How could this happen in lori lightfoot s chicago. Most notably she served as president of the chicago police board and chair of the chicago.
Mayor lori lightfoot admitted thursday that she knew.
Lori lightfoot young and now. 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. Anjanette young from february 2019 before i became mayor and i saw the video today for the first time lightfoot said in a statement. Lori lightfoot speaks at her election night party tuesday april 2 2019 in chicago.
In february 2019 police violently invaded the home of social worker anjanette young they executed a search warrant on the wrong apartment. Chicago mayor lori lightfoot is continuing damage control over cbs 2 s investigation of the wrong raid at anjanette young s home. Mayor lori lightfoot of chicago.
Today i became aware of an incident involving ms. Mayor lori lightfoot on thursday said her administration will no longer withhold video from residents seeking police records about their cases and acknowledged that the city s handling of a. Young later gained access to the police footage as part of a federal lawsuit she filed against the city in november 2019 that was dismissed earlier this year the sun times reported adding that young filed a new lawsuit this year in connection with the denial of her foia request.
Lori lightfoot elected chicago mayor making her the first african american woman to lead the city. 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. Mayor lori lightfoot sidestepped questions tuesday about why city lawyers tried to block a cbs 2 story from airing disturbing video that shows how police treated an innocent woman during a bad raid.
Lightfoot added that she has ordered a review of young s foia request to find out why it was rejected. Police body camera footage of a 2019 raid on anjanette young s apartment shows her screaming and crying as she tells the officers that they had the wrong person. There was no interaction from this from mayor s office or herself directly to me or my attorney young said.
And so years later now she. Friday afternoon the cbs 2 investigators exposed six new body.