From CBS Chicago: Joliet Police Sgt. Javier Esqueda, Who Blew Whistle On Death Of Eric Lurry In Police Custody, Stripped Of Police Powers
JOLIET, Ill. (CBS)– Joliet police Sgt. Javier Esqueda blew the whistle on the death of Eric Lurry in police custody, and now he has been stripped of his police powers and placed on administrative leave.
Meanwhile Tuesday evening, there were growing calls to fire the two officers involved in Lurry’s death, and sources said the Joliet City Manager has quit.
As CBS 2 Investigator Dave Savini reported, Sgt. Esqueda said he thought he could lose his badge over all this, and he did lose it.
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