Groups voice concerns about Chicago's ShotSpotter gunshot detection system

The gunshot detection system that set in motion the recent fatal police shooting of a 13-year-old boy in Chicago routinely reports gunshots where there are none, sending officers into predominantly Black and Latino neighborhoods for "unnecessary and hostile" encounters, community groups argued in a court filing Monday.

Questions and anger over Chicago's lack of foot chase policy

The Chicago Police Department was well aware of how dangerous foot chases could be long before officers shot and killed two people who had run away from them late last month. It also knew how important it was to have a written policy for what officers should and shouldn’t do in such situations.