Obama Races to Overhaul Police in Baltimore and Chicago Before Trump Era
“… the Obama administration is making a last-minute push for police overhauls in two of the nation’s most violent cities, Baltimore and Chicago, where officers have been accused of routinely mistreating African-Americans.
In Chicago, where a city task force appointed by Mayor Rahm Emanuel concluded that.
‘the police have no regard for the sanctity of life when it comes to people of color,'
the Justice Department is rushing to wrap up a sweeping investigation into police patterns and practices, prompted by the release of a chilling video that showed a white officer shooting a black teenager.