Mayor Rahm Emanuel has fired Chicago’s chief of police. Saying public confidence in the Police Department “has been shaken and eroded” in the wake of the Laquan McDonald controversy, Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Tuesday that Police Supt. Garry McCarthy is out as the city’s top cop. The mayor said he and McCarthy began discussing the [...]
Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy has been ousted by Mayor Rahm Emanuel in light of the Laquan McDonald controversy.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel fired Chicago police chief Garry McCarthy Tuesday, a move that comes as the city is grappling with the fallout of the release of a video showing the brutal shooting death of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald by Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke in October 2014. Emanuel's decision echoes the calls... More »
"... after the city’s police department came under fire over an officer shooting a teenager 16 times, and for resisting, for more than a year, to release of a video of the fatal shooting."“He has become an issue, rather than dealing with the issue, and a distraction,” Mr. Show More Summary
Someone had to go, and according to the Chicago Sun-Times, the someone is Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy, who was reportedly fired by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Tuesday amid multiple controversies involving the Chicago Police Department.
A week after a video of a white Chicago police officer shooting a black teenager 16 times was released to the public, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel fired the city’s police chief Tuesday. Continue reading ? The post Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel fires police superintendent appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Tuesday the firing of Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy, the AP reports, just a week after the release of dashcam video that showed the 2014 killing of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald at the hands of Officer Jason Van Dyke. "This morning, I formally asked for [McCarthy's] resignation,...
As demands for his own resignation continue to grow louder, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has fired Police Chief Gary McCarthy. The firing comes...
CHICAGO (AP) — Mayor Rahm Emanuel fired the city's police superintendent Tuesday, a week after the release of a dash-cam video that showed a white Chicago officer fatally shooting a black teenager 16 times.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has fired Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy, according to the Chicago Sun-Times and the Chicago Tribune. McCarthy’s firing comes one week after the release of a video showing a Chicago police officer fatally...Show More Summary
CHICAGO -- The Chicago Police Department's top cop has been fired. Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Tuesday that he had formally asked for the resignation of Superintendent Garry McCarthy, who Emanuel hand-picked as the city's top cop in 2011. Show More Summary
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced the formation of a task force to review the city's police department.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel fired the superintendent, Garry F. McCarthy, after his department came under fire for resisting the release of a video showing an officer shooting a teenager 16 times in 2014.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel is also facing calls to resign. The post Chicago Police Superintendent Fired Over Handling Of Laquan McDonald Shooting appeared first on ThinkProgress.
CHICAGO -- The Chicago Police Department's top cop has been fired, the Chicago Sun-Times and Chicago Tribune report. Sources told the outlets that Mayor Rahm Emanuel fired Superintendent Garry McCarthy early Tuesday. The 56-year-oldShow More Summary
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel fired his police superintendent on Tuesday after it took 13 months to charge a white police officer with the shooting death of a black teenager, a media report said on Tuesday.
McCarthy was appointed to the position by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel in 2011.
In a move that is widely seen as a fight for his political survival, Mayor Rahm Emanuel has announced the creation of a police accountability task force. [ more › ]
World leaders are meeting for a second day of climate talks in Paris today. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel will announce the formation of a police accountability task force for the city today. Sheldon Silver, the former speaker of the New York Assembly, has been found guilty on all seven counts in his federal corruption trial. Jabari R. Show More Summary
Mayor Rahm Emanuel has been under criticism for his handling of police misconduct, especially in the wake of the shooting death of a black teenager.