New: Five years ago, Chicago approved historic reparations for survivors of torture under former police Cmdr. Jon Burge. The city promised to create a memorial. It hasn’t.
Notorious Chicago police Cmdr. Jon Burge, accused of systematically torturing scores of black suspects into false confessions, has died. The city has paid out millions to settle lawsuits by some victims and created a $5.5M reparations fund for survivors.
Man released after spending 28 years in prison when murder charges against him & his friend were tossed citing lack of evidence. The two have long said that as teens they were beaten into confessing by #CPD officers trained by notorious fmr Cmdr. Jon Burge