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Transparency trouble: New database shows police misconduct records for Chicago and beyond

Transparency trouble: New database shows police misconduct records for Chicago and beyond

Bianca Cseke, Online Editor

May 13, 2019


Filed under Metro, News

Chicago-area police departments — not including those in the suburbs — have had 56 officers decertified for misconduct since 2000, according to records released last month through collaboration between USA Today and the Invisible Institute. The reasons for decertification include official misconduct, theft, assault and murder, among others. The records were released after the ...

Minneapolis to pay $20M to family of 911 caller slain by cop

Minneapolis to pay $20M to family of 911 caller slain by cop

Amy Forliti, Associated Press

May 3, 2019


Filed under Nation & World

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minneapolis will pay $20 million to the family of an unarmed woman shot by a police officer after she called 911 to report a possible crime, city leaders announced Friday — a move that comes just three days after the former officer was convicted of murder. The settlement reached...

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