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Archived Since:March 4, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Deadlier Weekend

Memorial Day weekend only tallied 6 dead, 68 wounded over three days. This weekend is already up to 8 dead, 27 wounded in two days.So the kill ratio is improving.

Nice Platform

In the Philippines, a novel approach to crime by their new president: In a nationally televised speech Saturday night, the next president of the Philippines encouraged people to shoot and kill drug dealers that resist arrest.According...Show More Summary

New Overtime!

Lurching from one disaster to the the next, crisis management at it's finest : The Chicago Police Department is offering more overtime opportunities, a new strategy aimed at keeping more officers on the streets.Officers can earn extra...Show More Summary

Messy Weekend Underway

Friday night into Saturday just about matched the same time period of last weeks mayhem: Five people were killed and 18 others have been wounded by gunfire since late morning Friday, including a teen accidentally shot dead in Bridgeport, two men injured at a union hall on the Far South Side, and two people shot on the Stevenson Expressway. Show More Summary

Save the Date

From our Chaplains: OUTDOOR CATHOLIC MASS on Fathers' Day, Sunday 19 JUN, 1000 - 1030 hrs, at Gold Star Families Memorial and Park.All CPD of all faiths are welcome, as are their families. Advisable to bring lawn chairs / blankets. Ample...Show More Summary

Bike Robberies

And no, they aren't robbing people of bikes - well, not at first: A robbery crew targeted people along the Lakefront Path near Belmont Harbor yesterday afternoon— repeatedly tossing bikes in front of oncoming bicyclists in an effortShow More Summary

So Bye Bye, All That VRI

Drove my Chevy to the....Sorry, got caught up in Don McClean for a second.VRI is no more: The rumors have already begun as to a replacement: VRI ending at the end of July, new replacement program will be based out of districts that have [Impact] boxes, doing the same thing. Show More Summary

Videos Released

And audio.And 9-1-1 calls.And radio transmissions.And all very haphazardly - there's no universal index that we found, just categorized by date and CL/CR number.This won't deter the media from assigning junior reporters to listen to it all. Show More Summary

More Beach Problems

It's like the thugs of all colors have discovered the Happy Hunting Grounds where no police exist: Police responded to North Avenue Beach Friday afternoon for reports of a large disturbance, marking the second incident at the popular Chicago beach in this week.Police officers were at the scene of the unusually crowded beach just before 3 p.m. Show More Summary

!4 Years - Out in ??

Fourteen years for a pretty brazen murder : A man was sentenced to 14 years in prison Thursday for the 2012 shooting death of a 17-year-old Chicago Ridge girl in the McKinley Park neighborhood on the South Side.Joseph Sanders, 23, of Chicago, was found guilty Feb. Show More Summary

FOP Pays Shields 21K

This after the State Lodge paid out $100,000 : The former president of the Chicago Police Department's largest union was awarded $21,000 Thursday in a whistleblower lawsuit claiming he was barred from union activities after being removed...Show More Summary

Nice Month You Had There

The deadliest in 21 years? The Chicago Police Department on Wednesday released murder and shooting statistics for the month of May and the numbers present frightening increases in three major categories of violence.There were 66 murders in May, a nearly 40-percent increase from the 47 murders recorded in the same month last year. Show More Summary

Tasers, but a Good or Bad Thing?

All the Tasers a mayor could want: Every police officer responding to a call now has access to a Taser, the Chicago Police Department said this week.The department has spent the last few months training officers how to use the devices.“The...Show More Summary

What's Missing?

Something is missing here....can't quite put our finger on it: Memorial Day Weekend left many of Chicago's lakefront beaches trashed last weekend, and the Park District scrambling to clean up the mess. But before hundreds of beachgoers...Show More Summary

Publish the List?

So Eddie keeps talking about this "list." This "Strategic Subject List" or SSL is a list of individuals who are either prone to be shot, to being a shooter, or having some sort of inclination toward violent crime. The higher your SSL-Score,...Show More Summary

More Progress.....

....and a giant step backwards. First, the progress: Chicago Police detectives are questioning two adults and four teens in the death of a 32-year-old South Side woman, who was fatally struck by a pickup after she and her boyfriend were...Show More Summary

Lured to Death?

You're going to charge everyone, right? Day after day, 16-year-old Victor Felix and his longtime friends would sit and chat on the front porch steps of the Southwest Side apartment building where his grandmother lived. At 6-feet-3 and...Show More Summary

City Pays Out Again

We suppose the media will count this $2 million against their running total the police have cost taxpayers: The city has settled a lawsuit filed by two police officers who alleged they were retaliated against for helping to expose corruption.That...Show More Summary

Same Old Story

Same old song and dance : Coming off a violent Memorial Day weekend, Chicago police Superintendent Eddie Johnson stuck to familiar themes in a speech Tuesday to the City Club of Chicago, bemoaning the senselessness of all the shootings,...Show More Summary

Progress

Snitches providing needed information : Chicago Police officials said they have identified some members of a suspected robbery crew accused of chasing a couple onto Lake Shore Drive over the weekend, leading to the death of a 32-year-old...Show More Summary

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