Public Police Union Fights to Keep Public Records from…the Public

In Chicago, it’s more like ‘to protect and self-serve’:

The union representing Chicago’s police officers has sued the city itself and the Chicago Police Department to block decades of police misconduct records from being released, via the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), to Chicago’s two leading newspapers.

The Chicago Sun-Times reports that the Fraternal Order of Police’s Chicago lodge filed suit Tuesday in Cook County Circuit Court, seeking injunctive relief.

Via Chicago Police Union Sues To Stop Police Misconduct Records From Going Public.

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