Friday, January 13, 2006

Once Again, We Need FACTS

A bunch of people got taken in (ourselves being among the worried ones) by the rumors abounding yesterday of the Sergeant's test being cancelled or postponed. Turns out it was BS and the only fax that came out yesterday was about military personnel being eligible.

Now we read about superbids coming out for Housing. Let's get some FACTS posted here on this one before everyone runs with it. Thanks.

58 Comments:

Blogger SCC said...

And yes, we saw the ReadingList guy posting his e-mail in all the comments sections. Ususally, we'd delete the duplicate entries, but we want to be promoted as much as the next guy does so we left them there. We got one of his disks in the District last time and it's actually a good compilation of the stuff.

1/13/2006 02:11:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Now all you whiny little bitches out there that talk all your shit about the Sgt test....now's your chance to show everyone just how smart you all are and see "if" you can pass the test "AND" score well enough to be promoted....good luck

1/13/2006 02:41:00 PM  
Anonymous paycheck problems again? said...

Sorry to get off topic but its 'kind of important . . .

I went online to see if the city deposited my regular check. I see that's its about $70.00 more than what I have been getting. I have not gone into work yet to see the checkstub yet.

ANYONE OUT THERE HAVING PROBLEMS WITH THEIR PAYCHECKS TODAY???

1/13/2006 02:42:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

its your 3% raise....go crazy with it!

1/13/2006 02:48:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Effective 0001 hours, 14 Jan 06, the Chicago Police Department will be legit.

Anybody wanna buy a huge chrome
bean for $25?

Hiring wise, we're not alone. According to the "NYPD RANT" blog site...

NYPD RANT

...the latest class of NYPD recruits will only be paid $25k per annum. This class includes a:

- female dwarf (4'4" tall)

- a 270 pound black female albino who can not tolerate sunlight

- a Dominican male with Tourette's Syndrome who will inexplicably start shouting "Fuck you, muthafuckers!" and other obscenities at the most inappropriate times. (We should draft him for CAPS).

- one male who repeatedly soils his pants when anyone shouts at him.

As our NYPD brethern are saying:
RETIREMENT IS THE GREATEST! Anyone who takes the job has to be non compos mentis. Talk about the "dumbing down" and "brain drain" of the CPD!

Advice to new hires: If you insist, use da job like a cheap whore. Get an education on the City's $$$ and get the fuck out.

1/13/2006 02:58:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

WAGE COMPRESION BABY! Yeahaa

1/13/2006 03:33:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

raises are great, but my deposit was double what it should have been.
If you are getting the salary compression you have been screwed out of your raise! we should have got our 3.5% increase and the salary compression. NOT JUST COMPRESSION!
Again FOP inability to NEGOTIATE a contract and an arbitrator making all the decision.

1/13/2006 03:48:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

To O3:33

Compression?????

No such thing. All the city did was LOWER the top pay by removing the 30yr raise. We got a 3% raise. Nothing was compressed.

1/13/2006 04:08:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Jason Casper = 12 years.

1/13/2006 04:18:00 PM  
Anonymous Haha from 18th District Workers said...

Good get rid of those last remaining slobs in Housing that are working 4 hour workdays. I cant wait!!!!!

1/13/2006 04:25:00 PM  
Anonymous paycheck problems again? said...

I'm a sergeant. WE DON'T have our contract finalized yet. Therefore we should not get any raise or compression.

Any other sgts get an extra $70.00 (or maybe $700000.00) in their check today???

SOUNDS LIKE THEY DROPPED THE BALL AGAIN!!!

1/13/2006 04:35:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Congrats to Finace!!!! 2 weeks in a row for fucking up paychecks!!!

1/13/2006 04:40:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Bids to 12,13,18 & 19...I don't remember the breakdown, but 60 openings for 018 (SO FUCK YOU YOU WHINY 018 BITCHES) you'll get the slobs.

1/13/2006 05:06:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

and if you have Direct Deposit they failed to generated your paycheck/overtime statement. So lets guess what we got paid today for regular and overtime, not to mention our raise.

1/13/2006 05:07:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Did you see the fax regarding the step increases? Anyone who was supposed to get one 16 Dec 05, gets their money, with back pay, today.

Those entitled to one as of 1 Jan 06, didn't get it and they don't know when...due to a "citywide issue".

Issues? An issue is when you find out your son likes to wear women's panties. An issue is when you come home and find your spouse nekkid in bed with your dog!

This is bullshit! Frank Wilson should be shot, drug through the streets of Chicago and then strung up like the Italians did to Mussolini!

1/13/2006 05:30:00 PM  
Anonymous attention media said...

