Sen. Dick Durbin, on CNN’s “State of the Union,” said Chicago should remain a sanctuary city despite the Justice Department crackdown.
The award comes after the family of 17-year-old Christian Green sued the city after he was shot and killed by Officer Robert Gonzalez in 2013.
Police Board President Lori Lightfoot’s panel didn’t recommend Johnson for the job, but she’s turned into a “big fan” of the superintendent.
The murder of her cousin when Celinez Nunez was 8 years old helped determine her career path.
A bill pushed by Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson to lengthen sentencing for repeat gun offenders is getting another go around in Springfield.
Both officers testified Thursday morning in the trial of a wrongful-death lawsuit brought by Green’s mother.
Officer Robert Gonzalez has said Christian Green, 17, turned and pointed a gun at him during a chase; an autopsy concluded Green was shot in the back.