Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Tuesday that he has fired the city’s police superintendent, citing a loss of public trust.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel, who had stood by Superintendent Garry McCarthy, announced during a news conference he had asked McCarthy to resign. The mayor said he was creating a new police accountability task force.
The announcements came a week after the officer, Jason Van Dyke, was charged with first-degree murder in the killing of Laquan McDonald, who was shot 16 times. A video of the killing was released on the same day. Read more…
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