John Gorman, Timothy Neylon

  • Recommendation Termination
  • Decision Other
  • Length of process about 2 months February 18, 2018 to April 18, 2018 Closed

Charged with violating 10 rules on 38 counts

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Rule 22 1 count

Failure to report to the Department any violation of Rules and Regulations or any other improper conduct which is contrary to the policy, orders or directives of the Department.

Rule 39 2 counts

Failure to immediately make an oral report to the desk sergeant at the District of occurrence and to follow such oral report with a written report on the prescribed form, whenever a firearm is discharged by a member.

Rule 38 2 counts

Unlawful or unnecessary use or display of a weapon.

Rule 21 2 counts

Failure to report promptly to the Department any information concerning any crime or other unlawful action.

Rule 15 1 count

Intoxication on or off duty.

Rule 8 1 count

Disrespect to or maltreatment of any person, while on or off duty.

Rule 6 7 counts

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

Rule 3 5 counts

Any failure to promote the Department's efforts to implement its policy or accomplish its goals.

Rule 2 12 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 5 counts

Violation of any law or ordinance.

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On February 22, 2018, the Superintendent of Police filed with the Police Board of the City of Chicago charges against Police Officer John Gorman, Star No. 14913, and Police Officer Timothy Neylon, Star No. 14722 (hereinafter referred to as "Respondents"), recommending that the Respondents be discharged from the Chicago Police Department for violating several Rules of Conduct (a copy of the Charges is attached as Exhibit A). On March 29, 2018, the Superintendent moved to withdraw the charges against the Respondents without prejudice because the Respondents have retired from the Chicago Police Department. 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, 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 19th DAY OF APRIL, 2018.

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