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November 17, 2011

Chicago cop says fire captain pushed him

No charges have been filed, but department has launched internal investigation as it prepares to move into police headquarters

By Fran Spielman and the Better Government Association
The Chicago Sun-Times

CHICAGO — Mayor Rahm Emanuel's plan to merge the marine units of the Chicago Police Department and Chicago Fire Department is off to a rocky start.

A Chicago Police officer is demanding the arrest of the fire captain who allegedly slammed the officer to the ground during a Nov. 1 river rescue, according to a joint investigation by the Chicago Sun-Times and the Better Government Association.

Full story: Chicago cop says fire captain pushed him

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