Former Chicago Police Supt: ‘Somebody Had to Take the Fall’

Former Chicago Police Supt: ‘Somebody Had to Take the Fall’

Garry McCarthy made controversial remarks at a Harvard panel discussion earlier this week.

by #teamEBONY, March 11, 2016

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Former Chicago Police Supt: ‘Somebody Had to Take the Fall’

Chicago’s former police chief says he was the fall guy for Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s administration as it faced protests over the shooting of a black teenager by a white officer.

Emanuel fired police Superintendent Garry McCarthy on Dec. 1, one week after a judge forced the release of a video showing then-officer Jason Van Dyke shooting Laquan McDonald 16 times in October 2014.



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