Chicago mayor lori lightfoot is apologizing for the disturbing police raid that saw 12 male police officers break into an innocent woman s home and handcuff her while she was naked. By sanjana karanth chicago mayor lori lightfoot admitted on thursday that she had known about the botched police raid on anjanette young s home for more than a year despite previously saying she was only made aware of the february.
Before becoming mayor lightfoot worked in private legal practice as a partner at mayer brown and held various government positions in the city of chicago.
Chicago mayor lori lightfoot before and after. Chicago mayor lori lightfoot admits she has known for a year about botched no knock raid where cops handcuffed an innocent naked black woman just days after denying all knowledge of it as. It was fairly uneventful save for an appearance by rep. Chicago mayor elect lori lightfoot arrives on stage before speaking during the election night party in chicago illinois on april 2 2019.
Before i became mayor. Her inauguration was held on 20 may 2019 at the wintrust arena. Most notably she served as president of the chicago police board and chair of the chicago.
Chicago mayor lori lightfoot is vowing change after bodycam video of a chicago police raid on the wrong house was released even as city legal officials tried to suppress it. Lori lightfoot addresses guests after being sworn in as mayor of chicago during a ceremony at the wintrust arena on may 20 2019 in chicago. Lori lightfoot backtracked on her claim that she was told only this week that chicago police broke into the black social worker s home handcuffing her naked.
Lori lightfoot 56 took office as the 56th mayor of chicago. Robert martwick a property tax lawyer and supporter of toni preckwinkle. Her 90 year old mother ann lightfoot traveled from massillon ohio to attend lori s inauguration ceremony where ann sat in the front row for her daughter s inauguration speech.
The administration of chicago mayor lori lightfoot tried to block cbs chicago from broadcasting police body camera footage of officers erroneously raiding a woman s. An image of lori lightfoot apparently taken after her haircut sunday. The picture appeared on social media and was later posted on the chicagogop twitter account.
Lori elaine lightfoot born august 4 1962 is an american attorney and politician who serves as the 56th mayor of chicago she has served since 2019. One week before february s mayoral election lori lightfoot held a campaign news conference at the union league club of chicago.