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Happy Thanksgiving

As usual, we'll be preoccupied with turkey, ham, trimmings, family, friends, possibly work, and generally staying clear of trouble. A happy holiday to you and yours. Open post for now and comments may be delayed.

VRI Ending

Get your days while you can: Thanks to the 33 people who sent this in today.Next up - Airport Protective Detail.


What's this all about? Anonymous said...OT - So what's up with the 011-007 District combined Christmas party? I hear lots of PO's aren't too happy about it. So is this a "twin brother" thing? Or a "Highest Homicide Totals" thing? What else do 007 and 011 have in common besides that?

And Here's the Test Case

This is going to set precedent here in Chicago for the next generation, and may have national implications: Chicago's police oversight agency has cited a veteran officer for more than 60 rule violations, blasting him for repeatedly posting...Show More Summary

Another Residency Win

With all this precedent floating around.... : Freshly arrived in our mailbox this morning is a copy of arbitrators’ decision in labor negotiations between the union representing city police officers and the city. And it appears to be...Show More Summary

Maybe You Should Call Someone?

So what brainiac(s) in 012 made entrance into a residence, observed a sealed room, found respirators among grinding/sifting equipment, discovered a suspicious powder all over the place.....and then had the bright idea to transport the...Show More Summary

Closing a Court Branch

Prickwrinkle slapping Evans and Dart around : Last-minute negotiations brokered deals to save at least 85 jobs in the Cook County Sheriff’s Office and the Public Guardian’s office ahead of a vote Tuesday to plug a $200 million shortfall...Show More Summary

Dubious Distinction

Five years, federal time : The first time Chicago police Officer Marco Proano shot someone, he was given a department commendation. Less than a year later, when Proano fatally shot a teen outside an overcrowded dance party, he was rewarded...Show More Summary

Earned, Not Given

Remember, these are the future leaders: Congratultions to the three merit Sgt's that showed up to the academy for their first day of Sgt school. Unfortunately if you had read the teletype you would have known that it was at DeVry. Nothing but the best and brightest we promote. Great job. Hope you remember to phone first when you land in a District.

Toad Stroger Again?

Our first impression is that this is the Machine looking to split the black vote : Todd Stroger wants his old job back — almost eight years after voters gave the one-term Cook County board president the boot.Stroger, who finished dead...Show More Summary

Never Over

Even if you're "cleared," you aren't: A veteran Chicago police officer who was cleared of wrongdoing by Superintendent Eddie Johnson in the fatal shooting of a 15-year-old boy still must face a disciplinary hearing that could cost him his job.Last summer, Chicago’s police review agency had found Officer [...]Show More Summary

Exit, Stage Left

We make it a habit to not wish any particular evil upon any particular person. Karma is a bastard and what goes around comes around with enough regularity that....well, case in point : Civil rights leader Rev. Jesse Jackson has been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease, he announced Friday. Show More Summary

So, Will This Go Anywhere?

Let's see if the media follows the story : Carjacking and murder charges have been filed against a Wisconsin man who was in a stolen vehicle during a crash that killed his alleged accomplice Wednesday morning on the South Side.Deangelo M. Show More Summary

Is Bail Re-Vamp Failing?

From the stonewalling coming from Sheriff Dart's and Chief Judge Evan's offices, it sure looks like a failure: A prominent Chicago watchdog group is going public with its two-year-long dispute over whether Cook County Chief Judge Tim...Show More Summary

Madigan's Consent Decree?

Rahm needs the political cover of a consent decree, one that Trump refuses to grant him. So Rahm is using his puppet supernintendo to get something. Special Ed is playing to his puppet-master with full devotion lest a certain investigation gets re-opened. Show More Summary

Nice 911 Center

State of the Art, right? Hardened against a nuclear attack? Redundant and backup systems galore? And it gets even better: City told OEMC the water would be shut off for 8 hours on Sunday (when all the bosses & admin personnel are rdo),...Show More Summary

Doors are Racist?

Just another sign that pfather phleger has lost his mind : Watch for activist priest the Rev. Michael Pfleger to lead a protest Friday morning at the Fifth Third Bank & ATM at 8140 S. Ashland to throw down the gauntlet on what he considers...Show More Summary

Mass Stripping

No, this isn't about an east coast nudist colony.No, not about a church being defiled either. But once again, nothing is ever closed : In a sudden about-face Thursday night, Chicago police said seven cops once part of an allegedly corrupt...Show More Summary

Off Duty Stabbed

The paper says "domestic related:" An off-duty Chicago police officer was stabbed while driving a car Friday morning on the South Side, causing her to hit a school bus, according to police. The officer, 47, was stabbed in the head in...Show More Summary

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