Report claims 'disability pays' for Chicago police
An inquiry by the Chicago Sun-Times newspaper examines payments made to officers who are on disability leave
By Tim Novak and Chris Fusco
Siedlecki went on disability and never returned to work for the Chicago Police Department.
Since then, his disability payments have risen to $51,672 a year. In all, he has collected more than $715,000 in disability pay — all of it tax-free.
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