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The New York Times: Measures Announced to Curb Deadly Force by the Chicago Police

Mayor Rahm Emanuel, at a news conference on Wednesday, said that trust in the Chicago police “has been frayed to the point where it is broken.” Credit Amanda Rivkin for The New York Times

Mayor Rahm Emanuel, at a news conference on Wednesday, said that trust in the Chicago police “has been frayed to the point where it is broken.” Credit Amanda Rivkin for The New York Times

Mayor of Chicago Announces Measures to Curb Use of Deadly Force by the Police
by Mitch Smith
December 30, 2015

CHICAGO — Under intense pressure to change the behavior of the police force, Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday announced a series of steps intended to rein in the use of deadly force, promising to buy hundreds of Tasers and to train officers to be less confrontational.

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