Cops and Robbers

Number 9221
Subject Police
Source WMAQ-TV (Chicago)
State IL
Year 1992
Publication Date Nov. 16-18
Summary WMAQ-TV (Chicago) finds Chicago Police policy "says if you've committed a crime you can't get on the force -- unless-- the superintendent says it's ok. At the Chicago Police Department, the superintendent gives his ok to hiring persons guilty of crimes like aggravated assault, battery, theft... Then (WMAQ) learned that some of the officers convicted of batteries prior to being hired were among Chicago's most brutal officers today... Finally, a story about sex, booze and a nude photo session at a Chicago Police Station..."
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Keywords VIDEOCLIP TAPE TRANSCRIPT corruption courts selective hiring practices backgrounding rap sheets
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