The trial in Minneapolis has seen emotional testimony and demonstrations outside the courtroom.
Alderman Ray Lopez, 15th Ward, sent a letter to Chicago Police Superintendent David Brown, asking for a report on what CPD is doing to prepare for possible unrest.
Alderman Ray Lopez, 15th Ward.
"The lessons of last year should serve as a foreshadowing of what is possible when blissful ignorance becomes our safety policy," Lopez wrote.
No response yet from Chicago police.
CHICAGO, June 2, 2020 -- Police stand guard as demonstrators take part in a protest in Uptown neighborhood of Chicago, the United States, June 1, 2020. Two people were shot dead and at least 60 were arrested as protests and looting continued in Chica