The Sins of the Chicago Police Laid Bare

The report “lays out with extraordinary clarity the department’s long record of racial profiling, torture and killings and makes scores of recommendations that might offer Chicagoans some hope.

“As the report said, people from all walks of life believe that the Chicago police force, instead of protecting them, is a lethal threat to their safety, which is understandable since the lives of numerous people of color ‘came to an end solely because of an encounter with C.P.D.'”

“… it advises scrapping a hopeless broken police oversight system in favor of a new investigative agency that would be under civilian control.”

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