Neighborhood Watch FTW

So last night I had dinner with a friend, and after she’d left me at my door and I’d gotten one shoe off, she called me. “I’m standing here looking at a car on your corner, and it looks like the man inside is dead.” “Woah.” “I don’t want to be one of those people […]

Magical Bullet Detector

The Mayor’s office is claiming a 60% drop in shootings in Englewood in February due to the Shotspotter program, an automated system that detects and reports gunshots immediately to the police department, helping police arrive at the scene of a shooting a reported average of 3 to 4 minutes sooner. Predictably, Second City Cop is […]

If Trump Came To Chicago

If Chicago doesn’t fix the horrible “carnage” going on, 228 shootings in 2017 with 42 killings (up 24% from 2016), I will send in the Feds! 6:25 PM – 24 Jan 2017 Local reactions to Trump’s threat have ranged from outrage to fear of martial law to a shooting that wounded six at a memorial for […]