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In this frame from dash-cam video provided by the Chicago Police Department, 17-year-old Laquan McDonald, right, walks down the street moments before being shot by white officer Jason Van Dyke in Chicago. The Task Force on Police Accountability recommends abolishing the Independent Police Review Authority, which investigates officer misconduct. The panel was created in the wake of protests over Van Dyke's fatal shooting of McDonald.
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In this frame from dash-cam video provided by the Chicago Police Department, 17-year-old Laquan McDonald, right, walks down the street moments before being shot by officer Jason Van Dyke in Chicago.

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The Latest On Chicago's New Police Superintendent

After City Council approved forgoing the police board recommendation process, and let Mayor Rahm Emanuel's choice for the city's police superintendent stand, Eddie Johnson now officially has the full-time job he never applied for.

He comes into the position on the same day that the Chicago’s Police Accountability Task Force released a scathing report calling on the CPD to acknowledge its racist past and overhaul the way it investigates police misconduct. Activists have long called for reform at the department. Listen to this playlist to catch up on the evolving story.

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