Chicago Police More Likely To Use Excessive Force If Peers Do, Northwestern Study Shows

Chicago Police More Likely To Use Excessive Force If Peers Do, Northwestern Study Shows


I FOUND OUT THEY HAVE A BACKGROUND IN EXCESSIVE FORCE. CBS2 NEWS INVESTIGATORS THE FIRST TO REVEAL THE STUDY ABOUT THE BAD BEHAVIOR. A STUDY FOCUSING ON EXCESSIVE FORCE COMPLAINTS INVOLVING CHICAGO POLICE SHOWS HOW EXTENSIVE THAT PROBLEM IS. AND CBS2 NEWS INVESTIGATOR DOROTHY TUCKER GOT HER HANDS ON THE FINDINGS FIRST. I THINK ABOUT IT EVERY DAY. THIS IS THE SORT OF ENIGMA HOWARD’S BAD DREAM. SHE WAS ACCUSED OF DISRUPTING CLASS AND TOLD TO LEAVE. SHE DID NOT. THE OFFICER, GRABBED ME. Reporter: THAT WAS CAPTURED ON SURVEILLANCE VIDEO. I REMEMBER SCREAMING. Reporter: THE FAMILY FILED LAWSUIT. I AFTER EVERYTHING, YOU KNOW, WAS DONE, I FOUND OUT THAT THEY HAD A BACKGROUND WITH USING EXCESSIVE FORCE. Reporter: FOR PIERRE, 18 CITIZEN COMPLAINTS OF MISCONDUCT BETWEEN 2008 AND 2017. TRIPP HAS THREE COMPLAINTS, ALL FILED IN 2015. THEY ARE AMONG THE THOUSANDS OF CHICAGO POLICE OFFICERS ACCUSED OF MISCONDUCT, INCLUDING USING EXCESSIVE FORCE. LIKE THE INFAMOUS 16 SHOTS INTO THE BACK OF LAQUAN McDONALD. JASON GRAVELL IS ONE OF A GROUP OF RESEARCHERS LOOKING INTO HOW EXCESSIVE FORCE APERSPECTIVE THE WHOLE DEPARTMENT. WE ARE LOOKING AT BAD APPLES ROTTING THE BARREL. Reporter: WHERE HAVE WE HEARD PADDLES BEFORE? THERE ARE A LOT OF GOOD POLICE OFFICERS AND A FEW BAD APPLES. Reporter: THE FORECAST SUPPORT THAT. 8624 POLICE OFFICERS AND LESS THAN 5%, OR 344 OFFICERS WITH FIVE OR MORE COMPLAINTS. WHEN THIS GOES ON FOR A FEW YEARS, THIS IS A PROBLEM THAT GETS COMPOUNDED. Reporter: USE OF FORCE IS MORE LIKELY DURING THE OFFICER’S FIRST DECADE IN THE JOB. MALE OFFICERS ARE MORE LIKELY TO BE INVOLVED IN USE OF FORCE COMPLAINTS. WHEN OFFICERS ARE PAIRED WITH THOSE NO DO LONG, THEY LEARN BAD HABITS. THEY ARE MORE LIKELY TO BE INVOLVED IN USE OF FORCE. Reporter: THE RESULTS? KEEPING BAD APPLE IN A BARREL IS NOT AN OPTION. EVEN IF YOU WAIT FOR THESE OFFICERS, WAITING TO RETIRE, THERE WILL BE A CYCLE OF OFFICER ARES PERPETUATING THEM. Reporter: REASSIGNING, RETRAINING, PART OF THE COLLUSION. THIS NEEDS TO BE ADDRESSED AND STOPPED BEFORE MORE OFFICERS GET INFECTED. Reporter: HOWARD COULD NOT AYE MORE. GET IT THE BAD APPLES WITH THE GOOD APPLES AND THEY ALL SPOIL, THEY ALL GO BAD. WE LEARNED THAT BOTH OFFICERS ARE OFF THE STREETS.

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