Edward J. Kropp III

  • Recommendation Termination
  • Decision Termination
  • Length of process 9 months August 28, 2019 to May 21, 2020 Closed

Charged with violating 5 rules on 11 counts

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Rule 2 4 counts

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

Rule 8 2 counts

Disrespect to or maltreatment of any person, while on or off duty.

Rule 9 2 counts

Engaging in any unjustified verbal or physical altercation with any person, while on or off duty.

Rule 38 1 count

Unlawful or unnecessary use or display of a weapon.

Rule 14 2 counts

Making a false report, written or oral.

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The Board finds the Respondent guilty of violating Rule 2, Rule 8, Rule 9, Rule 14, and Rule 38, as set forth in section nos. 5–8 above. As a result of the foregoing, the Board, hereby determines that cause exists for discharging the Respondent from his position as a police officer with the Department of Police and from the services of the City of Chicago. Respondent Police Officer Edward J. Kropp III, Star No. 15874, as a result of having been found guilty of all charges in Police Board Case No. 19 PB 2963, 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.

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