Blog Profile / Second City Cop

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Archived Since:March 4, 2008

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Anti-Police Vandalism

We've gently suggested before that maybe Officers would be better off not advertising the fact that they're the police on their personal vehicles. Now we're telling you, it's a good idea to lose the FOP stuff: SCC,A lot of cars vandalized in MG overnight, all with FOP medallions or window stickers. Show More Summary

Meanwhile, in the Hood

This is going on: At 3:32 p.m., a 23-year-old man was shot on the 4900 block of West Erie Street in the Austin neighborhood, police said. The man was shot in the right leg and got himself to West Suburban Hospital, where his condition had stabilized, Trainor said. Show More Summary

Here's Some Disconnect

Minutes after the State dropped charges against a "poet" whose only talent appears to be staring at people from a distance of three inches, this happened : The Auburn Gresham man who shot an 11-year-old girl in August was aiming forShow More Summary

Time for Phleger Dollars!

You know, if Pfather Pfleger is going to interject himself in the political arena, it's time the Church started paying taxes: Protesters threatened to disrupt Black Friday shopping along the Midwest’s most luxurious stretch of retail...Show More Summary

Nice Double Standard Tribune

An interesting point brought to our attention by a reader. This story appeared in the Tribune on 24 November : A man Chicago police detectives consider to be a person of interest in the slaying of 9-year-old Tyshawn Lee is free on $1...Show More Summary

Time to Cut Aldercreatures

As stated here and elsewhere, Chicago has way too many aldercreatures in relation to its population. This fractionalizes any sort of opposition to the mayor, costs taxpayers millions in corruption and tens of millions in taxes, fees, fines, overhead, etc....not to mention the cost of jailing a few every couple of years. Show More Summary

Happy Thanksgiving

Going to be a lot of people missing family dinners this holiday. Stay safe boys and girls and remember the small things.Open post - keep it civil.

Room to Destroy

Minimal coverage of this crap tonight:. Yes, that's protesters pulling down the lights on the Daley Plaza Christmas tree. Because nothing says "Justice" like destroying property and abusing people (and coppers) who had nothing to do with the shooting.

Time for Garry to Go

[SCC asked us to step in tonight...enjoy] Congratulations. The situation has just hit rock bottom: Saying it was in the “best interest” of the city, the Cook County State’s Attorney’s office dropped charges Wednesday against a poet and community activist who was arrested during a protest on Tuesday. Show More Summary

Lt. Test Results Out

Fresh from the comment section: OT-Congratulations [MH], wife of retired 1st Deputy Al. #1 score on the most obviously compromised lieutenant's exam in modern history. We all hope you and all your friends enjoy your stolen promotions! Wow. Show More Summary

Holiday Game

At Green Bay, underdogs by 8.5, over/under set at 45, and Da Coach took off his sweater a few weeks too early. We're thinking Green Bay covers this easily, but we won't be watching.

Media Fans the Flames

Evidently, the shit isn't hitting the fan hard enough, so certain media outlets have started to.....get this.....lie to advance their agenda. Here's CNN : Yes, that was CNN saying that Chicago Police shot this guy for "jaywalking." No mention of the burglary to auto calls, nothing about the PCP influenced behavior, not even a mention of the knife. Show More Summary

Payouts in New York

Just keep on fudging those statistics - Crime is down! The city has agreed to pay a $150,000 settlement to a former NYPD sergeant who sued his superiors for retaliating against him after he reported that crime stats were being fudged,...Show More Summary

Application Deadline Extended

Anyone want to guess the number of applicants they've gotten that would require them to extend the deadline an extra 30 days? The Chicago Police Department is extending the time period within which potential applicants may apply to join the police department. Show More Summary


Hillary is getting pretty adept at shooting herself in the foot: Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton said Monday that blocking Syrian refugees from entering the United States would impair the ability of police officers...Show More Summary

Kind of Busy Tonight

As you might imagine.We'll post when we can.Be sure to check out the shrieking from the media.Stay fetal.

First Degree Murder?

So is Anita overcharging again, or has the State been holding back something that justifies this sort of charge? Sneed has learned a criminal probe launched by Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez into the shooting death of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald is expected to result in first-degree murder charges Tuesday against 37-year-old Chicago police officer [...]Show More Summary

All the Answers

Once again, a professor has all of the answers. If only we'd listen to our betters: Another police shooting of a young black man — this time in Chicago. Laquan McDonald was shot to death in 2014 by a Chicago police officer. The city agreed to a $5 million settlement to McDonald's family. Show More Summary


More parolees = more crime? Out since June, he’s among a growing number of ex-cons being released on parole in Illinois and trying to leave prison behind for good. In the past four years, the number of parolees in Illinois has shot up...Show More Summary

Who Controls Jesse?

People still wonder why Jesse talks when he does? Why he can be the Invisible Man when a 9-year-old is gunned down in a targeted assassination, yet all over the news when a cop shoots a kid high on PCP?Everything you need to know about Jesse is right here in one of our favorite photographs: That's Jesse seated at the feet of Jeff Fort. Show More Summary

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