Civilian control of the Chicago Police Department is the missing piece of efforts to reform the Chicago Police Department, members of the Grassroots Alliance for Police Accountability said Thursday at City Hall, renewing their push for new rules to hold officers accountable.

“It’s true that this ordinance is a dramatic departure for the city and the police department, but dramatic change is needed to restore public trust…Chicagoans deserve better,” Ald. Roderick Sawyer (6) said to applause. [A.D. Quig/The Daily Line]

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