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Chicago police use excessive force, without being held accountable, Justice Department finds

Jan 13, 2017, 10:57 am CST

Chicago police use excessive force, by pattern or practice, and minorities are most affected, according to a Justice Department report released on Friday.

The use of excessive force, including deadly force, violates the Fourth Amendment, the report (PDF) concluded. A press release is here; media coverage includes stories… full story

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