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AP News Guide: Chicago police releasing videos more quickly

 


CHICAGO (AP) — When a white Chicago police officer fatally shot black teenager Laquan McDonald in 2014, it took more than a year for video of the shooting to be released under court order.

When a black man armed with a gun was fatally shot by a white officer on Saturday, it took a day.

The stark contrast shows a city that once engaged in a months-long legal battle to keep the McDonald video under wraps, now is moving more quickly following reforms forced on the police department.

But transparency only partly explains the change of heart.

Release of the video in 2015 showing McDonald being...



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