Chicago could soon have civilian oversight of the Police Department

Matt Bubala

A pedestrian walks past protesters sitting on La Salle Street in front of Chicago’s City Hall, Wednesday, June 17, 2020, demanding that Mayor Lori Lightfoot enact the ordinance for an all-elected Civilian Police Accountability Council, CPAC. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

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Activists have led sit-ins and marches to demand less funding for the Police Department. One proposal calls for the creation of an elected council, the Civilian Police Accountability Council (CPAC), which has recently seen more support. Block Club Chicago reporter Alexandra Chaidez joins the Matt Bubala Show to discuss what CPAC would mean for the city.

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