Former Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson speaks out on the events that led to his firing: ‘I did a pretty good job as a superintendent, but where I fell short was being a person and a husband’

Anna Davlantes

CHICAGO, IL – NOVEMBER 07: Chicago Police Department Superintendent Eddie Johnson announces his retirement during a news conference with Mayor Lori Lightfoot and members of his family at the Chicago Police Department’s headquarters November 7, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois. Johnson who will retire at the end of the year was promoted to Superintendent in 2016 and has been on the police force for 31 years. (Photo by Joshua Lott/Getty Images)

Former Chicago top cop Eddie Johnson joins Anna to talk about the events that led to his firing from the CPD, if he believes he was treated fairly by Mayor Lori Lightfoot, and being accused of sexual abuse by a female police officer. Former Supt. Johnson also talks about the rise in carjackings in Chicago, what he thinks needs to be done to combat the problem, and if he would sign the new police reform bill waiting for Governor Pritzker’s signature.

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Anna Davlantes is a Chicago native, a seven-time Emmy Award-winning journalist who has broken major stories, passionately told small stories and exposed corruption that has prompted major investigations and reform. (Click for more.)
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