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Chicago Reporter Unveils Sweeping Police Misconduct Lawsuits Database

The Chicago Reporter has made available a police misconduct lawsuits database, encompassing more than 650 cases from 2012 through 2015 totaling more than $210 million in Chicago taxpayer dollars.

#BlackLivesMatter activists call for justice after further release of cop videos

The city of Chicago has made public hundreds of audio and video files in what's billed as "a major step forward to promote transparency". Also, the prospects of a mass-release of Rahm Emanuel's own communications have gotten a big boost in court, making that likelihood all the greater. Even so, Black Lives Matter Chicago released a statement saying that such developments are but paltry moves to justice for victims of Chicago police brutality.

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