CHICAGO – An official says Ministry of Justice, the report of the police of Chicago and decision the Police that there is a pattern and practice of violating residents constitutional rights.
The official, who is familiar with the detailed findings in the report spoke on the condition of anonymity Wednesday because he was not authorized to speak publicly. He refused to provide information. The report will be released Friday.
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The probe was launched in 2015 following video shows a white officer fatally shooting black teen Laquan McDonald 16 times. Officials said at the time that a question was whether Chicago officers are prone to excessive force and racial prejudices.
After similar reviews in other cities, the Ministry of Justice has been working with city officials to come up with a remediation that is enforced by a federal judge.