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Is it Getting Hot in Here?

On page 131, there is an extensive footnote. It reads as follows: The City Inspector General is also currently investigating allegations that three recently promoted lieutenants were coached by a high ranking official who helped develop the August 2015 lieutenant exam. Show More Summary

Strike Now Garry

Seriously.You might as well just come out and tell everyone who saw the video and when they saw it. Point out the cover-up didn't come from your office - its came from City Hall and the Department of Law. You have a limited window as the DOJ report is making you a hot commodity. Show More Summary

Charges

Earlier this week, this story broke : A Chicago Police officer who was also employed as a security guard at a high school has been charged with having a sexual relationship with an underage girl who attended the school... In this day,...Show More Summary

Prickwrinkle Sounds Off

Once again, showing a concerted effort to direct the spotlight anywhere but at her office : Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle on Wednesday stopped short of throwing the shortcomings of the Chicago Police Department at the feet of Mayor Rahm Emanuel, but said she wished he had done more, and done it sooner.[...]Show More Summary

Remember Who the Problem Is

Police are the problem: A man left a baby inside a car after stealing items from a FedEx truck Wednesday in the Fuller Park neighborhood, police said.The delivery driver was eating in a Wendy's restaurant about 10 a.m. when at leastShow More Summary

Train Runs Over Garry

Um, what now? Former Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy has been subpoenaed in the Jesse Jackson Jr. divorce case. The former Congressman and his wife, former Ald. Sandi Jackson, are in the middle of a nasty divorce. The subpoena...Show More Summary

Garry Jumps on the Train

Now McCompStat is ripping the statistical methodology : Former Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy is offering additional criticism about the federal report released last week that slams the Chicago Police Department for pervasive civil-rights violations.Where to begin?“It speaks in broad-brush terms. It really lacks specificity,” McCarthy tells CBS 2...[...]Show More Summary

"Statistical Evidence Not Required"

Once again, Heather MacDonald completely destroys the anti-police narrative within the DOJ report : The most important statement in the Justice Department’s damning report on the Chicago Police Department has nothing to do with police behavior. Show More Summary

Fourth Estate Follies

So someone who can't even be bothered to do their own research into substantive allegations made by this blog and its readers, decides that the police should just lay back and enjoy being lectured by our betters: Judging by their responses...Show More Summary

Look Who Grew a Set

Aldercreatures demanding accountability? As the U.S. Justice Department asks Chicago to address deep flaws in police officers' use of force, a group of aldermen is accusing Mayor Rahm Emanuel's Law Department of enabling the misconduct and is asking federal authorities to investigate.The City Council's Progressive Caucus sent a letter to U.S. Show More Summary

Procedural Justice Attendees

The brass is starting to attend this class finally: Hey SCC, The Superintendent, Robin Robinson, and several other high ranking members of the CPD are at the academy today for the 8 hour PJ class. They've been preaching it for so long...Show More Summary

DOJ Report

So we're about two-thirds of the way through, but far enough along to have drawn certain conclusions and formed opinions. This was put together by a politicized Department and an obviously partisan Administration for the sole purpose of advancing an agenda. Show More Summary

Off Duty Shooting

After being shot at, returns fire and wounds the assailant: A person was shot when an off-duty Chicago Police sergeant returned fire during a shooting Sunday evening in the Albany Park neighborhood.The Town Hall District sergeant was walking with several friends about 7:30 p.m. Show More Summary

An Interesting Turn

So the ACLU wants all government cameras off for the Inauguration : Civil rights groups are concerned that the police will violate their rights during the Inauguration protests so they intend to record their behavior. Meanwhile, the ACLU is demanding that the police turn off their body worn cameras during the events.D.C. Show More Summary

We're In

All in, both feet, no argument : Crime has taken over America’s inner-city communities. With sky-high murder rates and racial tensions worse than at any time in recent memory, many are beginning to wonder what can be done to make our communities safe again.Black Lives matter has an answer. Show More Summary

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