Originally Posted on January 12, 2018
The FOP Board has decided to relocate the 16 January 2018 General Membership meeting to the Cook County Courthouse, 26th and California, Room 301, to attend the hearing of Jackie Wilson.
Wilson is attempting to get a new trial for the 1982 murder of Officers William Fahey and Richard
His attorney, Flint Taylor of the People’s Law Office, is claiming Wilson was the victim of police abuse. The FOP rejects this claim.
The FOP is encouraging all members to attend the hearing, scheduled to begin between 1000 and 1030 hours. Sign in books will be available. Reports from board members will available in written form and available to members. Awards have been postponed until the February meeting.
The families of Fahey and O’Brien have endured several trials and hearings over the last three decades as Taylor has worked to get Wilson set free. All members are strongly encouraged to attend.