Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Monday named a former Chicago Police superintendent, an activist-priest and the trusted co-chair of his transition team to a committee that will search for a new chief for the agency that investigates police misconduct.
An employee of the review board that investigates officer-involved shootings for the Chicago Police was charged after he allegedly threatened to kill himself and three co-workers.
Chicago Police officers have won the right to a 24-hour cooling-off period from the time they shoot someone to the time they must speak to an independent investigator.
The man was struck by a round fired by a Chicago Police officer but did not suffer life threatening injuries, authorities said.
Police shot and killed a man on the South Side early Saturday when he allegedly tried to run over an officer with his car.