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Police abuse: Will a 'torture' verdict be the beginning of the end? by Ritt Goldstein

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Similar to the crime of rape, that of police abuse is substantively underreported. Today, the 'torture' conviction of former Chicago police lieutenant Jon Burge is rightly hailed. But in a scathing indictment of the 'empty promise' present police accountability measures have too long held, news reports of the 'decades-long cover-up' surrounding Burge speak to abuse's sad reality, with a video link in the text a 'must watch'.

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