Blog Profile / Second City Cop

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Archived Since:March 4, 2008

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Court Hit...Again

This is getting to be a bad habit - three times now, people leaving court are shot: The black SUV came barreling toward the Cook County criminal courthouse Friday morning with three bullets in its side.It stopped just outside the front...Show More Summary

Nice Trains Rahm

The criminals aren't even waiting to get to the Happy Hunting Grounds - they're blasting victims on the train itself: All the way home to the Far North Side, Ted Pertzborn couldn't stop thinking: Maybe it’s time to buy a gun.A crazyShow More Summary

Wrong Turn?

This could have been worse - especially after the recent vehicle deaths overseas: A man was charged Friday after the Chicago Police Department Bomb Squad was called to O'Hare International Airport as a precaution to investigate a semi...Show More Summary

"Fascist" Alert

Guess who's a fascist now? Yep - thin blue line patches, flags, posters and t-shirts now label you as a member of the "alt-right" and according to the so-called "antifa" literature, you can be punched at will because you are a nazi.If you have any doubt in your mind that the war on police isn't real, lose it. Now.

"De-escalation" Kills

And guess who it kills? The chair of the criminal justice department of Madison College says the research he conducted for his master’s thesis shows de-escalation policies are a valuable tool in an officer’s toolbox, but argues they’re...Show More Summary

024 Follies

This crap again? What he is going on in the 24th district? Sergeants telling PO's they cannot go down on an event for e-learning they're being told the e-learning is on their own time!!! And the officers are being messed with over activity. Show More Summary

The New Kids

After that "you better show up" deal the other day: City officials welcomed 111 new police recruits Tuesday as they start the Chicago Police Department's training academy.The recruits bring CPD closer to its goal of adding 1,000 officers.CPD...Show More Summary

Take Home Pay

By now, everyone has gotten the most recent check stub. And if you paid attention, you'd notice that your check was a bit lighter than before. That would be the Madigan engineered income tax hike.Better hope the FOP gets a sizable pay raise to cover it. Show More Summary

Body Snatchers Got Mope-rah

This is the second time she's made sense in a year (still no link for her). Get a load of this headline: Blame unruly youth, not organizers, for United Center fiasco We suspect aliens came down and kidnapped her: It is shameful thatShow More Summary

What Did We Just Say?

Undeniable proof: Chicago police said a 16-year-old boy was shot in the head and killed on a basketball court in the city's Jeffrey Manor neighborhood Wednesday afternoon.Police said the teenager was playing basketball in Bradley Park in the 9700-block of South Yates around 4:30 p.m. Show More Summary

Um....What Now?

We thought this was some sort of joke - like Shaved had taken over the Crime In Boystown blog : He's facing hard time. But the court may let him plead down to a misdewiener.Cops caught up with a 24-year-old burglar Sunday afternoon because...Show More Summary

Judge v Prosecutor

Cage match : A longtime Cook County judge and a top prosecutor repeatedly shouted at each other Monday at a tense hearing over whether a pregnant woman should have been jailed without bail for more than a month this summer."I have every...Show More Summary

Be There or Else

Welcome to City employment: Date: 8/14/17 12:57 (GMT-06:00)Subject: Meet and GreetDear 16 August 2017 Class - Probationary Police Officer:Tomorrow morning; Tuesday, 15 August 2017 at 0900 there is a meet and greet with Mayor Rahm Emanuel at the Chicago Police Academy, 1300 West Jackson Blvd. Show More Summary

Search....and Search Again

Whoops : A loaded gun was found in the trash Tuesday at Cook County Jail near an area where new inmates are brought.The jail went on lockdown about 6:45 a.m. after correctional officers found the Kel-Tec.32-caliber handgun while emptying the trash, said Cara Smith, chief policy officer at the sheriff's office. Show More Summary

Common Thread

On the verge of tying it all together: Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Police Supt. Eddie Johnson on Tuesday bemoaned the fights that forced the United Center to close, canceling the championship game of a basketball league intended to keep teenagers...Show More Summary

Another Stripping

Amazing how fast an investigation can move when politicians are driving it : A Chicago Police sergeant has been indefinitely relieved of police powers after shooting an autistic 18-year-old in the arm during an off-duty confrontation...Show More Summary

Hey Dart

Your Electronic Monitoring program is a massive failure: Current CPD here, my brother is in the county EM unit. This is straight from him and he's shown me the proof. Over 3K shitheads on EM, over 80 of them are on current murder or sex crime charges. Show More Summary

Nothing to See Here

Move along : Garrett Popcorn Shops lost a legal fight a few years ago to keep calling its famed carmel- and cheese-flavored popcorn the “Chicago Mix.” That apparently hasn’t stopped the chain from embracing the Chicago Way.The Chicago...Show More Summary

Duck and Cover Time!

We recall, back in the 80's, Chicago declared it was a "nuclear free zone," and that this righteous attitude would provide a magic shield to save us from Russian nukes in the event that the "warmonger" Reagan made the Russians angry.It...Show More Summary

A Church? A Triple Justified?

Sanctuary! Sanctu- :: BLAM BLAM BLAM BLAM :: The sermon was just about to begin Sunday morning as the 34-year-old usher walked up the steps of South Austin’s Friendship Baptist Church accompanied by his three young children.According to church members and the pastor, the sanctuary was where the man had sought to turn over a new leaf. Show More Summary

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