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Personnel records show years of complaints against Ill. officer
Investigation into cop who staged suicide continuing
Officer Shot Manhunt  Heal
In this photo Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015, a sign honoring Fox Lake Police Lt. Charles Joseph Gliniewicz is defaced outside Fox Lake Police Department in Fox Lake, Ill. Lake County officials confirmed Wednesday that Gliniewicz, 52, died Sept. 1 of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Officials said Gliniewicz carefully staged his death to make it look like he was killed in the line of duty and had been stealing for years from a youth program he oversaw. - photo by LAUREN ZUMACH/Chicago Tribune via AP
FOX LAKE, Ill. — An Illinois police officer who staged his suicide to make it look like he was murdered had a troubled job history, ranging from numerous suspensions to sexual harassment allegations to complaints that he intimidated an emergency dispatcher with guns, according to his personnel records. Despite a reputation as a respected youth mentor, Lt. Charles Joseph Gliniewicz also had problems off the job. In one incident, an officer took Gliniewicz home after he was found passed out in his truck, and Gliniewicz reported his truck stolen the next day, according to documents in the file.
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