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Chicago pays $22.5 MILLION to woman who was gang raped and plummeted from seventh story window
www.dailymail.co.uk/ ^ | 15 January 2013

Posted on 01/15/2013 7:19:06 PM PST by BBell

Full Title: Chicago pays $22.5 MILLION to woman who was gang raped and plummeted from seventh story window after police failed to take proper care of her

The city of Chicago agreed today to pay a record $22.5 million to a woman who was released from police custody in 2006 and instead of being taken to a hospital for a psychiatric evaluation, she was released into a high crime area where she was gang raped and plummeted seven stories.

Christina Eilman, was 21-years-old when the crime occurred and she suffered permanent brain damage from the fall and has needed constant medical care ever since.

Eilman, who is bipolar, was taken into police custody at Midway Airport after suffering a mental breakdown on her flight from California.

Rather than bring Eilman to a hospital, police released her after 29 hours in custody, despite her parents calling at least nine times to warn them about her mental health status and that she was having an episode.

Police later testified at a deposition hearing that she was visibly agitated and should have been taken to the hospital. Witnesses said she was throwing herself against the bars in her jail cell.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; US: Illinois
KEYWORDS: chicago; christinaeilman
The Chicago Sun-Times has an article about the same subject but of course there are no pictures.

It seems we have to rely on the British press to show pictures that are politically incorrect.

City to pay $22.5 million to bipolar woman released in high-crime area

1 posted on 01/15/2013 7:19:17 PM PST by BBell
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To: BBell

Christina Eilman

Marvin Powell

2 posted on 01/15/2013 7:24:37 PM PST by BBell (And Now for Something Completely Different)
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To: BBell

I would like to see a photo of the cops that let a fragile white walk out into a dangerous southside ghetto !
I bet they where all Amish and letting Whitney get a taste of ghetto !


3 posted on 01/15/2013 7:31:17 PM PST by ncalburt (Axelrod Psych OPS has gone to 24/7 non stop - "The election is over " status until Nov)
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To: BBell

If I were the judge, I would allow a lawsuit that allows the family to sue each and every cop in this case, for making individual decisions that contributed to this situation. Cops should not be allowed to hide behind their badges for the decisions they make as individuals.

Commonsense says that this woman would not have had the capacity to deal with whatever might come in Chicago, even if she wasn’t bi-polar.


4 posted on 01/15/2013 7:34:54 PM PST by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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To: ncalburt

Imagine if it were a Lacrosse team.


5 posted on 01/15/2013 7:35:20 PM PST by BBell (And Now for Something Completely Different)
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To: ncalburt

“I would like to see a photo of the cops that let a fragile white walk out into a dangerous southside ghetto !”

I’ll put my money on holder’s people.


6 posted on 01/15/2013 7:36:29 PM PST by jivin gene (Breakin' up is hard to do)
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To: ncalburt
I would like to see a photo of the cops that let a fragile white walk out into a dangerous southside ghetto

If Obama had a son he'd probably look like the cop who let the the girl out on the Southside to be raped and brutalized. We know this much - the Chicago newspapers will not cover a racial situation that doesn't fit their PC bullshit...

7 posted on 01/15/2013 7:46:35 PM PST by GOPJ ( Gang members breaking down YOUR door-daughter&wife screaming -Dems took YOUR gun. Shots fired.)
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To: BBell

Take it out of the police retirement fund.


8 posted on 01/15/2013 7:54:55 PM PST by Uncle Chip
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To: BBell

Nubile blond. Sigh. So, deserving of special justice.


9 posted on 01/15/2013 8:01:50 PM PST by Mamzelle
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To: GOPJ
Actually the Chicago Sun-Times did cover it. The link is located in the first reply. This is from the Sun-Times article:

In the federal appeals court ruling that turned about to be the death knell of the city’s case, Chief Judge Frank Easterbrook did not mince his words in talking about the cavalier disregard that Chicago Police officers exhibited for Eilman’s safety before her release. “She was lost, unable to appreciate her danger and dressed in a manner to attract attention,” Easterbrook wrote last spring. “She is white and well-off while the local population is predominantly black and not affluent, causing her to stand out as a person unfamiliar with the environment and, thus, a potential target for crime.”

Now if her parents had not been well off and not able to afford to raise a stink would we have heard about this? Of course there are no pictures at the Sun-Times. The British press has to take care of that.

10 posted on 01/15/2013 8:07:19 PM PST by BBell (And Now for Something Completely Different)
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“She is white and well-off while the local population is predominantly black and not affluent, causing her to stand out as a person unfamiliar with the environment and, thus, a potential target for crime.”

I love the careful way they worded this, as if "crime" just springs out of the shadows all on its lonesome to attack people. Also, when did it become PC to mention the way a rape victim is dressed? Probably about the same time the left guffawed at Sandra Bernhard calling for her "black brothers" to gang-rape Sarah Palin if she ever went to NYC.
11 posted on 01/15/2013 8:12:50 PM PST by mrsmel (One Who Can See)
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To: Mamzelle

I hate to call it special justice but I get your point. If she had been blond and poor or black and poor we may not have heard about his.


12 posted on 01/15/2013 8:16:59 PM PST by BBell (And Now for Something Completely Different)
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To: BBell

“She is white and well-off while the local population is predominantly black and not affluent, causing her to stand out as a person unfamiliar with the environment and, thus, a potential target for crime.”

I believe this should apply to anyone who is a victim of crime after attending any event at the Prudential Center in Newark NJ; burying crime stats to draw unsuspecting victims into this little Zimbabwe is irresponsible and reckless. Living along the frontier of the Newark Wildlife Preserve, we know better; wealthier people living further out west believe the nonsense spouted about “Newark coming back” (and pay for it).


