Follow me The following post was originally posted at NationalInterest.org by Timothy Lynch under the title “Washington Can’t Fix Broken Policing.” It addresses the idea that having a the Department of Justice (DoJ) or some other federal agency such as the FBI investigate abuses by local police or court official will

Follow me A “Police Accountability Task Force” was set up by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emmanuel in the wake of the release of the video depicting Laquan McDonald’s murder by Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke. Now that task force has released its report and that report doesn’t play out well

Follow me Three witnesses to the Laquan McDonald murder in Chicago have come forward stating that they were intimidated and threatened for hours by the Chicago police in an attempt to get them to change their stories to match that of the official narrative. When that was unsuccessful, their statements

Follow me After the Chicago Tribune filed a Freedom of Information Act request, the Chicago police released surveillance footage from a Burger King near where Laquan McDonald was shot by Officer Jason Van Dyke 16 times as he walked away from police. Except eighty minutes of that video is missing