“Emanuel Administration Earns Failing Grade on Police Torture and Code of Silence” @ Huffington Post

Posted on January 9, 2013

G. Flint Taylor — January 4, 2013: “In their first full year at the helm of the city, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and his corporation counsel have, to be kind, left much to be desired in the field of police torture and misconduct, wasting tens of millions of dollars in the continued unprincipled defense of convicted police torturer Jon Burge and his confederates, the police code of silence, and detectives who framed an innocent 13-year-old boy.

This blatant disrespect for the citizens of the city, particularly African-Americans, was further demonstrated by the mayor’s refusal to apologize to the victims of police torture and their families, to join with Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan in her fight to strip Burge of his police pension, and the failure to make good on his promise that he would end the torture scandal by¬†fairly settling¬†the remaining cases that torture survivors had brought against the city……………………”

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