Special Operations Section

Mobile Strike Force a.k.a. SOS 2, someone call Patrick Fitzgerald!

The recent news that Chicago Police Superintendent Weis is considering reviving the disgraced Special Operations Section is very troubling.  Ongoing Investigations initiated by both Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office and US Attorney’s Office in Chicago have yet to be completed and Weis has somehow determined that the unit at the center of the various investigations[…]

Interrogation Practices

CPD, Burge, & Current Interrogation Practices

The news this week that former Police Commander Jon Burge has been indicted on federal charges nearly thirty years after the alleged crimes is very important.  This long overdue prosecution exposes the striking, continuous, and deliberate refusal by the accountability departments within the agencies, policy makers, the media, and the courts, to focus their attention[…]