Durbin Statement on Dismissal of Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy

WASHINGTON—U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) released the following statement after Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced that he had dismissed  Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy:


“Now is the time to move forward and build a relationship based on mutual trust and respect between the Police Department and the community it serves. 


“Our law enforcement officers put their lives on the line every day to protect us. Those who fail to live up to the high standards they have sworn to uphold must be held accountable.”