After a nearly year-long legislative stalemate, aldermen were at long last scheduled to vote Friday on proposals to create civilian oversight of the Chicago Police Department. But the meeting of the Committee on Public Safety was canceled on Thursday to allow Mayor Lori Lightfoot time to submit her own version of a civilian oversight ordinance.
Ald. Chris Taliaferro (29) canceled Friday’s meeting of the Committee on Public Safety so Mayor Lori Lightfoot has time to submit a civilian oversight ordinance.[Don Vincent, The Daily Line]