Chicago Cops Nap and Snack in the Ruins of Riots

If you still haven’t grasped the motivations of the Defund Police movement, Chicago has you covered.

Thursday afternoon, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot held a news conference to show images of 13 Chicago Police Department officers captured on surveillance cameras hanging out in the offices of Rep. Bobby Rush (D–Ill.). There they lounged around, napping, drinking coffee, and eating popcorn.

In the hours before this happened, looters targeted businesses in the strip mall where Rush’s offices are located. After rioters left Rush’s offices accessible, this pack of cops commandeered it and spent several hours there. Rush only learned about the officers’ activities

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