Another Consent Decree for Chicago

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...

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November 1, 2018  Robin Kinderman
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Another Consent Decree for Chicago

Lest we forget...

On this day 16 years ago...

23 New York City police officers, 37 Port Authority officers, and 343 New York City firefighters perished in their heroic attempts to save the victims of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, Pentagon and Flight 93. 

Dozens more have lost their lives since due to illnesses contracted...

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September 11, 2017  Robin Kinderman
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Lest we forget...

28-year-old officer commits suicide

A 28-year-old police officer from Columbia, South Carolina took his own life July 28th.

According to The State article, Senior Deputy Derek Fish was found in his patrol car behind the station that evening. He had been on the force for six years, and had just been promoted, leaving many to wonder why he took his own life.

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August 2, 2017  Robin Kinderman
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28-year-old officer commits suicide