Chicago has a systemic problem that won’t be solved with the charging of a single officer.
Tag: Ilana Rosenzweig
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When Chicago cops shoot
Since 1986 more than 1,600 people have been struck by bullets fired by Chicago police officers—an average of more than one person a week. In the 208 cases closed over the last two years, not a single shooting has been found to be unjustified. Should we be reassured?
This Is Chicago, and Independence Is in the Eye of the Beholder
At a community meeting in Uptown this week, citizens question whether Chicago’s Independent Police Review Authority is truly independent.
Who watches the watchers of the watchers? Our City Council, that’s who.
Aldermen call in the head of new Independent Police Review Authority for questioning.