Peter Mendez Act Passed To Protect Kids After Year-Long CBS 2 Investigation: 'It's A Dream Come True'Last year Peter Mendez tearfully told his story of police wrongly raiding his home and pointing guns at him and his family. Now he is thrilled because Gov. JB Pritzker signed the Peter Mendez Act this week.
CBS 2 Investigation On Wrong Chicago Police Raids Leads To New Law Signed By Gov. PritzkerA CBS 2 investigation into children traumatized by Chicago police wrongly raiding their homes has led to a new law just signed by Governor JB Pritzker.
South Suburban Family Left In Fear After Police Raid Goes Wrong, Boy Is Shot In KneeA police raid went horribly wrong in south suburban Markham back in May – with a 12-year-old boy ending up getting shot in the knee.
Another Family Sues Chicago Police For Raiding The Wrong Home 3 Times In 4 Months, Pointing Guns At ChildrenA federal civil rights lawsuit has been filed on behalf of a family who said Chicago Police officers raided the wrong home three times this year and pointed guns at children.
Chicago Police Raid Another Wrong Home; Suspect They Were Seeking Was 200 Miles AwayBody camera footage and interviews with families revealed allegations of the mistreatment of children, including officers pointing guns at them.
Chicago Police Wrong Raids: Inspector General Launches Investigation, Lori Lightfoot Calls For Reform After CBS 2 ReportingChicago Inspector General Joe Ferguson said he has launched an internal investigation into how police are vetting information, and obtaining and executing search warrants, specifically for raids in which children are present.
Family Of 8-Year-Old Handcuffed By Chicago Police Raid Files Federal Civil Rights LawsuitA federal civil rights lawsuit has been filed on behalf of the family of an 8-year-old who was handcuffed by Chicago Police when they raided a home in March.
Another Family Says Chicago Police Pointed Guns at Children During Raid, Handcuffed 8-Year-OldJust before they began to get ready for school on a Friday morning, 8-year-old Royal Wilson, his siblings and his mother said they woke up to flashing lights and the sound of a bullhorn.
Key Body Camera Footage Missing After Chicago Police Officers Raid Wrong Homes, Point Guns At ChildrenIn three separate cases, Chicago Police officers had the incorrect address listed on a warrant and raided the wrong home, traumatizing innocent families and children. But, CBS 2 has uncovered that critical moments that should have been captured on police body worn cameras are missing or were never recorded at all.
Lawsuit Filed After CPD Raids The Wrong Home During A 4-Year-Old's Birthday PartyA civil rights lawsuit was filed in federal court Tuesday against the City of Chicago and the Chicago Police Department, accusing officers of raiding the wrong home and pointing their guns at children during a child’s birthday party.
CPD Officers Raid Wrong Home, Point Guns At 9-Year-Old Boy; 'My Life Flashed Before My Eyes'A Chicago family says they were left traumatized after police burst into their home with guns drawn and pointed, even at children.