Crime Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson to announce retirement Thursday, sources say

17:00  07 november  2019
17:00  07 november  2019 Source:   abc7chicago.com

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(Terrence Antonio James / Chicago Tribune). Chicago police Superintendent Eddie Johnson is expected to later this week announce he will retire as the city ’s top cop, sources said . His departure would be announced as city Inspector General Joseph Ferguson continues to investigate an incident

Eddie Johnson , the beleaguered Chicago Police superintendent , is Johnson is expected to put an end to his 31 years of service in the city ’s police department later this week, sources Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson is set to announce his retirement soon, a report says .

Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson will announce his retirement Thursday, sources tell ABC7's Craig Wall.

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Johnson hinted about retirement earlier this week at the CPD 2020 budget hearing.

Johnson hinted he was considering retirement after 31 years with CPD and nearly four years as superintendent. He said it is a decision he will have to discuss with his family.

Sources tell the ABC7 I-Team that Johnson's interim replacement will be Charlie Beck, recently retired as chief of the Los Angeles Police Department.

Johnson has been under scrutiny since being found slumped over the wheel of his car late at night last month. He first blamed the incident on a change in blood pressure medication, then later admitting he had a few drinks with dinner.

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