From CBS Chicago: Joliet Police Sgt. Javier Esqueda, Who Blew Whistle On Death Of Eric Lurry In Police Custody, Stripped Of Police Powers



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  1. Avatar Jaybird says:

    From Dave Savini:


  2. Avatar Oscar Gordon says:

    See also NYPD Adrian SchoolcraftReport

  3. Avatar Philip H says:

    And yet there are people all over who keep saying there’s nothing wrong with police culture – its just a few bad apples.Report

  4. Avatar Jaybird says:

    And in a related story:


  5. Avatar DavidTC says:

    …weird how he’s supposedly ‘under investigation’. Doesn’t _he_ get qualified immunity? Yes, he allegedly got ‘unauthorized access to video evidence that was involved in a criminal investigation’, but have the courts ever ruled explicitly on a cop doing that while wearing the exact same hat as him?Report

  6. Avatar Jaybird says:

    I saw this opinion piece and immediately thought of a handful of cases where officers did the right thing and then got fired or disciplined for doing so.

    Then I read the opinion piece and it mentioned a couple of cases that I had heard of and a couple that I hadn’t.

    Which kinda undercut the piece, if you ask me.


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