Communities United, Community Renewal Society, Next Steps, ONE Northside, and the ACLU of Illinois are suing the City of Chicago. Their lawsuit challenges the City’s policies and practices that authorize Chicago police officers to use excessive force, to use unlawful force on black and Latino pe
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