Garcia told the officers that he had to call his attorney before locking himself in the bedroom.
Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon (D-Penn.) called it "a textbook example of abuse of power and reckless disregard for the rule of law – and it's no 'joking' matter."
If there are any canny politicians who could do it, it is these two who have done just that in the past.
Charged with conspiring to deprive individuals of civil rights under color of law, Daniel Pent faces a maximum penalty of 10 years in prison and a fine of $250,000.
"It’s been part of the culture, along with the code of silence, along with the systemic racism that is so prevalent in the Chicago Police Department."
“The difficulties posed by this case are clearly represented by the jury’s inability to come to a verdict on three of the four charged offenses.”