On November 28, 2012, P.O. Brian McVey and his Gang Team responded to a “man with a gun” call. While en route, his three-man patrol car was cut off causing the vehicle to hit a light pole and flip over. After striking a second light pole, the car came to rest at 70th and Stony Island in the 003rd District. Officer McVey was knocked unconscious and had to be extracted from the vehicle by members of the Chicago Fire Department. He spent two weeks at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and two weeks at the Rehab institute of Chicago recovering. Officer McVey has undergone numerous surgeries as a result of this accident.
P.O. Brian McVey is a 10-year veteran of the Chicago Police Department. During his police career, he has served in the 003rd District, Burglary Team and lastly assigned to the Gang Unit. He is happily married to Laura, his wife of three years and is the proud father to Hannah, 15 months.
Brian received his Master’s Degree in Police Psychology and is currently teaching as an adjunct instructor.