Connect with us

News

Chicago Officials to Release Evidence of Shootings, Police Misconduct

Chicago officials have announced plans to release a significant amount of evidence from roughly 100 open investigations into police shootings and the use of force on Friday.

The Washington Post reports the disclosure follows intense scrutiny of the city’s department. The agency that investigates allegations of police misconduct plans to make the material public. This includes videos, audio recording and reports.

The move is the latest to follow public outcry over video footage showing 17-year-old Laquan McDonald being fatally wounded 16 times by  CPD Officer Jason Van Dyke.

That video, released in November, prompted mass protests over the fact that the recording took more than a year to be released, and what it revealed. Van Dyke has been charged with murder. The Independent Police Review Authority (IPRA) is an agency that investigates any time someone dies or is seriously injured while in CPD custody.

They will post the information online as part of a new policy that calls for the city to release such information more quickly.

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Four New York Cops in ‘Love Rectangle’ Stripped of Guns

News

Police Shot and Killed Black Ohio Teen, Girlfriend Charged For His Murder Police Shot and Killed Black Ohio Teen, Girlfriend Charged For His Murder

Chicago’s Decreased Murder Tally Still Made for a ‘Tragic’ 2018

News

Police Shot and Killed Black Ohio Teen, Girlfriend Charged For His Murder Police Shot and Killed Black Ohio Teen, Girlfriend Charged For His Murder

Police Shoot and Kill Black Ohio Teen; Girlfriend Charged With His Murder

News

Man Who Saved Passenger from Deadly Car Crash Had Car Towed by Police Man Who Saved Passenger from Deadly Car Crash Had Car Towed by Police

Police Tow Car of Man Who Saved Passenger in Deadly Crash

News

Advertisement
Connect
Newsletter Signup