An inspector general’s report concluded Thursday that former Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson drove a city vehicle while under the influence of alcohol and lied about the incident that led to his December firing.
Eddie Johnson was awarded the pension by the Policemen’s Annuity and Benefit Fund of Chicago, the Chicago Tribune reported.
Attorneys for actor Jussie Smollett have asked the city of Chicago turn over documents that show former police Superintendent Eddie Johnson was “untruthful or misleading in any statement" before he was fired last month, in an apparent bid to undermine Johnson's credibility.
The unceremonious firing of Chicago's police superintendent just weeks before his retirement has rattled a department that, under his leadership, was seeking to restore public confidence since the release of a 2014 video showing a white officer killing a black teenager with 16 gunshots.
Anthony Guglielmi said officials noticed that the phone was damaged when the woman left then-Superintendent Eddie Johnson's security detail to join the evidence and recovered property unit, three days after the incident.
A female officer who was reportedly caught on video kissing then-Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson at a popular restaurant in October was transferred weeks later from his personal security detail to another role on the police force, a department spokesman said.
Former Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson has retired from his career service rank and is no longer employed by the Chicago Police Department, according to Mayor Lightfoot's Press Office.
Multiple employees of the Chicago Police Department are under investigation for allegedly covering up an incident involving Eddie Johnson where he was found asleep in his vehicle after a night of drinking, according to a report.
Chicago’s fired police chief was having drinks with a woman for hours the mid-October night officers found him sleeping behind the wheel of his SUV, according to two newspapers citing unidentified sources.
A visibly upset Mayor Lightfoot announced the termination of Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson on Monday, just weeks before he was set to retire. Political analyst and radio personality Maze Jackson talks about it.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot says she has terminated police superintendent Eddie Johnson for lying to her and intentionally misleading the public after he was found asleep in his vehicle in October.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot says she has terminated police superintendent Eddie Johnson for lying to her and intentionally misleading the public about the events that led to him being discovered asleep in his vehicle in October.
Chicago's mayor on Friday named former Los Angeles police Chief Charlie Beck to serve as Chicago's interim police superintendent, a day after the city's top police officer announced he's retiring.
Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson announced Thursday that he's retiring after more than three years as the city's top cop.
The writing is on the wall for Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson. He is expected to announce this week that he's retiring, sources say.
Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson says he is considering retirement.
Visiting Chicago for the first time as president, Donald Trump disparaged the city Monday as a haven for criminals that is "embarrassing to us as a nation" under the leadership of its top cop, who sat out Trump's speech to protest the president's immigration policies and frequently divisive rhetoric.
The Chicago Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) has issued a vote of no confidence against Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson.
Donald Trump's appearance next week at a police chief's conference will be his first visit as president to Chicago, a city he has ridiculed for years. The city's top cop plans to skip the speech, even though he's hosting the event.
Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson was drinking before driving when he was found asleep in his official police vehicle a few blocks from his home early Thursday morning, according to a report.