Police Board Holds Hearing On Possible Firing Of FOP President John Catanzara

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John Catanzara, president of Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 7, speaks in front of the lodge on June 26 last year. Despite voicing support for the people who stormed the U.S. Capitol, he retains support among cops — especially white cops. Chip Mitchell / WBEZ
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John Catanzara, president of Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 7, speaks in front of the lodge on June 26 last year. Despite voicing support for the people who stormed the U.S. Capitol, he retains support among cops — especially white cops. Chip Mitchell / WBEZ

Police Board Holds Hearing On Possible Firing Of FOP President John Catanzara

Fraternal Order of Police President John Catanzara is facing administrative misconduct charges that could have him fired as a police officer amid outcry that he resign as president of Chicago’s largest police union.

Reset takes a closer look at the disciplinary charges against Catanzara and checks in with a civil rights advocate to reflect what this means on a larger scale for the city.

GUESTS: Chip Mitchell, WBEZ criminal justice reporter

Sheila Bedi, director of the Community Justice and Civil Rights Clinic