The man picked to be Chicago's next police superintendent is already laying out his tactics to fight crime.Garry McCarthy won't get to become police superintendent until the new City Council gives him the ok.
As expected, Chicago Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel completed his long-awaited search for a new Chicago Police Superintendent Monday by naming Garry McCarthy to the post. Since 2006, McCarthy has led the police department in Newark, NJ, and before that he served as Deputy Commissioner of Operations f
Chicago Police interim Superintendant Terry Hillard has had a rough few weeks. He’s had to deal with at least two public cases of police misconduct. The first was broken by WBEZ, after uncovering a video which appears to show police allowing the intimidation of a young man in their custody.
Here’s a follow-up on a video WBEZ has been reporting about. That video, shot March 19, shows a young man in the backseat of a Chicago police SUV. A back door is open and he’s getting taunted by onlookers who flash gang signs — while two officers seem to stand by.