Former Police Officer

Cassandra Feuerstein slams into a bench after video tape showed her being thrown into a jail cell. (CBS)

Former Skokie Cop Gets Probation For Shoving Woman In Cell

Cassandra Feuerstein, who suffered nerve damage in her face in the March 2013 attack, was glad that Michael Hart was charged for the crime but thinks he got a “slap on the wrist,” said Torri Hamilton, a lawyer who is representing Feuerstein in a pending civil lawsuit.

11/13/2014

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Ex-Cop Acquitted Of Framing Woman Could Get Job Back

A former Chicago cop caught up in a “hare-brained” scheme to plant drugs and a gun in a suburban woman’s car — a scheme that led to a $375,000 city payout — may soon get his job back.

07/28/2014

Mark Fedder (Supplied Photo)

Charges Dropped Against Man Who Brought Gun To PGA Tournament

Mark Fedder’s defense attorney provided evidence, including a letter from the district attorney in St. Joseph County, Ind. and verification from the Mishawaka Police Department, that Fedder left the department on good terms and had a federal permit to carry a gun in areas that most civilians cannot.

06/10/2014

Devin Bickham Sr. and Devin Bickham Jr. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Ex-Cop, Son Convicted Of Killing Elder Man’s Girlfriend

Devin Bickham Sr., 42; and Devin Bickham Jr., 23, were convicted of first-degree murder in the death of Chervon Alexander, 29, of Chicago, who was fatally shot while sitting in a car in River Forest on July 11, 2011.

05/15/2014

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Former Markham Deputy Police Chief Gets 5 Years In Prison

Tony DeBois last year pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about the number of women he’d had sex with inside south suburban Markham’s police station, but denied he raped a 21-year-old prisoner there in September 2010.

04/09/2014

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Former Robbins Cop Sues Village For Discrimination

A former Robbins police detective is suing village officials over alleged racial discrimination in hiring practices and for retribution when he sought drug charges against a relative of Mayor Tyrone Ward.

04/02/2014

Steve Manning, now known as Steve Mandell, in 2005. (CBS File Photo)

Feds: Ex-Cop Planned Murder With Meat Cleaver, Ambien, Torture Chamber

Former Chicago cop Steve Mandell and alleged accomplice Gary Engel aimed to pose as cops to abduct Riverside businessman Steve Campbell, tie him to a wheelchair, blindfold him, mutilate his genitals, then drug him with Ambien sleep pills and kill him, federal prosecutors said.

02/12/2014

City Hall

Former Cop Tapped To Head Scandal-Plagued Buildings Department

Felicia Davis replaces attorney Michael Merchant, who was promoted to the job of Chicago Housing Authority CEO after Charles Woodyard was forced out.

12/11/2013

Former Schaumburg officer Matthew Hudak bonds out Monday. (CBS)

First Of Three Ex-Schaumburg Cops Posts Bail On Drug Charges

One of three former Schaumburg police officers accused of stealing from drug dealers is getting out of jail today.

CBS Chicago–02/04/2013

Steven Mandell, left, and Gary Engel are accused of a kidnapping-ransom-murder plot. Here the two are seen in old mugshots. (CBS)

Two Ex-Cops — One A Former Death Row Inmate — Charged In Extortion, Murder Plot

Two former police officers, one from Chicago and the other from the western suburbs, were arrested Thursday night and charged with a plot to abduct, extort, murder and dismember a person they thought had access to large amounts of cash from commercial real estate holdings.

10/26/2012

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Former Des Plaines Deputy Police Chief Claims He Was Fired To Cover Up Brutality

A former deputy police chief for Des Plaines, who claims he was fired after he blew the whistle on police brutality, has filed a federal lawsuit against the city.

CBS Chicago–08/15/2012

Keith Herrera

Former Cop Pleads Guilty To Role In Robberies

A former Chicago cop pleaded guilty Tuesday to taking part in robberies in which he and other officers stole hundreds of thousands of dollars in cash from suspected drug dealers and innocent civilians.

CBS Chicago–04/19/2011

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Shootout During Restaurant Robbery, Cop Injured

A former Chicago Police officer was shot when he exchanged gunfire with a suspect who tried to rob a restaurant Tuesday night.

10/27/2010