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Chicago Police Commander Resigns After Homan Square Exposé

HeadlineMar 20, 2015

A top Chicago police commander has resigned following reports of abusive methods at the secretive Homan Square compound. The Guardian revealed people taken to the nondescript warehouse have been denied access to attorneys, beaten and held incommunicado without notification to their families. The Guardian now reports Nicholas Roti, chief of the Bureau of Organized Crime, which operates out of Homan, resigned last week. Attorneys for three people held at Homan have announced plans to file a civil rights lawsuit in a bid to shut the facility down.

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