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Blog Profile / Second City Cop

Filed Under:Public Safety / Law Enforcement
Posts on Regator:10021
Posts / Week:28.9
Archived Since:March 4, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Gun Laws Impact Poor...and Minorities

You'll never see this reported by a local outlet - you have to go to Washington DC : Within Cook County, the top five concealed carry ZIP codes per capita are all predominately white, middle class and are in areas that have low crime rates. Show More Summary

Cop Innjured in Rollover

North side: A Chicago police officer was injured when her police car flipped over on the North Side Monday afternoon.The accident happened about 1:20 p.m. at the intersection of Montrose and Ashland avenues, according to Chicago Fire...Show More Summary

How to Spin the Data shows everyone how it's done: Hey SCC - Since the honor students wouldn't stop shooting on a school night, it took a little longer than usual to compile the final numbers. Weekend: 8 killed (5 shot, 3 stabbed), 44 woundedLast year: 1 killed, 15 wounded September now stands at 42 killed and 197 wounded. Show More Summary

Let's Burn the Money!

Here comes once of the stupidest ideas ever - we covered it a few months ago, but the City is still going through with it: In the beginning was the notebook, and the notebook was filled with dreams, and those dreams, against all sorts...Show More Summary

Just What You Want The Tourists To See

Look Ma! What's that? Two drunken men got “superficial” cuts after fighting each other Saturday night near Buckingham Fountain in the Loop, police said.The incident happened around 10:15 p.m. in the 500 block of South Columbus Drive,...Show More Summary

3 Killed, 30 Wounded, 55 Embarrassed

A messy weekend - again: Three men were killed and at least 30 other people have been wounded in shootings across the city since 2 p.m. Friday.The most recent fatal shooting happened about 6:15 a.m. Saturday in the Back of the Yards neighborhood. And the Bears got pasted by Green Bay.

At Least We Aren't Miami

Anyone catch this over the weekend? A shooting sent terrified patrons scrambling from a Miami nightclub early Sunday and left 15 people wounded, including an 11-year-old child, authorities said. When Miami police and rescue crews arrived...Show More Summary

Da Bears

Packers. Bears. Noon.Packers favored by 1.5 and an over/under of 51.

Cops for Public Office

Someone said there are a number of cops (and firefighters) running for city office this election.Who are they and which office are they running for? Might as well drum up some support for them here - anything they do will probably be a step up from what exists at the moment.

CompStat Returns

This past Monday, we mentioned that the evidence seemed to be mounting of a McJersey exit in the offing. Included among the "clues" was the complete lack of a CompStat meeting for a month during a stretch of shootings and homicides that...Show More Summary

Did You Vote Yet?

What are you waiting for?In the meantime, someone or many someones are trying to post multiple comments about how "preliminary vote totals" show an overwhelming YES vote taking place.Bullshit. If you've attended and observed multiple...Show More Summary

Not Terrorist Acts

Amazing how they can determine this so quickly : Brian Howard, 36, of Naperville has been charged with one count of Destruction of Aircraft or Aircraft Facilities after he allegedly set a fire in the basement of an Aurora FAA facility,...Show More Summary

A Crooked Senator?

The Machine strikes again: An attorney for a Chicago man charged with illegally lobbying on behalf of the Zimbabwe government alleged in federal court today that Roland Burris, while a U.S. senator, was involved in a shakedown of a businessman...Show More Summary

Proof Rahm Lied

...and McCompStat and everyone else had a finger in selling this lie to the public: No doubt, you've heard City Hall, certain aldermen, and the police department itself issue endless statements about Chicago having “more police on the...Show More Summary

Retirees Sue

And the Games begin : Chicago’s 28,000 retired city workers and their dependents are asking a federal judge to block Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s plan to save $27 million in 2015 by raising monthly health insurance premiums by anywhere fromShow More Summary

Giant Fire

The second one in three days and both off Pulaski Road : No one was seriously injured in a massive fire at commercial building in Lawndale that sent heavy plumes of black smoke over the Eisenhower Expressway just before the afternoon rush, Chicago fire officials said. Show More Summary

Hey Media? Want a Scoop?

Did you know that Rahm/Garry stopped manning the Safe Passage routes with HQ police officers over a week ago?It's true!It's also true that someone then got shot on a Safe Passage route....a student....the first casualty ever on a Safe Passage route that wasn't covered. Show More Summary

Imagine, If You Will....

Play along for a minute. We have no idea if this could happen, but going over the comments as we do every day, we began to formulate a scenario. Someone far smarter than we are might tell us if this is a possibility: The Contract passes;...Show More Summary

A Study in Contrasts

Scenario A - suburban Chicago : (HILLSIDE) A west suburban high school was temporarily placed on lockdown Wednesday afternoon after a bullet was found on the floor of the cafeteria.Police initiated the precautionary lockdown at Proviso West High School at 4701 Harrison St. Show More Summary

Rumor - Unit Reps Didn't Vote?

This is a rumor that ought to be addressed by someone - the FOP, the Trustees, the Unit Reps, anyone who went to the meeting. Again, this is a RUMOR. We cannot confirm it but it popped up in our comment section and should be quashedShow More Summary

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