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5 CPD officers face suspension for covering up for former top cop Eddie Johnson

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Chicago Police Superintendent David Brown has ordered a series of disciplinary actions to punish five officers accused of engaging in a widespread cover-up to protect then-Supt. Eddie Johnson and conceal the circumstances surrounding the drinking-and-driving incident that got Johnson fired.
The harshest penalty — a 28-day suspension — goes to Deering District Cmdr. Don Jerome. His district covers the 3400 block of South Aberdeen, where Johnson was found slumped over in his police SUV around 12:30 a.m. on Oct. 17, 2019 after dismissing his driver and trying to drive home. Fran Spielman and Sam Charles have the story…
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