Former Supt. McCarthy says he was the scapegoat in Laquan McDonald case

CHICAGO (FOX 32 News) - For the first time since he was fired, former Chicago Police superintendent Garry McCarthy has spoken out.

McCarthy was at Harvard University for a forum on failures in America’s justice system. He defended his record in Chicago and said a lot of his former officers feel he got a raw deal.

McCarthy didn't draw a direct link, but he pointed out that murders in Chicago have skyrocketed since he was fired.


MCCARTHY SPEAKS OUT: Former Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy spoke publicly today for the first time since his firing, and he had some interesting things to say about #Chicago. Apparently, he was the "fall guy" in the Laquan McDonald case. What do you think about his comments?

Posted by Fox 32 Chicago on Wednesday, March 9, 2016
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