Ex-Chicago Police Officer On Trial For Torture

May 28, 2010  |  

(NPR) — Jury selection resumes in the upcoming federal trial of Jon Burge, Chicago’s former Police Commander. Burge stands accused of lying about his involvement in getting scores of confessions to crimes through the use of torture. Guest host Tony Cox talks with reporter Kathy Chaney, of The Chicago Defender newspaper, about the upcoming trial and Burge’s alleged torture victims.

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