Jason Van Dyke Lead Prosecutor Joe McMahon and Chicago Tribune Reporter Stacy St. Clair: “That a police officer was held accountable…will be the long-term message”

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Prosecutor Joe McMahon speaks with reporters at the Leighton Criminal Court Building in Chicago on Friday, Jan. 18, 2019, after the sentencing of former Chicago officer Jason Van Dyke for the 2014 shooting of Laquan McDonald. The white Chicago officer was sentenced to nearly seven years in prison for gunning down the black teenager, ending an explosive case that arose from one of the nation’s most graphic dashcam videos and added fuel to debates about race and policing. “Our goal was to find the truth, present the truth and ask for justice….It was not revenge,” McMahon said. (AP Photo/Teresa Crawford)

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Chicago Tribune Reporter Stacy St. Clair joins John Williams to describe last week’s shocking end to the Jason Van Dyke case. And, the lead prosecutor, Joe McMahon, shares his thoughts on Attorney General Kwame Raoul’s petition to extend that sentence.

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