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Chicago police commander accused of putting gun in suspect's mouth
Chicago police commander accused of putting gun in suspect's mouth

A police commander frequently praised for his no-nonsense approach to fighting crime in some of Chicago's toughest neighborhoods was charged Wednesday with placing the barrel of his gun into a suspect’s mouth. Cmdr. Glenn Evans was charged with aggravated battery and official misconduct, said Sally Daly, a spokeswoman for Cook County State’s Atty. Anita Alvarez. Evans, who is scheduled to appear in court Thursday, could not be reached for comment. He has been relieved of his police powers.  Cook County prosecutors had been investigating the allegation that Evans placed the barrel of his service weapon into a 24-year-old man’s mouth while arresting him....

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