ATTENTION ANY MEDIA OUT THERE MONITORING

**********************************************************************

You really need to report this story with the constant payroll mess-ups. I'm sure that an enormous amount of taxpayers dollars are being wasted on this over these CONSTANT major foul-ups that will NEVER SEEM TO END!!!!

Does anyone know if John (Tribune) Kass reads this?

1/13/2006 06:49:00 PM  
Blogger Shadi said...

Hey S.C.C.: (I'm back baby!)

How about something a little different- let's use the POWER of your BLOG to try to predict and dissect the top three most relevent ORDERS in this supposed upcoming SERGEANTS EXAM! (And maybe even those "sooper seecrit" buzzwords, etc... for this go `round!) Let's tip the scales in favor of the common joe for once! THE P.O.'s UNITED, CAN NEVER BE DIVIDED! ;-) So until EVERYONE works in 011 on a Tact Team most DIVINE...

Excelsior!

- ydahS ;-D

1/13/2006 07:01:00 PM  
Anonymous Rep. John Murtha said...

The Situation in Iraq Is Civil War

by Rep. John P. Murtha - January 12th, 2006

"According to the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Second Edition, the definition of a civil war is a "war between political factions or regions within the same country." That is exactly what is going on in Iraq, not a global war on terrorism, as the President continues to portray it.

93 percent of those fighting in Iraq are Iraqis. A very small percentage of the fighting is being done by foreign fighters. Our troops are caught in between the fighting. 80 percent of Iraqis want us out of there and 45 percent think it is justified to kill American troops.

Iraqis went to the polls in droves on December 15th and rejected the secular, pro-democracy candidates and those who the Administration in Washington propped up. Preliminary vote results indicate that Iyad Allawi, the pro-American Prime Minister, received about 8 percent of the vote and Ahmad Chalabi, Iraq's current Oil Minister and close associate of the U.S. Iraq war planners, received less than 1 percent. According to General Vines, the top operational commander in Iraq, "the vote is reported to be primarily along sectarian lines, which is not particularly heartening." The new government he said "must be a government by and for Iraqis, not sects."

The ethnic and religious strife in Iraq has been going on, not for decades or centuries, but for millennia. These particular explosive hatreds and tensions will be there if our troops leave in six months, six years or six decades. It is time to re-deploy our troops and to re-focus our attention on the real threats posed by global terrorism."
-
(Rep. John P. Murtha is a 37-year U.S. Marine Veteran- in the Reserves after his discharge from active duty until he volunteered for Vietnam in 1966-67, receiving the Bronze Star with Combat "V", two Purple Hearts and the Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry... )

1/13/2006 07:26:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Other PO's in big cities get to works football games and such as side jobs. They wear a uniform, check out a radio and car and get paid PD pay from the city. Too bad these TMA degenerates and gangbanger security guards get that job.
Ahhhh to have that.....

1/13/2006 07:35:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

how about this regarding payroll F-ups.....the department should hire someone who is some type of comptroller instead of filling the job with another exempt moron who probably knows nothing about it.

I am all for not losing PO position in the department but come on. It is getting really old having things screwed up becasue these departments are staffed with PO's

Hire people with industry experience for Finance, computers, medical, etc.

1/13/2006 08:08:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Superbids=?

1/13/2006 08:16:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I need an answer to this fact:

Where has sweetbabyray and Garda gone? I miss their insightful posts.

1/13/2006 08:39:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Stop drinking and driving idiots!!! Just because we are the police does not mean that we can drive better drunk.... ie..Jason Casper, former one of us now prison bait!

1/13/2006 08:39:00 PM  
Anonymous Housing Forever said...

Housing will be under 018 in the form of a 60 man unit. The left over officers will be displaced between 012,013, and 019. The days of 4 hour days are going to be gone but we beat the city for the past 7 years and gave it a great run. I cant thank the city enough for having this unit and giving me all this freedom but sadly all good things must come to an end. Viva 765!!!!!!

1/13/2006 08:52:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Already getting screwed again by the city with this test. If the order says $25.00 it should be $25.00. Why after it is all said and done am I charged $26.00? What is the buck for? Who gets it? If its tax it is not the rite rate. It must be for stuttering Dicks conected third party pay site who now has ALL of our personal information. Who to say that they will be able to maintain the security of electronic records when they could not even keep track of physical (paper) records. Ask young Matt about his credit rating? Just some things to think about.

1/13/2006 09:06:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

We don't even NEED a housing unit anymore. 12,13,19 are slow as hell!

As for payroll issues, TOTAL JOKE. How hard is to write a goddamn computer program. Not very!

1/13/2006 09:13:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Don't blame Frank Wilson. He's in charge of budgetary issues not the issuance of paychecks. That's done by the hall now, NOT the PD.

