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

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

Wall Street JournalChicago Police Chief Says US Findings on Department Are 'Difficult to Read'Wall Street JournalCHICAGO—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.and more »

DOJ's War on Cops Targets Chicago - American Thinker

DOJ's War on Cops Targets ChicagoAmerican ThinkerMaybe 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 ...and more »

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

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

CLTVChicago activists and religious leaders react to Feds' police critiqueCLTVCHICAGO -- 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.and more »

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

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

In These TimesDOJ: To Address “Defective” Accountability System, Chicago Must Renegotiate Police Union ContractsIn These TimesThe DOJ's damning report found a pattern of racism and unreasonable force, and that contract provisions hinder investigations. BY Adeshina Emmanuel · Share TweetReddit0 StumbleUpon0EmailPrint ...and more »

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

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

New York TimesEfforts to Curb Police Abuses Have Mixed Record, and Uncertain FutureNew York TimesMayor 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 ...and more »

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

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

Washington PostThe damning Justice Department report about Chicago police also helps explain the city's murder rateWashington PostOver 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 ...and more »

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

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

WLS-TVDOJ releases scathing report on Chicago Police DepartmentWLS-TVU.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.and more »

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

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

NPRChicago Police Often Used Excessive Force, DOJ Report FindsNPRThe 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 ...and more »

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

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

International Business TimesJustice Department Report: Chicago Police Hit Children, Kill Dogs And Shoot People For No ReasonInternational Business TimesThe 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 ...and more »

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

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

Chicago Sun-TimesFeds say Chicago Police stuck in last millenniumChicago Sun-TimesMayor 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 ...and more »

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

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

New York TimesChicago Police Routinely Trampled on Civil Rights, Justice Dept. SaysNew York TimesMayor 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 ...and more »

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

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

South China Morning PostJustice department accuses Chicago police of excessive force, lax discipline and bad trainingSouth China Morning PostIn 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 ...and more »

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

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

Press TVChicago police routinely use excessive force: US Justice DepartmentPress TVThe 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 ...and more »

US chastises Chicago police on use of force - Dallas News;

US chastises Chicago police on use of force - Dallas News

Dallas NewsUS chastises Chicago police on use of forceDallas NewsCHICAGO -- 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 ...and more »

Justice report questions Emanuel police changes - Chicago Tribune;

Justice report questions Emanuel police changes - Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneJustice report questions Emanuel police changesChicago TribuneChicago 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 ...and more »

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

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

The Economist (blog)Chicago's police regularly use excessive force, says the Department of JusticeThe 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 ...and more »

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

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

International Business Times UKChicago police violated civil rights and used 'unreasonable' force, Justice Department saysInternational Business Times UKOfficers' 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 ...and more »

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

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

WGN-TVFor some families of victims killed by Chicago Police, CPD report means littleWGN-TVCHICAGO -- 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 ...and more »

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

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

Chicago Sun-TimesMitchell: No surprises in DOJ report, just ugly truthsChicago Sun-TimesU.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 ...and more »

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

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

PBS NewsHourNews Wrap: Justice Department finds widespread bias by Chicago policePBS NewsHour[Sorry, the video for this story has expired, but you can still read the transcript below. ] EMAIL. LISTEN. https://d3i6fh83elv35t.cloudfront.net/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/20170113_newswrap_1.mp3 · SEE PODCASTS ...and more »