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Former interim Supt. John Escalante. | Ashlee Rezin / Sun-Times

Suspended detective got deal from Escalante to cut time off

Interim superintendent made deal to cut time off for Nicholas Spanos.

Judge Michael Toomin I Sun-Times file photo

Judge: No to City Hall request to give records to BGA

Toomin won’t give City Hall OK to release records that another judge ordered released.

Sgt. Samuel Cirone, left, and Denis P. Walsh. File photos

2 Koschman cops led training while under investigation

Two police supervisors tapped to train detectives while under investigation over handling of Koschman case.

Dan K. Webb.  Getty Images

Over Webb objections, BGA wants all grand jury records made public

BGA urges judge to make public all Koschman grand jury records, special prosecutor wants it kept secret.

Dan K. Webb. |  Sun-Times file photo

Probes done, but records stay sealed

Investigations are done, but records remain secret, including Daley statement.

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.