Craig Futterman Speaks with ABC7 About Chicago Police Tactical Units

Chicago police tactical teams again under scrutiny after fatal shooting of Dexter Reed

The topic of tactical teams is once again being discussed after the recent Chicago police shooting death of 26-year-old Dexter Reed.

Tactical teams have a long history in Chicago. The plain-clothes officers often police in high-crime areas

"They are often called, 'jump out boys,' 'the cowboys.' They jump out of the car aggressively, not trained in deescalation," said Craig Futterman, with University of Chicago Law.

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