Amy B. McGrath

  • Recommendation Termination
  • Decision Termination
  • Length of process almost 3 years March 9, 2015 to January 17, 2018 Closed

Charged with violating 3 rules on 9 counts

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Rule 6 3 counts

Disobedience of an order or directive, whether written or oral.

Rule 2 3 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 3 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, Paula Wolff, Eva-Dina Delgado, Steve Flores, John P. O’Malley Jr., John H. Simpson, Rhoda D. Sweeney, and Andrea L. Zopp) to 0 opposed, the Board finds the Respondent guilty of violating Rule 1, Rule 2, and Rule 6, as set forth in paragraph nos. 5 through 7 above. As a result of the foregoing, the Board, by a vote of 8 in favor (Foreman, Wolff, Delgado, Flores, O’Malley, Simpson, Sweeney, and Zopp) to 0 opposed, hereby determines that cause exists for discharging the Respondent from her 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 Amy B. McGrath, Star No. 14907, as a result of having been found guilty of all charges in Police Board Case No. 18 PB 2941, be and hereby is discharged from her position as a police officer with the Department of Police, and from the services of the City of Chicago. This disciplinary action is adopted and entered by a majority of the members of the Police Board: Ghian Foreman, Paula Wolff, Eva-Dina Delgado, Steve Flores, John P. O’Malley Jr., John H. Simpson, Rhoda D. Sweeney, and Andrea L. Zopp. DATED AT CHICAGO, COUNTY OF COOK, STATE OF ILLINOIS, THIS 17th DAY OF JANUARY, 2018.

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