Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot again tries to pass civilian oversight of Police Department

CHICAGO — Aldermen and Mayor Lori Lightfoot are taking yet another crack at establishing civilian oversight of the Chicago Police Department, but Lightfoot won’t predict how long it will take to adopt a plan that she and other officials have been promising for years. The City Council Public Safety Committee met Tuesday to accept amended versions of the long-gestating Grassroots Alliance for Police Accountability and Civilian Police Accountability Council ordinances, at a time when the fallout from the wrongful 2019 police raid in Anjanette Young’s home has again brought increased public scruti…

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