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New Chief Takes Helm of Troubled Ill. Campus Agency

August 28, 2013  | 

Northern Illinois University (NIU) appointed Tom Phillips as its new police chief on Wednesday.

He formerly was the University of Chicago's deputy chief, reports the Chicago Tribune. Phillips replaces Donald Grady, who was fired from the position in February. He will be paid $160,000 per year.

The FBI and other agencies are currently investigating how NIU handled claims that former Officer Andrew Rifkin sexually assaulted a student. A judge accused Grady and his department of misconduct in its investigation of the alleged incident. The judge ruled that the department intentionally withheld key evidence that could have cleared Rifkin.

Reportedly, Grady and another NIU officer did not share statements with prosecutors taken by two witnesses who said that Rifkin's alleged victim told them that the sex was consensual.

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