Robert Lobianco, Kevin Fry

  • Recommendation Termination
  • Decision Termination
  • Length of process 11 months June 29, 2017 to May 17, 2018 Closed

Charged with violating 3 rules on 16 counts

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Rule 14 6 counts

Making a false report, written or oral.

Rule 2 6 counts

Any action or conduct which impedes the Department's efforts to achieve its policy and goals or brings discredit upon the Department.

Rule 1 4 counts

Violation of any law or ordinance.

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The Police Board of the City of Chicago, having read and reviewed the record of proceedings in these cases, having viewed the video-recording of the testimony of the witnesses, having received the oral report of the Hearing Officer,and having conferred with the Hearing Officer on the credibility of the witnesses and the evidence, hereby adopts the findings set forth herein by the following votes: By votes of 8 in favor (Ghian Foreman, Eva-Dina Delgado, Michael Eaddy, Steve Flores, John P. O’Malley Jr., John H. Simpson, Rhoda D. Sweeney, and Andrea L. Zopp) to 0 opposed, the Board denies the Respondents’ Joint Motion to Strike and Dismiss all charges;By votes of 8 in favor (Foreman, Delgado, Eaddy, Flores, O’Malley, Simpson, Sweeney, and Zopp) to 0 opposed, the Board finds Respondent Police Officer Robert Lobianco guilty of violating Rule 1, Rule 2, and Rule 14 as set forth in paragraph nos. 6 and 7 above; By votes of 8 in favor (Foreman, Delgado, Eaddy, Flores, O’Malley, Simpson, Sweeney, and Zopp) to 0 opposed, the Board finds Respondent Police Officer Robert Lobianco not guilty of violating Rule 1, Rule 2, and Rule 14 as set forth in paragraph no. 8 above; and By votes of 8 in favor (Foreman, Delgado, Eaddy, Flores, O’Malley, Simpson, Sweeney, and Zopp) to 0 opposed, the Board finds Respondent Police Officer Kevin Fry guilty of violating Rule 1, Rule 2, and Rule 14 as set forth in paragraph nos. 9, 10, and 11 above. As a result of the foregoing and for the reasons set forth in paragraph no. 12 above, the Board, by votes of 8 in favor (Foreman, Delgado, Eaddy, Flores, O’Malley, Simpson, Sweeney, and Zopp) to 0 opposed, hereby determines that cause exists for discharging each Respondent from his position as a police officer with the Department of Police, and from the services of the City of Chicago. NOW THEREFORE, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that the Respondent, Police Officer Robert Lobianco, Star No. 16764, as a result of having been found guilty of certain charges in Police Board Case No. 17 PB 2933, be and hereby is discharged from his position as a police officer with the Department of Police, and from the services of the City of Chicago. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the Respondent, Police Officer Kevin Fry, Star No. 15329, as a result of having been found guilty of all charges in Police Board Case No. 17PB2933, be and hereby is discharged from his position as a police officer with the Department of Police, and from the services of the City of Chicago. These disciplinary actions are adopted and entered by a majority of the members of the Police Board who participated in these cases: Ghian Foreman, Eva-Dina Delgado, Michael Eaddy, Steve Flores, John P. O’Malley Jr., John H. Simpson, Rhoda D. Sweeney, and Andrea L. Zopp.

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