Chicago cops get grace period after officer-involved shootings

Police will receive 24 hours from the time they shoot to the time they must speak to an investigator


By Frank Main
Chicago Sun-Times

CHICAGO — Chicago Police officers have won the right to a 24-hour cooling-off period from the time they shoot someone to the time they must speak to an independent investigator.

The Independent Police Review Authority last year insisted on speaking to officers within two hours of a police-involved shooting.

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