(Chicago, IL) The “Treatment for Trauma” proposal focuses on alternatives to policing for those with mental health emergencies. In Chicago the police exclusively deals with these emergencies and as a result, “the largest mental health provider in this city is Cook County Jail.” “The crisis response team would be staffed by paramedics and social workers […]
Second whistleblower lawsuit against Chicago Police Department alleges job retaliation over refusing to falsify reports to justify the shooting of man with autism
Two police officers have filed lawsuits against the Chicago Police Department, alleging they were retaliated against when they refused to falsify reports to justify the actions of Sgt. Khalil Muhammad when he shot 18-year-old Ricardo “Ricky” Hayes, who has autism. More of the store here.