Blog Profile / Second City Cop

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Archived Since:March 4, 2008

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Clout = More Payouts

Someone really needs to start outing the bosses who cover for this crap : Chicago taxpayers will pay $20 million to compensate the families of two men killed by inebriated off-duty police detective Joseph Frugoli after victims’ attorneys...Show More Summary

Re-Purposed "Snitch Boxes"

We heard that this is where the "snitch boxes" went after we made fun of them years ago: Tourists leaving Las Vegas can now dispose of their leftover, legally-purchased marijuana at specially designated bins outside the McCarran International...Show More Summary

So, NOT a Free Library?

We're pretty sure this wasn't going to cost taxpayers a dime - right Rahm? Chicago’s City Hall on Friday for the first time put a price tag on the cost to overhaul the roads in and around Jackson Park for the Obama Presidential Center...Show More Summary

Oh Special Ed

Do you think he gets tired of lying for Rahm? Chicago’s 22 police districts will have to wait until the end of this year to benefit fully from Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s two-year police hiring surge, Police Supt. Eddie Johnson acknowledged Wednesday.Johnson and Deputy Supt. Show More Summary

Peace Loving Rappers Arrested

Unbelievable : In court this afternoon, prosecutors said that the accused men were in a limousine and their driver informed police that some of his passengers were armed. Cops kept the limo under observation and pulled it over near State and Roosevelt around 8:30 p.m. Show More Summary

This Is Going to End Well

Smooth move Tommy : Sheriff Tom Dart says hundreds more accused gun offenders have been released from Cook County Jail on electronic bracelets in recent months as a result of attempts at bond reform, raising public safety concerns.Dart...Show More Summary

How Big is That Buffer?

Cameras are everywhere. Not just in phones, but in businesses, on streetlamps, covering intersections. There aren't many part of the city that don't have at least a few cameras looking around. But someone called some things to our attention...Show More Summary

How Dumb is Rahm?

Pretty dumb : Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Thursday dismissed as “upside-down and inside-out” President Donald Trump’s suggestion that arming trained teachers could deter school shootings.“It is absurd, at any way you look at it, by President...Show More Summary

What the Hell?

Disturbing : A person of interest was in custody Wednesday night in connection with the stabbing of a 2-year-old boy who was found dead earlier in the day in the Little Village neighborhood.Mateo Garcia Aguayo was found unresponsive about 1:55 p.m. Show More Summary

McCarthy Broadside

He wasn't really a "victim." He was part of the Machine helping to get Rahm re-elected. And then he became expendable: Fired Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy says he was the victim of a political “witch hunt” engineered by...Show More Summary

How Many Chances?

And as this article asks, "At what price?" Last November, a deranged 26-year-old man, Devin Patrick Kelley, opened fire on worshipers inside a church in Sutherland, Texas, killing 26. High-casualty mass shootings are tragic in human terms but anomalous statistically, at least in terms of the portion of total U.S. Show More Summary

More Manpower Cuts

A lot of interesting links in this article : Chicago is the canary in the coal mine for America's big cities as civil order slips away. The presumption that life can be lived without constant fear of violent predators is already gone...Show More Summary

Still No Comments

Blogger is irritating us to no end. We haven't been able to read/moderate comments since late on 15 February.Five days, six days starting as of this posting, without our regular back and forth, sarcastic readers, pointed commentary, etc. We are beyond unhappy with the situation.We'll let you know as soon as something gets fixed.

Nice Police Station Rahm

Leaky, decrepit, one of a number of cancer-cluster stations : The Harrison District police station in the Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side lost power briefly Tuesday afternoon, authorities said.The loss of power to the district, 3151 W. Show More Summary

No Bail?

But we thought that Judge Evans said everyone gets a bail they can afford? A Chicago man with only a misdemeanor supervision in his past was ordered held without bail Tuesday after Cook County prosecutors said he shattered a window at...Show More Summary

Warm Weather

Looks like summer is here already - and the media is..... over-reporting the carnage? Eight people were killed and at least 30 others were wounded in Presidents Day weekend shootings across Chicago.The last fatal shooting of the weekend happened early Tuesday in Englewood. Show More Summary

Nice Subway Rahm

As understaffed as the CPD is, you'd think that maybe other means of combating crime would be undertaken. Perhaps moving the deployed officers around to, you know, when and where crime was actually occurring. That way you could effect arrests, drive down crime, perhaps even make the city a safer place for people to live and work in it. Show More Summary

This Dumbass Again

Aldercreature Arena's media outreach people don't seem capable of keeping their boss out of the news: 45th Ward Alderman John Arena is facing criticism for a Facebook post about a police commander who died and allowing controversial comments to flood his page.The commander was killed Feb. Show More Summary

City Finances Police Hater

Seems the police hater and jewelry store owner is a big supporter of Alderdumbass Pewar: And where does she get the money? Suing the police when she got picked up for violating a "No Contact" order with a school principal: Rather than...Show More Summary

Staffing Numbers

FOIA is revealing - look at the progress Rahm is making at the District level: Wait a second.....why is that last number in red? And why are all those other numbers in red? Red is bad, right? Red usually means things are going downw...

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