Chicago’s Black Caucus Pushes For Civilian Oversight Of Chicago Police

With the support of the Black caucus, Chicago’s City Council could have enough support to override a veto from Mayor Lightfoot

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People confront police officers during a protest over the death of George Floyd in Chicago, Saturday, May 30, 2020. Protests across the country have escalated over the death of George Floyd who died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on Memorial Day, May 25. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh) Nam Y. Huh / Associated Press
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People confront police officers during a protest over the death of George Floyd in Chicago, Saturday, May 30, 2020. Protests across the country have escalated over the death of George Floyd who died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on Memorial Day, May 25. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh) Nam Y. Huh / Associated Press

Chicago’s Black Caucus Pushes For Civilian Oversight Of Chicago Police

With the support of the Black caucus, Chicago’s City Council could have enough support to override a veto from Mayor Lightfoot

Chicago’s Black caucus has joined the Latino and progressive caucuses to endorse a plan for civilian oversight of police. The plan would give regular city residents a say on how CPD disciplines officers and on the department’s budget.

Reset brings on a member from the Black caucus to discuss their endorsement of the police oversight plan.

GUEST: Ald. Jeanette Taylor, 20th Ward