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Who's Running the Show?

Wasn't Rahm just bragging the other day about how it was Special Ed's show? That he'd support any decision Special Ed made regarding the coppers stripped over the McDonald shooting?It's a good thing Rahm is letting Special Ed make the...Show More Summary

COPA! Copacabana

Apologies to Barry: The new agency charged with investigating police wrongdoing will be called the Civilian Office on Police Accountability, aldermen were told Monday as they haggled with the mayor’s office over final language.Ald. Scott...Show More Summary

Anyone See an Issue Here?

Red light camera scammer gets 10 years : With hope of restoring trust in city government that erodes with “every bribe that’s taken, every kickback that is tendered,” a federal judge sentenced an ex-City Hall insider to 10 years in prison Monday for rigging Chicago’s red-light camera program. Show More Summary

Violent Month You Say?

Golly, it must be true if the Tribune is writing about it: Tavon [Tanner] was among more than 400 people shot in Chicago this month. There have been at least 78 homicides, marking August as the most violent month in the city in almost 20 years, according to data provided by the Chicago Police Department. Show More Summary

Safety Warning

Just when you thought it couldn't get much lower, Kansas City shows us a new basement : Kansas City Police Officers had just shot an armed suspect on Sunday morning when a crowd began to gather around them. Gunshots started getting fired at the officers, who were forced to take cover with the man that the officers had just shot. Show More Summary

Arrests in Murder

And once again, the only thing Special Ed that has said that makes sense, rears its head again : Derren Sorrells, 22, and Darwin Sorrells Jr., 26, were charged Sunday with first-degree murder and attempted murder. Cook County Judge Adam Bourgeois Jr. ordered both held without bail, saying they were a danger to society.[...]Show More Summary

Eighty in August

After a messy weekend (at least 9 dead, 47 maimed), Chicago has done something unseen in decades.Eighty dead in a single month.Congratulations, we guess.Next stop - 500 dead reached by September.

More NY Brilliance

Why didn't our brain trust at HQ think of this? The NYPD has a message for revelers taking part in Brooklyn’s J’Ouvert festival next weekend: Don’t shoot.The 71st Precinct in Crown Heights posted fliers Thursday warning festival-goers...Show More Summary

VRI Boycott Provokes Response

Just out from the Bureau of Patrol: Days off Cancelled for All District Tact Teams, Area Saturation Teams, Gun Teams, Gang Enforcement Teams and Summer Mobile for the Labor Day weekend Additionally, PEZ Zones will be covered by District...Show More Summary

Question

Anyone want to explain why the only posted openings for next Police Period were all in 003? Fifteen openings, yet the Department posted a few dozen PPO's coming off of their probation into Area North last month - into spots that in reality,...Show More Summary

Trib Prints Crap

In their ever increasing efforts to stay relevant and stir the pot of anti-police sentiment, the Tribune comes up with this "exhaustive" study: Every five days, on average, a Chicago police officer fired a gun at someone.In 435 shootings...Show More Summary

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