- An elite Chicago Police unit dogged by complaints and at the center of a cops-as-robbers scandal "needs more supervision," a top police official said Tuesday.
First Deputy Police Supt. Dana Starks acknowledged the need to rein in members of the Special Operations Section under questioning at a City Council hearing on police torture by former Lt. Jon Burge.
Ald. Anthony Beale (9th) opened the can of worms when he called the behavior of S.O.S. officers "another form of abuse of power. ... It happened 20 years ago and it's happening today."
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