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Garry McCarthy

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  • ACLU: Chicago police had higher stop-and-frisk rate than NYC

    Chicago police officers initiated stop, question and frisk encounters at a much higher rate last summer than their New York City counterparts ever did, and just like with New York's heavily criticized program, Chicago blacks and other racial minorities were disproportionately targeted, according to a civil liberties group.
  • Spike in 'contact cards' from street stops raises legal, strategic concerns

    Spike in 'contact cards' from street stops raises legal, strategic concerns
    Under pressure from police Superintendent Garry McCarthy to reduce violence, Chicago police are increasingly writing up "contact cards" -- the form they fill out when making street stops -- raising concerns of civil libertarians that the number of...

    Chicago gets first deputy police chief

    The Chicago Police Department has its first ever deputy chief. Mayor Rahm Emanuel and police Superintendent Garry McCarthy announced Friday that 28-year Chicago police veteran Eric Washington was selected for the role. Washington will oversee the...

    Lawyers wary of claim about Chicago police 'black site,' say abuse citywide

     Lawyers wary of claim about Chicago police 'black site,' say abuse citywide
    Allegations that the Chicago Police Department abuses the rights of people that police detain for questioning have been a central element of the notorious police misconduct issues in this city for decades. From the torture carried out by former Cmdr....

    Chicago crime tricky issue as Rahm Emanuel seeks re-election

    Chicago crime tricky issue as Rahm Emanuel seeks re-election
    Cleopatra Cowley-Pendleton stepped to the microphone at a Washington Park community center last month, almost exactly two years after her 15-year-old daughter Hadiya was gunned down in a park not far from President Barack Obama's home, becoming a national...