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Chicago Police Settlements

NYC Settles Lawsuit For $75,000 Over 2013 Police Chokehold

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 01.20.2015 | Crime

NEW YORK (AP) — The city of New York has agreed to pay a Brooklyn man $75,000 to settle a lawsuit claiming he was choked and unable to breathe durin...

City's Police Misconduct Settlement Payouts Surge

AP | DON BABWIN | Posted 03.15.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- With three new settlements this week and more lawsuits pending, Chicago's price tag for legal claims against its police force is climbing a...

City Council Signs Off On $32 Million In Police Settlements

AP | DON BABWIN | Posted 03.19.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO — The parents of a California woman who was raped and severely injured after Chicago police released her from custody in a troubled neig...

Police Brutality Cases Have Cost Chicago $20 Million

Windy Citizen | Len Kody | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Last week former Chicago Police Commander Jon Burge was in the news again, narrowly avoiding testifying in the case of a convicted murderer who says B...