1/13/2006 09:29:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

lETS GIVE UP ON RETIRED COP CARRY. IF YOU WANT TO CARRY MOVE OUT OF ILLINOIS. THE STATE DOES NOT WANT ARMED CITIZENS.

1/13/2006 09:29:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Anonymous said...

lETS GIVE UP ON RETIRED COP CARRY. IF YOU WANT TO CARRY MOVE OUT OF ILLINOIS. THE STATE DOES NOT WANT ARMED CITIZENS.

1/13/2006 09:29:50 PM

Tell you what, you can give up all you want and no one will stop you. The rest of us, well, everything is in place! Tough shit huh!?!

1/13/2006 09:30:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Too bad these TMA degenerates and gangbanger security guards get that job.

WOW! DEGENERATES Just because some civilians has the balls to try and work and take care of their families???? If Coppers had to work a traffic post as long as these civilians are stuck out there all DAY......wouldn't anyone sign up for these cream puff jobs at sporting events. Anyone who has work these jobs can count their blessing because a full days work is not what you giving, but you expect a full day pay....probably as many gang bangers on the job then with the city TMA's

1/13/2006 09:55:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

so far THREE (3) police shootings tonight!

One in Area 2

Two in Area 1

FULL MOON on the Friday the 13th!

WOW

1/13/2006 10:07:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

SCC, next thread? = good day for all of us...

a corrupt elected Democratic official indicted; Joey the Clown captured, and al Zawahira targeted (and perhaps hit and perhaps dead)?

My God, today is a good day. Enjoy the last 76 minutes!

1/13/2006 10:44:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Sneaky and treacherous.. Who the brother G's !! Naaa!!

1/14/2006 12:17:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

how about the supt. finally saying, no, I will not promote or assign people based on a phone call or a personal recommendation, and...I will evaluate the people I have, and if they are incompetent or inexperienced, I will remove/transfer them regardless of their clout/connections....oh, well, too much to ask for, I guess

1/14/2006 12:33:00 AM  
Anonymous Bo Gritz said...

John Murtha's combat awards DO NOT give his statements any credence. I am tired of reading his resume every time he opens his mouth. Morale is the most cohesive element of a fighting force. When politicians use service personnel as election fodder they commit a grievous sin. Soldiers, Marines, etc., feel even more alienated from society than we do as the police. When the people who sent you to fight help to erode your support, morale and esprit de corps go south. Having a cloud over your actions does hurt and does cost lives. Murtha seems to have forgotten where he came from and what he went through. As far as I'm concerned he's guilty of sedition. I'm sure you're happy with him because he's jumped on the Nancy Pelosi bandwagon, but he has sold his credibility. For the record I spent more time on active duty than him, saw more combat than him, and have more combat awards than him. If you are so infatuated with resumes then my position should have more credence.

1/14/2006 01:01:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Haha from 18th District Workers said...

Good get rid of those last remaining slobs in Housing that are working 4 hour workdays. I cant wait!!!!!

1/13/2006 04:25:50 PM
I'm glad to see that one of the 12 actual 018th district workers had time to write in. You could have bid into housing 5 years ago if you weren't a'scared of going above the first floor. I'm sure the people that get over to 018 will be treated like one of your own, ha.

1/14/2006 01:14:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

As long as they don't use up all the hair gel in the men's locker room. Ha! Ha!

Please, Housing coppers, for the love of God, remember where you came from. Don't become poseurs, fashionistas, and models like most of the 018 pukes.

1/14/2006 01:48:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

You retire from this job and someone trys to arrest you for carrying a gun, pop a cap in his ass. He ain't nuttin but one of Daleys suckholds anyway.

1/14/2006 02:41:00 AM  
Anonymous Have it better than most (I guess) said...

TO: 1/14/2006 02:41:10 AM

Quit being a DICKHEAD talking about popping a cap in some on duty coppers ass...You truly sound like the gun toting idiots that the general public are afraid of... You should be beat in public for even throwing that comment out there....

1/14/2006 09:50:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

(Rep. John P. Murtha is a 37-year U.S. Marine Veteran- in the Reserves after his discharge from active duty until he volunteered for Vietnam in 1966-67, receiving the Bronze Star with Combat "V", two Purple Hearts and the Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry... )


I was a Marine in Viet Nam the same time as Murtha,"My GOD" does'nt this dumb SOB remember all the shit we went thru when we were over there and when we got home? All the protesting that we were baby killers etc,etc, talk about low morale.When I got home and got out I closed the door and locked it, to that part of my life.But I was and still am, proud of my military service and being in the CORPS.Why in the "NAME OF GOD" is this fucking idiot doing what he's doing to "OUR" troops now? I expect those statements from turbin durbin or kennedy but not from a fellow Viet Vet much less a former Marine.He makes me sick to my stomach,and medals or not he's apiece of shit.

