Former Chicago Superintendent Garry McCarthy is in hot water, depending on which publication you read.
McCarthy - having previously worked for the police departments of New York City, Newark, and Chicago -- is currently campaigning to be Mayor of Chicago, and is getting a lot of grief for how he’s...Read More
The Chicago Police Department has a new consent decree to follow, because apparently the last one wasn’t good enough.
According to the article "Torn Apart by Misconduct -- Chicago Police Brutality Survivors Call for Strong Consent Decree" posted on The Medill News Service, the consent decree has been in the process for...Read More
Fifth graders in Baltimore may be the ticket to solving police brutality.
According to TheRealNews.com, a class of fifth graders has completed a “comprehensive research project on the unconstitutional and racist tactics used by Baltimore’s police department” and will be using their findings to come up with their own...Read More
Attorney General Jeff Sessions has put a halt to federal involvement, and several police departments are not happy about it.
According to the article “Rollback of Federal Police Reform Program Riles Advocates”, the DOJ is switching gears – rather than focus on police-community relations, they’re focusing on gangs...Read More
In a letter to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette titled “No Justice, No Police; Flawed Reforms Alienate Good Cops and Prolong a Crisis,” retired police officer Chuck Bosetti writes about the many issues with Consent Decrees and how Pittsburgh has been dealing with the “Ferguson Effect” since the first Decree took effect in...Read More
The Baltimore, Maryland police department has joined Chicago under the thumb of a consent decree.
According to an article titled “Ignoring Police Violence” on the left-leaning, political web site prospect.org, investigations had shown that the police were intentionally discriminant against African-Americans and abused their...Read More