The ex-Chicago police detective who shot and killed 22-year-old innocent bystander Rekia Boyd, is seeking to collect disability pay from the city because he says he suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder from the 2012 shooting. Dante Servin, 48, could collect as much as $78,000 or 75 percent of his former $104,000 salary until his police pension kicks in.
The Chicago Police Board was going to hold an evidentiary hearing on misconduct charges against Dante Servin, the cop who shot and killed Rekia Boyd in 2012. But days before the hearing, Servin resigned. With no hearing on the docket, the Police Board must withdraw all charges against the ex-cop. Subsequently, he will get to keep his pension.
Dante Servin, who shot unarmed Rekia Boyd, resigned before a hearing Tuesday over whether he should be terminated for the off-duty 2012 incident.
Chicago Police Department Supt. Garry McCarthy has recommended the firing of the off-duty officer who shot and killed unarmed Rekia Boyd in 2012.
A Chicago police detective acquitted on criminal charges in the death of unarmed Rekia Boyd should be fired, says a disciplinary agency.
The trial began Thursday for the first Chicago police officer to be charged in a fatal shooting in 15 years following the death of 22-year-old Rekia Boyd, an unarmed Black woman, according to the Chicago Tribune. Dante Servin, who is Hispanic, is on trial for involuntary manslaughter and other felonies in the off-duty shooting in […]
Almost a year after 22-year-old Rekia Boyd (pictured) was gunned down on Chicago’s West Side by Chicago detective Dante Servin, the Chicago City Council Wednesday approved a $4.5 million settlement with the family, reports ABC News. Boyd was an innocent bystander in Chicago’s Douglas Park around 1:00 a.m. on March 21, 2012 when Servin, responding […]
Indigenous Peoples' DayThings You Wouldn't Have Without Native Americans
op-edTaking A Stand Against Forced Motherhood
women's history monthErika Alexander Narrates New Audible Series 'Finding Tamika'
#theblackballotKeturah Herron Wins Kentucky Special Election
#theblackballotImportant Primary Elections Happening This Week
OP-EDBlack Voters: Dressed Up With Nowhere To Go