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Black Lives Matter Wins Again: S.F. Police Chief Suhr Resigns

San Francisco Police Department Police Chief Greg Suhr resigned suddenly on Thursday, at the request of Mayor Ed Lee, after protests by the Black Lives Matter movement. The Black Lives Matter movement had targeted Suhr for months, following a scandal over racist and homophobic texts sent by police officers, and several recent officer-involved shootings.

Rahm Emanuel appeals for calm after Laquon McDonald video (Charles Rex Arbogast / Associated Press)

Rahm Emanuel Fires Police Chief Garry McCarthy

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel fired his top cop, Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy, on Tuesday morning as the controversy over the 2014 shooting of Chicago teenager Laquan McDonald continues to reverberate in the Windy City.

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Police Superintendent: Father of Slain Chicago 7-Year-Old ‘Arrested 45 Times’

On July 5, a prayer vigil was held for seven-year-old Amari Brown, who was gunned down while standing in the 1100 block of North Harding Street around midnight on July 3. Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy told CBS 6 the bullet that killed Brown “was meant for his father, a ranking gang member” who has been “arrested 45 times.”