Blog Profile / Second City Cop

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Archived Since:March 4, 2008

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Seven Shot, Two Dead (UPDATE - Ten Shot)

Maybe it isn't the guns? Maybe it's the gang memorials? Seven people have been shot, two of them fatally, on Sunday evening in the Brighton Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side, authorities said.The shooting wounded seven people at 5:17 p.m. Show More Summary


The FBI has said that #blm, sympathetic media coverage and pandering politicians have contributed to an atmosphere that has lead directly to attacks on the police. You can add the Chicago Public Schools to that list: Chicago Public Schools...Show More Summary


The case is moving along rapidly: A reputed gang member has been arrested for his alleged role in the shooting of two plainclothes Chicago police officers earlier this week in the South Side's Back of the Yards neighborhood, the Chicago...Show More Summary

Wrong Focus Again

So once again, it isn't a lack of gun laws - it's a lack of obeying the law? To ring in the new year, Kevin Winford and Denis Joiner fired their stolen guns into the air. It was their bad luck that Chicago cops patrolling the South Side caught them in the act.Their foolish celebration on Jan. Show More Summary

Never Gets Old

A halfway decent law-and-order type could make a decent run based on these stories alone : Father-and-son felons were each given $1 million bonds Saturday following a spat between neighbors that turned into a car chase and shooting that...Show More Summary

Oh Tony....

You just never learn, do you? Today [Escamilla] came down to roll call as arrogant as ever stating the traffic missions will not stop and he will not change his leadership techniques.He was clearly grinding his teeth in disgust while...Show More Summary

Impartial Findings

Any morons still wondering why police work has ground to a halt? All 15 officers who went before the Police Board last year were found guilty of misconduct and were either fired, suspended or quit the force rather than face a hearing, according to a report released Thursday. Show More Summary

Safety Warning

If you aren't bringing food to work, you run this risk : An officer in the Jefferson Park Police District was released from the hospital and prepared to return to work on Thursday after eating a salad from a neighborhood gyros restaurant...Show More Summary

Bond = Violence

The media just discovered that low or no bond cases lead to.....more violence! A Tribune analysis of five years of booking data at Cook County Jail found that at least 1 in 10 of those who were arrested and bonded out on gun charges committed serious crimes within a year — then bonded out of jail yet again. Show More Summary

Seriously FOP?

Did this just happen? Before asking the FOP board of directors to give him the company car, Dino took the car to Marino Chrysler, and left it for repairs costing over $5,000 dollars. He showed up with the repair bill and an appraisal that valued his 2012 Chrysler at $9,000 dollars. Show More Summary

Quick Clot?

This was the subject of a citywide bulletin a few days ago. It seems that someone or some company of dubious credibility contributed a bunch of off-brand "Quick Clot" first aid supplies.We don't know if this is actually dangerous, of...Show More Summary

More Rifles

Now they're going to find the money? Watch for four Chicago aldermen — all former cops — to pull the trigger so more police officers can use military-style assault rifles since the shooting of two on-duty Deering District police officers...Show More Summary

Airport Procedures Changing

So are the airport assignments expanding? The Chicago airport cops who dragged a passenger from a United Airlines flight violated department directives, a conclusion City Hall's top watchdog is now weighing as he considers whether to recommend disciplining or firing four officers, the city's top aviation official told U.S. Show More Summary

And Again...

You'd think someone in the media would pick up on this - the CrimeinWrigleyville blog gift wraps it for them on a near weekly basis: A five-time convicted felon, free on parole since January 13, is now charged with robbing a Lakeview...Show More Summary

Quota Time

Quotas lead to bad police work.But that doesn't stop the brain-trust in 025 from putting it on paper (click for the readable version): So what happens if officers don't see 10 actual violations of the law? An unscrupulous officer, hoping...Show More Summary

Stop Already

A bunch of politicians have already started with the "more gun laws" chorus after two cops got shot. Stop it. Stop using the wounding of our co-workers to push your failed political agenda. It's insulting, it's bullshit and it isn't going to stop a damn thing. Show More Summary

They Inspire Cop Killers?

You're kidding, right? The feebs just discovered this? An internal FBI investigation into the spike of attacks on law enforcement has determined that revenge, inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement, the media’s assault on police shootings, and criticism from politicians, is the what motivates a “majority” of those targeting cops. Show More Summary

Thanks Media

So the Lie-bune put the shooting of two cops on page 14.The Slum-Times put it on page 14.Nice to see where the priorities are.

Klepto Faces Firing

Just end this already : Cherie Hendricks, a veteran Chicago Police Department detective, was arrested at a Louisiana Walmart on Christmas Eve for stealing $113.50 worth of reading glasses and coffee mugs.CBS Chicago reports that sheShow More Summary

Help Wanted - Airport

Typical Chicago : Four of Chicago’s top airport security jobs are now vacant — a void that raises even more questions about the state of security at O’Hare and Midway airports.The high-level vacancies include Jeff Redding, who was fired...Show More Summary

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