Activists continue fight for federal civil rights charges against Jason Van Dyke ahead of release

1/26/2022 12:40:00 AM

Former Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke is set to walk free after serving just half of his sentence for fatally shooting Laquan McDonald.

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Former Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke is set to walk free after serving just half of his sentence for fatally shooting Laquan McDonald.

'This man is going to walk. If tables turned, my grandson would have never seen the light of day. He shot my grandson 16 times and then reload the gun again.'

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A lineup of Chicago's most vocal activists are furious that convicted former Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke is about to walk out of prison in a matter of days."We all know what happened,"said activists Will Calloway."[He was] unjustly sentenced to 81 months in prison."

Van Dyke is set to walk free on February 3 after serving just half of his sentence forfatally shooting Laquan McDonald 16 times in October 2014."This man took everything from me," said McDonald's grandmother, Tracy Hunter."This man is going to walk. If tables turned, my grandson would have never seen the light of day. He shot my grandson 16 times and then reload the gun again."

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It is these judicial indifferences that seem to keep the influences ither in a halt or misguided perspective for future shifts in humanity, coming forth our administration's are to insure the fairness of it's citizens,the equalities of a nation is most detrimental for its recover Yet no indignation or “activism” when criminals are let go hours after committing heinous crimes…

I wish was this worried about the 8 year old girl killed in Little Village! Are you going to give us weeks of warnings when her murderers are released? if he was darkskin he'll be doing 85% of his time but u did'nt hear that from me lol Shut up the guy did his time.... Let it go reflect inward and understand your community destroyed the city not a white cop in jail

So…he’s getting treated like everyone else in Illinois and people are mad. They weren’t mad when Laquan was high committing felonies and swinging a knife at cops. Just like most other criminals tried and convicted in Cook County..Thanks Kim Fox! Oxymorons WHO CARES?!?! I learned the other day that it’s standard in Illinois to halve a sentence for good behavior. Y’all make it sound like that’s not the way this works.

The police officer should have never been in prison in the first place. Put down the knife animal

Activists plan downtown rally Feb. 3 to protest release of Jason Van DykeBy his release date, Jason Van Dyke will have served just over three years and three months of the 81-month sentence handed down after his 2018 conviction. hmmmm So far 36 homicides this month..10 killed this week..an 8 yo girl on Saturday..So many shooters are released felons.. the city is a war zone....And the S-Times is doing a story on Van Dyke being released..such poor journalism...He is the least of the Chicago's worry. Jesse Jackson lol now that’s funny! Jackson is always the go-to guy to get the media's attention. In his state of mind, I doubt he knows what he's doing. There are more important things to protest, like the murder of the 8yo girl and other children. What about Black males killing black women? Everyday there's 1

He served his time and is getting out. Most guilty people in chicago get no time at all. Let him go ? I guess so he will fit in with the rest of the bullshit in Chicago. Probably won’t even notice he’s out Good for him Isn’t that what happens in cook county? I mean how many murders are out of prison? Wow,straight up murder and now he’s got the rest of his life to live I know guy’s got arrested with a little pot done more time than this guy,what a system

The only reason this is news is because he was a cop. This shit happens all the time with gangbangers and no one says a peep ABC7's daily race-baiting story.

Rev. Jesse Jackson calls for federal probe ahead of Jason Van Dyke releaseThe Rev. Jesse Jackson, activists and the family of slain teenager Laquan McDonald met on Monday to call on politicians to launch a federal probe into convicted former police officer Jason Van Dyke . He still won't say sh*t about black-on-black crime. He can't blame WHITE folks. 😒 If there are protests, they should all be arrested.

'We Will Fight Back On This One': Rev. Jesse Jackson Plans Protest For Release Of Jason Van Dyke, Ex-CPD Officer Who Killed Laquan McDonaldThe former officer was sentenced to nearly seven years in prison, but he's getting out early for good behavior. 'But we'll continue to IGNORE black-on-black crime, because it doesn't fit our race-baiting narrative.'--Jesse Jackson He did his time!!! Nothing you can do now!! All you want is media attention.., time for a nursing home 🏡

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"We all know what happened,"said activists Will Calloway."[He was] unjustly sentenced to 81 months in prison. 50th St." Van Dyke is set to walk free on February 3 after serving just half of his sentence for fatally shooting Laquan McDonald 16 times in October 2014. This is a we thing and we need your help to keep this man locked up. "This man took everything from me," said McDonald's grandmother, Tracy Hunter. Anthony Vazquez/Sun-Times On the day three Minnesota police officers went to trial on federal civil rights charges in the murder of George Floyd, a coalition of Chicago activists called for the Justice Department to bring a case against Jason Van Dyke for the 2014 murder of Laquan McDonald."This man is going to walk. The time will be determined,” Jackson said.

If tables turned, my grandson would have never seen the light of day. 3 after serving under half of an 81-month sentence for the murder of the 17-year-old McDonald in an on-duty shooting on the city’s Southwest Side, a day that Rev. Van Dyke is set to walk out of a prison on Feb. He shot my grandson 16 times and then reload the gun again." Some of the activists that gathered Monday afternoon led the 400-day fight for the city to release the video of Van Dyke killing McDonald. “The crime and the time do not correspond,” Jackson said Monday at a news conference at Rainbow PUSH Coalition headquarters, during which he compared Van Dyke shooting McDonald 16 times to the murder of Emmett Till, and, more pointedly, the killing of George Floyd by Officer Derek Chauvin in Minnesota. . 3.