Official Misconduct

Ricky Williams, 24, is suing the city of Chicago and Police Cmdr. Glenn Evans, who allegedly shoved a gun in Williams' mouth during an arrest in January 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Man At Center Of Brutality Case Against CPD Commander Files Lawsuit

A 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.

09/09/2014

Chicago Police Cmdr. Glenn Evans. (Credit: Chicago Police)

CPD Commander Accused Of Shoving Gun In Suspect’s Mouth And Taser Against His Groin

A 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.

08/28/2014

Chicago Police Commander Evans. (Credit: CBS)

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.

08/27/2014

Matthew Hudak (Credit: DuPage County Sheriff)

Schaumburg Cop Pleads Guilty In Drug Case, Gets 26 Years

One of three Schaumburg police detectives accused of withholding and reselling illegal drugs they seized from dealers was sentenced to 26 years in prison Tuesday.

04/29/2014

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Trial Delayed For Former North Chicago Police Chief

Officials 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.

04/17/2014

Cook County Jail (Credit: CBS)

Guard Accused Of Trying To Smuggle Bullet, Pills Into Cook County Jail

A 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.

08/13/2013

Bryan Woodyard (Credit: Schaumburg Police)

Schaumburg Cop Charged With Taking Gun Turned In For Disposal

Police Officer Bryan Woodyard, 38, turned himself in to his own department on charges of official misconduct.

06/06/2013

Cook County Jail (Credit: CBS)

Correctional Officers Charged With Organizing Attack On Inmate

Two 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.

02/22/2013

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Workers At Clerk’s Office, Morgue Charged With Corruption

A 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.

10/16/2012

Handcuffs

Former H.S. Basketball Coach Charged With Sex With Student

Former Knox High School boys basketball coach Todd Boldry was arrested by Knox police Friday morning at Knox Middle School for two felony charges, child seduction and official misconduct.

08/26/2012

Handcuffs

Former Bellwood Village Administrator Accused Of Stealing $500,000

A former administrator of west suburban Bellwood has been charged with stealing more than half a million dollars from the village.

CBS Chicago–08/16/2012

Cook County Jail (Credit: CBS)

Cook County Jail Guard Charged With Punching Inmate, Knocking Him Down

A Cook County Jail officer faces prison time for allegedly hitting an inmate and knocking him down.

CBS Chicago–08/03/2012

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Calumet Park Cop Acquitted In Brutality Case

A south suburban police officer accused of tripping a teen and later grabbing him by the throat after the boy made a wisecrack was found not guilty during a bench trial on Monday.

03/19/2012

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Former Indiana State Police Commander Admits To Stealing $91K

A former Indiana State Police commander is likely to find out in a couple of months what it’s like to be on the other side of a prison cell.

CBS Chicago–11/22/2011

Photo Of Cook County Sheriff's Police Patch (Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Code Inspector Charged With Official Misconduct

An Elmwood Park code inspector was arrested by Cook County Sheriff’s police for allegedly filing a false inspection report on a rental property he owns.

06/21/2011

Juan Rodriguez (Credit: DuPage County Sheriff)

Retired Illinois State Trooper Pleads Guilty To Child Porn Charges

The admissions came as retired trooper Juan Rodriguez pleaded guilty to child pornography and official misconduct charges.

06/14/2011

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Cop Indicted With Aggravated Battery Against Teen

A police officer was indicted on aggravated battery and official misconduct charges for allegedly tripping a teen and later grabbing him by the throat after the boy made a wisecrack.

06/08/2011

Paul Clavijo (left) and Juan Vasquez (right) are charged with sexually assaulting a woman when they were supposed to be on duty on March 10, 2011. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff's Department)

Chicago Cops Indicted In Sexual Assault

Two Chicago Police officers accused of sexually assaulting women on the North Side earlier this year while on duty were indicted on Wednesday.

06/01/2011

Chicago Police Sgt. Edward Howard Jr.

Police Sergeant Charged With Hitting Handcuffed Man

A Chicago Police sergeant is facing felony charges, after he was allegedly captured on video slapping a handcuffed man three times in the face.

CBS Chicago–04/15/2011

Coroner (Photo by Toby Canham/Getty Images)

Kane County Board Chairman: Coroner Should Step Down

The chairman of the Kane County Board is calling on the county’s embattled coroner to step down, according to a Friday morning report.

CBS Chicago–04/01/2011

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