Will New Chicago Police Oversight Agency Work?

The Civilian Office of Police Accountability replaces the Independent Police Review Authority, which will end after a decade marked by questionable investigations, long delays and rare attempts at disciplining cops. The new agency was forged in the firestorm prompted 22 months ago by video of a police officer shooting black teenager Laquan McDonald.

DOJ Report Faults Milwaukee PD for Lack of Trust

A preliminary draft report by the U.S. Department of Justice suggests that Milwaukee police communicate poorly, make too many traffic stops, and apply inconsistent standards when disciplining officers. The DOJ said the MPD has given too little attention to nurturing trust with “the people they protect and serve.”