Jon Loevy

Police Headquarters

Chicago Police Deny West Side Facility Used For Illegal Detentions

The Chicago Police Department has denied allegations in a British newspaper report that officers sometimes use a West Side facility as the equivalent of a CIA black site, where they illegally detain suspects for questioning, and deny their attorneys access.

02/25/2015

Michael Holton says an Evergreen Park cop tried an unusual shakedown on him after pulling him over for traffic violations. (Credit: CBS)

Chicago Man Alleges Unusual Shakedown Attempt By Evergreen Park Cop

Michael Holton claimed, after he was told he’d need $800 to get his car out of the impound after he was ticketed for driving on a suspended license, he could get his car back right away by helping police find a gun on the streets.

CBS 2–01/09/2013

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Jury Awards $25M To Man For Wrongful Murder Conviction

A federal jury Tuesday awarded $25 million to a suburban man who sued the City of Chicago after spending 16 years in prison for a murder he didn’t commit.

01/24/2012