Blog Profile / Second City Cop

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Archived Since:March 4, 2008

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Glitch Persists

We still can't moderate comments. We're pretty sure people can still make comments and submit them, but blogger isn't letting us into the comment moderation screens. That means comments are stacking up at the rate of 300 to 400 per day, and as of this posting, we stand at a day-and-a-half.Again, this isn't us, but the platform. Be patient.Comments closed here.

Dirt on Madigan's People?

Gee, where did Madigan learn this? A lawyer is accusing Mike Madigan’s Southwest Side ward organization of trying to find “dirt” on a woman whose sexual harassment allegations led the powerful Democrat to fire a longtime aide who isShow More Summary

Burke Sideline

The corruption is so ingrained, they do it right in front of everyone and dare you to do something about it: This is a story about how hot dogs and money are made, Chicago-style.Nine months after Ald. Edward M. Burke led the ChicagoShow More Summary

Please Stand By

Blogger is experiencing technical difficulties this morning and we can't access comments. We are going to take a nap and check back later.We guess you can use this as an open post, but we still won't be able to access comments, so it's actually kind of pointless to comment on a post that we can't moderate comments on.


Funeral Services: Nativity of Our Lord Church 653 W 37th St, Chicago, IL 60609 Visitation: Friday, 16 Feb, 2018 3:00pm - 9:00pm 6:00pm St. Jude Funeral Service: Saturday, 17 Feb, 2018 10:00am Interment: Holy Sepulchre Cemetery 6001 W 111th St, Alsip, IL 60803

Carjacking Fatality

Not the original victim either : A man who carjacked a taxi cab in River North on Tuesday evening crashed into two cars just blocks away, killing a woman, police said.The 31-year-old cabbie was in his taxi in the 200 block of West Walton...Show More Summary

Cops Hurt in Crash

Three transported to the hospital: Three Chicago police officers were injured when their unmarked car was struck by a van on the South Side while they were responding to a robbery Wednesday morning, officials said.All three officers were taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn. Show More Summary

Four Time Felon

Isn't it far past time for a "three strikes" law, not to mention a "truth in sentencing" law? A repeat felon with a decades-long rap sheet was charged Wednesday with first-degree murder of a police officer in the fatal shooting of Cmdr. Paul Bauer.Shomari Legghette, 44, is also charged with aggravated use of a weapon by a felon and drug possession, officials say.[...]Show More Summary

Funerals are Violent?

Gee, where have we hard this before? Police, funeral directors and cemetery owners are dealing with what they say are raucous and increasingly dangerous funeral processions that start in the city and end in the suburbs, a threat to mourners...Show More Summary

Killer Sentenced

Good riddance : A man convicted of killing an off-duty Chicago police officer in a botched scheme to steal his guns was sentenced to 76 years in prison Wednesday.Cook County Judge Lawrence Flood sentenced Bernard Williams, 26, to 55Show More Summary

"Swerve and Neglect"

An interesting study from north of the border...Canada : Ottawa police officers are “de-policing” — or avoiding proactive policing — out of fear of being scrutinized by the public, according to the groundbreaking study of an Ottawa police...Show More Summary

A Voice of Reason

We would like to tell those reading today that Commander Bauer held a rare position in regard to this website: He rarely, if ever, appeared here in print, whether it was a post or in the comment sections. Think about that for a second. Show More Summary


Assorted media coverage of the fallen Commander: Fox 32 Channel 9 Channel 7 Channel 5 Channel 2 Tribune Sun Times Comments are going to be closed here. We're sure more of the story and background of the shooter is going to come out in the coming hours and days. Show More Summary

Officer Shot

Downtown, Thompson Center.Nothing further at this point.News is sketchy, but our sources have info we aren't posting.Prayers for the member and family.


We discovered why the clearance rate is so low! Since the Tribune and assorted other morons in the lib-tarded community have decided that all enforcement MUST be conducted on a racially equal basis (i.e. 33% of tickets must be written...Show More Summary

McCompStat Steps in It?

Rahm trots his tame aldercreatures out to attack a challenger : African-American aldermen on Monday lashed out at fired Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy for suggesting that middle-class blacks have fled Chicago, leaving “trigger-pullers” behind on the South and West Sides.Ald. Show More Summary

Who's to Blame

So maybe someone can answer this question: What changed in the car-jacking laws that Rahm and Special Ed have to call out Springfield to close some "loophole" that allows the criminals to escape the full weight of the law? We have one part of the answer: Nothing Sure they changed the part of the juvenile charging. Show More Summary

Catch and Release Continues

Yet another "No Shit" moment in Cook County : Dozens of juveniles were charged last year in Chicago for allegedly pointing guns at motorists and stealing their cars, but most were not detained longer than 24 hours, according to court records obtained by the Sun-Times.Armed carjackings have become a major political problem for Mayor Rahm Emanuel. Show More Summary

Causation is not Correlation

Lib-tard "reasoning" is a sight to behold : The vast majority of Chicago bike tickets still go to cyclists in black neighborhoods, despite past criticism by community and cycling advocates that enforcement is uneven across the city.In...Show More Summary

"I am SO Running!"

Here's that Signature Page we were talking about: In the meantime, Garry insists he's running for mayor - just hold his beer: In a room on the Northwest Side filled with “Garry McCarthy for Mayor” signs, Chicago’s fired former top cop...Show More Summary

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