CHICAGO -- Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has fired CPD Superintendent Garry McCarthy a week after the release of a dash-cam video that showed a Chicago officer fatally shooting a black teenager 16 times.
Names have been floating around as potential replacements for McCarthy.
John Escalante has been named interim police superintendent and could possibly be a permanent replacement.
Other names being mentioned include: Deputy Police Chief Eric Washington, Deputy Police Chief Eugene Williams, who is the head of the department`s Bureau of Support Services, and top McCarthy deputy Al Wysinger.
The police board is beginning a nationwide search for a new superintendent and will present their recommendations to the mayor.