Cook County State’s Attorney Kimberly Foxx Statement on Guilty Finding of Chicago Police Officer Lowell Houser

December 20, 2019


“We are pleased with today’s ruling, as the deliberate actions of Officer Houser demanded justice and accountability. While this incident occurred within weeks of this administration taking office, after a careful review, we took swift action to ensure that the appropriate charges were filed for this crime.

“The circumstances of this case were unique, but the way we handled it was not. As always, we relied upon the facts, the evidence, and the law and hope that this resolution brings some measure of comfort to the victim’s family and helps restore integrity to our criminal justice system.”