CHICAGO – Chicago police are reviewing officers' use of force in a 2011 robbery and two officers have been stripped of their powers pending the outcome of an investigation.
The department announced the news Friday evening. It comes as Mayor Rahm Emanuel pledges to change how police-involved shooting and misconduct cases are handled after the fatal shooting of Laquan McDonald. The black teenager was shot 16 times by a white officer in 2014.
Superintendent Eddie Johnson says he's reviewing internal affairs and Independent Police Review Authority cases.
Among them is the 2011 incident where Johnson says the officers' actions in apprehending an offender now serving prison time is "concerning."
Video shows an officer roughly handling a woman who's been pulled over, including taking her to the ground with her hands up.