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Blog Profile / Second City Cop

Filed Under:Public Safety / Law Enforcement
Posts on Regator:9349
Posts / Week:29.3
Archived Since:March 4, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Test Result Rumors

Here they come: The Sergeant test scores were made available to the city on Friday and there is a HUGE problem. Turns out that the first 300 are overwhelmingly white and male. Over 90%.No one wants this list to be public and it looks like the new list will be kept on the shelf for the foreseeable future. Show More Summary


Not that amazing if you think about it: I find it continually amazing that these 'alleged' journalists and investigative reporters can always find someone at a police shooting that swear he was an altar boy and yet they can't find anyone to indicate Daley, Madigan, Quinn etc. Show More Summary

Look at That Crime Rate Fall

Can you hear it? It almost sounds like "bang bang bang!" Two people including a 13-year-old boy were shot this afternoon in separate incidents on the South Side, bringing the total number of shootings since Friday to 15, officials said. Show More Summary

Police Shoot, Kill Armed Assailant

Family of the gunman and potential murderer act out: A 20-year-old man who allegedly pointed a gun at a police officer was fatally shot by a police Saturday morning after a foot chase on the South Side, officials said.Raason Shaw, of...Show More Summary

Off Duty Shoots Home Invader

Only hit the one, but two are in custody and a third in the wind: Two people are in custody after an off-duty Chicago Police officer shot one of three men who tried to break into his home Friday afternoon in the Far South Side Roseland...Show More Summary

"We Are One" Falling Apart?

We aren't sure who belongs to this organization, but it sure looks like everyone is jockeying for their own deals lately: Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s administration is closing in on a pension deal with unions representing building trades and...Show More Summary

Suspended Animation

An interesting concept: NEITHER dead or alive, knife-wound or gunshot victims will be cooled down and placed in suspended animation later this month, as a groundbreaking emergency technique is tested out for the first time.Surgeons are...Show More Summary

Lieutenant List Out?

Word is that they want to save time and money on promotional celebrations again, so a class of lieutenants is scheduled to graduate in conjunction with the recent class of sergeants.Someone said it came out last night. Someone else said today. Who's got it?

Porter Case Still Ongoing

The so-called "Innocence Project" debacle that released hardened killers back into society when a college professor used lies, manufactured evidence, lib-tarded "reporter" Eric Zorn, and offered female journalism students as "favors" to criminals lives on. Show More Summary

Cozart Countdown

It's only a matter of time now: No arrests have been announced in a shooting at the home of the manager of rapper Chief Keef, and officials in north suburban Northfield are seeking to reassure nervous residents that police “are doing...Show More Summary

Elkhart Cops Cleared

Well gee, thanks. We had no idea this was an issue when someone pointed a gun at cops, especially after that same person just killed two people and took a third hostage: An Indiana prosecutor has decided police were justified in the fatal shooting of a young man who had killed two women at a grocery store in Elkhart in January. Show More Summary

An ACTUAL Investigative Report

Pam "the troll" Zekman actually scores one here: The CBS 2 Investigators and the Better Government Association have been warning about an apparent shortage of Chicago ambulances and paramedics. The result: dangerous delays for patients needing emergency care. Show More Summary

Guess Who Was Lying?

It's crap like this that makes us wonder how anyone votes for Quinn in the first place We mean, everyone knew Quinn was lying when he said "temporary increase," right? Gov. Pat Quinn has done it once before, and he’ll be doing it again...Show More Summary

New Jersey Haunts McJersey

Ghosts of Departments Past: Chicago Police Department entirely on Garry McCarthy’s credentials. But it couldn’t have been lost on a politician as image-conscious as Emanuel that McCarthy looks like the top cop sent by Central Casting.McCarthy...Show More Summary

Driver's Are Learning

And while Rahm's unelected school board is spending $5 million on new furniture, another hole magically appears in the budget: Drivers appear to be hitting the brakes at red lights — leading to a big drop in tickets issued by red-light...Show More Summary

Close Schools - Buy Furniture

Classic disconnect from the bureaucracy: Less than a year after CPS closed dozens of schools and laid off thousands of employees, it’s getting ready to spend millions on an office move. CBS 2 [...] reports questions are flying aboutShow More Summary

Nothing Up Our Sleeve.....Presto!

Reclassified before your very eyes! Chicago police are investigating the death of a 58-year-old woman in the Bronzeville neighborhood who may have had a heart attack during a domestic dispute this afternoon.Police were called to the 400 block of East 46th St. at 3:54 p.m., said Police News Affairs [...]Show More Summary

That Didn't Take Long

The CTA is still cutting the derailed train into pieces and the lawsuits are already flying: How safe is the design of the CTA’s O’Hare Blue Line station if a train was able to vault the tracks and climb an escalator at one of the busiest...Show More Summary

Retired Sgt Dies After Home Invasion

Never awoke from sedation following surgery for his wounds: A retired Chicago police sergeant who was shot in the neck during a home invasion robbery earlier this month has died, his wife said Monday.“He was a wonderful father and husband,” said Mary Ann Brown of her husband, Elmer Brown. Show More Summary

Harris Funeral

Yet another funeral on a cold clear day: A funeral was held today for Chicago Police Officer David Harris, killed as he headed home from work early March 14 when his car was hit by one driven by a woman allegedly trying to escape Calumet Park police.[...]Show More Summary

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