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DOCUMENTS: Chicago’s “Civilian Office of Police Accountability” (COPA) File on their Investigation into Torture Allegations Against Chicago Police Department

These documents were selected from the 465-page submission from “Chicago-One News” available at https://assets.documentcloud.org/documents/5719254/Chicago-COPA-Jon-Burge-Torture-File.pdf Document 1:  Handwritten statement of person who witnessed attacks by several Chicago Police Department detectives on another person in custody and who alleged he was later physically attacked by Chicago Police Department detectives including “John Byrne”; describes how State’s Attorneys worked … Continue reading

Report from 14 November Class-action Lawsuit Hearing on Behalf of Chicago Police Torture Victims

We reprint with permission the text of a post-hearing press conference between Attorney Joey Mogul of the People’s Law Office of Chicago, IL and supporters of victims of the Chicago Police Department’s infamous torture squads led by former Chicago Police Commander (now jailbird) Jon Burge. The People’s Law Office, acting on behalf of approximately 100 … Continue reading

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