The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on Liberty News Now
A Chicago police officer, Marco Proano, was sentenced to 5 years in prison, for shooting at teen thugs, who were attempting to flee in a stolen car. The court also decided that the attempt at law enforcement violated the civil rights of the African American teenagers.
“Mr. Proano was not maintaining the ‘thin blue line’ that separates us from anarchy, and chaos and violence,” U.S. District Judge Gary Feinerman – an Obama appointed Judge – is reported having said. “He was bringing the chaos and violence. He was the source of it.”
In December 2013, the officers had pulled the vehicle over for speeding and then determined that the vehicle had been stolen. Police called for backup, which is when Proano and his partner had arrived on the scene.
The dash cam footage showed that Proano pulled his gun outpost was originally published on this site