High cost of business as usual

Chicago has paid $20 million in police misconduct claims in 2018. And it’s not yet May.

About half of that taxpayer money is for cases marked: excessive force, false arrest and illegal search and seizure.

City Pays $20 Million So Far In 2018 For Police Misconduct Cases


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Writer. Formerly civil rights attorney. Currently professor. Working on new book about mental disability and criminal law in the 20th century.

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