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No Cop Academy Coalition Files Amendment Complaint Adding Counts and Personally naming Emanuel, Austin, and Burke
Today, SPLO filed suit on behalf of the organizations and individuals that make up the #NoCopAcademy coalition to stop tomorrow afternoon’s expected Chicago City Council vote to fund a new police facility.
In June, Shiller Preyar Law Offices’ Brendan Shiller and Stephen Berrios convinced a federal judge to throw out a gun charge and rightfully released SPLO’s client to his wife and child.
In July, Shiller Preyar Law Offices (SPLO) won a $185,000 settlement for Patasa Johnson, a Black woman who was beaten by a Chicago Police Department Sergeant while she was restrained in handcuffs.
In February, Shiller Preyar Law Offices filed a civil rights lawsuit on behalf of Jessica Galvez, a transgender woman whose rights were violated by the Cicero Police Department.
Luis Pedrote-Salinas is facing deportation because his name is in the Chicago Police gang database. But this longtime client of Shiller Preyar Law Offices has never been in a gang. He's never even been charged with a crime.
The Civilian Office of Police Accountability kicked off this week: will it bring justice for police violence victims or will it carry on Chicago’s legacy of police coverups?
We use apps for everything: counting calories, watching movies, checking our bank accounts, but what about recording police interactions and holding police officers accountable? Well, there's an app for that.