January 13, 2010 (CHICAGO) --Former Chicago police officer Anthony Abbate wants his old job back. Abbate was fired after being convicted of beating a female bartender in a Northwest Side tavern in 2007. On Tuesday he filed a petition for administrative review in Cook County Circuit Court.
Abbate is requesting a judge review decisions made by the police board of the City of Chicago and others.
Abbate also wants the police board's ruling of termination reversed.