|Yesterday's protest: On State Street, that great street...|
"I own the problem of police brutality, and I'll fix it." -- Chicago TribuneBGA Pres. Andy Shaw
It’s been quite a firestorm, and it’s scorching Emanuel and Alvarez. But it’s unconscionable that so few others been held accountable, and so little has changed, after more than half a century of well-documented police misconduct that’s taken too many lives, wasted too many tax dollars, sown too much mistrust, and inflicted too much pain on our entire city. -- Toxic Chicago cop culture dates back decades
|Ando should be indicted, not just fired.|
,,, a former Chicago police commander and top IPRA investigator, has claimed he was fired this year for resisting [IPRA head, Scott] Ando’s orders to justify police shootings. Davis’ lawyer told the Sun-Times last week that Chatman’s shooting was the video that led to Davis’ ouster. Davis himself called Chatman’s death a “murder” — one that was officially justified in an IPRA report. -- Sun-TimesJohn Kass
The strongman also protects his power through routine purges of those close to him, lest they be tempted. Even slavish, abject loyalty can't protect them. -- TribuneAld. Pat O’Connor, the mayor’s City Council floor leader has no clue.
“They’re mad at him, but I’m not exactly sure I know why they’re mad at him." -- Sun-TimesMichael Davis, Retired African-American police officer