Chicago police blasted for racial bias, ‘cover-up culture’

Chicago police blasted for racial bias, ‘cover-up culture’

Chicago police have trampled on the rights of residents for years, permitting racial bias, using excessive force and shooting people who did not pose immediate threats, the US Justice Department announced Friday after a yearlong investigation. The practices endanger civilians and officers, cause avoidable injuries and deaths and erode community trust that is “the cornerstone […]