Official Misconduct

Hearing Set For Police Commander Accused Of BrutalityGlenn Evans was arrested after an investigation of a January 2013 incident involving the capture of a suspect. Prosecutors accuse Evans of shoving a gun down the man's throat, putting a Taser to his groin, and threatening to kill if the man did not tell him where his gun was.
Court Worker Accused Of Trading Community Service Hours For SexThe Lake County Sheriff’s Department said 44-year-old Anselmo Magana was accepting cash and sex in exchange for falsely certifying people on probation had performed court-ordered community service hours.
Former Skokie Cop Gets Probation For Shoving Woman In CellCassandra 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.
Man At Center Of Brutality Case Against CPD Commander Files LawsuitA 24-year-old man has sued the Chicago Police Department and a Chicago police commander who has since been relieved of duty, accusing the commander of shoving a gun in his mouth and threatening to kill him last year.
CPD Commander Accused Of Shoving Gun In Suspect's Mouth And Taser Against His GroinA Chicago police commander accused of sticking the barrel of his service weapon in a suspect’s throat, pressing a stun gun against the man's groin last year, and threatening to kill him was released without having to post bail Thursday.
West Side Commander Charged With Aggravated Battery, Stripped Of Police Powers A Chicago Police commander on the city's West Side has been stripped of his police powers.
Schaumburg Cop Pleads Guilty In Drug Case, Gets 26 YearsOne of three Schaumburg police detectives accused of withholding and reselling illegal drugs they seized from dealers was sentenced to 26 years in prison Tuesday.
Trial Delayed For Former North Chicago Police ChiefOfficials hope the theft of government funds case against former North Chicago Police Chief Michael Newsome will be concluded this summer after the latest in a series of delays has resulted in a new trial date of June 6.
Guard Accused Of Trying To Smuggle Bullet, Pills Into Cook County JailA Cook County Sheriff’s correctional officer was ordered held in lieu of $30,000 bond Tuesday for allegedly trying to bring a 9mm bullet and dozens of pills into Cook County Jail over the weekend.
Schaumburg Cop Charged With Taking Gun Turned In For DisposalPolice Officer Bryan Woodyard, 38, turned himself in to his own department on charges of official misconduct.
Correctional Officers Charged With Organizing Attack On InmateTwo Cook County Jail guards were charged Thursday with arranging the beating of an 18-year-old inmate after he short-circuited power in the jail.
Workers At Clerk’s Office, Morgue Charged With CorruptionA Cook County Circuit Court employee has been charged with stealing $3,500 in traffic ticket payments, the fourth clerk’s office employee to face criminal charges this year, prosecutors announced Tuesday.