While FOX 32’s Larry Yellen was interviewing the dog’s owners, two police officers drove by the home. 90 minutes later, they came back, asked why Phillips why he had contacted the media and gave him a ticket for not keeping Colonel [the puppy] on a leash.
via FOX 32 News.
So on the same day that the City of Chicago determines it wants to settle a lawsuit and set aside the verdict that the CPD has a Code of Silence (which in the Abbatte case was not just silence but actual harassment of witnesses,) there’s another story about how CPD officers are out actively protecting their own.
This is abuse by CPD. No doubt about it.