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Blog Profile / Second City Cop

Filed Under:Public Safety / Law Enforcement
Posts on Regator:9823
Posts / Week:29
Archived Since:March 4, 2008

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Rahm is pandering again, sucking up to the left and assisting Obama in destroying the border: Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, a former Obama administration chief of staff, wants to expand the city’s efforts to house young illegal immigrants...Show More Summary

Three Year Old Shot

The hits just keep on coming for McCompStat's strategies: Three people are in custody Saturday in a Southwest Side shooting that left a 3-year-old boy critically injured Friday evening, police said.Jason Ares suffered a through and through gunshot wound to the abdomen about 10 p.m. Show More Summary

A Seven-fer?

Following on the heels of five-fer last week in 015, 011 comes through in a big way : A 13-year-old boy was killed and six others were wounded after a shooting Friday evening in the West Side East Garfield Park neighborhood, according to officials. Show More Summary

Technical Issue

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CPS Grads Get Five Points

Why? Union firefighters are threatening to sue over a city initiative that gives graduates of Chicago Public Schools preferential treatment in city hiring, just as Mayor Rahm Emanuel trumpets a new round of recruitment for the Fire Department.Emanuel's...Show More Summary

Arrest Made

And once again, just some asshole shooting at some other asshole : Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy said witnesses have identified [Tevin] Lee as the gunman who fired four or five shots toward that building last Friday night “without...Show More Summary

Yet Another Downgrade

No end in sight: The outlook for the state of Illinois' credit rating has turned negative, Standard & Poor's Ratings Services warned today in a report.The credit rating agency affirmed the state's worst-in-the-nation A- bond rating,Show More Summary

Sgt Results in Your E-Mail

Yup, they're out there.Now what?Sgt's are up to strength, so no classes for a while? Or are they going to over-promote a first class in anticipation of a Lieutenants class? But Lieutenants are up to strength, too.At least we've got some results.

Nice Resume` Builder

Isn't this special? Yesterday, after a three-year-long investigation, the federal government appointed a monitor to oversee the police department in the city of Newark, New Jersey, after the U.S. Justice Department uncovered a “pattern...Show More Summary

Daley - Untouchable

When your father builds the political structure from the ground up and you continue the habit of granting favors and boons to the political class, it pays off down the road : Former Mayor Richard M. Daley isn’t going to have to testify...Show More Summary

Again, Boo Hoo

Hopefully, this is becoming a trend : An Arizona inmate took almost two hours to die by lethal injection on Wednesday and his lawyers said he "gasped and snorted" before succumbing in the latest botched execution to raise questions about the death penalty in the United States. Show More Summary

Arrangements for Officer Rodriguez

Wake: Friday July 25th 2pm-8pmMt. Auburn: 4101 S Oak Park Ave, Stickney ILFuneral: Saturday July 26th Procession starts at 930, the mass starts at 10am. Church: St. Pius, 4314 S Oak Park Ave, Oak Park IL-------------------- Informational post only - comments closed here.

CFD Contract Ratified

Congrats to the hose-pullers (we kid) : Chicago firefighters will get $32 million in back pay within 75 days—and the city will get a dramatic upgrade in ambulance care — under a five-year contract advanced Tuesday that opens the door...Show More Summary

Check Your E-Mail

It was addressed to everybody, so you probably got one if you were employed by the Department during the pertinent time frame: Let the witch-hunting begin.

Look - Consequences!

This will cost Maryland untold hundreds of jobs : Beretta U.S.A. Corp., located in Accokeek, Maryland, announced today that it has decided to move its manufacturing capabilities from its existing location to a new production facility that it is building in Gallatin, Tennessee. Show More Summary

Let's Have a Meeting!

But don't let the general public know what's going on in it : After yet another bloody summer weekend in which four people were killed and 39 people were wounded, Mayor Rahm Emanuel held a closed-door summit Monday with community leaders...Show More Summary

Illinois Still Bleeding Jobs

Dead last in the nation: In June, Illinois suffered the largest monthly workforce loss in recorded state history.June’s workforce loss was worse than the worst month of the Great Recession. Overall, 21,700 Illinoisans gave up and left the workforce in June; in September 2008, 17,500 Illinoisans quit the workforce. Show More Summary

Off Duty Killed

Motorcycle accident on the Ryan : An off-duty Chicago Police officer was killed in a crash Sunday afternoon on the Dan Ryan Expy., Illinois State Police said.The Chicago Police Department identified the officer Sunday night as Probationary Police Officer Tito M. Show More Summary

Forty Again

There's that number: Violence continued to strike the Chicago area this weekend with at least 18 people shot in a little more than 12 hours overnight, bringing the number of people shot since Friday to 40.Four people, including an 11-year-old girl at a sleepover with friends, have been killed, police said. Show More Summary

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