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Blog Profile / Second City Cop

Filed Under:Public Safety / Law Enforcement
Posts on Regator:10481
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Archived Since:March 4, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Paper Saves Lives!

No one would dare violate an Order of Protection! Local authorities encountered an Arlington Heights man at least a half-dozen times before he was accused of brutally killing his wife with a hatchet in Wisconsin last year, newly released police records show.Beginning in March, police were called multiple times to incidents involving the couple. Show More Summary

So, About that Retro

A whole bunch of conflicting info and so many people starting shit that we got fed up and deleted about a dozen of the more egregious ones. The latest word from the front lines is, "no retro yet." And the FOP, led by Dean Angelo, has the latest info up on the FOP website. Show More Summary

Fioretti Misstep?

Maybe an effort the throw the election in light of recent polls showing him running second? Mayoral candidate Bob Fioretti on Monday cranked up the rhetoric in Chicago’s mayoral contest, saying that Mayor Rahm Emanuel “failed us again”...Show More Summary

Prayers Still Needed

One of ours is recovering, albeit slowly, from her bone marrow transplant: A Chicago police officer and mother of four left the hospital after she underwent a bone marrow transplant.After undergoing a life-saving bone marrow transplant, a Chicago police officer has a message to share about the critical need for more donors. Show More Summary

Suburban Lawsuit

Another nonsense suit that accuses police of wrong doing, diminishes respect for the law, and could make officers second-guess themselves - even in the face of video evidence : He was shot dead by police in the emergency room of Highland Park Hospital. Show More Summary

Salt the Side Streets Already

We were driving through the burbs today and marveling at the curb-to-curb plow job and ice-free side streets. Then we came back into the city and slid through an intersection that, unfortunately, lacks a direct sunlight exposure that might have assisted in melting the glaze ice from the overnight freeze. Show More Summary

Disgraced ASA Looking for a Job

And who knows, she might get one: Sarah Naughton left her job as a prosecutor after an off-duty run-in with police that included her berating and allegedly swatting at a copBut that widely publicized episode hasn’t discouraged the politically...Show More Summary

Crashes Injure Four Cops

In one incident in 010 : Four police officers were injured early Sunday when their squad cars collided during a chase in the Little Village neighborhood on the Southwest Side.About 3:35 a.m., Ogden District police officers were pursuing...Show More Summary

This is Obscene

He's doing his damnedest to buy the election : Early last year, Mayor Rahm Emanuel helped out developer Dan McCaffery by backing McCaffery’s controversial plan to transform the former Children’s Memorial Hospital site in Lincoln Park...Show More Summary

Nice Find

Traffic stop leads to some nice weight : Chicago police seized marijuana valued at over $1 million after stopping an East Garfield Park man in his car Saturday evening on the Northwest Side, authorities said.Officers tried to stop James Hargrett in the Galewood neighborhood around 7:15 p.m. Show More Summary

Police Week 2015

Start planning your trip to the 2015 Police Memorial Week in DC. Here's the info packet put together by retried Officer Al Piantkowski (email: Finally Dc 2015 by sccmaillist

Nebraska No Snitching

It's everywhere! OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Gunfire erupted during a crowded party in a vacant house in Omaha early Saturday, leaving three people dead and five wounded, and most witnesses refusing to help investigators, according to police.As...Show More Summary

Tracey Ladner Fired

Someone finally launched her from a government spot. Looks like it was Preckwinkle: Didn't take too long for Toni Preckwinkle to figure out what we already 312-603-6121 and ask for Tracey and you will be told she is no longer here. The wreck of Personnel Departments across the greater Illinois region is her legacy.

More Camera Questions

Some people in the comment section get it - why not the city? My concern is having the audio / sound recording on ALL THE TIME.Isn't this a violation of Illinois eavesdropping laws? (written by the crooked Illinois lawmaker/politicians)...Show More Summary

Great Start to Snowy Weekend

Gotta get the killing in while it's still above freezing : Two men have died and at least six were injured in separate daytime shootings Friday on the South and West sides, including a man shot in a vehicle in which a young girl was found unhurt, police said. Show More Summary

Gun Buy-Back Debacle

In Oregon : A recent gun buyback event in Oregon, aimed at curbing the number of weapons on the street, turned into a planned profit making opportunity for a group of firearms enthusiasts.The Jan. 17 event was co-sponsored by Central...Show More Summary

Cameras Cameras Everywhere

Someone asking a camera question we hope doesn't need an answer: The city and are asking PO's to sign a contract with Is that kosher?????? Don't you dare sign anything like that. You'd have to be freaking insane to do that. Show More Summary

St. Baldrick's Event Info

Plans are well underway for the 2015 St. Baldrick's event to be held on Friday, March 20th from 0600 - 1700 hours. Registration is open and you can go to THIS LINK HERE and choose the location you want to go to.Due to unforeseen circumstances,...Show More Summary

Joravsky Toasts Local 2

That endorsement is raising a lot of eyebrows : It seems like only yesterday that Mayor Rahm—backed by his mayoral body guards, of course—was marching into firehouses to tell the rank and file he was cutting their pensions. And, if they...Show More Summary

More CR Files Released

Once again: During October of 2014, Department members were notified that lists containing information related to complaints lodged against officers would be released in response to Freedom of Information Act ( FOIA) requests filed by reporters Jeremy Gorner from the Chicago Tribune and Tim Novak from the Chicago Sun-Times. Show More Summary

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