Following a Chicago Tribune editorial urging City Hall to decline to appeal the recently decided case in which the city was found liable for the actions of an off-duty police officer who attacked a bartender, IIT Chicago-Kent Dean Harold Krent penned a letter to the editors recommending the city take a different route and warning readers that the precedent set in this case could make the taxpayers liable for any action taken by a police officer, on or off-duty.

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