Sunday, June 16, 2019

Tag: Chicago Police Abuse

Prosecutors Over Troubling Cases of Police Brutality...

Public opinion seems to be turning against prosecutors in Illinois and Ohio who refused to crack down on police misconduct. According to news reports, Cook...

The Blue Mentality: Study Shows in Police...

Most of the public discourse concerning police brutality and abuse is framed in terms of a Black and white issue.  But what if it...

First the LAPD, Now the Chicago PD:...

Police cameras, whether dashcams or bodycams, have been hailed as an effective measure to bring transparency and accountability to police forces around the country,...

Chicago Finally Releases Video of Police Shooting...

https://youtu.be/graLfCUFe-s?t=5m34s

Criminals With a Badge: Nearly Three Years...

The case of Cedrick Chatman is further proof that the Chicago Police Department is rotten to the core, with a climate of abuse and...

Chicago Pays $5.5 Million in Reparations to...

In Chicago, a city known for its recent police scandals, victims tortured and abused by officers decades ago have finally received reparations. According to NPR, ...

Missing the Point: Chicago’s Answer to an...

As 2015 draws to a close, national attention is focused on the cities of Chicago and Cleveland.  Deadly policing policies resulting in dead Black...

Cook County Prosecutor Announces Seven Charges of...

Jason Van Dyke, the infamous and disgraced Chicago police officer, was formally indicted on Thursday on seven counts related to the October, 2014 shooting...

Young, Gifted and Black: The Assassination of...

On December 4, 1969, Fred Hampton, the young founder and leader of the Chicago Black Panther Party, was murdered in his bed while sleeping,...

The Lynching of Laquan McDonald: Video Footage...

The dashcam video depicting the lynching of Laquan McDonald, a 17-year-old Black boy by a white Chicago cop, was revealed to the world on...

Chicago Officer Charged with First Degree Murder...

UPDATE: Chicago police officer, Jason Van Dyke has been charged with first degree murder in the shooting death of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald. Van Dyke shot...

The $5M Cover-up? Video of Laquan McDonald,...

At what point do we decide that we have seen enough Black death? In recent times, part of the heightened awareness of the violence against...