News Release
June 23, 2016

Illinois Appellate Court Affirms Police Board Decision in Castro v. Police Board

On June 21, the Illinois Appellate Court issued its Opinion affirming the Police Board's decision to discharge James Castro from the Chicago Police Department (Police Board Case No. 12 PB 2825), ruling that the Police Board correctly applied the five-year statute of limitations relating to charges based upon an allegation of the use of unreasonable force.