Special Operations Section

City Council Chambers

City Council To Vote On Settlement For Family Terrorized By Rogue Cops

The full City Council Wednesday will vote on a nearly three-quarter of a million dollar settlement in a case of rogue cops shaking down drug dealers.

CBS Chicago–04/17/2012

Former Chicago Police Officer Jerome Finnigan (Credit: Chicago Police Dept.)

Ringleader Of Disgraced SOS Cops Gets 12 Years

The alleged ringleader of a group of corrupt Chicago police officers was sentenced to 12 years in prison for ordering a hit on another officer, because he believed the officer was cooperating with a federal investigation of their illegal activities.

CBS Chicago–09/08/2011

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

Former Chicago Cops Jerome Finnigan and Keith Herrera

Former SOS Officers To Plead Guilty To Civil Rights Charges

One current and three former Chicago police cops will plead guilty to federal civil rights violations in a case that involves shaking down suspected drug dealers and others while they were with the now-disbanded Special Operations Section.

CBS Chicago–04/07/2011