Chicago Police Will Double Number Of Tasers, Get De-Escalation Training

CHICAGO -- Chicago cops will have a Taser in every squad car by next June, Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced days after the city's latest high-profile fatal police shooting of civilians. 

Doubling the department's number of Tasers to 1,400 and boosting Taser training was part of the larger overhauls to CPD policies and procedures Emanuel and interim superintendent John Escalante announced during a Wednesday press conference. 

Emanuel said the department will now focus on de-escalation...

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