City Official Accused Of Ignoring Sexual Harassment Claims Against Fire Commissioner

05/05/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Chicago Sun-Times

Sexual harassment accusations against Chicago Fire Commissioner John Brooks allegedly were shelved by city Office of Compliance chief Anthony Boswell, who was suspended last month by Mayor Daley for supposedly killing another harassment case.

Brooks intends to announce today that he will take several weeks of vacation time "to stay out of the way" and let the Office of Compliance investigate without any appearance of interference, said Larry Langford, spokesman for the Fire Department.

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