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Hundreds gather on September 24, 2020 in front of the Chicago Police Department and across the city to protest that no Kentucky police officer will face charges in Breonna Taylor’s death

Hundreds gather on September 24, 2020 in front of the Chicago Police Department and across the city to protest that no Kentucky police officer would face charges in Breonna Taylor’s death.

Manuel Martinez

Hundreds gather on September 24, 2020 in front of the Chicago Police Department and across the city to protest that no Kentucky police officer will face charges in Breonna Taylor’s death

Hundreds gather on September 24, 2020 in front of the Chicago Police Department and across the city to protest that no Kentucky police officer would face charges in Breonna Taylor’s death.

Manuel Martinez

Jury awards CPD whistleblower Isaac Lambert nearly $1 million

The veteran detective was demoted for speaking out about a shooting of an unarmed teen by an off-duty officer in 2017. Host: Mary Dixon; Reporter: Chip Mitchel and Cianna Greaves

Hundreds gather on September 24, 2020 in front of the Chicago Police Department and across the city to protest that no Kentucky police officer would face charges in Breonna Taylor’s death.

Manuel Martinez

   

After deliberating for two and a half hours, a jury returned a verdict in favor of Chicago police sergeant Isaac Lambert in his lawsuit alleging retaliation for refusing to change a police report about another sergeant’s 2017 shooting of an unarmed teenager with autism. The jury awarded Lambert $910,000 in damages.

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