Chicago cop found at fault in teen’s fatal shooting has history of lawsuits, complaints
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A Chicago police officer found at fault by the city’s police watchdog for a teen’s fatal shooting has been involved in two other shootings, half a dozen lawsuits and more than 25 complaints, records show.
Over a recent four-year period, in fact, Officer Brandon Ternand was among about a dozen officers that had amassed the most complaints within the 12,000-strong police force.
In its 43-page ruling made public Thursday night, the Independent Police Review Authority called the officer’s shooting of 15-year-old Dakota Bright once in the back of the head during a foot chase “unprovoked and unwarranted.” On learning of IPRA’s findings, a spokeswoman for Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx said Friday …
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