Blog Profile / Second City Cop

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Archived Since:March 4, 2008

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Logical Conclusion

So since there are no more weed prosecutions and soon there won't be any more prosecutions for "recreational" heroin, cocaine and ecstasy, are we going to see some new faces in the Districts? Obviously, there isn't a need for all that manpower at the west side Black Site. Show More Summary

Fran's Hypocrisy

Following Burge breaking his silence in a statement posted on Martin Preib's blog, the liberal media immediately went on the offensive again with a predictable piece by Rahm's favorite sack-warmer Fran Spielman. Burge refused to talk to her but verified the statement was his, so she dredged up extensive quotes from the wrongfully cleared murderers. Show More Summary

Forty Shot?

Another chilly spring weekend in Chicago and 40 people managed to get shot (6 died) according to the website (if we're reading it correctly.) Of the 40, one was a police involved shooting, which we don't think should count. Show More Summary

Is This a Surprise?

Anyone? Anyone? Bueller? The man who robbed Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's son is now charged with drug possession in another incident.Chicago police arrested Phillip Payne, 18, after officials said they found 15 grams of crack cocaine on him on April 5 in the Uptown neighborhood. Show More Summary

Concealed Carrier

The Tribune initially buried this one in the middle of their report on 18 shootings overnight Saturday (crime is down!): About 11:50 p.m. Friday, a 22-year-old man was shot by another man in the 2900 block of North Milwaukee Avenue in Logan Square. Show More Summary

We Give Up

Once again, an elected official bypassing the legislature and making up things as they go along: Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez will hold a news conference Monday to announce reforms to low-level drug offenses, includingShow More Summary

Hardly a Ringing Endorsement

From the comments: All the Lieutenants in 005 bid out except 1...yep the 10 hour days are great When the white shirts bid out, something is definitely wrong.And probably another reason that the Department won't open citywide bids.

DNA Catches Attacker

One of our own was almost a victim : A rape suspect was linked by DNA to a daylight attack on an off-duty Chicago police officer who was jogging in a Northwest Side park but was able to fight him off, Cook County prosecutors said Friday.Rolando...Show More Summary

School Scandal Deepens

Once again, scandal : Chicago Public Schools chief Barbara Byrd-Bennett is taking a paid leave of absence in the face of a federal investigation that subpoenas show is taking a broad approach in its search for information about the district's...Show More Summary

This Looks Painful

Ouch : Two police officers and three others were injured in a rollover crash on the West Side early Friday.The accident happened in the 3400 block of West Congress in the East Garfield Park neighborhood at 12:10 a.m., police said.A police squad SUV was heading north on Homan when it was struck by a black car heading west on Congress, police said. Show More Summary

Police Shooting

South Shore: A male was shot by Chicago Police officers Friday night in the South Shore neighborhood.The shooting happened about 11 p.m. near East 74th Street and South Merrill Avenue, according to preliminary information from police.Grand...Show More Summary

10 Hour Day Survey

Patrol released this reminders for feedback on the pilot program: Using your PC# keeps the trolls from answering the survey. So you have 005 and Area South Saturation evaluating this thing. First up, you really shouldn't have a phone...Show More Summary

Lots of Changes

Pretty much the biggest list anyone has seen in years: Lieutenants to XO's A. Escamilla from 007 to 014 P. Kwasinski from 010 to 012 P. Kane from 018 to 006 P. Bauer from 059 to 018 R. Blisset from 241 to 007 Randall Darlin from OCD to 022 Lieutenants to Acting Commanders B. Show More Summary

Not Just One List of Cr's Released

Two lists. On 09 April, a list was released pursuant to the lawsuit "Jamie Kalven v City of Chicago Police Department 15 CH 03492" According to the e-mail this list covered March 2015 back to March 2011 On 24 April, the Department will release another list covering 13 April 2011 to 13 April 2015. Show More Summary

Burge Speaks

Releasing a statement to Martin Preib which can be located at his site : In an exclusive statement to the Conviction Project, former Chicago Police Commander Jon Burge responds to the decision by the Chicago City Council to establish a reparations fund for exonerated offenders. Show More Summary

Hey Mark Brown?

Go f#$% yourself, too - a completely craptacular article by a clown - we sample it below: The convergence of three separate police department scandals at one City Council meeting Wednesday could be explained by more than Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s...Show More Summary

Hey Spike?

Go f#$% yourself: If filmmaker Spike Lee plans to call his next movie “Chiraq” — an inner-city tale of black-on-black violence filmed in Englewood — he might want to think twice about asking taxpayers to kick in a multimillion dollar tax break, Ald. Show More Summary

Another Investigation?

Rahm just loves to appoint people who are (or are soon to be) under investigation by the feds : Federal authorities are investigating Chicago Public Schools CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett and a $20.5 million contract the district awarded on...Show More Summary

Changes Coming

For real.Friday.Unless Garry jumps the gun and releases them today.


No wonder Illinois is going broke: Rahm can't even lease Illinois trucks.

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