Cops who kill typically pause on the time of sentencing Illinois information
FILE – In this January 18, 2019 file photo, former Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke is escorted to the courtroom to his Chicago trial for the 2014 shooting of Laquan McDonald. During the murder trial, prosecutors showed the jury the video that has been seen countless times around the world when the white policeman killed a black man. And when it was over, the jury found the officers guilty of the murder. That was in 2018. With former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin waiting to be convicted of the murder of George Floyd, it is worth remembering what happened in Chicago after a jury found a white cop for the death of the Has convicted 17-year-old Laquan McDonald: The judge did not follow the prosecution’s recommendations from 18 to 20 years of age behind bars and instead sentenced Van Dyke to a more lenient sentence.