The Climate of Repression During the NATO Summit

By: Thursday May 24, 2012 3:17 pm

The consensus being formed by news media is that the Chicago Police Department (CPD) deserves high praise for how it handled the North-Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) summit, especially the protests. The word is that CPD Chief Garry McCarthy and the thousands of police officers he oversaw exercised great restraint including during the biggest protest against [...]

Chicago Police Superintendent Just Not That Into Using Tear Gas at NATO/G8 Protests

By: Friday February 17, 2012 12:10 pm

These days Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy sounds like an exception to the rule, a head of a police department who shows an unusual understanding of what can happen if police violate citizens’ civil liberties. As the NATO/G8 summits near, he is a sober voice, who appears to be trying to calm down local reporters [...]

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