CHICAGO (CBS) — Members of the public had a chance Tuesday night to learn more about the Chicago Police Department’s new foot pursuit policy.
Police hosted a webinar to explain how the new foot chase policy works, and to ask members of the public for feedback.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: More Storms Possible This Weekend
The interim policy goes into effect on Friday, June 11.READ MORE: Boards Used To Protect Businesses During Last Summer's Unrest Now Painted And On Display At DuSable Museum Of African American History
Under the policy, foot pursuits involving minor traffic violations are prohibited – as is chasing an injured person.
Officers are also required to activate body cameras during every chase.MORE NEWS: Chicago Police Officer Owns Englewood Home That Was Location Of Deadly Mass Shooting
The plan becomes permanent in September.