Following a petition for a special prosector in the case of the Laquan McDonald shooting, filed by the Civil Rights and Police Accountability Project jointly with Northwestern University and the People's Law Office, the Chicago Tribune reports:
How Do High School Students View Their Relationship with the Police?
April 13, 2016
University of Chicago law professor Craig Futterman joins Justin to talk about a new study on police accountability and the relationship between youth and police.
University of Chicago law professor Craig Futterman joins Justin to talk about a new study on police accountability and the relationship between youth and police. We also hear from a Chicago police officer who offers his take on the study.
Ald. Leslie Hairston (5th) has announced that she is introducing an ordinance that will abolish IPRA and replace it with a truly independent and empowered citizen body to conduct high quality investigations into police misconduct that are fully transparent and accountable to the entire community. This is real reform.
The release of the video of the killing of Laquan McDonald lifted the curtain on Chicago’s code of silence and revealed an astounding lack of police accountability throughout the city.