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The prospects for police reform without a consent decree from the Justice Department. 

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A West Side police commander has an unusually high number of complaints filed against him. We talk to the reporter who broke the story.

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Mayor Rahm Emanuel has named former chief deputy U.S. Marshal John P. O’Malley to the Chicago Police Board, which decides the most serious cases of police discipline. 

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Sharon Fairley

Sharon Fairley, the head of the city's Independent Police Review Authority, is here to talk about the new police oversight agency set to replace it.

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It's official: The Independent Police Review Authority will now become the Civilian Office of Police Accountability, or COPA. We'll tell you what the next steps are in the process to reform police oversight, and what action City Council is proposing against Donald Trump.

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Who will police the Chicago police? Plans to clean house and overhaul the police accountability process face a crucial City Council vote.

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August is Chicago's most violent month in 20 years. The historic Tribune Tower is sold. Chicago teachers are set to vote on an October strike. And the Cubs are still on top. These stories and more with Joel Weisman and guests.

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The head of the Chicago Police Board on what it will take to change the culture of the department and restore public confidence.

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Acknowledging the historically high murder rate in Chicago this month, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Tuesday told “Chicago Tonight” that he is planning a major address in mid-September to deal with violence.

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Just who will police the police? New details emerge on a proposal to replace the embattled Independent Police Review Authority with a new agency.

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Meet a Chicago police officer who says she faced retaliation after investigating corrupt cops, and find out how she hopes to help other whistleblowers.

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Chicago's Independent Police Review Authority has begun posting audio and video from police misconduct investigations. We hear what the head of the police union has to say about it.

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“Mr. Angelo continues to miss the mark when he dismisses the report,” said Lori Lightfoot, chairwoman of the Police Accountability Task Force, in response to comments made by FOP head Dean Angelo during his Monday appearance on "Chicago Tonight."

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Dean Angelo

Changes are coming to the Chicago Police Department. But are the rank and file on board? We talk with the head of Chicago's Fraternal Order of Police.

Chicago Tribune Investigation Shows Problem Officers Face Little Discipline

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A recent Chicago Tribune investigation revealed that just 1 percent of Chicago police officers are responsible for almost a third of all misconduct lawsuits. Joining “Chicago Tonight” to discuss what it will take to hold police officers truly accountable are Lori Lightfoot and Sergio Acosta.

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Illinois is in an unprecedented budget stalemate that's lasted more than half a year and has sucked up much of the oxygen in Springfield. On Wednesday, Republican lawmakers plan to unveil legislation that would take away mayoral control from Chicago Public Schools. We speak with a panel of legislators.

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