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Prosecutors want indicted police commander’s past in court
Oct. 24, 2014
Cook County prosecutors on Thursday told a judge they would try to bring other “crimes and bad acts” into a felony case against Chicago police Cmdr. Glenn Evans.
Indicted police commander suspended from duty 11 times
Sep. 18, 2014
As Cook County prosecutors unveil grand-jury charges, WBEZ learns more about Glenn Evans’ 28 years as a Chicago cop.
He threatened to ‘push my nose through my brain’
Sep. 11, 2014
Police brutality lawsuits against a Chicago commander facing felony charges have cost taxpayers more than a quarter million dollars, WBEZ has found. That price tag appears certain to increase.
Lawsuit: Police commander's alleged battery amounted to 'torture'
Sep. 9, 2014
A South Sider whose brutality complaint led to felony charges against a Chicago police commander takes his allegations to federal court.
Despite excessive-force complaints, police commander has support
Aug. 8, 2014
The West Side commander is under a legal cloud for allegedly using excessive force, but some residents of his district say they welcome his aggressive approach to crime.
Report: Embattled cop at top of list for complaints
Aug. 5, 2014
An analysis of excessive-force complaints is raising more questions about a West Side police commander under investigation for allegedly assaulting an arrestee.
CPD leaves commander in post despite DNA test
Jul. 31, 2014
The city’s Independent Police Review Authority has recommended that Harrison District Cmdr. Glenn Evans be stripped of his police powers for allegedly assaulting an arrestee.
Jury clears cops in schizophrenic man’s death
Oct. 27, 2011
A federal jury Thursday afternoon cleared two Chicago police officers in the fatal shooting of a schizophrenic man in his Northwest Side bedroom.
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