In his remarks to the 111 recruits Tuesday, Mayor Rahm Emanuel insisted that the two-year Chicago Police hiring surge was on schedule.
Dakota Bright was shot in the back of the head by an officer on November 8, 2012 in a backyard near the intersection of 67th and Indiana.
The report, which found that CPD officers have used excessive force largely due to poor training, “would mislead the jury,” prosecutors claim.
Chicago will hold another police exam to maintain a pool of candidates to keep up with retirements and the mayor’s promise to add 970 officers.
The family of probationary officer Ruby Falcon has filed a wrongful-death lawsuit, raising questions about the department’s disciplinary system.
Every mayor needs a loyal opposition, an independent power center able and willing to challenge and check him.