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HQ Meeting Highlights

So after a few misfires, there was finally a meeting at HQ. Three cars from every District (one of them from tact), 132 coppers (give or take a few), and starring Special Ed. From an e-mailer: DOJ report "will be ugly". Don't take it...Show More Summary

Rush to a Consent Decree

The clock is winding down, and Obama's Justice Department want to rush things forward : Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s City Hall is bracing for the Justice Department to release – before President Barack Obama leaves office Jan. 20 — findingsShow More Summary

Distraction Ploy Fails

This guy just blew a lot of credibility with the rank-and-file: Chicago Police Department Commander Kevin Duffin said, “Kids make stupid decisions — I shouldn’t call them kids, they’re legally adults. But they’re young adults and they...Show More Summary

Shields to Run Again

The FOP is in disarray : Mike Shields is trying to reclaim his job as president of the Fraternal Order of Police — three years after being suspended for making the explosive charge that two police contracts handed down by an independent...Show More Summary

Remember, Tolerance!

Any bets how Foxx plays this one? Chicago Police detectives are questioning four African-Americans suspected of torturing a white mentally disabled man on videotape while someone yelled “F— Trump!” and “F— white people!,” a police spokesman confirmed Wednesday.“The video is reprehensible,” said [...]Show More Summary

Ballsy Move

All's well that ends well though : A clerk wrestled a gun away from two men who tried to rob his Austin neighborhood store and then shot them Tuesday afternoon on the West Side, according to Chicago Police.The botched robbery happened about 4:45 p.m. Show More Summary

Connected Business Downgrades Crime

Rahm even has the citizens downgrading crime : Four people smashed the front door of Union Group of Illinois, 6428 N. Milwaukee Ave., in an apparent attempt to break into the city's newest cannabis dispensary Saturday morning, police said. Show More Summary

Ding Dong Granny's Gone

See ya : Anne Kirkpatrick will leave the Chicago Police Department for a new job in California.Sources confirm that Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf selected Kirkpatrick to lead the city's embattled police department. Some insiders expected...Show More Summary

VRI Done?

Once again, the rumor appears: Anonymous said...VRI gone tomorrow along with other changes. Press conference at 35th tomorrow. A lot of other rumbling in the shadows, too. Rumors of connected people searching for landing spots, so the VRI rumor has a bit of credibility behind it. Might be an interesting day ahead.

Well Done Pfleger!

pfather pfleger led a march the other day. And an impressive march it was : More than 770 crosses — one for each person killed in Chicago in 2016 — were carried along the Magnificent Mile late Saturday morning as part of a march organized by Father Michael Pfleger to decry the violence that has claimed the most lives in a year since the mid-1990s. Show More Summary

Another Asshat

They must have released a whole bunch of these goofs in honor of the new year. This from the comments: Look, I'm a supporter of this blog and understand your predisposition for what is going on these days, but yikes, this story appears very, very ugly. Show More Summary

Asshole Says What?

This job is so finished: The brilliant inspiring new Commander of 019 has something much more important on his mind.All were informed at Roll Calls that the next officer that parks in the Commander,s parking spot in the garage will face disciplinary action! Now go out there and work for this stroke. Show More Summary

Skidmarks McCarthy

After his little ranting on "60 Minutes," Garry realized that his (or his wife's) future employment prospects might be in jeopardy in the form of a 9.5 digit midget. He therefore attempted to make immediate amends : Former Chicago Police Supt. Show More Summary

Walking Guns

An amusing bit of information coming in from the scene of 019's double fatal shooting: Despite there being spent brass all over the place from extensive use of both weapons, no gun was located on or near either individual. It seems a concerned citizen walked up on the carnage, pocketed both guns, and disappeared into the night. Show More Summary

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