Friday, January 13, 2017

Down to the Wire: Obama’s DOJ Issues Scathing Report on Systemic Abuse Within Chicago Police



THE JUSTICE DEPARTMENT released a blistering report on Friday concluding what many in Chicago have been saying for years: that the city’s police officers routinely use excessive and deadly force, particularly against black and Latino residents; that they systematically violate civil rights; and that the department consistently fails to hold officers accountable for abuse and misconduct.

With one week to go before the beginning of the Trump administration — which is widely expected to take a considerably less aggressive approach toward police abuse — federal officials this week tied up the loose ends on some of the department’s most high profile investigations of police departments.

https://theintercept.com/2017/01/13/down-to-the-wire-obamas-doj-issues-scathing-report-on-systemic-abuse-within-chicago-police/

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