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ACLU of Illinois Responds to Jason Van Dyke’s Conviction

Jason Van Dyke has been held accountable by a jury for shooting Laquan McDonald 16 times and unnecessarily killing him. Laquan McDonald should still be alive today. We continue to grieve for the McDonald family and broader community, which lost this young man too soon.

October 5, 2018

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