Video release of police shootings, incidents marks seismic shift in Chicago’s secrecy

Watch the videos: CPD releases footage in police shooting, misconduct cases

“The Emanuel administration’s release of massive amounts of evidence in nearly 90 pending investigations of police shootings and other incidents marked a watershed moment for a city that fought for decades to keep videos in excessive force cases hidden from the public.

The document dump on Friday came more than six months after video of a Chicago police officer shooting Laquan McDonald 16 times changed the landscape for the embattled Police Department.”

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/ct-chicago-police-videos-met-20160603-story.html

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