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City Settles Lawsuit Claiming Police Detective Attacked Kids

Without admitting wrongdoing, the City of Chicago has settled a federal lawsuit with a family who claimed their children were attacked by a Chicago Police detective and were left frightened for years.

CBS Chicago–11/21/2011

Police Brutality Allegations

Brothers Sue Over Alleged Police Beating At Liquor Store

Two brothers who claim they were beaten by Chicago police officers when they were mistaken for robbers as they were leaving the liquor store where they work have filed a federal lawsuit seeking more than $180,000 in damages.

CBS Chicago–09/01/2011

Greg Jeffries was allegedly struck by a Chicago police sergeant while handcuffed. (CBS)

Brutality Victim: ‘Sergeant Was Brought To Justice’

The college student slapped multiple times by a Chicago police sergeant while handcuffed tells his side of the story to CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot.


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Man Claims Police Beat Him As Son, 2, Watched

In a federal lawsuit filed Monday, a man claims Chicago Heights police officers dragged him out of his vehicle and punched him while his two-year-old son watched.


A University of Chicago scholar says this video sheds light on a beating he suffered by Chicago police. (CBS)

Reward Offered By Grad Students Who Say Cops Attacked Them

A cash reward is now being offered, in hopes of getting to the bottom of an incident in which two University of Chicago grad students say were beaten without provocation by Chicago Police officers.

CBS Chicago–03/23/2011