Prickwrinkle has to be glad for Hillary's election debacle because it provided cover for this : Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle personally ensured her controversial new penny-an-ounce pop tax passed Thursday by breakingShow More Summary
Far be it from us to sing the praises of a guy who hasn't even taken office yet, but this weekend, per HeyJackass, there has been a precipitous dropoff in the amount of dead people in Chicago.As of earlier Sunday night, only three people had been killed. Show More Summary
Another gesture by the President-Elect : Another class act by new President-Elect Donald Trump. This time he’s feeding the officers who are forced to babysit protesters.In a recent tweet by Twitter user and police officer @ChiTownCheese,...Show More Summary
Look at him go! Over fences! Through walls! On his way to a press conference Friday evening, Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson helped officers arrest three carjacking suspects on the West Side, authorities said. Johnson was headed to a 9:30 p.m. Show More Summary
The Public Safety Building is the subject of an anonymous OSHA complaint because otherwise, the City won't do a thing about it: State authorities are investigating a bed bug infestation at Chicago Police Headquarters.[...]This year officers kept personal belongings in Ziplock bags, desk crevices were taped to trap bedbugs. Show More Summary
We've seen all sorts of bosses come and go. Some were less competent than others. Some tried to do good. Some were complete train wrecks. Special Ed is in a class all by himself - and not in a good way: Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson...Show More Summary
This is what Fairley is recruiting over at COPA : Q: Who, or what, most impacts how you do your job?A: Like many agencies, IPRA was constrained by many things: laws, fiscal appropriations, etc. But perhaps the least recognized yet most impactful factor is the police union’s collective bargaining agreement. Show More Summary
Great security you got there : Clean drinking water is essential for our health, so when a man with a foreign passport is discovered trespassing in a protected Chicago water plant, the FBI and Homeland security are alerted. Authorities...Show More Summary
The playing field has changed. Abruptly. Severely.Trump is decidedly pro-police. He's probably more than able to look beyond the heated rhetoric of the soon-to-be-history Administration and see that the agenda driven narrative is full of falsehoods. Show More Summary
This is a nice change - and he hasn't even taken office: Kind of feels like....hope and change....of a better sort.
Did this one make the news anywhere? No mention of the off duty officer who exchanged gunshots with three gangbangers in 17th district that were tagging a garage. No one was hit and all three offenders were caught and the gun was recovered by the 19th district burglary team, tact LT,SGT and a PO from second watch in 19. Show More Summary
Trump supporters are the dangerous ones, right? The Chicago media is actually covering this, too. Sun Times Tribune Assorted television stations have it. We suppose they're going to blame the Trump supporter the same way they blamed Trump supporters for getting in the way of protestors' fists at UIC during the aborted Trump rally.
Well, according to Breitbart : Several anti-Donald Trump protests emerged in New York, DC, Chicago, California, Boston, Seattle, and other major cities Wednesday night, with demonstrators blocking and cutting off traffic among calls of “Not my president!” Okay. Show More Summary
Letting the personal intrude on the professional side of things: OT-Kulbida was allegedly "really pissed off" yesterday and ordered the 2nd watch WOL to call everybody in off the street with Parker, ANOV and mover books in hand. He wants...Show More Summary
The corruption runs deep : A law clerk who faces charges of impersonating a judge has been elected as a judge in the Chicago area even though she’s been barred from taking the office. Rhonda Crawford had been expected to win Tuesday’s election over a write-in opponent, as she was the only name listed on the ballot. Show More Summary
....guns don't prevent crime : An 18-year-old man attempting to rob a store Wednesday evening in the South Side Gresham neighborhood was shot by the clerk, according to Chicago Police.The would-be robber was shot multiple times by the clerk at 7:56 p.m. Show More Summary
Two immediate thoughts come to mind after the elections: Obama's "Pardon List" just got a lot looooooooonger Rahm ain't going anywhere until we vote him out Let's start working on that second one.
08 November.28 homicides (per HeyJackass.com)That's 3.5 killings per day.When we said it looked like the pace of homicides was increasing, we were being our normal sarcastic self seeing as how the weather was warn and the number of shootings seemed high for a November.Turns out, the numbers are looking high for a July.
Issued earlier: We'll see if the media picks up on this - we're betting "No."