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Whistleblower

Chicago State University

Whistleblower Awarded $2.5M In Suit Against Chicago State

James Crowley, 47, CSU’s former senior legal counsel, had alleged he was fired in retaliation for reporting university improprieties to Illinois’ attorney general.

02/27/2014

City Hall

Aldermen Endorse Expanding Whistleblower Law

The City Council’s Rules and Ethics Committee has recommended approval of an expansion of the city’s Whistleblower Ordinance, to protect people and businesses who report government corruption.

WBBM Newsradio–10/02/2012

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Former Des Plaines Deputy Police Chief Claims He Was Fired To Cover Up Brutality

A former deputy police chief for Des Plaines, who claims he was fired after he blew the whistle on police brutality, has filed a federal lawsuit against the city.

CBS Chicago–08/15/2012