Chicago’s Fraternal Order of Police made it clear last year that any of its officers who participated in taking a knee with the Black Lives Matter Movement would face discipline up to and including expulsion from the union. Yet, news about the union defending a white Chicago officer who participated in the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol raised the question of a double standard.
A CPD officer and a retired commander share their candid experiences.
GUESTS: Crystal King-Smith, retired Chicago police commander, Chicago Metro Chapter, National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives
Carmella Means, Chicago police officer