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Corrupt Police Officers - Jon Burge, Ruchika Girhotra Case, Tsui Po-Ko, Ali Dizaei, Antoinette Frank, Jackie Selebi, Rafael Perez (Paperback) Loot Price: R393
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 123. Not illustrated. Chapters: Jon Burge, Ruchika Girhotra Case, Tsui Po-Ko, Ali Dizaei, Antoinette Frank, Jackie Selebi, Rafael Perez, Roger Rogerson, David Mack, Charles Becker, Frank Stilwell, Kevin Gaines, William King and Antonio Murray, Haji Mammadov, Ray "Gunner" Kelly, Fred Krahe, Brian S. Bentley, Maximilian Grabner, Robert Leon Davis, Nisha Patel-Nasri. Excerpt: Jon Graham Burge (born December 20, 1947) is a decorated United States Army veteran and a former Chicago Police Department detective and commander who gained notoriety for allegedly torturing more than 200 criminal suspects between 1972 and 1991, in order to force confessions. He served tours in South Korea and Vietnam and continued as an enlisted United States Army Reserve soldier where he served in the military police. He then returned to the South Side of Chicago and began his career as a police officer. Allegations were made about the methods of Burge and those under his command. Eventually, hundreds of similar reports resulted in a decision by Illinois Governor George Ryan to declare a moratorium on death penalty executions in Illinois in 2000 and to clear the state's death row in 2003. The most controversial arrests began in February 1982 in the midst of a series of shootings of Chicago law enforcement officials in Police Area 2, whose detective squad Burge commanded. Some of the people who confessed to murder were later granted new trials, and a few were acquitted or pardoned. Burge was acquitted of police brutality charges in 1989 after a first trial resulted in a hung jury. He was suspended from the Chicago Police Department in 1991 and fired in 1993 after the Police Department Review Board ruled that he had used torture. After Burge was fired, there was a groundswell of support to investigate his convictions. In 2002, a special prosecutor began invest...

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2010
First published: September 2010
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 7mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 124
ISBN-13: 978-1-155-88165-2
Barcode: 9781155881652
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-155-88165-6

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