Archive for June, 2009


Article That Describes Actions of the Northlake Police Chief

This article is an awesome one that decribes how law enforcement management gets at Police Officers, most of whom are union members. From personal experience my opinion is that The City Of Northlake, Illinois’ Police Chief Dennis Koletsos uses this technique extensively. After never having any complaints against me in 10 years on the job it was funny how after becoming our Union President I was suddenly being suspended and investigated for “anonyomous” complaints, etc….. Those who have worked there know what I am talking about. Those except for the relatively few suck ups that would sell their soul if it meant getting …Read more […..]

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Upcoming News Involving Northlake PD?

Seems a little birdie has informed that there is some news brewing involving Northlake PD. If true, it is significant and the opposite of a “feather” in the chief’s cap. 🙂 More to come, hopefully…

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Trooper Faulted for Ambulance Incident

What the heck is wrong with this guy? Sounds like a big ego got in the way of logical reasoning and behavior. Really sad example set by this guy.We have all seen them, the “Tough Guy” officers who feel that they own the streets, town, munipality, County and State that they work for.How people like this get hired is beyond me. In fact, some even become Chief–see Northlake and Chicago PDs.Link to the video is Here.OKLAHOMA CITY (June 16) — Bothered that an ambulance driver failed to yield to him as he raced to provide backup on a call — and angered further when he thought the driver flipped him an obscene gesture — state …Read more […..]

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Congressman: Soldiers 'Mirandizing' Enemy Combatants

Now, terrorists overseas get rights. Rights afforded to U.S. citizens. When is America going to wake up and stop pandering to the bleeding hearts? We need to do what is right to keep America safe, not to make the rest of the world like us!By: Dave Eberhart U.S. Rep. Mike Rodgers, R-Mich., who is just back from Afghanistan, says that captured foreign fighters in that war-torn country are now getting “Miranda” warnings after capture and prior to questioning. In a Fox News account, reproduced on the lawmaker’s Web site, Rogers says, “I witnessed it myself, talked to the people on the ground. What you have …Read more […..]

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Former cop sentenced in wheelchair beating

So, He gets 40 months in prison and loses his pension…… After being brought up on charges in State court and being sentenced to probation….There are criminals out there who have committed far worse crimes and gotten far less sentences than this–it is ridiculous! I am by no means condoning his actions as they are way over the line and definitely punishable. But does this punishment fit the crime?June 11, 2009 (CHICAGO) (WLS) — A Chicago police officer is sentenced for beating a man who was handcuffed and shackled to a wheelchair inside a hospital. The attack was captured on surveillance tape. Officer William …Read more […..]

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Two Men Charged With Murder of Chicago Cop

Kevin A. Walker, left, and Shawn D. Gaston are charged with the murder of Chicago Police officer Alejandro Valadez. (Police photos)Two men — both with histories of gun-related arrests — were charged today with the murder of a Chicago Police officer who was gunned down in a drive-by shooting as he answered a call about shots being fired in Englewood.Shawn Gaston, 20, and Kevin Walker, 21, were taken into custody for questioning within hours of Monday’s fatal shooting of Officer Alejandro Valadez in the 6000 block of South Hermitage, authorities said Tuesday.They were charged with first degree murder and first degree murder …Read more […..]

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R.I.P.: CPD officer dies after being shot

If you ask me, Illinois needs to reinstate the death penalty, especially in cases like this…. But that is just me.By Sarah SchulteJune 1, 2009 (CHICAGO) (WLS) — A Chicago police officer was killed in the line of duty. He died from gunshot wounds to his head and leg.Slain officer leaves behind pregnant fianceeJune 2, 2009 (CHICAGO) (WLS) — Two men were arrested in the killing of Chicago Police Officer Alejandro Valadez early Monday in the Englewood neighborhood on the South Side.The men — aged 20 and 21 — were arrested were at 1:36 a.m. Monday at 6235 S. Paulina St., according to a police report.The men remain in custody …Read more […..]

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