NIU police scandal

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It’s not every day that a university police department receives an early-morning visit from the FBI. Then again, cover-up allegations of a former officer accused of rape and “coffee funds” accrued through collecting and cashing in on scrap materials owned by the university aren’t the typical of a police force. Turi learns the details from Jillian Duchnowski, news editor of the Daily Chronicle in DeKalb.


A man wearing an FBI CART badge and wearing gloves stands outside the NIU Police facility on, Wednesday., March 6, 2013. CART is the FBI’s Computer Analysis and Response Team. The Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Illinois State Police and other state and federal agencies executed a search warrant at Northern Illinois University’s University Police and Public Safety Building. (Chuck Berman/Chicago Tribune)