Chicago Proposes Cutbacks on Police Use of Force

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The Chicago Police Department, under pressure from a U.S. Justice Department investigation and public outrage over police misconduct, unveiled proposed policy changes aimed at cutting down on the kinds of controversial uses of force that have plagued the city. The draft policies would further limit when officers can shoot fleeing people, restrict the number of times officers can Taser arrestees, and compel officers to use the lightest force possible in any situation, the Chicago Tribune Want to read more? Please subscribe to The Crime Report!