Blog Profile / Second City Cop

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Chewie vs Rahm II

Not surprising: Vanquished mayoral challenger Jesus “Chuy” Garcia sounded Thursday like he’s itching for a 2019 rematch, blasting Mayor Rahm Emanuel for everything from taxes, schools and crime to his handling of the Laquan McDonaldShow More Summary

Game, Set, Match

The President rips Chicago for violence. Chicago's response? More violence, proving his point : A mass shooting at a memorial in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood on the South Side left six people — including a 12-year-old girl...Show More Summary

Quotas to Cost New York

A timely story coming out of New York: New York City has agreed to pay up to $75 million to settle a federal class-action lawsuit that accused its Police Department of issuing hundreds of thousands of criminal summonses that were later...Show More Summary

Help Wanted - Dallas

The Dallas PD is in town recruiting again : The Dallas Police Department has come to Chicago, looking to recruit some of the 300 new police officers the organization wants to hire this year. [...] Senior Corporal Ray Milburn said the...Show More Summary

Fix It or Else

The President, who doesn't live here, takes more of an interest in Chicago than the previous guy, who did live here: “If Chicago doesn’t fix the horrible ‘carnage’ going on, 228 shootings in 2017 with 42 killings (up 24% from 2016),Show More Summary

Rahm to Lose More Money

And hopefully, his chances at re-election : Chicago will remain a sanctuary city — in spite of President Donald Trump’s renewed threat to cut off federal funding to cities where undocumented immigrants can live without fear of police harassment, Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Wednesday.“I want to be clear: We’re gonna stay a sanctuary city. Show More Summary

Pardon Our Laughter, But...

HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA : A man whose drug-related prison sentence was commuted in November by President Barack Obama has been fatally shot at a federal halfway house in Michigan after two men with assault-style rifles sought him out, police said. Show More Summary

And Speaking of Rental Cars....

Rahm just lost another revenue stream : The city of Chicago cannot require car rental businesses located outside city limits to collect city taxes on rental cars leased by Chicago city residents, the Illinois Supreme Court has ruled,...Show More Summary

Rental Cars?

What happened to the 400 cars Dean negotiated? Area north will be using enterprise Rent-A-Car. They are taking the fusions for the watch. How is that going to work driving a rental car with no lights or sirens or government plates on the west side. Show More Summary

Get off Johnson's Johnson!

Have some self respect Frank and Fran: Police Supt. Eddie Johnson is shining the light on a merit-promotion process condemned by officers interviewed by the U.S. Department of Justice as a “reward for cronyism” and clout.Following the...Show More Summary

Shooters Work OT

Final tally - about 7 and 48, including some Monday morning mayhem : Six people were killed and at least 47 others were wounded in shootings across the city between Friday evening and Monday morning, according to Chicago police.The weekend's latest homicide happened at 1:54 a.m. Show More Summary

Good Point

From the comments:...we can't accept a free coffee, but we can accept a free house....? Hey Loretta, you want to check in here..... hey, where did Loretta go?

Free Houses!!!

A new take on an old idea - you can own a house in one of the city's up-and-coming garden spots : A new proposal that will be introduced to the Cook County Board Monday would offer homes to City workers in what Commissioner Richard Boykin...Show More Summary

Golf Outing Debt?

Someone said the FOP Golf Outing lost $25,000?The FOP said they're "investigating" at last week's meeting. How does a well attended golf outing lose money?

Bold Statement?

Pandering more likely: Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson made a bold statement on Saturday about the thousands of officers under his command.Superintendent Johnson attends community meetings multiple times during the week.Show More Summary

Great Idea You Idiot

Amazingly, this guy breathes on his own: An influential alderman is demanding that Mayor Rahm Emanuel relax police hiring standards before the April 1 and 2 police exam to attract more minorities at a time of high crime and deep distrust.Earlier...Show More Summary

Once Again, Parole = Death

A couple of days ago, this guy appeared in the stats : Marlon Pollard of north suburban Evanston man was shot to death early Monday in a drive-by in the Ukrainian Village neighborhood.The 36-year-old Pollard was standing outside about 1:10 a.m. Show More Summary


This might be interesting - Special Ed sent out a letter: I have previously announced to you that we will be hiring and promoting additional officers, sergeants, lieutenants, and FTOs to provide you with the support you need in the field. Show More Summary


Six cops taking time for that CFD DUI : Six Chicago Police officers have been suspended for giving the third-highest ranking member of the Chicago Fire Department favored treatment after the fire deputy crashed his city-owned SUV near Lake Shore Drive in Lincoln Park.Police Supt. Show More Summary

Connected Lawyer Leaving

The guy who recommended sitting on the McDonald video is leaving :...Patton's six-year tenure as the city's top lawyer was not without controversy. Patton recommended not releasing the video of a police officer fatally shooting 17-year-old...Show More Summary

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