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Chicago Prisons Official Was Arrested 24 Times

by | 10th, December 2013

HOW politics works: Xadrian McCracken works with the Illinois Department of Corrections. His salary is $110,000 a year. So says Breitbart’s Mike Flynn. He says McCracken has been arrested no fewer than 24 times. He is thus well versed in all sides of the prison system.

Not that 24 arrests means he’s a criminal. He could be unlucky or picked upon. Indeed, Flynn might be guilty of a little prejudgement, given that Xadrian’s surname is McCraven, nor McCracken, of the Safe McCrackens.


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The Chicago Sun Times reports on Xadrian R. McCraven, who once applied to be a cop. His application was rejected because of his criminal record.

McCraven, 44, who lives in Chicago, pleaded guilty to a weapons charge in 1989 and was found guilty of reckless conduct in 1998 in connection with a domestic-battery arrest, records show. He was fired last year from another state job, with the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services, but reached a settlement with the child-welfare agency earlier this year that rescinded his firing, awarded him back pay and called for him to be transferred from DCFS to an administrative job with the state prison system.

He’s now a senior policy adviser to the agency’s chief of parole, doing audits “of the implementation of policy, facilities use and management and job performance,” Department of

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