of City Hall/CPD/U.S. Attorney for Northern Illinois, and the FBI’s and Justice Department’s witting or unwitting complicity in this. http://www.austinseveninnocenceproject.com/cpd-crimes/ ... Read more

Homicide by drunk CPD officer gets pass from the court

The CPD is always finding new ways to get away with killing folks. http://www.capitalnewyork.com/article/illinois/2016/01/8587435/unfit-chicago-police-officer-gets-city-job ... Read more

Instead of getting the facts, Las Vegas police kill unarmed Keith Childress, Jr., claiming he was wanted for attempted murder

Murder at the hands of the police is virtually a daily occurrence in the U.S. http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/king-las-vegas-police-kill-unarmed-black-man-false-facts-article-1.2494201 ... Read more

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