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Illinois Lawmakers Bar Police From Using Deception When Interrogating Minors

By Michael Levenson, New York Times Illinois would become the first state to bar the police from using deceptive tactics when interrogating young people under...

Chicago Police Watchdog Finds Nearly 100 Misconduct Allegations Related To 2019...

A dozen officers mistakenly stormed social worker Anjanette Young’s home in 2019 and handcuffed her while she was naked. By Sanjana Karanth, HuffPost Chicago’s police oversight...

Suspect Arrested In Death Of 7-Year-Old Jaslyn Adams After High-Speed Chase

"It’s a bittersweet feeling. I don’t know how to feel right now," Adams' grandmother told reporters. By Charise Frazier, NewsOne The family of Jaslyn Adams breathed...

Video of Chicago police shooting of Adam Toledo, 13, draws outrage

By Ny Magee, TheGrio The graphic body camera footage of a Chicago police officer fatally shooting 13-year-old Adam Toledo was released to the public Thursday...

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...