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July 16, 2012
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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
Chicago Sun-Times

CHICAGO — It was nearly 20 years ago when a 37-year-old Chicago cop named Charles T. Siedlecki slipped and fell while chasing a group of teenagers in Beverly, injuring his left shoulder.

Siedlecki went on disability and never returned to work for the Chicago Police Department.


Full story: Report claims 'disability pays' for Chicago police

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