Finance Committee Backs $575,000 In Settlements For Two Lawsuits Accusing Police Of MisconductFollowing an unusually lengthy discussion, a key City Council committee on Monday signed off on paying a $175,000 settlement to a West Side family who were victims of police officers raiding the wrong apartment four years ago.
Aldermen To Consider Settlements In CPD Wrong Raid From 2017, Fatal Police Shooting In 2015The first case involves an incident on March 23, 2017, when police broke through Ashanti Franklin’s apartment door at 6 a.m., guns drawn, looking for someone who didn't live there.
Lightfoot Signs Executive Order To Create Process For Victims Of Alleged Police Misconduct To Obtain Video, Other Case MaterialsMayor Lori Lightfoot has announced a new process for victims alleging police misconduct to gain access to materials, including video recordings and initial police reports, in Chicago.
Anjanette Young, Who Was Handcuffed Naked During Wrong Police Raid, Agrees To Meet With Mayor Lori LightfootAnjanette Young has agreed to meet with Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot after the wrong raid of Young's home, when officers handcuffed her while she was naked.
One Alderman Calls For Halt To No-Knock Warrants At City Council Committee Hearing, While Another Notes Anjanette Young Raid Didn't Involve OneThe Chicago City Council is now taking wrong raids by Chicago Police seriously, holding a hearing on the subject Tuesday.
Chicago City Council Black Caucus Resolution Calls To Abolish Warrants Based On Information From Paid Informants, Following CBS 2 InvestigationThe resolution will include abolishing warrants based only on information from paid informants and changing the city's police on the release of video footage.
Amid Fallout Over Anjanette Young Incident, Attorney Says It's 'Beyond Disappointing' That City Hasn't Responded To CPD Consent Decree Enforcement ActionThe city’s Law Department has not responded to a 14-page enforcement action sent to the city more than four months ago by a group of lawyers instrumental in the Chicago Police Department consent decree - demanding an end to the pattern that we had documented of “abusive” search warrant tactics.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot's Office Admits Failure To Turn Over Critical Video To Anjanette YoungChicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is continuing damage control over CBS 2's investigation of the wrong raid at Anjanette Young's home. Friday afternoon the CBS 2 Investigators exposed six new body camera videos the city failed to turn over to Young. After CBS 2 asked all day why those videos were concealed, late Friday night the mayor's office admits it was a failure and promised those responsible will be held accountable.
Anjanette Young, Victim Of Wrong Raid, Using Fundraising Effort To Help Others Seek JusticeA GoFundMe page has been set up for Anjanette Young, who was the victim of a wrongful Chicago police raid, and so far it has raised nearly $45,000.
Chicago Mayor And Police Superintendent Promise Reform To Prevent Botched RaidsPromises of change about how search warrants are signed and carried out in Chicago were echoed by Police Supt. David Brown at Thursday night's virtual police board meeting.
Mayor Lightfoot Apologizes To Anjanette Young For Wrong Raid Where Young Was Handcuffed Naked, Says Video Was Not Brought To Her AttentionMayor Lori Lightfoot on Wednesday said the video showing Anjanette Young being handcuffed naked by Chicago Police, which CBS 2 aired this week, was appalling.
City Council Progressive Caucus And Black Caucus Call For Hearings, Inspector General's Investigation Into Wrong Police Raid Where Anjanette Young Was Handcuffed Naked In Her HomeThe City Council Progressive Caucus called for action Wednesday over the wrong raid in which Anjanette Young was handcuffed naked by Chicago Police officers, and the city’s failed legal attempt to stop CBS 2 from airing body cam video of the raid.
Anjanette Young Incident Fits In With Clear And Distinct Pattern Of Wrong Police RaidsIt has now become a national story – Chicago Police broke down the door of an innocent woman, Anjanette Young, who was naked as they handcuffed her.