The Chicago’s City Council offered a reparations package to individuals tortured by former Chicago Police Commander Jon Burge. Anthony Holmes was one of the men who spoke before the city council’s finance committee about his experiences being tortured by Burge.
A commission that investigates alleged police torture cases in Illinois has made its last batch of decisions before a June 30 deadline from lawmakers to cut off its funding.The Illinois Torture Inquiry and Relief Commission on Thursday ruled it wouldn't forward four claims to
The family of a man who allegedly committed suicide while in police custody is suing the city of Chicago for wrongful death.On Nov. 17, Develt Bradford was found hanging while detained at Area 2 of the Chicago Police Department.
Former Mayor Richard M. Daley is one step closer to being deposed in connection with alleged torture by Chicago police. On Wednesday a Federal judge ruled for the second time that Daley can be sued over alleged police torture.The former mayor was the Cook County state's attorney back in the 1980s.