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Two Chicago officers who shot and killed, Paul O’Neal, an unarmed black man fleeing in a stolen vehicle immediately “relieved of powers” for violating department policies

Paul O’Neal, an 18 year-old unarmed black man, seeking to escape police in a stolen vehicle, sideswiped a squad car injuring officers. The Chicago patrolmen shot O’Neal while he was driving away. O’Neal died prior to reaching hospital. Superintendent Eddie Johnson, seeking to re-build trust in wake of Laquan McDonald scandal, demonstrates unprecedented transparency and takes immediate action, relieving the …

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Police Accountability Task Force: Recommendations for Reform of the Chicago Police Department

Excerpts – The full report is available at https://chicagopatf.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/PATF_Final_Report_4_13_16-1.pdf “The police need to know who they work for – the community. The authority that they have belongs to the people.”1 The Police Accountability Task Force arose amidst a significant and historic public outcry. The outcry brought people into the streets, on social media and on other venues to say in a …