- Associated Press - Friday, November 6, 2015

FOX LAKE, Ill. (AP) - Fellow officers had complained about the conduct of a northern Illinois policeman years before his suicide led to revelations that he’d been stealing money from a department-sponsored youth program.

Fox Lake police Lt. Charles Joseph Gliniewicz was found shot to death on Sept. 1. Investigators revealed this week that Gliniewicz killed himself and staged the suicide to look like he’d been gunned down.

His personnel file, released Thursday, shows a troubled history.

It includes an anonymous 2009 letter from fellow officers complaining to the mayor that the police chief had not dealt appropriately with problems involving Gliniewicz.

Their accusations included an inappropriate sexual relationship with a subordinate, sexual harassment and threats against a dispatcher.

It wasn’t clear from the file whether any action was taken in response to the letter.


Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide