Oak Park officer owed benefits for back injury
A former Oak Park police officer who severely injured his back while on duty will receive public safety employee benefits from the village after a Cook County judge found the village misinterpreted state law.Officer Ronald Torkilsen, 36 at the time, suffered a career-ending back injury during a September 2012 police stop while lifting a bicycle he suspected was stolen.Torkilsen applied for public safety employee benefits …
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