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Blog Profile / Second City Cop

Filed Under:Public Safety / Law Enforcement
Posts on Regator:10363
Posts / Week:28.8
Archived Since:March 4, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Another One Out on Bond

Low bail by connected judges lets crime flourish : A Little Village man has been charged in a shooting Tuesday night that was witnessed by police officers who fired on the gunman and arrested him after he pointed a gun at them, police...Show More Summary


Because Quinn has done so well in the past releasing criminals : Gov. Pat Quinn granted 179 clemency petitions in time for Christmas, but thousands of other applicants are anxiously awaiting word on past criminal records during the Democrat’s...Show More Summary

Revisiting WWII?

The commies are trying to rewrite history like good leftists do : A leading Russian elected official on Thursday called for an investigation of the United States' atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki during World War II as a "crime...Show More Summary

Merry Christmas

During this time of the year, we wish our readers a very Merry Christmas from everyone here to you and yours.In light of recent events, we must also wish you a safe and sane shift if you are spending time away from what matters most....Show More Summary

Math for the Doubters

A number of people posting yesterday about our "Riddle Us This" post: How? Do explain. Explain how jobs are being eliminated. I join in asking SCC, what is the FOP doing to eliminate 2000 jobs? SCC, your post is a little confusing. I am assuming that you are talking about the new schedule in 005. Show More Summary

Merry X-Mas Captains-to-Be

There's a list out. No, they didn't make captains. They made a list of lieutenants who will attend training in anticipation of vacancies occurring one day. There is a rumor about going back to One Watch/One Captain, but no one is sure.Here...Show More Summary

Who Are These People?

They work for plaintiff attorneys or what? Chicago cops should face mandatory firing when they engage in the so-called “code of silence,” according to a nearly two-year study of the department’s disciplinary process.The department should...Show More Summary

Riddle Us This

Why would a labor organization representing nearly ten thousand people, be actively working with the City to eliminate nearly 2,000 of those jobs?Seems almost suicidal, but there's the FOP doing it.

Stay Classy Scumbags

Frankly, we're surprised CNN actually reported this: CNN Correspondent Sara Ganim reported that a small group of protesters were yelling at police officers who had gathered to pay their respects at a memorial to slain NYPD officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos on Monday. Show More Summary

Welcome to the Party Pal

Two mayoral Johnny-come-latelys : Two prominent challengers of Mayor Rahm Emanuel said the city needs to put the brakes on a troubled red-light camera program, arguing that the mayor misled the public about its safety benefits at motorists’ expense.But while the two candidates — Cook County Commissioner Jesus “Chuy” Garcia and Ald. Show More Summary

Crime Still Down

Summertime numbers continue to roll in : Three men were killed and at least 25 other people — including an 8-year-old boy — have been wounded in shootings across the city since Friday afternoon.A robbery Sunday evening in the Austin neighborhood left a man dead and an 8-year-old boy injured. Show More Summary

Can They Forfeit?

In a final ironic twist to the end of a lost season: Jay Cutler is once again the starting quarterback for the Chicago Bears. Just like that.In yet another surprise twist in a season full of unpredictability, the Bears announced Monday...Show More Summary

Operation Santa

Some better news than what's been appearing of late : Katarina Perez was 9 years old when her father, a Chicago police officer, was killed in the line of duty.Now a 21-year-old college student, Perez spent the weekend with the Chicago...Show More Summary

10.5 Hour Days Come to 005

Why have three shifts when you can do it all with two? Hey SCC, is fop making some back room agreement with the city which violates the rights of the BARGAINING members of the CPD in the 005th district? I mean re pick new furlos, new...Show More Summary

Florida Officer Killed

A horrible weekend for law enforcement: A police officer in Tarpon Springs, Florida, was shot and killed early Sunday, a sheriff's spokeswoman said.A suspect is in custody.The fatal shooting occurred in a residential area in the predawn...Show More Summary

Third NYPD Escapes Death

It was almost three dead in New York Saturday : A third NYPD cop narrowly escaped with his life Saturday night when a suspect pointed a gun twice at him and pulled the trigger in The Bronx — not realizing the weapon was empty.Cops had gone to East 140th Street in Mott Haven at 9 p.m. Show More Summary

Imitation is...

...the sincerest form of flattery they say : A south suburban man was killed and at least five other people were injured in a shooting at a house party in Calumet City early Sunday. About 1:50 a.m., between 100 and 150 people were at...Show More Summary

RIP Officers

Congratulations Holder, Obama, de Blasio.You got what you wanted.Watch your backs boys and girls. Copycats are emboldened by shit like this. UPDATE: An off duty St. Louis cop was also wounded yesterday. Prayers for the injured offic...

NYPD Turns Back on Mayor

A powerful statement in the wake of the assassination of two NYPD Officers:Coming mere days after the PBA began circulating petitions to keep the mayor and other politicians who have been fanning the flames of hatred away from police...Show More Summary

The Quiet Dump

Reports from the Lieutenants Union that they are once again collecting dues contributions from the check of one Lt. Glenn Evans, meaning he is no longer a commander. Interestingly, the word is that the former (and current lieutenant)...Show More Summary

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