Blog Profile / Second City Cop

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Archived Since:March 4, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Why Such Poor Security?

Jackpot night at the rail year: When street-gang thieves slipped with ease into a Norfolk Southern rail yard on Chicago’s South Side and ripped locks off one train, they likely expected to see merchandise like toys or tennis shoes. What...Show More Summary

7 Days....Whoops, 6 Days

The Slum Times headline read a week. In fact, this link right here is still titled "one week without a shooting." Then they backtracked it because....Chicago: Chicago went for more than six days without a fatal shooting for the first...Show More Summary

Airport Revamp?

These rumors are getting awfully specific: The first step in Garry taking over security at both airports just occurred with the switching of the current private security contractor(Universal) to all Gray Uniforms. Paragon Security uniforms will be designed to resemble C.P.D. Show More Summary

Drip, Drip Drip

Rumors abound: IN THE KNOW (or not). said...OT: Reliable info is IG has submitted a report to the Department and the City re termination of MH for Lie-u-tenants-gate AND MH is taking Lie-u-tenants Fenner, Wines and Ward with her to save her pension. Show More Summary

Mope-rah - Economist

No idea what reality this hack lives in, but it must be full of all sort of heavy drugs (no links for Mope-y): It is hard to believe, but 75th Street, between Jeffery and Yates, was jumping in the ’80s. Today, when you drive through the area, you might see two or three stragglers. Show More Summary

Oh, Poor Babies

"Violence interrupters" are whining - skip the first few paragraphs and go right to domestic abuser Tio Hardiman explaining how he "de-escalates": Tio Hardiman and his small group that he calls violence interrupters heard about the feud and got themselves involved. Show More Summary


Moves on a Friday night so the media misses 'em (multiple e-mails): Total of 20 something moved in the ASA's office, mostly supervisor demotions and promotions. 2 moves were two newer ASA's to Kim foxx's public integrity unit. It's believed the unit is getting beefed up to review police officers arrests. Show More Summary

Isn't That Your Job Rahm?

Typical liberal - thinks Washington DC should solve all his problems : Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel (D) scolded President Trump for his comments during his first address to a joint session of Congress about Chicago violence, challenging...Show More Summary

Follow the $$$$$

Golly : Lakeview East, Chicago, January 25, 2017: The Lakeview East Chamber of Commerce, Sole Service Provider for Special Service Area #17 (SSA #17), has awarded HLSA Security, a certified City of Chicago Women Owned Business Enterprise...Show More Summary

Special Kind of Stupid

New York: Devon Wade, age 28, fell to his death after making a bad decision to flee from NYPD officers who were trying to serve a warrant. According to The New York Daily News, the incident occurred on Tuesday, February 28, 2017, at about 6:30 AM. Show More Summary

Judge Hooks?

Not good for justice being served : The judge in the case of four people charged with attacking and kidnapping a Crystal Lake teen with special needs told their public defender on Wednesday to consider whether it would be a conflict to represent all four.[...]Show More Summary

Hey Special Ed?

How about you use a few cases like this to bolster your argument that the system is broken - from the CWB blog: A South Side parolee has been charged with pistol-whipping a Lakeview man and robbing the man’s girlfriend in Lakeview this month.Prosecutors said Terrance Porter, 31, mugged the couple near their home in the 3300 block of North Seminary around 11 p.m. on February 12.[...]Show More Summary

Shootings Down?

But homicides still up - wonder at that one. Heard a report on NewsRadio this evening about shootings being down 40% in the Shotspotter Districts (007, 011). Can anyone verify?Is the Department giving credit to the Shotspotter company,...Show More Summary

Opening Closed Investigations?

So we got an e-mail recently that had some info on a GoFundMe page for two guys who were stripped and placed in a no-pay status.What was startling about the entire incident is that they were stripped for an alleged Rule violation - over 13 years ago. Show More Summary

No Bail? No Problem

"I-Bonds for everyone!" is one step closer to reality: A few dozen inmates who remain locked up in Cook County Jail because they’re too poor to post their relatively low bonds may be out soon under a new program State’s Attorney KimShow More Summary

Anyone Paying Attention?

The Outfit is alive and well.... and trying to disarm you : Well, we all know where Hot Rod lives today. However, Democrat Marty Moylan may not remember Hot Rod's $500 FOID card proposal. Today though, this anti-gun political hack has...Show More Summary

No Shit Fran

Guess who caught up with the reality train? It looks like Mayor Rahm Emanuel may well be on his own — without court oversight — to implement the sweeping police reforms recommended by the U.S. Justice Department in the waning days of...Show More Summary

So Who's To Blame?

We're betting on Dart : A murder suspect on the loose, but he didn't run from police. Instead, he walked right out of jail. Garrett Glover, 29, is an accused murderer. He is supposed to be locked up at Cook County Jail, held on $2 million...Show More Summary

"Exile" Redux?

Federal time for gun crime coming soon: Attorney General Jeff Sessions directed the Department of Justice (DOJ) on Monday to “increase prosecutions of gun-law violations” so that suspects know they will pay a price for using guns in crime.He also redirected the DOJ to take a harder stance against “violent crime” in general.[...]Show More Summary

Another Outsider?

A "police auditor:" The independent police auditor for San Jose, California, said Monday he agreed to take a “small” pay cut to accept a job he called the “biggest policing challenge in America” — as Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s point-person...Show More Summary

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