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Police Superintendent David Brown speaks at a news conference on June 21, 2022. (WTTW News)

Chicago police officers must only engage in foot pursuits under a certain set of circumstances and will be required to continuously re-evaluate the need to continue such a pursuit while it’s in progress, according to a final version of the new policy.

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A mural of Adam Toledo painted by Milton Coronado. (Matt Masterson / WTTW News)

“COPA has been in contact with the Toledo family, through their representatives, and we ask for patience as the investigation moves through the post-investigation review processes,” the office said in a statement.

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Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx announced Tuesday that while officers Eric Stillman and Evan Solano erred and “escalated” the situations in their pursuits of Toledo, there’s insufficient evidence and facts to justify criminal charges. 

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A mural of Adam Toledo painted by Milton Coronado. (Matt Masterson / WTTW News)

Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx announced Tuesday that her office will not file criminal charges against the Chicago police officers who shot and killed 13-year-old Adam Toledo and 22-year-old Anthony Alvarez in separate on-duty shootings just days apart last year.

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Police reform advocates criticized the original policy as too “vague” and said it gave officers too much discretion to chase someone they suspect of a crime. 

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A memorial of candles and flowers for 13-year-old Adam Toledo sits near the alley where he was killed March 29 by a Chicago police officer. (WTTW News)

A report released last week indicates that deaths of people of color are severely undercounted and much more needs to be done to produce an accurate database that collects ethnicity information.

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Two months after the fatal police shootings of 13-year-old Adam Toledo and 22-year-old Anthony Alvarez, the Chicago Police Department unveiled a new policy on foot pursuits it says will better prioritize the safety of officers, the public and those being pursued.

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Adam Toledo’s mother Betty, second from right, wipes away tears as family members of the 13-year-old fatally shot by police on March 29, 2021 announce the launch of a nonprofit honoring their son and brother on May 26, 2021. (Matt Masterson / WTTW News)

Members of Adam Toledo’s family wiped away tears on what would have been his 14th birthday as they announced a new program for boys to develop skills and values in a rural environment away from city streets.

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Chicago Police Superintendent David Brown has not acted on the recommendation of the Civilian Office of Police Accountability that the officer who shot and killed Anthony Alvarez in Portage Park be stripped of his police powers during the ongoing probe.

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Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx appears on “Chicago Tonight” on March 18, 2020. (WTTW News)

An internal investigation by the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office found a “breakdown of communication” and other issues were responsible for the inadvertent mischaracterization of the Adam Toledo shooting in a hearing last month.

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An image taken from a five-minute compilation video, released by the Chicago Police Department on April 28, which shows the March 31 police shooting of Anthony Alvarez in the Portage Park neighborhood. (WTTW News via CPD)

Chicago is again facing the stark reality of a fatal police shooting of a young person. Every news organization must decide how to best handle such sensitive material as it reports a story. Here’s how we’ve handled in on “Chicago Tonight” and online.

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Chicago Police Superintendent speaks to reporters at police headquarters Thursday, April 22, 2021. (WTTW News)

A year to the day after the City Council unanimously approved his appointment as Chicago police superintendent, David Brown said he remains “determined and committed” to his job despite a turbulent start to his tenure and speculation about his possible departure.

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Law enforcement investigate the scene of a shooting, Wednesday, April 21, 2021 in Elizabeth City, N.C. At least one law enforcement officer with a sheriff’s department in North Carolina shot and killed a man while executing a search warrant Wednesday, the sheriff’s office said. (Stephen M. Katz / The Virginian-Pilot via AP)

Just as the guilty verdict was about to be read in the trial of former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin, police in Ohio shot and killed a Black teenager in broad daylight. And out of the thousands of deadly police shootings in the U.S. since 2005, about 140 officers have been charged with murder or manslaughter.

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Demonstrators raise their hand as they attend a peace walk honoring the life of police shooting victim 13-year-old Adam Toledo, Sunday, April 18, 2021, in Chicago’s Little Village neighborhood. (AP Photo / Shafkat Anowar)

Latino lawyers and community leaders on Tuesday will ask the Department of Justice to investigate the fatal shooting of a 13-year-old boy by a Chicago police officer. 

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A memorial of candles and flowers for 13-year-old Adam Toledo sits near the alley where he was killed March 29 by a Chicago police officer. (WTTW News)

Protesters took to the streets this weekend — both in Little Village and other parts of the city — after the Civilian Office of Police Accountability released videos of the fatal police shooting of 13-year-old Adam Toledo. We speak with neighborhood organizations working to help residents.

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Little Village resident Andre Gordillo, right, raises his arms in protest during the Adam Toledo peace walk on April 18, 2021. “I think it’s important to show that I care about my community and that I want justice to be done for the wrongful murder of a 13-year-old,” Gordillo said. “This is a peaceful, youth-led march.” (Evan Garcia / WTTW News)

Several hundred people gathered Sunday evening in Little Village to mourn the death of Adam Toledo and participate in a peace walk through the neighborhood. The 13-year-old was fatally shot by a police officer on March 29.