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Franken-Rahm's monster is about to come to life : The City Council is poised to vote Wednesday on two parts of Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s police accountability overhaul, with a promise to add the critical “third leg” — a civilian oversight board — in short order.Without a civilian panel charged with choosing a permanent chief for the Civilian Office of Police Accountability, the agency that will replace the discredited and soon-to-be-abolished Independent Police Review Authority, aldermen warned that public trust shattered by the mayor’s handling of the Laquan McDonald shooting video will never be restored.
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