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Watchdog: Cops had to drive child of supervisor to station, baby-sit

Jan 17, 2019 - Chicago Tribune

Chicago's government watchdog recommended that a high-ranking Chicago police official face possible firing for directing officers under his supervision for nearly a year to drive his child from school to his Northwest Side police station in a squad car and baby-sit the child on the city's dime.

But in the end, the Police Department gave the undisclosed official -- identified by sources as Grand Central District Cmdr. Anthony Escamilla -- only a seven-day suspension despite his claims that ...