FRG Castle License Plate Runner Identified as Chicago Policewoman Jennifer Martin

The dispute between the owners of the Bettendorf Castle in Fox River Grove and neighbors Diana and James Durso has been playing out before the City of Chicago Police Board. The Chicago Police Superintendent seeks to dismiss Jennifer Martin from being a Police … Continue reading

Animal Farm – Concealed Carry Edition

It’s OK for Chicago Alderman to carry concealed handguns, but not its citizens. It’s OK for suburban Cook County residents to carry concealed guns, but not Chicagoans. That’s what I conclude after listening to part of a WBEZ interview with … Continue reading

Chicago Policeman 8th Convicted in FBI’s Operation Tow Scam

A press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office: CHICAGO POLICE OFFICER CONVICTED OF ATTEMPTED EXTORTION FOR STEERING VEHCILE TOWS FROM ACCIDENT SCENES TO DRIVER CHICAGO — A Chicago police officer was convicted today of obtaining two extortion payments totaling $3,200 … Continue reading

Appellate Court Dumps Illinois Gun Control, Puts Issue Squarely in Sites of Next General Assembly

Read the decision if you are really interested. This decision comes with the backdrop of Chicago Police being incapable to stop people from getting shot on the street. Here are some snippets: “Even carrying an unloaded gun in public, if … Continue reading

Audit for Sheriff’s Evidence Room?

The Chicago Sun-Times had an article Friday about the Inspector General of Chicago having performed an audit on the evidence operation of the Chicago Police Department. The seven-month audit by Joe Ferguson found the Police Department employees could not find … Continue reading

Feds Arrest Chicago Cops for Robbing Cooperating Witness of What They Thought Was Drug Money

A press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office: CHICAGO POLICE SERGEANT AND OFFICER CHARGED WITH STEALING $5,200 FROM INDIVIDUAL THEY BELIEVED WAS TRANSPORTING DRUG PROCEEDS CHICAGO — A Chicago police sergeant and a patrol officer were arrested last night on … Continue reading

Drug Conspiracy Trial Involving Chicago Cop Results in Convictions, Deadlocked on Others

A press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office: RETIRED CHICAGO POLICE OFFICER AND FOUR OTHERS CONVICTED OF DRUG DISTRIBUTION CONSPIRACY AFTER TWO-MONTH TRIAL ALLEGING MURDERS, KIDNAPPINGS, ROBBERIES AND OBSTRUCTION OF JUSTICE CHICAGO — A retired Chicago police officer was taken … Continue reading