Blog Profile / Second City Cop

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Archived Since:March 4, 2008

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Civilianization Failing?

Already? How's everyone else's civilians working out on the desk? We had one on 2nd and one on 3rd in 015 - both quit within a week of each other. Someone said they are getting paid about $9000 less than they originally were told?? Anyone...Show More Summary

"Give Up" Disabled Status?

Someone explain please? OT, but today at the Pension Board, a letter was read into the record. I understand that the letter was from FOP President Angelo. In it, he gave up his "disabled" status. Why would he do that if were actually disabled? Maybe because he isn't disabled, but was just another drain on the already broke pension fund. Show More Summary

Cops Hurt in Chase

Ran into a house during a pursuit: Two people were dead, and at least four Chicago police officers were injured late Friday morning in a police pursuit that started following a Tinley Park robbery and ended in the city's West Pullman...Show More Summary

Watch Out Chicago!

Eddie is sick! Sick and tired! Saying he was "sick and tired" of the violence plaguing the city, Chicago's top cop announced Friday that thousands more law enforcement officers would hit the streets, lakefront and major tourist attractions,...Show More Summary

Are These the Numbers?

Remember those "new" cops, sergeants and lieutenants Rahm pulled off the street for a graduation photo op? Someone posted these numbers: By the way media, 150 cops from inside spots to outside spots means nothing when 113 coppers will be official retired after they finish their 7A furlough segments in a week or two. Show More Summary

Ten a Day

Something like twice the rate of LA and NYC....combined : [...] As Chicago heads into the often violent July Fourth weekend, these kinds of stories are all too common in pockets of the West and South sides. At the halfway point of the...Show More Summary

Cause and Effect

Jack Dunphy wrote a follow up to the article we covered the other day in this post. In it, he takes on the "Ferguson Effect:" Do you still think there’s no such thing as the “Ferguson effect”? What about the “war on cops”--is that aShow More Summary

Chiampas Again

The disrespect for First Responders seems to be spilling over to the fire side : A suburban woman slapped a Chicago firefighter when he wouldn't let her ride a Divvy bike past a reversing fire truck, prosecutors said Wednesday.The 56-year-old fireman had stopped traffic near Wells and Van Buren streets about 4 p.m. Show More Summary

Release the Tapes!!!

Eddie and Rahm are quick to strip officers when they do the correct thing, even in the face of irrefutable evidence. How about releasing this one? On 28 Jun 16, 3rd Watch desk Sgt A. was bitten by an offender in the station. Everything captured on multiple officers camera. Show More Summary


Is the State going for the higher charge at the preliminary? A young man was stabbed in the chest for trying to help a woman and her kids who were being harassed on a city bus.Now, that Good Samaritan’s mother is speaking out and tells...Show More Summary

Start Counting

Tomorrow is 01 July. The Department has already offered the opportunity to everyone who is RDO on 01, 02, 03 or 04 July to work their assigned shift in their assigned District for OT pay.But it's also time for the Sun Times to startShow More Summary

Job Opportunity!

From the AdminFax messages: Anyone know where they're going to get any lieutenant, possibly with IAD experience, to apply for..... oh.... wait, nearly 20% of a recent Lieutenant class was from IAD. Nevermind.

Who's That?

The website "GunsSaveLife" has been linked on the right hand side of the blog now for many years. They're a go-to site for positive gun studies and stats that the mainstream media often buries. They recently linked back to our post about...Show More Summary

No "Right" to Mayoral Detail

The judge played it exactly as it had to be : A federal judge found no politics at play Wednesday in the selection of Rahm Emanuel’s security detail after he became mayor in 2011.U.S. District Judge Harry Leinenweber’s ruling ended a bench trial that lasted a little more than a week. Show More Summary

Hiding Stats Again

And of course, it's during the Pride melee : The city's false narrative about Sunday’s Pride Parade continues to melt away as more and more videos of the parade aftermath emerge and the Chicago Police Department’s claim of only “seven” arrests has been proven to be 17 arrests shy of the truth. Show More Summary

Dean Goes to Bat

Nice to see some coverage : The Chicago police union president decried an unprecedented "level of disrespect" faced by officers on the street and called for more vocal public support of police, saying, "There's a deafening silence out there right now."In a speech Tuesday to the City Club of Chicago, Dean Angelo Sr. Show More Summary

Getting the VRI Straight

Some conflicting info is clarified: Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson said Tuesday that beat officers will now have to work overtime shifts in their “home districts” where they’re assigned — a change he hopes will make them more productive. Show More Summary

This Explains A Lot

Money makes the Pfleger go around: Churches and other houses of worship need money just like all of us do, if only to keep the lights on and try to help some people cope with their own problems.We also like to think our religious leaders...Show More Summary

HQ Car Stolen?

An unmarked?Right from the lot?Has it been recovered?Isn't someone sitting in the booth?No one watching the cameras inside?

Here We Go

Why are they asking questions they already know the answer to? The Chicago Police Department’s Internal Affairs Division is investigating whether the third-highest ranking member of the Chicago Fire Department received favored treatment...Show More Summary

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