Feds Launch Civil Rights Investigation into the Chicago Police Dept. [VIDEO]

Chicago PD investigation by the DOJThe Justice Department announced that it is launching an investigation of the Chicago Police Department, after widespread outrage over a police dashcam video that shows a white police officer fatally shooting black teen Laquan McDonald 16 times.

An official, who asked not to be identified because an official announcement hasn’t been made, said lawyers within the department’s Civil Rights Division would examine, in part, whether officers engaged in a pattern of biased policing.