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CPD Admits No Basis For Labeling Man A Gang Member

The Chicago Police Department is admitting that it had no evidence to support its claim that a Chicago man was a gang member. Wilmer Catalan-Ramirez, a Guatemalan national who is facing deportation, sued CPD and the City of Chicago claiming that they falsely labeled him a gang member and that it made it impossible for him to fight his deportation case. In a letter, CPD admits it had no basis for labeling him a gang member.

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