Craig Futterman on the Importance of the Indictment of Three Chicago Police

Prosecute cops who lie
Chicago Sun-Times
June 27, 2017

The wheels of justice are slowly turning in this case. We have come this far largely because of the video that a judge forced the city to release in 2015, more than a year after the shooting.

Craig Futterman, a University of Chicago Law School professor and police accountability advocate, told Sun-Times reporter Andy Grimm that the charges against the cops, like the murder charges against Van Dyke, are groundbreaking.

“If we want that culture (of silence) to end, and police officers want it to end, we have to know that there are consequences when officers lie,” Futterman said.

Craig B. Futterman