Chicago police routinely violated civil rights - U.S. Justice Department

Saturday, 14 January 2017
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Chicago police routinely violated the civil rights of people in one of America's largest cities, the U.S. Justice Department said in a report released on Friday, citing excessive force, racially discriminatory conduct and a "code of silence" to thwart investigations into police misconduct.

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