Jose Torres

  • Recommendation Other
  • Decision Termination
  • Length of process over 1 year September 26, 2018 to March 19, 2020 Closed

Charged with violating 2 rules on 9 counts

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Rule 2 8 counts

Any action or conduct which impedes the Department's efforts to achieve its policy and goals or brings discredit upon the Department.

Rule 6 1 count

Disobedience of an order or directive, whether written or oral.

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The Board finds Respondent Jose Torres guilty of violating Rule 2, Rule 6, and Rule 10, as set forth in paragraph nos. 12–19 above. As a result of the foregoing, the Board, by a vote of 8 in favor (Foreman, Wolff, Crowl, Eaddy, Flores, O’Malley, Sweeney, and Zopp) to 0 opposed, hereby determines that cause exists for discharging Respondent Jose Torres from his position as a police officer with the Department of Police and from the services of the City of Chicago. Respondent Police Officer Jose Torres, Star No. 3783, as a result of having been found guilty of all charges in Police Board Case No. 18 PB 2949, be and hereby is discharged from his position as a police officer with the Department of Police and from the services of the City of Chicago. This disciplinary action is adopted and entered by a majority of the members of the Police Board: Ghian Foreman, Paula Wolff, Matthew C. Crowl, Michael Eaddy, Steve Flores, John P. O’Malley Jr., Rhoda D. Sweeney, and Andrea L. Zopp.

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