Emanuel Says He Wants to Settle Burge Cases - NBC Chicago

    Emanuel Says He Wants to Settle Burge Cases

    Former Chicago police Cmdr. Jon Burge is currently serving 4.5 years in prison on perjury charges. While he can never be tried on allegations of torture, many alleged victims have filed civil lawsuits. Mayor Rahm Emanuel said it's time to settle those suits and move forward. (Published Tuesday, Aug 16, 2011) Former Chicago police Cmdr. Jon Burge is currently serving 4.5 years in prison on perjury charges. While he can never be tried on allegations of... See More