A man who has long claimed he was tortured by Chicago police detectives into confessing to two murders will be getting out of prison after nearly 25 years behind bars.
Former police Cmdr. Jon Burge reports to prison today, after being convicted of lying about torturing suspects during the 1970s and ‘80s.
Former Chicago Police Cmdr. Jon Burge is expected to report to prison later this week, and he could meet a jailhouse celebrity.
Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan filed a lawsuit Monday morning to stop former Chicago Police Cmdr. Jon Burge from collecting a pension.
Rev. Jesse Jackson said Saturday that he plans to file a lawsuit seeking to strip former Chicago Police Lt. Jon Burge of his pension.
Chicago Police Supt. Jody Weis says he’s embarrassed by the police pension Board decision to allow former Cmdr. Jon Burge keep his pension.
Disgraced former Police Lt. Jon Burge will get to keep is nearly $3,100 a month pension, a sharply divided panel decided on Thursday.
When former Chicago Police Cmdr. Jon Burge reports to prison to serve his 54-month sentence for perjury and obstruction of justice, he may want toconsider the experiences of one of his former homicide detectives.
Former Chicago Police Lt. Jon Burge has been sentenced to 4 1/2 years in prison for lying about the torture of criminal suspects.
Police torture and misconduct under the command of former Chicago Police Lt. Jon Burge was a “cancer” that destroyed relations with the black community, a former Chicago policeman and activist said at Burge’s sentencing hearing.
A man who claims to have been a torture victim of police Cmdr. Jon Burge wants to see him go away for a long time.
U.S. District Judge Joan Lefkow said Wednesday that she won’t step down from the case of a former Chicago police lieutenant convicted of lying about the torture of suspects.
Former Chicago Police Commander Jon Burge, who is now facing sentencing next week for lying about the torture of suspects, says he deserves less prison time because of his military service.
Former Chicago Police Cmdr. Jon Burge could face hard time behind bars when he is sentenced in January for perjury and obstruction of justice.
Sentencing has been postponed for a former Chicago police Lt. Jon Burge, who was convicted of lying about the torture of suspects.