Jose D. Velazquez
- Case #: 19PB2967
- Police badge #: 19316
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- 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
|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.
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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.