Jose D. Velazquez

  • Recommendation Suspension
  • Decision Suspension
  • Length of process 8 months October 23, 2019 to June 18, 2020 Closed

Charged with violating 6 rules on 7 counts

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Rule 2 2 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.

Rule 15 1 count

Intoxication on or off duty.

Rule 8 1 count

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

Rule 9 1 count

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.

Board Member Votes & Decisions

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2 disagreed

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0 did not vote

Did not vote or were not present for voting

The Board finds the Respondent guilty of violating Rule 2, Rule 6, Rule 8, Rule 9, Rule 15, and Rule 38, as set forth in section nos. 5–6 above. As a result of the foregoing, the Board hereby determines that cause exists for suspending the Respondent from his position as a police officer with the Department of Police and from the services of the City of Chicago, for a period of one-hundred-eighty (180) days. The Respondent, Police Officer Jose D. Velazquez, Star No. 19316, as a result of having been found guilty of all charges in Police Board Case No. 19 PB2967, be and hereby is suspended from his position as a police officer with the Department of Police and from the services of the City of Chicago for a period of one-hundred-eighty (180) days.

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