Chicago Police Chief Says US Findings on Department Are 'Difficult to Read' - Wall Street Journal

CHICAGO—The Justice Department's report Friday on the Chicago Police Department detailed “routinely abusive behavior” toward minorities, but also found that officers themselves were poorly trained, received inadequate support and suffered low morale.

DOJ's War on Cops Targets Chicago - American Thinker

Maybe now we can call the rise of crime in our inner cities the “Chicago effect” after the Department of Justice stepped over the bodies of 762 Chicagoans murdered in 2016 to issue a report damning Chicago cops for racially biased and overly aggressive ...

Chicago activists and religious leaders react to Feds' police critique - CLTV

CHICAGO -- Activists and religious leaders are speaking out about a scathing federal critique of the Chicago Police Department. They say police practices must change, but the city must also address poverty and unemployment. "Our city is up for grabs.

DOJ: To Address “Defective” Accountability System, Chicago Must Renegotiate Police Union Contracts - In These Times

The DOJ's damning report found a pattern of racism and unreasonable force, and that contract provisions hinder investigations. BY Adeshina Emmanuel · Share TweetReddit0 StumbleUpon0EmailPrint ...

Efforts to Curb Police Abuses Have Mixed Record, and Uncertain Future - New York Times

Mayor Rahm Emanuel of Chicago spoke at a news conference about police abuses, flanked by Attorney General Loretta Lynch and Eddie Johnson, the police superintendent. Credit Scott Olson/Getty Images. Looking to the federal government to rein in police ...

The damning Justice Department report about Chicago police also helps explain the city's murder rate - Washington Post

Over the past couple of years, we've heard a lot about the Ferguson Effect. The general idea is that cops have stopped responding to altercations or stopped proactive policing, because they're scared of anti-police violence, because public criticism of ...

DOJ releases scathing report on Chicago Police Department - WLS-TV

U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch said the Chicago Police Department has been violating the constitutional rights of residents for years. (WLS). An ABC7 I-Team Investigation. WLS. By Chuck Goudie and Ross Weidner, Barb Markoff, Christine Tressel.

Chicago Police Often Used Excessive Force, DOJ Report Finds - NPR

The Justice Department has released a scathing report that accuses the Chicago Police Department of systematic use of excessive force. SCOTT SIMON, HOST: The U.S. Justice Department has released a scathing report that accuses the Chicago police of ...

Justice Department Report: Chicago Police Hit Children, Kill Dogs And Shoot People For No Reason - International Business Times

The Justice Department released a 161-page report Friday detailing the results of its 13-month investigation into the Chicago Police Department. The report paints a damning picture of a department suffering from systemic problems in the way it trains ...

Feds say Chicago Police stuck in last millennium - Chicago Sun-Times

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Police Department Supt. Eddie Johnson listen as Attorney General Loretta Lynch discusses the U.S. Department of Justice investigation that found reasonable cause that the Chicago Police Department engaged in a ...

Chicago Police Routinely Trampled on Civil Rights, Justice Dept. Says - New York Times

Mayor Rahm Emanuel called the Justice Department's findings “sobering.” He spoke at a news conference in Chicago on Friday at which Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch and Chicago's police superintendent, Eddie Johnson, also appeared. Credit Scott ...

Justice department accuses Chicago police of excessive force, lax discipline and bad training - South China Morning Post

In perhaps the most damning, sweeping critique ever of the Chicago Police Department, the US Department of Justice concluded on Friday that the city's police officers are poorly trained in the use of force, resort to lethal force far too often and ...

Chicago police routinely use excessive force: US Justice Department - Press TV

The police department in Chicago, Illinois, routinely uses excessive force and violates the civil rights of residents, particularly those who are black and Hispanic, according to a report by the US government. The report, released by the US Justice ...

US chastises Chicago police on use of force - Dallas News

CHICAGO -- The Chicago police have systematically violated the civil rights of residents by routinely using excessive force, especially against black and Latino people, the Justice Department said in a scathing report released Friday. Federal ...

Justice report questions Emanuel police changes - Chicago Tribune

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel speaks as Attorney General Loretta Lynch and Chicago police Superintendent Eddie Johnson look on at a news conference at the Dirksen U.S. Courthouse in Chicago on Jan. 13, 2017. A damning U.S. Department of Justice ...

Chicago's police regularly use excessive force, says the Department of Justice - The Economist (blog)

AFTER Ferguson, Cleveland, Newark and Baltimore it is now Chicago's turn to be confronted with the grim conclusions of an investigation by the Department of Justice (DOJ) into its police force. On January 13th Loretta Lynch, the attorney general ...

Chicago police violated civil rights and used 'unreasonable' force, Justice Department says - International Business Times UK

Officers' practices unnecessarily endanger themselves and result in avoidable use of force, the report said. Harriet Sinclair CMS. By Harriet Sinclair. January 14, 2017 01:31 GMT. Chicago police The city's police department has been subject to an ...

For some families of victims killed by Chicago Police, CPD report means little - WGN-TV

CHICAGO -- Several families of victims of police shootings spoke out today after the U.S. Department of Justice's report from its yearlong investigation into the Chicago Police Department. Many say they were not surprised by the findings of the report ...

Mitchell: No surprises in DOJ report, just ugly truths - Chicago Sun-Times

U.S. Attorney Zachary Fardon looks on as Attorney General Loretta Lynch announces the release of a report that found reasonable cause that the Chicago Police Department engaged in a pattern of using excessive force during a press conference at the ...

News Wrap: Justice Department finds widespread bias by Chicago police - PBS NewsHour

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