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Chicago to release police videos and reports from 100 incidents in a bid to gain public trust

Chicago to release police videos and reports from 100 incidents in a bid to gain public trust

City officials plan to release videos, reports and other materials this week from about 100 police incidents, including officer-involved shootings, as part of an effort to improve public trust in Chicago’s police force, according to a memo obtained by the Chicago Tribune.

The impending release of the materials comes after Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s Police Accountability Task Force — formed as part of the fallout from the court-ordered release last November of the Laquan McDonald shooting video — recommended that videos of police-related incidents be made public within 60 days.

The materials from each incident are tentatively scheduled to be released...

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