Blog Profile / Second City Cop

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Archived Since:March 4, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Useful Tip for Police

This is the kind of stuff we're looking for while we're compiling the list of "Things Police Shouldn't Stop Minorities For." This is actually helpful: An administrator at the University of Wisconsin-Madison suggested at a recent roundtable...Show More Summary

Lottery I.O.U's

Priceless: When Susan Rick’s boyfriend called her to say they won the Illinois Lottery, she didn’t believe him.“He’s an avid player. He always says ‘Honey, I’m going to win the lottery tomorrow,” Rick, of Oglesby, said.But on July 19,...Show More Summary

CFD Relents

After rafts of bad publicity....and a phone call from Rahm : The stubborn Chicago Fire Department brass finally cracked under pressure Friday and dropped their opposition to paramedics wearing bulletproof vests over their uniform shirts.I'm...Show More Summary

Sun Times Outs Officer Home Address

The officer who was in the motorcycle accident earlier this week, died. The Sun Times attempts to give his home address, enabling burglars of all stripes to show up at his home to loot the property: An off-duty Chicago Police officer...Show More Summary

No Vests for You!

Morons at the Fire Department: The bosses at the Chicago Fire Department have just issued a particularly stupid and dangerous order:Chicago paramedics can't protect themselves by wearing bulletproof vests outside their uniform shirts,...Show More Summary

Tribune Piles On

Creating news where none exists : The Chicago Police Department has launched an internal investigation after a video appears to show a white officer saying Michael Brown "got what he had coming," referring to the unarmed black teen shot and killed by a police officer in a St. Show More Summary

Countdown to Lawsuit in 3...2...

Let's place the blame exactly where it needs to be: A 26-year-old man has been charged with first-degree murder and other crimes after he allegedly led police on a South Side chase this week that ended with the death of a man working...Show More Summary

There They Go Again

The bodies aren't even cold yet, yet Shrillary and Sparklefarts spokesweasel are calling for gun bans and whatnot after the reporter and her cameraman were killed on live TV and the shooter managed to upload his own first-person-point-of-view video of the act. Show More Summary

Welcome Back Amer!

Look who came back to town : Former Chicago comptroller Amer Ahmad has been extradited from Pakistan, nearly nine months after he was sentenced in absentia for his role in a kickback scheme at the state treasurer’s office in Ohio, federal...Show More Summary

Even if You're Correct.... will be railroaded: The Chicago Police Department is investigating an incident in which a white, plainclothes officer on duty in an African-American neighborhood was videotaped saying, “Mike Brown deserved it.”Police spokesman [...]Show More Summary

As Predicted

Are our readers the smartest people in the world or what? New vri rules coming out per the LT.1. No more requesting partners2. The activity will be doubled to get vri. 10 cc, 10 parkers, 10 movers, etc3. Assisting arrests won't count in the arrest stat, you need to be box 1 or 24. Show More Summary

Lighter Sentences = More Crime?

Golly, color us surprised: California’s Proposition 47 of 2014, The Safe Neighborhoods and Schools Act, which changed some drug and property crimes from felonies to misdemeanors, has coincided with a rise in crime in parts of the state.Conservative...Show More Summary

Slow Responses?

Here's a clue - it ain't just Dallas : The head of the Dallas Police Association tells CBS 11 News that longer 911 response times can be blamed in part by officers being mentally beaten down. “The bottom line is response times are up,...Show More Summary

"Horses of Honor" Closes

And the pieces are to be auctioned off: You won’t be seeing the ‘Horses of Honor’ for much longer on Chicago’s Magnificent Mile. The 20 horses, all named for a Chicago police officer killed in the line of duty, will be removed Wednesday and auctioned off online. Show More Summary

And Once Again....

Police post a warning, and the media does their thing: Chicago police issued a warning of robberies where people are being knocked or punched to the ground in the city's South Loop.One of the robberies happened across from Grant Park...Show More Summary

Baltimore Passes New York

Give them "space to destroy" and by golly, they took her up on it: Baltimore has surpassed New York City for homicides this year.A New York Police spokeswoman said the city had seen 208 homicides as of Wednesday. Baltimore recorded its...Show More Summary

Eight on a Monday

This time, a couple of 70-year-old grandpas: Eight people have been injured, including two men in their 70s, in shootings on the West and South sides, police said.[...] About a half-hour earlier, a 76-year-old man was shot in the 2700 block of South Karlov Avenue in the Little Village neighborhood, said [...]Show More Summary

Cook County Courts Again?

One thing Garry might have gotten right -the courts are fucked up: SCC- Dig into this story, 5 days prior to this incident 007 locked this a-hole up for UUW with a 30 round clip(yes 30), judge found they had no PC, he was just released...Show More Summary

Another Bloody Weekend

Don't the aldercreatures or Rahm ever get tired of these headlines? We mean, the silence from these characters as their constituents are filled with lead and buried every weekend is mind boggling: Six people were killed and at leastShow More Summary

Memorial Event

This Tuesday, some names will be added to the wall: Please join the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation this Tuesday, August 25, 12:00 PM, at Gold Star Families Memorial and ParkAt that time, the CPMF will pay tribute to three fallen Chicago police officers whose deaths span several decades by adding their names to the memorial wall. Show More Summary

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