Lawsuit filed against Chicago Police Department over concerns of phone interceptions

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Amid protests in Chicago, with demonstrators in and along the streets, it might be a city SUV that is behind a new lawsuit filed against the Chicago Police Department.

The lawsuit asks if police used mobile device called a ‘stingray” to intercept cell phone conversations.

Matt Topic, of Loevy & Loevy law firm, is representing the man behind the lawsuit.

He says a police scanner recording from Black Friday’s protest could be the smoking gun.

The case will go to court later this month.

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3 comments

  • Blacks Are Racist

    Whats the problem? Democrats need and want laws passed to control every aspect of their lives. From cradle to grave. Well, you asked for it. Stop complaining.

  • Naomi

    This is pathetic, lazy journalism. The male vice stating “we’re keeping an eye on it, we’ll let you know if we hear anything” is NOT the dispatcher! It’s a CPIC officer. The dispatcher is female and can be heard earlier, stating that CPIC is on the air for a “mobile” (brief conversation with officers on scene). However, if the dispatcher WAS the person who said that line (which they are NOT), and there was indeed something shady going on, than the lawsuit against CPD wouldn’t make sense because dispatchers are not employed by CPD. They are employed by OEMC, which is a completely separate city agency, like the fire department or streets and sanitation. And I can guarantee, 911 dispatchers don’t have magical powers to eavesdrop and be privy to intel. Get the record straight.