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 — 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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