Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Tag: Laquan McDonald

Chicago cop found guilty of murdering teen on video

Finally, a bit of justice for Laquan McDonald.

3 Chicago cops charged with obstruction for falsely justifying teen’s death

Dashcam footage revealed that none of the officers told the truth about McDonald’s death.

Report: Chicago cops ignored recommendation to fire officers after Laquan McDonald...

A leaked Inspector General report shows law enforcement closing ranks.

Police Superintendent Recommends Firing 7 Officers Involved In Teen’s Death

Superintendent Eddie Johnson called for seven of the officers involved in the Laquan McDonald investigation to be terminated for writing false reports and giving false statements.

Bernie Sanders Calls For Resignations of Officials Who Covered Up Teen’s...

Bernie Sanders believes the investigation into the death of Laquan McDonald should extend pass the Chicago Police Department - to all elected officials that may have had a hand in covering up the details of his death.

Officer Arrested for Murder After Gunning Down Teen Laquan McDonald on...

Officer Jason Van Dyke claimed that Laquan McDonald lunged at him with a knife. New dashcam video footage release shows direct contradictions with the officer's account.

Chicago Activist: City’s Call for Peace over Laquan McDonald Video Does...

"For us, it was important not to take a meeting with the mayor where it was clear to us that this series of meetings was about how are we going to quell our fears — being the mayor’s office’s fears — about what young, black people are going to do once this video is released."

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