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Chicago's cops and the darkness before the dawn

“It’s always darkest before the dawn.” In theory, the shining of the light of day onto police transgressions/atrocities is intended to serve as a check against future transgressions/atrocities. There are times, however, when that bright light illuminates such horrors as to make you want to close the curtains and seal up the windows. Recently, the story of two Chicago police officers who sodomized a man with a screwdriver came to light: On Aug.
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