The City of Chicago has settled a lawsuit brought by two CPD whistle-blowers for $2 million.
The trial would have compelled Mayor Rahm Emanuel to testify about remarks made before the City Council in December, in which he confirmed the existence of a “code of silence” in the CPD.
WBEZ’s Patrick Smith joins us to discuss the settlement, the mayor, and what the future holds for his “code of silence” remarks.
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- A CPD Officer’s perspective: Chicago Cop: There’s A Culture Of Covering For Each Other
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