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|Archived Since:||March 4, 2008|
Frank and Fran blatantly stealing from the blog again : Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson has quietly changed the rules governing merit promotions, casting another cloud over a process condemned by officers interviewed by the U.S. Department...Show More Summary
Besides a Lieutenants Exam we mean. This was posted as an open letter on a social media forum calling out Special Ed for a rather shortsighted decision: Superintendent Johnson,I am a sergeant assigned to [...] watch in the [...] District. Show More Summary
There they go again : The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has now demanded that the Portland Police Department stop using riot gear in response to protests and potential riots. Sarah Armstrong, spokeswoman for the ACLU of Oregon,...Show More Summary
Remember last week? When Chicago was down over a dozen homicides for February? Not any more : Seven people were killed and another six were wounded in shootings Wednesday on the South and West sides of Chicago, marking the deadliestShow More Summary
If you were raised with any sort of moral compass, you'd think that people are supposed to know the rules....and obey the rules, not flout them like some two-bit chiseling criminal.We direct you, dear readers, to Employee Resource Order...Show More Summary
Entertainment time: Sandi Jackson’s own comments helped convince her estranged husband’s lawyers that they need to question former Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy and two other former cops in the couple’s contentious divorce case.That’s the argument lawyers for former U.S. Show More Summary
With nominating supervisors: Congratulations to the deserving.
Mark Brown, part of the media cabal that has spouses working for Tommy Dart in exchange for friendly, ball-washing newspaper/television coverage, has an opinion on the upcoming Contract - but then again, opinions are like assholes: A...Show More Summary
Guess what turned up? ALSO, spring cleaning in Englewood... a truly (rare as it may be) upstanding citizen on a certain block that had an OIS'ing over the holiday season uncovers a weapon lodged in between branches of a heavy bush. The...Show More Summary
Sorry - we mean, " No one noticed until it was politically expedient to attack the police again: " Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson has a busy West Side district under the command of a cop with a long history of misconduct allegations, a WBEZ analysis of police records shows.Cmdr. Show More Summary
Another shooting (murder?) within a mile of the last killing - within half-a-mile of the station: A 17-year-old boy was shot in the head on Tuesday afternoon in the Jefferson Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side.The attack happened about 4:45 p.m. Show More Summary
Send it if you got it.131 names we heard - and Granny Clampett got her pick in, even though she left.
Every time we see some talking dick with ears on TV, radio or the papers saying crap like "We can't arrest our way out of this [Chicago violence] situation," we just want to bitch slap them and say, "Have you tried?" Because we know that they haven't. Show More Summary
This is amusing - the gangs say Rahm's hiring won't have any effect on murders : Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson again called for tougher gun laws. “Enough is enough,” he said.Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner proposed sending state troopers to Chicago. Show More Summary
All around nice job : One man is in custody and another was found dead after a standoff with a SWAT team Monday morning in Little Village, police said. About 7:45 a.m., officers were called to the 3400 block of West 23rd Street for a...Show More Summary
It's working already : A man who escaped from an Illinois prison in 2003 has been arrested by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents in Atlanta.An ICE spokesman says Jorge Soberanis-Rumaldo was taken into custody Friday as part of an enforcement operation targeting criminal illegal immigrants. Show More Summary
Well, let's dissect it : In the investigation, the I-Team uncovered thousands of domestic violence complaints against Chicago police officers.In a database obtained through a the Freedom of Information Act request, the I-Team found 5,280 domestic violence complaints filed against Chicago police officers since the year 2000. Show More Summary
Rumor in the comments about the Lake Shore Drive fake "suicide" attempt-er Jedidiah was arrested late last week in 004 on a Domestic Battery charge.Good thing he didn't still have his gun.This goof is rapidly spinning out of control...
Holiday weekend: Despite unseasonably warm temperatures that can lead to more people being outside — and, thus, more violence — the number of people killed and wounded in shootings citywide is slightly down from last year.Four people...Show More Summary
We certainly hope this isn't true - it makes a mockery of the process...well, more of a mockery we suppose: Lots of crying going on at HQ on Thursday around 1430 hours when they were reading off the new D assignments. Only the heavyShow More Summary