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City fires investigator who found cops at fault
Jul. 20, 2015
Lorenzo Davis was the only supervisor at Chicago’s Independent Police Review Authority who resisted orders to change findings about shootings, according to an evaluation by IPRA obtained by WBEZ.
Aldermen skip chance to ask about commander accused of police brutality
Oct. 29, 2014
Appearing before the Chicago City Council, the head of the city agency that investigates excessive-force complaints never got a question about the city’s handling of Cmdr. Glenn Evans.
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.
Chicago cop stripped of power, faces felony charges
Aug. 28, 2014
A Chicago police commander has been stripped of his police powers after being charged with aggravated battery and official misconduct.
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.
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