Posts Tagged Chicago PD

Fed-up Chicago cop blogs about ‘hacks’ running PD

Sounds like Chicago is being led by people similiar to the Northlake police Department’s leadership. We will see how long it takes Chicago PD to bring this guy up on charges and fire him. Although, with all this attention he will be getting maybe they won’t want the publicity and spotlight put on them. I admire what he did, took lots of guts! CHICAGO — To be a police officer is to make hard decisions. Stop this guy or that guy? Go through the front door or around the back? Shoot or don’t shoot? Later, those decisions get second-guessed, by the brass, by the media, by the officers themselves. Sometimes an action …Read more […..]


Chicago Pols Want National Guard to Fight Crime Wave

Two Chicago lawmakers want the National Guard brought in to help fight a surge of violent crime in the city, saying there is a “war” in Chicago that warrants the same kind of deployment as the U.S. has in the streets of Iraq and Afghanistan. Democratic state Reps. John Fritchey and LaShawn K. Ford are urging Chicago Police Superintendent Jody Weis, Mayor Richard Daley and Gov. Pat Quinn to order the Illinois National Guard to Chicago, where 113 people have been killed in shootings, stabbings, beatings and other violent crimes in 2010. The death toll at this time last year was 105. At a news conference Sunday, Fritchey and …Read more […..]