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Mug shot of Lt. Denis P. Walsh following his arrest in August 2004 in Michigan on a felony charge of criminal sexual conduct. Kalamazoo Township police

Lt. Denis Walsh, a key Koschman cop, quits in face of firing

Lt. Denis Walsh resigns a week after interim Supt. John Escalante moved to fire him.

Mug shot of Lt. Denis P. Walsh following his arrest in August 2004 in Michigan on a felony charge of criminal sexual conduct. Kalamazoo Township police

Supt: Fire 1 Koschman cop, suspend 2 more for a year

Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s interim police superintendent moves to fire high-ranking cop involved in Koschman case, suspend two others for a year.

Interim police Supt. John Escalante, right, with Mayor Rahm Emanuel in late December. | Ashlee Rezin / Sun-Times

6 Koschman cops faced punishment, but 3 quit first

Six Koschman cops have been singled out for discipline, but three quit first, avoiding sanctions, the Chicago Sun-Times has learned.

Joseph Salemme in 2010.  Sun-Times file photo

Another top Koschman cop quits CPD

Another high-ranking Chicago police officer caught up in the botched investigation of Koschman death retires.

Constantine 'Dean' Andrews, right, with then-Supt. Garry McCarthy. | Rich Hein~Sun-Times file photo

Detective chief who oversaw Koschman case retires

Police shakeup continues with sudden retirement of Constantine “Dean” Andrews, who closed Koschman cae in 2011o without filing  charges against Daley nephew.

Constantine “Dean” Andrews (left) with police Supt. Garry McCarthy in 2012. | Rich Hein   / Sun-Times file photo

McCarthy promotes cop under investigation

McCarthy’s new chief of detective” Cop under investigation in Koschman case.

Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s administration asked City Hall Inspector General Joseph Ferguson to determine whether any police officers should be disciplined for their roles in the David Koschman case.   |  Rich Hein/Sun-Times

Justice delayed again, union appeals stall cop discipline

Two years after special prosecutor ended probe, union appeals have stalled decision on cops’ fate.

Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez. |  AP file photo

Koschman mom settles with Alvarez for $50,000

State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez settles with Nanci Koschman for $50,000.

Nanci Koschman.  | Peter Holderness / Sun-Times file photo

Koschman lawyers: Revive civil rights case because of ‘sham investigation’

Cook County prosecutors have no immunity from being sued, Koschman lawyers say.

Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez.  AP file photo

Alvarez: Don’t revive Koschman mom’s suit

Prosecutors fight against reviving Koschman mom’s federal civil rights suit.