Officer Nicholas Jovanovich knocked out the activist’s tooth and seized her cell phone.
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Prosecutors drop charges against 15 men allegedly framed by dirty cop, and other Chicago news
Also, Chicago could see “record” Thanksgiving traffic next week.
Emanuel sidesteps criticism from attorney general Lisa Madigan on police reform, and other Chicago news
Also, police officers tied to Laquan McDonald shooting will return to CPD’s payroll but not the streets.
Alderman: Rahm will hire hundreds of cops to stop gun violence surge, and other Chicago news
Also, Derrick Rose’s alleged gang-rape case is back in the spotlight.
Police watchdog Mary Powers dies
Decades before groups like the Invisible Institute were pushing for police accountability, Mary Powers and Citizens Alert were thorns in bad cops’ sides.
Uber and Lyft are threatening to leave Chicago, and other news
Also, Rahm called secret City Hall meetings to “get story straight” on Laquan McDonald shooting.
New bill would nix IPRA in favor of revamped police oversight
But at least one longtime police accountability group is vehemently opposed to the changes proposed.
Here’s the video that led IPRA to call for the firing of police officer Francisco Perez
A police board hearing begins Tuesday for the officer accused of shooting 16 times at the wrong car.
Is Cedric Alexander fit to be Chicago’s top cop?
Cedric Alexander could be Chicago’s next top cop. But many residents of DeKalb County, Georgia, say he’s failed to fix one police department sorely in need of reform.
After saying #ByeAnita, Chicago’s young black organizers continue calls for justice
As today, the four-year anniversary of Rekia Boyd’s death, neared, activists shift attention back to the fate of her killer, officer Dante Servin.
Top cop’s apologies fall on deaf ears as Servin decision lingers
Superintendent Garry McCarthy stalled Police Board protesters who—along with some alderman—are calling for him to take action or resign.
IPRA recommends the firing of a Chicago police officer involved in a shooting
After a drive-by shooting on North Ashland in 2011, an off-duty officer shot 16 times at the wrong car, according to the Independent Police Review Authority.
Chicago Ain’t Ready for Police Board Reform
Proposals to reform a key police oversight body are on hold while aldermen await orders from Mayor Daley.
This should fix things
A Chicago Sun-Times investigation reveals that the mayor has the wrong oversight boards reviewing police and planning.