86 requests to City Hall from feds probing Chicago police

U.S. Justice Department officials have made 86 different requests seeking mountains of information from City Hall regarding their investigation into whether Chicago Police officers might be engaging in practices that violate the Constitution or federal law, according to documents obtained by NBC5 and shared with the Chicago Sun-Times.

The feds’ wide-ranging requests focus on issues that have surfaced after the fatal police shootings of black teenagers Laquan McDonald, who was shot 16 times by an officer now facing murder charges, and Quintonio LeGrier, who appears to have been struggling with mental-health issues when he was shot by an officer during a domestic disturbance. Continue…