Chicago Police Superintendent John Escalante, left, speaks as Mayor Rahm Emanuel, right, listens, during a news conference in Chicago. As it scrambles to regain public trust shattered by the video of a black 17-year-old being shot 16 times by a white officer, the Chicago Police Department released crime statistics Friday, Jan. 1, 2016, that reveal a drop in some major crimes in the city but a significant increase in the number of homicides and shootings. Dec. 30, 2015. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Chicago Police Retire To Evade Punishment While Collecting 6-Figure Pensions

Since Chicago officials received a city watchdog investigation recommending six officers be disciplined for their roles surrounding the killing of David Koschman by a nephew of former Mayor Richard M. Daley, three have retired.

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