Police departments in Chicago and around the country can better identify officers who are more likely to commit serious acts of misconduct, e.g., wrongful shootings. They can avoid costly civil lawsuits by paying attention to citizen complaints. That's the conclusion of a study by researchers at the University of Chicago and Northwestern University's Pritzker School of Law.
An arrest can be a very scary experience. It can leave a person deeply worried about their well-being and future. Thankfully, this is not something that police can subject individuals to for just any reason. There are rules police are supposed to follow when it comes to the making of arrests.