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Black Lives Matter To Whom?

Believe it or not, cops : In the most sweeping study of its kind, police were more reluctant to shoot black suspects than their white counterparts, contradicting the widely accepted “racist cop” narrative driving movements such as Black...Show More Summary

Rahm, Mrs Lucas Switch Tactics

Rahm is going the Federal lawsuit route : With Los Angeles and San Francisco breathing down Chicago’s neck, Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday made one last stab at keeping movie mogul George Lucas’ museum in Chicago: an end-run aroundShow More Summary

Eddie Gets This...Sort Of

Once again, it's the system failing : A 24-year-old man was charged Wednesday in a Northwest Side murder that police Supt. Eddie Johnson has pointed to as a glaring example of the need for the justice system to hold gun offenders with extensive felony records more accountable for their crimes.[...]Show More Summary

Someone to Verify?

FOP? Weren't you staking your futures on this? Seriously Need your help. Senate Bill ( SB-777), was passed last May 2015, and it extends Chicago’s payment (of 515 million dollars) into the Police and Fire Pension for another 10 to 15 years. Show More Summary

May Heats Up

So is this the alleged "will of the people" that Rahm's buddies have been claiming the police are thwarting? A 13- and a 16-year-old boy were killed in two separate shootings that occurred only three hours apart in Chicago Monday night. Show More Summary

So, Who Was Legally Correct?

What happens when a couple of known criminals, armed in violation of the law, decide to hash it out in the parking lot? An 18-year-old man was denied bail Tuesday after prosecutors said he fired the first shot in a shootout on the South...Show More Summary

Page May Arrested

Did everyone see the NFL Draft this weekend? Yeah, neither did we.Did anyone see any of that supposed $100 million supposedly generated during the event? Maybe in the form of a property tax rebate or a waived garbage collection fee or...Show More Summary

Investigation Expanding Again

Word from a few places that now, a few sergeants have been or are being served with papers regarding the IG's investigation into the cheating scandal.Curiously, at least one of the sergeants being served is from :::GASP!!!::: the Internal...Show More Summary

Media Picks up on Doubts

That "Chief Resilience Officer" spot is raising eyebrows among the press : What the heck is a “chief resilience officer” anyway? And how in the world did Chicago ever get along without one?After announcing and filling the new job bankrolled...Show More Summary

A "Decrease" in the Increase

Here we go again with the word games: There was one more murder in Chicago in April than the same month last year.Sunday, the Chicago Police Department released the overall crime statistics for April 2016. Overall for the month, there were 36 murders, 253 shootings and 311 shooting victims.That’s a 3 percent increase in murders from April 2015. Show More Summary

Assphincter Says What Now?

An article in the Tribune tells of a new technology initiative that will make Chicago the most wired-in city in North America: Come late June, city electricians are expected to start strapping beehive-shaped sensor boxes to municipal...Show More Summary

Those Files are Still Around

All those disciplinary files that aren't supposed to exist? They got a stay of execution: The federal investigation into the Chicago Police Department has slowed a push by police unions to destroy decades of disciplinary files on officers,...Show More Summary

Call Someone.....Please

Another day, and we hear of another suicide.We post this every so often and we'll post it again. Boys and girls, if you are so far down that dark and disturbing path that you can't see any direction, exit, sunlight, call EAP (Employee Assistance Program).They do good work - we've seen it first hand for a few coppers in trouble. Show More Summary

Nice Timing

When confronted by a scandal, watch the rats flee: There's a fax message released today announcing the cake and coffee retirement reception for Gene Williams. Good riddance, Gene, and may your legacy be that of a stupid and incompetent cheater. Show More Summary

Rumor II Gets Addressed

We should post rumors more often : The former president of Chicago’s Fraternal Order of Police has obtained a $100,000 legal settlement from the state FOP in a lawsuit he filed accusing the union of removing him from office in retaliation...Show More Summary

Sneed Plays Catch-Up....Again

Someone posted about this on 22 April......oh yeah, our readers. We spread the word on 23 April. Sneed catches up a week later: Sneed hears a recent recall of cop ammunition is causing concern amongst the Chicago Police Department rank...Show More Summary

Investigation Update

Anyone else find this ""interesting"?The media, which has been howling for weeks/months now about how the Department is "out of control," "racist," or "fetal," and will spend hours of coverage about this, yet not a peep about how a completely...Show More Summary

Animals?

Trigger warning! The below article contains words that might trigger "boo hoo" feelings in those with thin skin: A DePaul University student was brutally attacked for her iPhone on a CTA Blue Line train on Thursday, and she said witnesses...Show More Summary

Rumor I is Addressed

From the comments: It's all true. P.O.'s to be replaced by civilians on the desk and other administrative duties in the station. Commanders will be allowed to retain a P.O. secretary and one other P.O. in the office. Audits will be forthcoming and Inspectors will be monitoring administrative personnel in districts to ensure no one is hiding. Show More Summary

Bad Luck....Or Good Luck

Don't play the lottery Officer - you've used up a lot of luck : A suspect fleeing police tried to throw his gun onto a roof, but it hit a wall instead and went off, hitting an officer in the shoulder, prosecutors said Thursday.The officer's...Show More Summary

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