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McMixedMessages

First he says this at the Detective graduation : Chicago police Superintendent Garry McCarthy said Monday he was concerned that the criminal charges against an off-duty detective involved in a fatal shooting in 2012 might cause other...Show More Summary

In That Case....

....let it burn: Rioter cutting a fire hose in Baltimore. We're sure there's a perfectly valid excuse for this from the left arriving any minute now.... any...minute...

New Recruits

Mainstream media coverage of today's event at HQ : The Chicago police force will have two new recruits.Twelve-year-old Emily Beazley, who is battling cancer, and her younger sister, Olivia, will be named honorary police officers during...Show More Summary

St. Jude Reminder

In addition to the usual representatives from Districts and Units, there is the Retiree Contingent: Click for a larger image. Hope to see you all there,

For Emily

Help make a little girl's dream come true: TUESDAY 28 APR1200hrsLobby of HQ, 35/MichiganHonorary Chicago Police Officer ceremony for Emily Beazley (age 12) and Olivia Beazley (age 8)Dress blues are encouraged but not necessary. If people come in civilian dress we ask they were either purple or green- Emily's colors. Show More Summary

Some Good Publicity

These darn kids with their bright outlook : It’s not something people regularly see, which perhaps explains why a photo of three Chicago Police officers playing football with a few kids on a vacant lot in North Lawndale has gone viral...Show More Summary

Baltimore Inanity

The authorities are lying to the public about what's happening : Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and a coalition of two dozen interdenominational leaders issued a "call for peace" Sunday after 35 people were arrested and six police officers...Show More Summary

Lose the Stickers

A bit of advice in one of the comment sections this weekend: The F. O. P. medallions, police hat bands, police memorial plates, all serve one purpose in this day in age. They make you a target at the worst time, when you're off duty....Show More Summary

Another Cop Shot At

Two in custody this time: Two men have been charged after gunshots were fired toward an off-duty Chicago Police officer Thursday night in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on the West Side.Gustavo VillaGomez, 27, and Kevin Martinez, 20,...Show More Summary

Nice Neighborhood...Sort Of

Just what a re-gentrifying area needs - a bad rep : Logan Square has long been known for its public art projects and, more recently, for its trendy restaurants and bustling bars.Lately, it’s also become one of the city’s hot spots for murder.There have been five killings so far this year in the Northwest Side neighborhood. Show More Summary

An Urgent Call To Texas EMS Professionals

You need to call or email your state legislators now, and tell them to vote YES on HB 2020 and SB 1899. These bills will allow Texas EMTs and paramedics to practice their clinical skills in the hospital setting under the direct supervision of a physician. Essentially, they propose to expand the settings in which...

Thanks for the Advice Al

First Deputy talking smack at CompStat: This is kind of important. The first deputy got up at Compstat today and more or less told us to have our troops ignore the contact card lawsuit and keep " putting hands on people". That getting sued is part of "putting on the uniform". Show More Summary

Standoff Ends Peacefully

Well done by all: A standoff on Chicago's Northwest Side ended Friday evening after nearly six hours.The incident began when police say they received a call around 9:30 a.m. Friday reporting of an intruder/suspicious person inside aShow More Summary

Shots Fired at Off-Duty

No injuries and no word if it was a targeted attack or unfortunate circumstances : Police were questioning several people Friday afternoon after shots were fired at an off-duty officer in the South Shore neighborhood.About 4:15 p.m.,...Show More Summary

No Street Vans, But This?

Anyone think this is directly related to budget cuts? Authorities were investigating after a dog was left in a Chicago Animal Care and Control vehicle for "several days" following an adoption event, a source told NBC Chicago."Missy"Show More Summary

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