In April of 1986, Aaron Patterson was tortured by Area 2 Violent Crimes detectives, under the direct supervision and with the active participation of Commander (Jon) Burge. The record in Mr. Patterson's case shows that he was one of the last of the approximately 60 known victims who have alleged torture by Chicago Police detectives at Area 2 Police Headquarters from 1972 to 1986.
Following the incident, the Police Commissioner will be required to report to the Attorney-General on the reason for invoking the authorisation, the extraordinary powers used, how they were used and the result of the use of the powers, ... The Attorney-General will then be required to report to the Parliament.
According to the manager, we had some people driving in and out. We get a little suspicious if we see more than a few cars there (of people who don't live there). It seemed there was more activity after the office closed late at night. More people outside. We asked the police for more service, and apparently they responded. It's been a lot quieter at night.