Tag Archives: police misconduct

New No-Knock Warrant Requirements in Illinois Police Reform Law

A young couple is watching a movie in their apartment when police officers burst through the door. Thinking that a home invader was breaking in, the boyfriend got his gun and fired what he considered to be a warning shot. The shot hit one of the... Continue reading →

A Police Officer’s Duty to Intervene in an Unlawful Use of Force Case

The murder trial of the police officer accused of killing George Floyd has concluded. While attempting to subdue George Floyd, who allegedly used a counterfeit $20 bill to purchase cigarettes, the former police officer kneeled on the man’s neck for... Continue reading →