The Independent Police Review Authority on Friday released hundreds of videos and other supporting evidence in potential police misconduct cases dating back to 2011.
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When President Obama announced last week a series of executive actions to reduce gun violence, he was joined by the parents of Hadiya Pendleton, who was murdered in Chicago three years ago this month. The Pendletons join us to talk about curbing violence in Chicago.
Bettie Jones, the 55-year-old woman who was accidentally shot and killed by police on Dec. 26, was laid to rest Wednesday. Jones’ family recently filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the city of Chicago. Joining us to talk about Jones and the lawsuit is attorney Larry Rogers Jr.
"Failure is just not an option here," the Independent Police Review Authority chief said to Carol Marin during Monday's interview. "I believe that all the invested agencies involved here, the police department, the mayor's office, state's attorney's office – everybody understands that. We have to make this work, and I'm committed to making this work."
Last weekend's police-involved shooting has raised questions about whether Chicago officers are equipped to deal with mental health crises. We discuss the crisis intervention training offered to local police officers with two mental health advocates.
City officials make further moves to reform police training in the wake of this weekend's deadly police-involved shootings. This, as the family of one victim who was accidentally shot and killed is speaking out.
After two more fatal shootings by the Chicago Police Department over the weekend, calls for urgent police reform and better training of officers have grown louder. What, if anything, could police have done differently to de-escalate the situation, and is more training the answer? We discuss the issues with our panel.
Exclusive: “Chicago Tonight” has learned that U.S. Department of Justice officials are scheduled to arrive in Chicago on Wednesday as the civil rights investigation into the police department gets underway.
Dean Angelo, the head of the Chicago Fraternal Order of Police, met with Department of Justice officials in Washington, D.C. this week as the agency begins its civil rights investigation into the Chicago Police Department.
The Chicago Police Department is the subject of national scrutiny following the shooting deaths of two African-American males at the hands of on-duty police officers. Mayor Rahm Emanuel joins us for a one-on-one discussion about police reform and calls for his resignation.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel announces that the city will publicly release another dash-cam video showing a police officer killing an African-American male. What is this video alleged to show, and will it engender the same response that the video depicting the shooting death of Laquan McDonald did? Paris Schutz joins us with the latest.
Chicago police officers shot and killed 70 people between 2010 and 2014, according to a new report from the Better Government Association. Andrew Schroedter, senior investigator with the BGA, joins Chicago Tonight to talk about these numbers and their implications for Chicago.