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Blog Profile / Second City Cop

Filed Under:Public Safety / Law Enforcement
Posts on Regator:10120
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Archived Since:March 4, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Pension Win

It seems that the Law, as written, has obligations and responsibilities - binding one might say: A judge on Friday struck down the state’s landmark pension law that sought to fix Illinois’ $104.6 billion government retirement systemShow More Summary

What Bit Me?

Well, if you're at HQ, it's either someone looking for a promotion or bedbugs: There are some unwanted guests inside Chicago's Public Safety Building.The 35th and Michigan Avenue location has a bedbug problem.Both the Chicago PoliceShow More Summary

Promotional Exams?

Someone said there's a sign up for an ET test. That probably means a class of ET's to be made shortly to burn the list out, but maybe not. In any event, long overdue. ET's are regularly handling homicides lately since there are only like seven Forensic Investigators any more. Show More Summary

Here's What We Don't Get

There's a troll here who likes to pop in and say things like "How can cops be Republican? You're union people, Republicans want to screw you. etc etc" We'd publish it, but he calls everyone stupid and ignorant and has a potty-mouth, so we flush it.We troll back at sites like that sometimes if we're bored. Show More Summary

Detectives in Uniform?

Couple e-mails saying everyone is in uniform in anticipation of a Ferguson decision coming down tomorrow. We wish they'd just pull the trigger on this and get it over with so we can get on to "healing" and "understanding" and whatever other liberal "excuse-of-the-day" is.

Rauner Hoping for "Guidance"

Forget guidance - how about some leadership? Making his first post-election appearance at the Capitol on Thursday, Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner said he hopes the Illinois Supreme Court eventually will provide guidance on what changes areShow More Summary

Don't Like Taxes? Don't Pay 'em

Hey, if the president's "adviser" on Ferguson can do it, why not you? The Rev. Al Sharpton on Wednesday sharply criticized a New York Times article that explored his history of unpaid taxes, rent and other bills, calling the report “misleading...Show More Summary


Three-hundred-fifty-seven being monitored in New York City, and this happens : Just a week after Dr. Craig Spencer was declared 'Ebola-free', The Daily Mail reports a woman, who had arrived from Guinea 18 days ago (and was on the NYC Ebola monitoring list), dropped dead in a Brooklyn hair salon this afternoon. Show More Summary

Classy Fans

We like hockey. A lot. And this is one of the reasons why: These were Canadian fans stepping up in the midst of technical difficulties to assist in completing the United States national anthem. After the terror attacks in Canada, fans at NHL stadiums across the US stood in solidarity with the Canadian people. Show More Summary

Missing Propoganda

A reader asked another question that someone in the media should have done months ago:...and where's the weekly Table Of Guns for the TV cameras? And a reply: Lol!They have "minders" not so much to secure the guns at these agit-prop "Look at ALL these bad guns" media events, but to keep people from scanning the inventory tags... Show More Summary

Rahm Needs More Money

A pair of amusing rumors: Word out of city hall is that Tiny Dancer is pissed about his convoy being caught and dragged through the media for running red lights, so he intends to respond after the new year with a new policy.Any cityShow More Summary

Pathetic Media

King Obama is going to announce a sweeping abuse of power tomorrow regarding immigration. We recall a war fought over this sort of behavior nearly 240 years ago. Guess who isn't interrupting regular programming to broadcast the address...Show More Summary

Toy Gun

One for the "suburban dumbass" files : The owner of a bakery in Calumet City shot a man who was using a toy gun to usher him and an employee to the back of the store during a robbery, police said.The incident happened about 3:30 p.m....Show More Summary

De Paul Cost Overruns

Not just a little cost overrun - a huge one : The Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority is negotiating with a general contractor for the proposed DePaul arena near McCormick Place, but the two sides are struggling with a price tag...Show More Summary

SEC to Investigate Rahm?

A financial scandal? In Chicago? Chicago lawmakers are planning to send a formal request to the Securities and Exchange Commission for an investigation into donations to Mayor Rahm Emanuel from executives at financial firms that manage city pension money. Show More Summary

Someone is Watching the Numbers

We don't usually link to leftist websites for the usual reasons. But this time, someone is actually taking the Chicago homicide number game seriously : Chicago Murders in November 2014 up 50% during the same time last November. In November 2013 there were 28 total murders. Show More Summary

Competing Polls

The Chicago Teachers Union thinks Rahm is headed to a runoff, even with Karen the Commie out of the race: A new survey commissioned by the Chicago Teachers Union shows Mayor Rahm Emanuel could be forced into a runoff election folllowing...Show More Summary

From Chaplain Brandt

A difficult topic, but as the years go by, an intelligent choice to make sure your wishes are respected: END-OF-LIFE PLANNING WORKSHOP, HOSTED BY CPD CHAPLAINS' UNIT Come learn how to start the difficult conversation regarding end-of-life decisions. Show More Summary

Hey, How About Those Numbers? one in the media or HQ mentioning this? Hey SCC,After the honor students posted a shutout on Friday - the first shooting/homicide-free day since 5/23 - they proceeded to run up the score with 5 dead and another 16 wounded through...Show More Summary

A Humble Suggestion

Maybe one of these for the Craft Pizza folks : Chilean students of engineering have designed a prototype bicycle that ‘cannot be stolen.’The Yerka, which is designed by Cristobal Cabello, Andres Roi Eggers and Juan Jose Monsalve during a college engineering class, can be locked by some of its own parts. Show More Summary

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