Former CPD Deputy Sup. Risley dies

February 3, 2009 10:25:42 AM PST
John Risley, who once served as the deputy superintendent of Chicago police, died Tuesday at the age of 55. Risley joined the Chicago Police Department in 1977.

He was a highly decorated and respected officer who held many posts throughout his career.

Risley was deputy superintendent of the Bureau of Strategic Deployment when he retired in February of 2008.