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Disarming Info

We haven't seen the case report ::cough cough:: and we haven't seen any of the detective paperwork ::cough cough:: and we certianly haven't been tipped off by any friendly people wearing gold stars ::cough cough bullshit cough::, but...Show More Summary

Wow, Snow is Slippery

Imagine that: Lake-effect snow caused slippery conditions on some area roadways close to Lake Michigan, leading to multiple accidents like the 40-vehicle chain reaction crash that that fouled up traffic on the Kennedy Expressway Sunday.The chain-reaction crash happened at 10:15 a.m. Show More Summary

The FAA Just Proposed New Rules For Commercial Drone Use.

Washington, DC--The FAA finally came out with a proposed rule for commercial drone use. They were far less draconian and created a somewhat reasonable approach to regulation than expected by most observers. The “FAA Guidelines for Model Aircraft” for non-commercial hobbyist fights will remain unchanged. Show More Summary

Police Shooting - Englewood

Cops are okay : A man was shot by police early Saturday in Englewood when he allegedly pulled a handgun on officers after trying to flee in a stolen car.The shooting happened about 12:30 a.m. in the 1300 block of West 73rd Street, authorities...Show More Summary

Officer Disarmed

Remember, there's always a gun on the scene of any incident - YOU bring it there : A shoplifter being arrested disarmed an officer and fired shots at police Saturday evening in Andersonville, but no officers were struck by gunfire, officials...Show More Summary

Nice Stop

Good job: A man was arrested in Englewood Friday after police found him in possession of 23 pounds of cannabis during a traffic stop.Police stopped Alexander Brown, 39, at a traffic stop at approximately 7:45 p.m. Friday and arrested him. Show More Summary

Go Utah!

Glad to see the effort to bring this back: A hotly contested proposal that resurrects Utah's use of firing squads to carry out executions narrowly passed a key vote Friday in the state's Legislature after three missing lawmakers were...Show More Summary

Burge Free

Four-and-a-half years : Former Chicago Police Cmdr. Jon Burge has been released from a Florida halfway house after 4 ½ years in federal custody for lying about the torture of suspects.Darlene Tyler, the residential re-entry manager at...Show More Summary

Liberals Need to Understand Why Millions of Americans are willing to Fight and Die to Preserve Their Gun Rights.

Washington, DC—In the seat of American political power, gun rights have been unlawfully compromised away by our politicians for more than four decades. The anti-gun rights attacks have almost exclusively come from the far political Left. Show More Summary

Drone Disaster--The DJI Inspire 1 Marketing Rollout Nightmare

San Francisco, CA—The camera drone industry is growing at a breakneck speed. Engineers especially in China are competing to make most reliable, safest, and easiest to operate drones. DJI is the undisputed leader of the pack. They put out the wildly successful Phantom and Phantom 2 consumer models. Show More Summary

Hey Barb, You Want to Chime In?

You thought Maria was the only one? Well, Lil Barb has been in Command of 011 for just a few weeks and she and captain Lemon head are now attacking the 2nd watch.Today a Veteran PO was told he is no longer on a certain car because he did not bring in enough contact cards for the period. Show More Summary

Really Pushing the Camera Thing

Both papers had articles Friday: [ Sun Times ] - When Chicago Police Officer Michael Edens began his career 12 years ago, the only high-tech device he had on his uniform was his radio.But for the past three weeks, he’s been wearing a body camera on his chest in a pilot program in the Shakespeare District. Show More Summary

Yup....Pandering

But will the objects of the pander realize they are being played? The ring is the thing!Sneed has learned Mayor Rahm Emanuel plans to give a Little League championship ring to each member of the beleaguered Jackie Robinson West All Stars...Show More Summary

Is Shug Knight being Railroaded on a Bogus Murder Rap?

Compton, CA—I was simply curious as to why cops charged Rap mogul, Marion “ Shug” Knight with Murder, Attempted Murder and two counts of fleeing the Scene of an Accident. Just what was the crime here I wondered? I carefully watched the news reports and understood at least I think may have happened. Show More Summary

Hammer Time Coming

Anyone notice the CO Book with the 21 page order stapled into it with the Uniform Standards in all the Districts?Anyone else notice that they named a few new Inspectors?Guess what's coming?Don't say you weren't warned. Numerous 35thShow More Summary

Good Times in 025

From the comments: Commander Pena Update 025th District 2 weeks in and 025 is now probably the worst place to work. Her ludicrous ideas and hair brained schemes are going to turn 025 into one of the most difficult places to work. Hey Sup, what were you thinking when you sent this merit heavy know nothing to a working district. Show More Summary

Unfortunate Headline

Someone wasn't paying attention: Ouch. Different strokes for different folks we suppose. The story itself is kind of amusing as the girl used the old "padlock on a shoelace" as a weapon to defend herself.

Copper Injured

Wreck on Lower Wacker : A Downtown crash on Lower Wacker Drive left three people hospitalized Thursday night, including a Chicago Police officer.About 9 p.m., a police SUV and another vehicle collided on Wacker near Garvey Court, police...Show More Summary

Ron Dean, the Cop Killer That Became a Successful Actor

Chicago, IL—It was a typical hot summer Chicago day in July of 1955 when a troubled 16 year-old Ron Dean was detained in the Shakespeare District lock-up. He wanted out and found a can opener in his cell. With a little luck he was somehow able to open the cell door. Show More Summary

Baseball or DEATH!

Some cheaters got caught. And because they didn't follow the rules, there were penalties. And of course, the penalties were all about.....racism: [ Sun Times ] The Jackie Robinson West All Stars became a yellow beacon of hope last summer to a city plagued by violence — and a country torn apart over race. Show More Summary

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