Blog Profile / Second City Cop

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Archived Since:March 4, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Rumor Comes True

So we scooped the Tribune by how many days? The Chicago Police Department’s second-in-command and the department's chief of internal affairs have applied for the top police job at Northeastern Illinois University, a university spokesman...Show More Summary

Spotted at the Academy

It's coming: This was a Police Academy sequel, right?

Baltimore Railroading Derails

Someone realized a prosecution without evidence doesn't lead to anything good : Charges have been dropped against all the officers who still faced trial in connection with the death of 25-year-old Freddie Gray last April. The prosecutors’...Show More Summary

Lambs Lined Up

IPRA has lined up some lambs for the slaughter : Chicago's police oversight agency has recommended that three officers be fired for shootings the agency ruled unjustified, officials said.Last week, the Independent Police Review Authority...Show More Summary

Homicide Rate Surges for...

Guess who? Chicago's per capita homicide rate climbed over the last decade, and the chances of an African-American being killed in the city spiked drastically, according to a new report.From 2005 to 2015, the city went from 17.3 homicides...Show More Summary

Anti Police is DNC Platform

Tonight was the Night of the Narrative. Philly PD was not happy and let people know, though the media barely covered it: Philadelphia’s police union is blasting Hillary Clinton for inviting relatives of victims of police shootings to...Show More Summary


Night One at the Democratic National Convention ought to tell everyone quite a bit : Guess who filled in for Wasserman Schultz yesterdayIf you said Baltimore mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, you understand the modern Democratic partyShow More Summary

OT Boycott Gets Media Coverage

WBEZ had something, but we can't find it. The Sun Times followed: The Fraternal Order of Police is urging its members to turn down all requests for “non-mandatory overtime” over Labor Day weekend to protest “continued disrespect of Chicago...Show More Summary

CPD Civilian Shooting

Concealed carrier makes life interesting for a robber : A civilian Chicago Police Department employee shot a man who tried to rob him at gunpoint a few blocks from Douglas Park on the city's West Side, police said.Police said the 57-year-old man was trying to get on his motorcycle around 6 a.m. Show More Summary

Another Lovely Weekend

No mention of this at the DNC we imagine: Forty-seven people were shot in Chicago over the weekend, five of them fatally, as the pace of gun violence in the city has pushed the number of victims to nearly 2,300 this year, according to...Show More Summary

Witness Getting Grief

This is what people who do the right thing have to put up with when they don't toe the line of the prevailing narrative: A violent confrontation on the Near South Side that left a man dead and a police officer wounded began when a woman walking her dog became suspicious as the man sat drinking in a park. Show More Summary

Vigil Coverage

Surprisingly, the media covered it: ( Tribune ) A few dozen police officers and family members gathered for a short prayer vigil Sunday morning for a Chicago police officer shot Thursday night, as well as for several law enforcementShow More Summary

DOJ on the Prowl?

Is this for real? I sure hope that the DOJ have their hands into the Detective's promotional exam, once the city gets the scores back from the private company. My brother told me that the DOJ removed the refrigerator from the 001st District's CAPs office. Show More Summary

Airport Nonsense?

Someone wrote in the comment section that there is an order, currently posted in the O'Hare C.O. Book, that Officers are forbidden from using the "family" restrooms at the airport, but must instead use the regular public washrooms.As...Show More Summary

By Popular Demand

People asked, so here's a little something for the collection plates: Write your message on the back so word gets to Blase.

"New" Crystal Ball Unit

Still doing a bang-up job : When a few police cars pulled up outside Daniel Alcantara's West Side residence last summer, the gang member dashed into his home.From outside his window, the officers asked him to come out and talk. TheyShow More Summary

Bella Explains

This was forwarded to us - it has the Recording Secretary's name attached to the header as author, though he wasn't the one forwarding it to us: The Chicago FOP is asking the membership not to volunteer to work any type of VRI over the Labor Day weekend. Show More Summary

Prayer Vigil

Planned by some CPD spouses: PRAYER VIGIL TO SUPPORT LAW ENFORCEMENTSunday July 24th @ 10:00 AM1718 S. State St, ChicagoIn front of the 001 District StationWe are having a prayer Vigil to support all of our brave men and women in Law Enforcement. Show More Summary

Well This is Something

The FOP actually discovering some form of testicles (click for a larger image): Time to make Rahm feel some pain. One suggestion for the FOP though: You need to have a penalty for anyone working these days. Otherwise, some jerks areShow More Summary

This is Farcical

Instead of actually canvassing the area, IPRA pulls this rabbit out of their collective asses: IPRA can't be bothered to do an actual investigation at the scene, contemporaneous with the events, but rather solicits any information from passersby who might happen to see a flyer posted in the neighborhood.We guess they didn't want to get wet in the rain.

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