Showing posts with label Police. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Police. Show all posts

Friday, October 9, 2020

I feel bad for the owner but....

Family says CPD officer in SUV allegedly hit, killed 14-year-old dog

A family says a CPD officer hit and killed their 14-year-old dog and didn't even stop.

the dog was unleashed and it was 14 years old

CHICAGO - A family says a CPD officer hit and killed their 14-year-old dog and didn't stop. 

“It hurts just the same as when I lost my mother brother and father...really hurts me deeply,”

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Questions for Mayor Lightfoot

Mary Jo

  • Is there something Mayor Lightfoot wants to say about the death of Mary Jo?
  • Is there something Mayor Lightfoot should know?
  • Should Mayor Lightfoot be asking some questions? 

BUMPED UP...What happened?

Mt. Greenwood mom run over by a car and is dead. Police are investigating the unusual circumstances.
Mary Jo Tsokolas, 41, mother of two. Beverly Review story 

Indeed the Beverly Review story makes me ask the following. Why was she outside at 11 pm? Why was she trying to grab a door handle? Who was driving the vehicle? Who else was there? What do the neighbors have to say? These are the questions that come to mind right away. Her family, co-workers and neighbors deserve answers. 

Mary Jo Hermes Tsokolas
August 15, 1979 - September 7, 2020

Surrounded by loved ones at Advocate Christ Medical Center, Mary Jo Hermes Tsokolas, 41, of Chicago, went home to her Heavenly Father Monday, September 7, 2020. Mary Jo was a beautiful, brilliant, passionate young woman who loved fiercely and was fiercely loved. She was a dedicated wife and devoted mother. A treasured daughter, Mary Jo, was the middle of five girls and her zest for life and her nurturing ways were unmatched. Her sassy, fiery and fun-loving self made a lasting impression on anyone who was fortunate enough to come into her life and her smile would light up any room.

Mary Jo was born August 15, 1979, the daughter of Paul and Barbara (Lambert) Hermes. She attended St.

Saturday, September 12, 2020

How did this woman die?


Smart, pretty, married mom of two. Run over by a car on the south side of Chicago last Sunday night. Chicago Police don't have an answer. See the post below. 

Sunday, August 30, 2020

Two CPD shot overnight

Details are sketchy. Traffic stop gone bad. One is in good condition the other is in serious condition and going into surgery at Stroger Hospital. Prayers would be best.

Monday, August 24, 2020

Kenosha police shoot man after he ignores police order and attempts to retrieve something from a car

What should the cop have done with the man with an attitude? Wait to see what he comes out of the car with?

Democratic governor throws cops under a bus before he gets the facts

Protesters set fires, vandalize buildings after Kenosha police shoot man

Kenosha Police shot a man Sunday afternoon, and in the hours that followed, protesters vandalized buildings and set fires.

KENOSHA, Wis. - Officers deployed tear gas early Monday to disperse hundreds of people who took to the streets following a police shooting in Kenosha that also drew a harsh rebuke from the governor

Monday, August 17, 2020

They back the blue

Hundreds Salute First Responders

By Tim Hadac
Managing Editor
Southwest Chicago Post

Several hundred men, women and children (and even a handful of cheerful-looking dogs) marched through the west end of Garfield Ridge late Saturday morning as part of an effort to show public support for police, firefighters and all first responders.

The event started at 56th and Narragansett and headed west down a

Saturday, August 15, 2020

Chicago Police get tough with the assholes

Police clash with protestors downtown in heated exchange and kick their ass

Now if we can only get Kim Foxx to prosecute the leaders
Tensions flare downtown as police and protestors clash

FOX 32's Michele Fiore reports...

CHICAGO - Protestors clashed with Chicago police Saturday evening after an intense afternoon of prolonged demonstrations.

The afternoon started near the Dan Ryan and 47th Street where protesters wanting to shut down the expressway failed, but effectively forced police to close Indiana Avenue as they marched to Grant Park.

