Chicago Police Clear Officers Of Racial Profiling In Stop Of U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush

Chicago police clear officers of racial profiling in stop of U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush

Chicago police have cleared two officers of wrongdoing over allegations leveled by U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush that he had been racially profiled during a traffic stop last summer on the South Side, a police spokesman said Thursday.
Chief spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said the department’s Bureau of Internal Affairs found that the two Wentworth District officers acted properly because they had probable cause to make the stop. Earlier that day, officers at roll call had been told to be on the lookout for high-end vehicles because of a rash of thefts throughout the South Side.

The officers stopped Rush, who …

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