Aug 242015
 August 24, 2015  Surveillance

Ben Joravsky writes:

In the never-ending fight against the man—whoever the man might be—it’s rare to get a victory. So I’m happy to tell you about Bob Quellos’s great achievement: he got the Chicago Police Department to admit it had been spying on him.

OK, that may not sound like a triumph. But around here we’ll take what we can get.

Quellos’s quest goes back to March, when my colleague Mick Dumke and I wrote an article revealing that since 2009 the CPD had spied on citizens during at least six undercover investigations.

Four of the investigations were launched during Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s first term, while the others came under former mayor Richard Daley.

Read more on Chicago Reader.

h/t, Joe Cadillic

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