When the peaceful demonstration ended at Roosevelt and Michigan, a number of those in the group

Friday, August 14, 2020

That's because they're racist

3 of 4 people arrested at CPS are Black, even as arrests plummet to fewer than 500
The data released Friday comes during a heated debate about the role of police officers in Chicago Public Schools.
By Nader Issa@NaderDIssa Aug 14, 2020, 4:25pm CDT

Youth activists protest having police in schools outside Chicago Board of Education President Miguel del Valle’s home in Belmont Cragin in June. Pat Nabong/Sun-Times file photo

About three of every four people arrested at a Chicago Public Schools property over the past nine years have been Black, even as arrests have plummeted in that time to only a fraction of what they

Thursday, August 13, 2020

CPD website: the link for fallen officers is broken, how soon we forget.

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Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Officer shot, stable condition

A Chicago police officer was shot on the West Side early Wednesday, and a suspect is in custody, according to Chicago police.
An Ogden District officer was shot on the West Side and taken to Mt. Sinai

He was high-ranking as opposed to just a regular state rep

Former high-ranking state rep handcuffed, arrested in warrant snafu: ‘I said, “You have got to be kidding.”’ as he prepares his lawsuit, next time he will have his front license plate. 

A lieutenant recognized former Deputy House Majority Leader Arthur Turner Sr. and told him the warrant was for a man with the same name — but who had tattoos on both arms and is 36 years younger and several inches taller than Turner. “‘This warrant doesn’t fit you at all.’” Turner recalled him saying.

By Sam Charles Aug 4, 2020, 8:39pm CDT

Former Deputy House Majority Leader Arthur Turner Sr. sits in front of his home without the face mask he has come to love dearly. Tuesday. Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times
Two Chicago Police officers detained a former high-ranking state representative less than two blocks from his West Side home over the weekend after they mistakenly believed a warrant had been issued for his arrest.

“When I got out of the car, she told me to put my hands behind my back, and they put cuffs on,” said

Friday, July 31, 2020

Column: Police families, how do they bear it?


Firefighters collect an American flag outside the Cook County medical examiner's office after a procession for Chicago police Deputy Chief Dion Boyd. (Jose M. Osorio / Chicago Tribune)

We don’t know the reasons why newly promoted Chicago police Deputy Chief Dion Boyd, 57, apparently took his own life at work the other day.

There might be a motive, a back story. But I don’t know what it is, and I’m not pushing to know.

Thursday, July 30, 2020

Prisoner opens fire outside NW Side police station, with at least 3 officers wounded; prisoner shot several times

it’s unclear how the prisoner had a gun, since he should have been searched before being placed inside the police wagon.

Chicago police officers gather outside the 25th District police station, 5555 W. Grand Ave., after at least one officer was shot there Thursday morning.
 Ashlee Rezin Garcia/Sun-Times

A prisoner being transported in a police wagon to the 25th District police station at Grand and Central opened fire Thursday morning when the doors were opened, wounding at least three officers, one seriously, sources said.

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Job stress

Newly promoted CPD deputy chief dies in apparent suicide at Homan Square facility
The death of Deputy Chief Dion Boyd was announced by CPD Supt. David Brown, who urged officers to take care of themselves: “There is no shame in reaching out for help.” Boyd was sworn in as deputy chief of criminal networks on July 15.

By Frank Main, Manny Ramos, Mitch Dudek | Staff writers, and Sam Charles Updated Jul 28, 2020, 2:30pm CDT

Newly-promoted CPD Deputy Chief of Criminal Networks Dion Boyd (right) was sworn in during a promotion ceremony at CPD headquarters by retiring First Deputy Supt. Anthony Riccio on July 15. Boyd died Tuesday, an apparent suicide. Ashlee Rezin Garcia/Sun-Times

A newly appointed Chicago police deputy chief fatally shot himself Tuesday morning in the Homan