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Police Discipline Agency Won't Tackle the Tough Cases

Locke Bowman | Posted 04.02.2014 | Chicago
Locke Bowman

The Chicago City Council established the IPRA with expectations that it would help reverse a culture of citizen abuse and officer impunity. As we approach the seventh anniversary of IPRA's creation, it's apparent the agency has flopped.

Pregnant Woman Sues Chicago Police For Tasering Her

Posted 06.15.2012 | Chicago

A pregnant woman whom a Chicago police officer tasered during a parking dispute last week filed a lawsuit Thursday against the Chicago Police Departme...

Police Department's 'Code Of Silence' Challenged

Posted 02.24.2012 | Chicago

A federal judge ruled Thursday that a Chicago bartender brutally beaten by an off-duty police officer can pursue a lawsuit against the police departme...

City Could Pay Big For Shocking Police Mistake

Posted 01.18.2012 | Chicago

The family of an autistic teen who they say was beaten by police could receive a $525,000 settlement, as recommended by a City Council committee Tuesd...