Blog Profile / Second City Cop

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Archived Since:March 4, 2008

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Altar Boy Photos

Let's make a thug into a saint! Karen Winters knows how easily boys are drawn to a life of violence in the Homan Square neighborhood.But she still can't understand how her 16-year-old nephew ended up shot to death after allegedly threatening a Chicago police officer with a gun during a brief foot chase Monday night. Show More Summary

Yes, Virginia. Area 4 is Re-Opening

A rumor: Hey SCC. Any truth to the rumors that 35th street wants to move all Area North Detectives to Harrison and Kedzie, the old Area Four because get this, "this is where the crime is located." These people are unfrickenbelievable. Show More Summary


And yet another "investigation:" Once again, someone has uttered a racial slur on a Chicago Police radio frequency. An investigation is underway. A police 911 dispatcher was taking information about 1:45 p.m. Tuesday about a man firing...Show More Summary

Assailant Killed

West side, less than a mile from where three cops got shot last month: A person driving a vehicle wanted in connection with an earlier shooting was shot to death by police in the Homan Square neighborhood Monday night, authorities said.A...Show More Summary

100 Years is a Good Start

And hopefully, none of this "day for day" crap...this guy should die behind bars: A man on parole who shot two police officers when they interrupted him during a drug transaction in the West Garfield Park neighborhood in 2011 was sentenced...Show More Summary

Reduced to Begging

When you tie the hands of the police, reduce their numbers to unsafe levels, whittle the detectives down where they can't even solve crimes, and embrace the liberal mindset (Prickwrinkle, Dart, Rahm, Cook County courts) that there is...Show More Summary

RIP "Officer"

A lot of heart in a little body : Madison Pruitt, the 6-year-old girl who was held up as a hero last week by Interim Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson for her struggle in fighting muscle cancer, died Sunday.Her death hit Sgt. Ernest...Show More Summary

Rahm Sure Can Pick 'em

This appeared a few days ago, concerning the Department of Aviation : The chief of Chicago’s Aviation Police, target of an overwhelming no-confidence vote by his own officers, announced his abrupt departure Friday, telling those officers...Show More Summary

It's the Sentencing Stupid

Masters of the Obvious....again: Lamar Harris had seven felony convictions and 43 arrests when he shot three Chicago police officers. The same week, Samuel Harviley, who had just been paroled after serving less than half of his sentence...Show More Summary

Only 1,300 Evildoers

This is from the Cheater's Lieutenants Graduation event the other day : Interim Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson talked about his plans to fight crime at Friday's police graduation ceremony at Navy Pier.Seventy-four police...Show More Summary

Put a Sock in it ACLU

You know what the CIA does to keep Americans safe? It gathers intelligence from different sources, human, electronic, satellite, etc.Guess what the FBI does to fight crime? Wiretaps, undercover work, paid informants, surveillance, etc.But...Show More Summary

Suburban Support

This would never catch on here, except in very small numbers: MAY 15TH, 2016 - MAY 31ST, 2016The residents, businesses, houses of worship and schools in Skokie, IL are asked to tie red and blue ribbons around trees and lampposts. This...Show More Summary

Crack Your Girl, Keep Your Job

This goof still has a job? It's been almost three months since Charles Reed was accused of pistol whipping his girlfriend and beating her with his fists. He was reassigned by the City Office of Emergency Management and Communications...Show More Summary

Nice Job Charlie

Like it never snowed in April.We didn't see a single plow, truck or grain of salt on the streets.And neither did IDOT we suppose, leading to a thirteen-car-single-fatality accident early Saturday morning.You know, if Charlie ran Streets and San the same way he ran his part of the Department....oh wait. He does. And it sucks.

Rahm's New Battle Cry

"At least we aren't Memphis!!!" Chicago may be known for its high murder rate, but one city has surpassed the windy city in homicide rates thus far this year.The murder rate in Memphis, Tennessee is about 64 percent higher than thatShow More Summary


So how many actually applied for the upcoming Police Entrance Exam?The city extended the deadline, twice, because numbers were so low. We've had a few commenters say that the numbers are under 5,000. We've had an e-mail from someone who claims the numbers are actually closer to 3,000.Regardless, based on previous tests, the numbers are horribly low. Show More Summary

Twelve Hours

So notices went out for the Detective Exam coming up this May, the first Detective exam in something like a decade or more. Shortshanks and Rahm let the D-unit decline to numbers unseen in modern history, covered by closing two Detective...Show More Summary

Not Our Job

Another effort to keep the jail empty: With about 200 people dying of heroin overdoses each year in Chicago, the police are preparing to launch a radical new strategy to help addicts caught in narcotics investigations on the West Side.As usual, officers will arrest people caught buying small amounts of heroin and take them to the police station. Show More Summary

A Clinton Tells the Truth?

Next thing you know, the Cubs will be winning the World Series : On Thursday, while Bill Clinton was giving a speech to a crowd of Hillary Clinton supporters, he was repeatedly interrupted by Black Lives Matter protesters.He responded to them, saying, "you are defending the people who killed the lives you say matter. Show More Summary

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