13 posted on 01/15/2013 8:17:17 PM PST by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic war against white males (and therefore white families).)
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To: BBell

“Rather than bring Eilman to a hospital, police released her after 29 hours in custody, ...”

Did the gang rape happen in the Ghetto, or was she just taken to the ghetto and thrown out the window ?


14 posted on 01/15/2013 8:18:09 PM PST by UCANSEE2 ( If you think I'm crazy, just wait until you talk to my invisible friend.)
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To: BBell

Interesting that a story about Chicago comes from a BRITISH News Site.


15 posted on 01/15/2013 8:19:58 PM PST by UCANSEE2 ( If you think I'm crazy, just wait until you talk to my invisible friend.)
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$22+ million, less 40% & costs to her trial attorneys, repayment of her medical bills & care, set up a trust for payment of future SSDI & Medicare - which leaves her a few million to live on with her disabilities. Not really the jackpot it may sound like.


16 posted on 01/15/2013 8:23:50 PM PST by RicocheT (Eat the rich only if you're certain it's your last meal)
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To: BBell

$22+ million, less 40% & costs to her trial attorneys, repayment of her medical bills & care, set up a trust for payment of future SSDI & Medicare - which leaves her a few million to live on with her disabilities. Not really the jackpot it may sound like.


17 posted on 01/15/2013 8:23:59 PM PST by RicocheT (Eat the rich only if you're certain it's your last meal)
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To: UCANSEE2

The police released her in to the Ghetto.


18 posted on 01/15/2013 8:30:18 PM PST by BBell (And Now for Something Completely Different)
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so its the taxpayers fault??

these people involved will pay nothing


19 posted on 01/15/2013 8:54:52 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: BBell

This is another good story about how we really need to overhaul the way we deal with mentally ill people.

I suppose the cops thinking went along these lines: after reviewing the situation we’ve decided this woman didn’t commit any crime. So we’re not going to charge her, we’re just going to let her leave. Even though her parents have contacted us and told us she’s ill there’s really nothing we can do about that. We don’t have the right to keep someone incarcerated just because they are mentally unstable.

THESE are the laws that need to be changed.


20 posted on 01/15/2013 11:48:18 PM PST by jocon307
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To: ncalburt

My bet too!!! Some of Chicago’s finest Amish cops pushed her out the door into the ghetto shark tank....Done for laughs


21 posted on 01/16/2013 12:06:38 AM PST by dennisw (The first principle is to find out who you are then you can achieve anything -- Buddhist monk)
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To: kearnyirish2

I know some people who attended the recent Stones concerts there...And they will not be going back. Newark NJ.


22 posted on 01/16/2013 12:09:55 AM PST by dennisw (The first principle is to find out who you are then you can achieve anything -- Buddhist monk)
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“I know some people who attended the recent Stones concerts there...And they will not be going back. Newark NJ.”

I’ve heard both positive & negative stories from people who go there, but anyone I know who has been there knows what they are dealing with. Like the convoy system of WWII, whites or Asians have to travel in a large pack (and it can’t be exclusively female). Thankfully the Meadowland Arena is still open (to build the one in Newark the supporters argued there was sufficient business for both, and when it was completed, those same supporters tried to shut down the old one with the rationale that there wasn’t enough business for both). Now concerts, the circus, etc. schedule dates at both; those who are able can go to the Meadowlands, and whoever wants to journey into the heart of darkness can go to the Prudential Center.


23 posted on 01/16/2013 3:57:38 AM PST by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic war against white males (and therefore white families).)
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Good. Hope it helps bankrupt Chicago.

100% Obama voting precincts need to lose all government assistance. If they worked for a living, they’d be voting Republican.


24 posted on 01/16/2013 4:23:18 AM PST by TigerClaws
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To: GeronL
so its the taxpayers fault?? these people involved will pay nothing

Precisely on point. The tile should read "Chicago TAXPAYERS pay..."

25 posted on 01/16/2013 4:28:25 AM PST by abb
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To: Mamzelle

You are sick.


26 posted on 01/16/2013 4:37:19 AM PST by Trailerpark Badass (So?)
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To: BBell
The police released her in to the Ghetto.

So.... they drove to the middle of the 'ghetto' and shoved her out the door of the police car?

The police don't drive you home (or anywhere else) AFTER you get released.

Was the police station in the middle of the ghetto?

27 posted on 01/17/2013 11:45:09 PM PST by UCANSEE2 ( If you think I'm crazy, just wait until you talk to my invisible friend.)
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To: BBell

After looking back at my first response, I see I wasn’t being clear.

Maybe a few of the more corrupt cops had their way with her during the 26 hours they ‘detained’ her, then wanted the evidence gotten rid of. If they drove her to the ghetto, as you say, and dumped her, maybe they arranged to have her shoved out a window as well.

Again, them NOT taking her to a hospital, and then DRIVING her to the local ‘ghetto’ stinks worse than sharkbait in a bucket.

Ask the police to take you ANYWHERE, after your release from jail. Bet they laugh.


28 posted on 01/17/2013 11:56:54 PM PST by UCANSEE2 ( If you think I'm crazy, just wait until you talk to my invisible friend.)
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To: UCANSEE2
I NEVER said that the police drove her to the ghetto. I'm not from Chicago so I don't know where the station she was at is. The article said that she was released by police in to a high crime area. Sorry I did not research the article but I'm not privy to all the court records and I don't have time to research it.

In regard to your theory about corrupt cops having their way with her and then purposely releasing her in to a high crime area, well it's plausible. This did happen in Chicago.

29 posted on 01/18/2013 5:16:24 AM PST by BBell (And Now for Something Completely Different)
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