Chicago mayor overhauls police after shootings

Protestors gathered outside Mayor Rahm Emanuel's home on December 29, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois, as the mayor cut short a Cuba vacation and prepared to address a crisis of confidence in the city's police forceEmbattled Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced a major overhaul of the US city’s police force Wednesday in the wake of fatal shootings which sparked mass protests. The US Department of Justice is investigating how Chicago police use force after the death of a black teenager who was shot 16 times as he was walking away from officers.

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