Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson (left) and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel (right) listen as US Attorney General Loretta Lynch responds to questions at a news conference about the release of findings of a Justice Department investigation into the Chicago Police Department. Photo: EPA Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson (left) and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel (right) listen as US Attorney General Loretta Lynch responds to questions at a news conference about the release of findings of a Justice Department investigation into the Chicago Police Department. Photo: EPA
Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson (left) and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel (right) listen as US Attorney General Loretta Lynch responds to questions at a news conference about the release of findings of a Justice Department investigation into the Chicago Police Department. Photo: EPA

Justice department accuses Chicago police of excessive force, lax discipline and bad training

A 164-page report paints a picture of a department flawed from top to bottom

Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson (left) and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel (right) listen as US Attorney General Loretta Lynch responds to questions at a news conference about the release of findings of a Justice Department investigation into the Chicago Police Department. Photo: EPA Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson (left) and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel (right) listen as US Attorney General Loretta Lynch responds to questions at a news conference about the release of findings of a Justice Department investigation into the Chicago Police Department. Photo: EPA
Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson (left) and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel (right) listen as US Attorney General Loretta Lynch responds to questions at a news conference about the release of findings of a Justice Department investigation into the Chicago Police Department. Photo: EPA
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