A Push To Get A New, Longer Sentence For Jason Van DykeLegal experts argue if the judge had sentenced Jason Van Dyke on the 16 counts of aggravated battery, Van Dyke's prison term would be much longer.
Activist Calls Van Dyke Sentence 'A Slap In The Face'"Frankly, he walked in there today expecting to do another 15 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections. They found out now he's going to do three years. It's a pretty good day for the Van Dyke family."
Jason Van Dyke Gets 81 Months For The Murder Of Laquan McDonald
Reaction To Acquittal Of CPD Officers Of Alleged Cover-Up In Laquan McDonald Shooting Death"I don't think all the police officers are bad, but the small few that are part of this machine need to be weeded out and need to be taken out of the system."
CPD Officers Found Not Guilty Of Alleged Cover-Up In Laquan McDonald Shooting DeathOfficer Thomas Gaffney, former officer Joe Walsh and former detective David March all appeared stoic early on. But the judge gradually picked apart the state's case.
Judge To Issue Verdict In Chicago Police Cover-Up CaseDuring the trial, prosecutors argued that the reports written by the three about the October 2014 shooting included some of the same lies they say were designed to protect Officer Jason Van Dyke.
Three Officers Charged With Covering Up Shooting Won't TestifyOne witness testified Thursday -- a retired detective who says that March couldn't have changed the report filed by an officer at the scene of the October 2014 shooting by Officer Jason Van Dyke.
Activists Target Aldermen For Payouts After The Van Dyke Verdict"They have not held the police accountable and hundreds of millions of dollars have been paid out in police lawsuits and police misconduct."
Hearing On Revoking Jason Van Dyke's Bond Set For Next WeekJury selection for the case is scheduled for Wednesday September 5.
Did Van Dyke Violate Gag Order? Hearing Set For SaturdayThe trial's special prosecutor, Kane County State's Attorney Joseph McMahon, asked that Van Dyke's bond be revoked because he did newspaper and television interviews.
Documents Released In Van Dyke Murder Case49 documents went before Judge Vincent Gaughan on Saturday. He went through each one, unsealing 12.