Michelle G. Bankson
- Case #: 17PB2934
- Police badge #: 8291
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- Recommendation Termination
- Decision Other
- Length of process 2 months July 20, 2017 to September 18, 2017 Closed
Charged with violating 5 rules on 5 counts
|Rule 24||1 count||
Failure to follow medical roll procedures.
|Rule 14||1 count||
Making a false report, written or oral.
|Rule 6||1 count||
Disobedience of an order or directive, whether written or oral.
|Rule 3||1 count||
Any failure to promote the Department's efforts to implement its policy or accomplish its goals.
|Rule 2||1 count||
Any action or conduct which impedes the Department's efforts to achieve its policy and goals or brings discredit upon the Department.
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On July 20, 2017, the Superintendent of Police filed with the Police Board of the City of Chicago charges against Police Officer Michelle G. Bankson, Star No. 8291 (hereinafter referred to as "Respondent"), recommending that the Respondent be discharged from the Chicago Police Department for violating several Rules of Conduct ( a copy of the Charges is attached as Exhibit A). On August 31, 2017, the Superintendent filed a motion to withdraw the charges against the Respondent without prejudice, stating that the Respondent has a serious health condition. The Police Board has considered the Superintendent's motion. IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that the Superintendent's motion is granted, and the proceedings before the Police Board are terminated. This Order is adopted and entered by a majority of the members of the Police Board: Lori E. Lightfoot, Ghian Foreman, Eva-Dina Delgado, Michael Eaddy, Steve· Flores, John P. O'Malley Jr., John H. Simpson, and Rhoda D. Sweeney. DATED AT CHICAGO, COUNTY OF COOK, STATE OF ILLINOIS, THIS 18th DAY OF SEPTEMBER, 2017.