Renai Rodney, first assistant corporation counsel for the city’s law department explains settlements for lawsuits alleging police misconduct on Monday.

Aldermen on Monday approved payments for two separate lawsuits alleging misconduct by the Chicago Police Department: one after lengthy discussion on who should be held responsible for a raid on a wrong apartment, and the other in narrow vote.

In addition to the settlement payments, the City Council Committee on Finance delayed a vote during its meeting Monday on designating municipal depositories for Fiscal Year 2021, paved the way for a $1 billion deal to supply water to the city of Joliet and approved tax-increment financing for improvements at three Chicago Park District locations.

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