Rep. Jan Schakowsky Statement On Charges Against Chicago PD Officer

CHICAGO – (ENEWSPF)--November 24, 2015.  Today, Representative Jan Schakowsky released the following statement about the first-degree murder charge filed against Officer Jason Van Dyke:

“After more than a year of investigation, Officer Jason Van Dyke has been formally charged with the murder of Laquan McDonald. I strongly support that decision. Law enforcement officers are sworn to serve and protect. It is clear that in this case, that oath was violated. I believe that these charges are not only appropriate but necessary in order to ensure that justice is done.

I also support the release of the video of the . . .

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