Chicago Police Union, Newspaper At Odds on Coverage

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Chicago Sun-Times reporters recently knocked on police officers' doors to interview them. The Fraternal Order of Police, the union that represents most of Chicago’s 12,000 rank-and-file officers, took exception, reports the Columbia Journalism Review. The union's Martin Preib sent a "cease and desist” letter to reporters Tim Novak and Robert Herguth, saying, "Your use of this tactic is unprofessional and unethical . . .

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