The Scourge of Police Abuse in Chicago

Written by: Bailey Yellen, CMC ’16 On October 2, 2014, ex-police commander Jon Burge was released one year earlier from federal prison than his four and a half year sentence dictated. Burge oversaw the torture of more than 100 black men in the City of Chicago‚Äôs police custody, for which he was never prosecuted. The…