Dean Angelo, Sr., the former president of the rank-and-file cops union, was charged with acting as a union spokesman during the Jason Van Dyke trial.
Jason Van Dyke
“He’s anxious and scared and who wouldn’t be?” said attorney Daniel Herbert.
The FOP’s Second Vice President Martin Preib filed the formal charge against Angelo on Oct. 5, the day the Van Dyke verdict was announced.
In a motion filed Wednesday, lawyers for Jason Van Dyke offer a fresh slate of alleged missteps by trial Judge Vincent Gaughan.
Judge Domenica Stephenson said Thursday she will announce her verdict Dec. 19 in the trial of three Chicago police officers charged in the case.
After only one witness, the defense has rested in the trial of three cops accused of covering up the murder of Laquan McDonald.
These three Chicago police officers walked into the courtroom with not just the presumption of innocence but also the presumption of privilege.
Police Supt. Eddie Johnson has moved to fire Van Dyke, Sgt. Stephen Franko and Officers Janet Mondragon, Daphne Sebastian and Ricardo Viramontes.
Vanita Gupta, former head of the civil rights division of the U.S. Justice Department, says lots of hard work is ahead to bring real policing reform.
CPD Sgt. Stephen Franko and officers Janet Mondragon, Daphne Sebastian and Ricardo Viramontes are set to appear at evidentiary hearings next month.
How many of them would put their own careers on the line by falsifying reports to protect a fellow officer — an officer convicted of murder.
After taking time to read the emails privately, the judge said she wanted to have more time — until Tuesday — to consider them.
You couldn’t look around that courtroom and not notice that race is an issue in this case with Chicago police at the center of it.
Review some of the documents filed in connection with this case.
How does the trial of three Chicago police officers relate to Jason Van Dyke’s October murder conviction?