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City to release files on
alleged police misconduct

Tribune [Chicago, IL], by By Rosemary Regina Sobol

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 7/13/2014 2:31:43 PM

Internal investigation files for alleged police misconduct will now be made public, officials said Sunday in a statement from Mayor Rahm Emanuel´s office. With the new policy, the Chicago Police Department will release investigative files relating to allegations of police misconduct in response to Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests, according to the statement. Standard FOIA exemptions, including those pertaining to how burdensome the requests would be, will apply to all requests. Records also will be redacted to make certain that no information is released that might compromise investigations or witness confidentiality,

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"You got some ´splaining to do." As more and more digital records can get dumped, privacy evaporates for everyone.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: jhpeters2, 7/13/2014 3:36:09 PM     (No. 9922717)

With the breathable air in Chicago comprised of 45% bullets and lead projectiles I don´t see how any of this will help.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: pessimist, 7/13/2014 6:18:33 PM     (No. 9922894)

What did they do? Confiscate weapons from marauding "youths"?

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