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John Burge Torture

Police Torture Victim Still Fighting For Justice -- 30 Years Later

The Huffington Post | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 07.10.2014 | Black Voices

Though over 30 years have passed since Chicago police officers tortured him into falsely confessing to taking part in a murder, Darrell Cannon is stil...

John Burge Sentencing Postponed, Ex-Cop Convicted Of Lying About Police Torture

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — The sentencing of a former Chicago police lieutenant convicted of lying about the torture of suspects has been postponed. Jon Burge w...

John Burge Perjury Trial Begins, Prosecutors Say They Will Prove He Encouraged Torture

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The federal perjury trial for former police commander Jon Burge, who allegedly led a crew of officers who tortured confessions out of hundreds of susp...