Welcome to the party : There is heavy friction between the Chicago police union and CeaseFire after the anti-violence organization helped a shooting suspect turn himself in earlier this week. Some say it’s the non-profit’s first big “get” after receiving $1 million in city funding. But some say the news conference was all show for CeaseFire. “I’m a little skeptical about why they’re throwing a press conference,” says [some guy], president of the Fraternal Order of Police.
Chicago police will try to reduce the city’s growing murder rate by partnering for the first-time with anti-violence group CeaseFire, which trains ex-cons to attack violence as if it were a spreading disease. Read Post
Once again, the "no snitching" rules reduces a police commander to begging : Chicago police are urging a suspect in a shooting last week that killed a young girl jumping rope to turn himself in and for the community to help find him... Read Post