Friday, May 18, 2012
It could have been a lot worse - Chicago Cops in Jefferson Tap Bar Fight to pay $33,000.00 out of their own pockets
A federal jury on Friday awarded a combined $33,700 in damages to four men who accused several off-duty Chicago police officers of an unprovoked beating inside the Jefferson Tap Bar & Grille in 2006.
The jury did not award any damages against the city, which had also been sued.
Four of the six officers who were hit with damages by the jury are responsible for paying the damages themselves.
Attorneys for the plaintiffs did not seek a specific amount in damages.
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