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Collateral Damage

Unfortunately, this isn't going to be the only innocent this year : A young woman killed by a stray bullet in the Heart of Chicago neighborhood is one of the city's latest victims of gun violence.Aaren O'Connor had recently moved from California here to Chicago for a new job and to be with her long-distance boyfriend. Show More Summary

Hypocrite, Thy Name is Michael

A bunch of people noticed and chimed in: Wasn't Pfleger whining about how cops ought to just "do their jobs properly," then as soon as they did their jobs properly, couldn't wait to start whining about them doing their jobs? What an asshole this guy is. We mean more than normal assholes are.He's like an asshole squared. At least

Kicking the Can?

Kicking? This is punting - and they can't even sell it: Chicago’s troubled public school system on Wednesday had to slash the size of one of the biggest "junk" bond offerings the municipal market has seen in years and agree to pay interest...Show More Summary


Got this e-mail almost two weeks ago: Hi SCC: I know from reading the blog your main interest is in covering Police matters,however I had a thought that I'd like to share with you. The current situation in Flint MI concerning the tap water and the fact that every home is connected to the city water main via lead pipe. Show More Summary

Pflger Whines Some More

If someone could just hurry up with that list of rules that Pfleger's parishioners don't have follow, we'd be greatly appreciative: Father Michael Pfleger says a Chicago Police officer issued parking tickets to his parishioners during services at Saint Sabina this weekend. Show More Summary

Carnage Continues

The Killing Season continues : Four people including two 15-year-old boys were shot in the Englewood neighborhood Sunday evening and two people were shot, one fatally, in the Humboldt Park neighborhood, Chicago police said. And a probable...Show More Summary

This Makes Perfect Sense

To the libtarded among us : A Texas newspaper announced its plans Saturday to publish the names and addresses of every San Antonio police officer following a deadly officer-involved shooting last week.Stephanie Zarriello, publisher of...Show More Summary

McCompStat to England?

This would be awesome: Former Chicago police chief Garry McCarthy — famously tough on gun crime, gangs and anti-social behaviour — warned that the capital should expect a shake-up if he gets the job.Last week The Sun on Sunday told how...Show More Summary

More Silly Calls

A few more of the ones people sent in: It's a string lady. Kid is fine. Um, yeah. Fire refused, but notify Animal Control squad. Rectum? Damn near killed him. Anyone need a court date that bad?

Something Odd Here

We read this yesterday, but something seemed off: Teachers for Chicago Public Schools took to the streets Thursday to fight for a new contract, days after bargaining-team members rejected an offer from the Board of Education. Hundreds of teachers took over LaSalle Street, between Monroe and Adams, CBS 2’s [...]Show More Summary

D.O.J. Document Dump

Everyone just got a letter from the Department in their e-mail. The Department of Justice just got thousands, tens-of-thousands, maybe more of documents so they can "evaluate" the CPD. Among the documents: A list of internal complaints...Show More Summary

February Looking Bad

Someone posted earlier today that for all of last year, February saw 20 murders.For February 2016, we're already at 15 or 17 six days in.The ACLU is blaming Global Warming at the moment.

New Lieutenants

Thirty-six sergeants making the jump up the ladder. Post the list if you have it.UPDATE: Five from IAD?UPDATE: Eight out of thirty-six from Patrol? How many "merit" picks does 35th Street get? Oh yeah, none if you have the answers to the test. There are a lot of funny connections on the list - quite a few spouses of Subject Matter Experts in the mix.

Gage Park Massacre

Rahm must have shit a brick when this hit the news : The bodies of five adults and one child were found at a home on Chicago's Southwest Side Thursday afternoon, according to police.Officers performed a well-being check at a Gage Park house about 1:05 p.m. Show More Summary

Computer Hack Expands

It's getting bigger with no end in sight: We had 8 additional computers in my unit go down today - that's on top of the others that were previously infected. Over half our computers are now infected. [...] The City is now admitting our computers have been compromised, but is still doing nothing to either notify or protect the officers. Show More Summary

Hold My Knife!

This is having our backs? Just like Escalante stopping at a job, writing up 2 beat cars and 1 sgt for not displaying their beat tags ? Oh, and it was Sunday and he was off duty. That for sure is not a big issue, since these 3 cars had PO made paper tags that didn't last. Show More Summary

Taser Taser Taser

Didn't a former supernintendo of the CPD end up working for Taser International? Nearly 800 Tasers are being shipped to the Chicago Police Department to help cut down on deadly police shootings under a five-year $10 million contractShow More Summary

Pfleger's Pfacebook

Yes, we saw the flag. That's just typical Pfleger being an asshole. Thanks to the dozen's who sent it in. He also posted this on his Pfacebook the other day: Once again, no one is standing down because of "negativity." Any "stand down"...Show More Summary

Bullshit Survey

Talk about your agenda-driven writing, this "survey" is a prime example : A Tribune poll released Wednesday shows that Chicago has a terrible problem with police-citizen relations: Most Chicagoans — 70 percent of all respondents — said they don't believe police officers treat all citizens fairly. Show More Summary

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