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ENTRAPMENT TARGETING BLACK COMMUNITIES IS WRONG, BUT…

There is a quote attributed to the American Transcendentalist and reforming minister of the Unitarian church, Theodore Parker that inspired Dr. Martin Luther King,...

Bait Trucks in Englewood called off after outcry

Crusader staff report Bait trucks with Nike gym shoes that served to lure and arrest residents in Englewood will no longer be used after public...

Activists meet to prepare for Jason Van Dyke verdict

By Chinta Strausberg, Chicago Crusader Activist William Calloway late Tuesday night held a town hall meeting at Saint Sabina to develop a contingency plan in...

Can Chicago police learn from Minnesota?

By J. Coyden Palmer, Chicago Crusader The stories of Chicago’s violence are known around the world via social media and news media outlets. The Chicago...

Chicago sued again to force police reforms

Crusader staff report Opposition is mounting against Mayor Rahm Emanuel and his efforts to implement police reforms without scrutiny and oversight. Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan...

Black Lives Matter files lawsuit to force Chicago police reforms

By Amanda Vinicky, Chicago Tonight/WTTW A federal lawsuit filed Wednesday morning seeks federal intervention “to end the historical and on-going pattern and practice of excessive force...

Leaders call for action after DOJ Report

By J. Coyden Palmer, Chicago Crusader Atty. Sheila Bedi, associate clinical professor of Law at the Northwestern Pritzker School of Law with the Roderick and...

Scathing DOJ report on Chicago police finds pattern of excessive force

By Aamer Madhani, USA TODAY A scathing Justice Department investigation concluded that the Chicago Police Department is beset by widespread racial bias, a pattern of...

New year police shootings raise questions

By J. Coyden Palmer, Chicago Crusader A Chicago Police officer has been stripped of his police powers while an investigation is underway into a shooting...

Taxpayers pay big for police mistakes

By J. Coyden Palme, Chicago Crusader Just in time for Christmas, Chicago taxpayers will be hit with $27 million in judgments to be paid out...