On one page, comedian Dave Chappelle appears as Tyrone Biggums, the stumbling junkie with crack residue around his mouth.
On other pages of an official North Chicago police handout, a smiling African American man is handcuffed in an orange prison jumpsuit and another is portrayed as bug-eyed and slack-jawed in a mugshot. The handout — given to participants of the new North Chicago Citizen Police Academy last week — was intended to illustrate trial procedures. It had a much different effect.
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Racist brochures used for training
North Chicago police are under scrutiny for allegedly using racist brochures in their Citizen Police Academy. The Sun Times reports that: