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Ald. Richard Munoz was named chairman of the Police Accountability Subcommittee.

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A series of public hearings begins Aug. 4 at the South Shore Cultural Center.

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In bid to encourage diversity, aldermen dropped a $30 fee charged to take the police or fire entry exam.

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The City Council granted $3.75 million to the family of Esau Castellanos, killed unarmed in Albany Park.

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Castellanos was unarmed when police fatally shot him in 2013 in Albany Park.

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Ald. Carlos Ramirez-Rosa wants to create a Civilian Police Accountability Council elected by residents.

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The Independent Police Review Authority fielded 1,300 complaints in three months, down year to year.

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The aldermen will hold several public meetings on ways to create civilian oversight for the Police Dept.

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Aldermen sent the proposal to the full City Council and extended the dropped exam fee to firefighters.

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After squabbles, City Council group sets up neighborhood meetings for public input on police misconduct.

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A City Council committee plans to talk about ways to revamp police accountability.

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Ald. Brian Hopkins (2nd) said the corner has been "subject to longstanding criminal activity."

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Dean Angelo Sr., president of the local Fraternal Order of Police, predicted 700 murders this year.

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After a terrible 2015, Mayor Rahm Emanuel hasn't managed to turn things around yet.

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Mayor Rahm Emanuel submitted a proposal to completely eliminate a $30 fee to take the police exam.