Tag: Laquan McDonald

DOJ: Chicago Police Department Engages In A Pattern Of Excessive Force

The Justice Department released a statement Friday morning about a long-standing pattern of civil rights violations in the Chicago Police Department. “The CPD engaged in a pattern and practice of excessive force, in violation of the 4th Amendment,” outgoing Attorney General Loretta Lynch said at a news conference Friday. She added the department has “severely…

Protests in Chicago Over Laquan McDonald Shooting VIDEO

Hundreds of protesters marched in Chicago on Tuesday night after the release of a graphic video from October 2014 showing a police officer shooting 16 rounds into Laquan McDonald. β€œWho do you protect? Who do you serve?” they chanted. β€œ16 shots! 16 shots!” At least two people were arrested among the outpouring of demonstrators who…

Full Video of Murder of Laquan McDonald [VIDEO]

[GRAPHIC VIDEO] Police released a dashcam video Tuesday evening that shows a police officer shooting 17-year-old Laquan McDonald 16 times in 2014. Laquan McDonald is seen bouncing off the pavement of a southwest Chicago street as officer Jason Van Dyke empties his clip into the 17-year-old, killing him, video released just now confirms. McDonald is…