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Chicago Police Torture Archive

Chicago Police Torture Archive
Chicago Police Torture Archive

Chicago Promised Police Torture Survivors A Memorial. Nearly 6 Years Later, They’re Still Waiting For Funding

Though the memorial was approved in 2015, former Mayor Rahm Emanuel's administration failed to allocate funding before he left office in 2019. Now, organizers are working with the Lightfoot administration to fulfill this promise.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

Chicago Police Torture Archive Documents Decades Of Abuse From Jon Burge And His ‘Midnight Crew’

Under former Police Cmdr. Jon Burge, officers tortured at least 100 Black men into confessions over two decades. A new Invisible Institute archive tells the survivors' stories.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore