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Blog Profile / Second City Cop

Filed Under:Public Safety / Law Enforcement
Posts on Regator:10253
Posts / Week:28.8
Archived Since:March 4, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Nice Shot

Impressive shooting down Texas way : Holding the reins of two horses with one hand, Austin Police Sgt. Adam Johnson raised his service pistol and fired a bullseye into the target some 312 feet away.Down went Larry McQuilliams, and so...Show More Summary


Irony at its finest: I was out there tonight on Lake Shore drive while the white Protestors. And a few Black Protestors were filming us and yelling. I seen a White Girl with her camera phone filming us. She was holding the camera in the air. Show More Summary

The Reality of Body Cameras

Leaving aside the eavesdropping laws that don't yet cover body cameras, the complete lack of privacy if you are trying to develop leads from a neighborhood informant, and the HIPAA laws that come into play if you're at a hospital gathering...Show More Summary

FOP vs The Galactic Empire

This made us laugh: Darth Emmanuel:"Take those comp time slips and bring them to my paper shredder."FOP: "You said they'd be left in the districts under our supervision. We promised them time due."Darth Emmanuel:"I am altering the deal. Pray I do not alter it any further!"FOP:"This deal is getting worse all the time!" Genius.


In the CO Book and on the AdMin Fax messages, the Deferred Comp people are letting everyone know that if they want to apply a portion of the retro check to their accounts, they have to complete some steps and get a check to them by 19...Show More Summary

Stop Making Sense!

This popped up in a comment section regarding body cameras: Ok maybe a dumb question but how are they going to get around Illinois law on two party consent except for the traffic stop exemption???? Oh you silly reader - the legislature is already working on that! Legislation to fix the state’s unconstitutional eavesdropping law will head to Gov. Show More Summary

Protests Over What Exactly?

Nationwide protests over a New York City case : Traffic on Lake Shore Drive has been brought to a stand-still after hundreds of protesters began marching Thursday in response to news that a New York City grand jury failed to indict a...Show More Summary

Did We Miss Something?

Anyone know what this is about? Please start a topic about the FOP and MLA nullifying parts of the ratified contract that was voted in to pass by a majority of the membership. The section about time due and baby furloughs not being by management descretion anymore but by seniority. Show More Summary

IG Drops a Bomb

Nice timing : Out of money and at war with the City Council he was hired to oversee, Legislative Inspector General Faisal Khan turned it up a notch Wednesday — by accusing employees in 24 of Chicago’s 50 aldermanic offices of engaging...Show More Summary

Bears Post

They'll probably lose.The season is gone.Plus, we're boycotting the NFL.

Here We Go Again

Don't put those helmets away just yet : A Staten Island grand jury on Wednesday ended the criminal case against a white New York police officer whose chokehold on an unarmed black man led to the man’s death, a decision that drew condemnation...Show More Summary

Media Misrepresentations Again

Someone e-mailed us this. It's supposed to be the "summary" of all the testimony before the Ferguson Grand Jury and was put together by PBS (click for the larger version). The big deal is the second column from the right titled "Did MB put his hands up when fired upon?" Judging by that column, there likely would have been an indictment. Show More Summary

Number Games

You have to love when they hide the crime numbers in the bottom paragraphs of an article about body cameras : Meanwhile, McCarthy said that heading into the last month of the year, homicides in Chicago are on pace to be the lowest since the 1960s, down 3 percent from a year earlier. Show More Summary

How Do You Educate the Ignorant?

The NFL is increasingly becoming irrelevant: The St. Louis Police Officers Association was not happy that members of the St. Louis Rams came out for Sunday's game in a hands up "don't shoot" gesture, in reference to the unrest in nearby...Show More Summary

No Background Check = This

Rahm sure can pick 'em, can't he? Former Chicago Comptroller Amer Ahmad received a 15-year federal prison sentence Monday for his role in a bribery and money laundering scheme from his time as Ohio’s deputy treasurer.Ahmad, 40, pleaded...Show More Summary

Darn Stick Shift

Cars thieves today...we tell ya : HOUSTON – Authorities say two teenagers attempting to carjack a vehicle in Houston were foiled by a stick shift.The pair held the motorist at gunpoint last weekend and demanded that he tell them how to drive the vehicle. Show More Summary

Body Camera Time

Prepare yourselves : Chicago police Superintendent Garry McCarthy said Monday that the department would begin testing body cameras on officers within about 60 days as part of a pilot project.McCarthy offered few specifics at a news conference...Show More Summary

Curious...Very Curious

Let's see how this plays out: Julie Bosman, the leftist New York Times hack who published Darren Wilson’s address in the Pravada of American apparently has a husband Jeremy L. McCarter who works for the Eric Holder Department of Justice. Show More Summary

Hammer Murder

Missouri just keeps getting better : A group of teenagers used hammers to savagely beat a man to death in a random attack on a St. Louis street Sunday, according to police.Zemir Begic, 32, was driving around at 1:15 a.m. in the city’s...Show More Summary

Funny Numbers

The money-machine moves on : If you forgot about the city’s annual winter overnight parking ban going into effect early Monday, you may be one of more than 200 people who were towed overnight.Since the ban went into effect at 3 a.m., 239 cars were towed, according to Molly Poppe, spokeswoman for the city’s Department of Streets and Sanitation. Show More Summary

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