How a Whistleblower Brought Down Chicago Police Chief
Laquan McDonald's death seemed like another case of a justified police shooting until a whistleblower picked up the phone. One year later, the city is reeling.
On a late fall day in 2014, Craig Futterman, a professor at the University of Chicago Law School, received a phone call. He won't say who was on the other line or even where he was when he got the call.
"I want to be very careful not to give anything away that could identify them," he says now.