1/14/2006 11:52:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Anonymous said...
You retire from this job and someone trys to arrest you for carrying a gun, pop a cap in his ass. He ain't nuttin but one of Daleys suckholds anyway.

1/14/2006 02:41:10 AM

Yeah that was a dumb thing to say...I see your point on what you were trying to say, but that was dumb.

1/14/2006 01:46:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

to 018.....you should hope housing cops stay around or you'll be the one who has to go into these buildings by yourself, AND WE ALL REMEMBER HOW YOU SUPER CHARGING 018 RANGERS FUCKEDUP LAST TIME....YOU ALL ENDED UP ON VIDEO AND GOT ONE OF YOUR OWN FIGHTING TO KEEP HIS FREEDOM. PROVES HOW CLUELESS AND SIMPLE MINDED YOU REALLY ARE, YOU MUST BE A TACT GUY.

1/14/2006 04:25:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

i almost forgot about that video in 018.....rumor has it some cop tricked on each other and that the one one that was fired actually saved his job by ratting out his partner. must be the motto in 018......cant take care of shit....talks shit from a distance and criticizes everyone else for doing the job they either can't, won't, or too god damn scared to do in the first place.....can anyone from 018 tell us the truth or is a closely gaurded secret. oh yeah lets get back to bashing 016........

1/14/2006 04:29:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

yeah and didn't these 018 fuck ups blame housing when the video went public?.........typical.......maybe you should open up 018 to everyone and get some real cops in there or at least ones with clues..........

1/14/2006 04:31:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

About housing closing...............rumor has it that most will go to 018...good luck....the way the city did it, those with senority will stay while the others will move to either 013,012, or 019.I feel for the guys over there with less than 10 yrs that locked people up and did their job. It rewards the dog ass crooks that ride around div/state claiming they working in housing man..good luck 018...here's the dog ass housing you loved so much and sending the only working coppers elsewhere, probably going to make another boss look good, hopefully it won't be a boss like they had in 765 when they left, hopefully she'll get what she deserves.......shit!

1/14/2006 05:33:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

To: 05:13:32
I believe Frank Wilson has been gone for several years. Please corredt me if I'm wrong.

1/14/2006 10:09:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I saw Wilson at HQ Friday.

1/14/2006 10:54:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

He signed the 2 teletypes regarding the payroll SNAFUs yesterday...wait, someone else signed for him. He's another ghost payroller!

1/14/2006 11:09:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I may be wrong, but the way I see it, if you retire from this job and move out of Chicago, you can still carry a gun. Or am I right

1/15/2006 01:13:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Yes, as long as you retire with 15 years or more and have "good standing" you can certify with the state.

The city put up a big stink and were taken out of the equation. The small loophole I see here is there are no checks and balances on what constitutes "good standing" since King Richard II walked away from everything.

Screw him. You retired, got a retirement star and ID, then go qualify and protect you and yours. And it's good anywhere in the U.S.A....but don't forget to requalify every year.

1/15/2006 01:19:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Watch for age discrimination in promotions, at all levels.

No one over 55, few over 50 years of age. Anyone that age who has enough clout to be promoted already has been promoted. It's the end of the line for everyone else.

1/15/2006 11:49:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Put on your bi-focals and study gramps. If you score high enough they WILL promote you. Now turn off Matlock, change your Depends and hit the books you old cry baby.
Oh, and yes I know you could whip my young ass.....blah, blah, blah....back in old Gangs West....Blah,blah,blah......

1/15/2006 12:20:00 PM  
Anonymous Hannibal Lecter said...

SCC, you are a cunt just like the rest of the idiots on this blog. YOU PUSSY! SMELL YOURSELF!

1/15/2006 05:38:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Dear Hannibal:

Go fuck yourself!

Respectfully,

me

1/15/2006 06:46:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

ANYTHING new about the Sgt test??

1/16/2006 10:33:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Seed of Malcolm X said :
Seems like the someone just opened up the flood gates to Jerusalem (018). Here comes the Shephards from the Mountain top coming to show the sheep herders how to do real police work.Seems like 018 will have a senority issue pretty soon !!! Damn, I do believe believe 018's front desk and lock up will look a lot different pretty soon.Senority......

1/17/2006 09:41:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Looks like 018 will have to take a good, long look at it's senority list pretty soon.Real cops aren't afraid to go anywhere a job is given .And we don't get caught on video tape doing Dumb A%$ S%#T , then blaming others for their
Fu^% Up. Cowards with badges,felons,drug dealers,drunks.Seems like 018 have the dog asses and criminals. Housing officers would be a welcome uplift to the place.Department Commendations,years of experience doing quality work .Not that dog ass Rush Street Detail.Where can I go in 018 to become a Starbuck's Diva..

1/17/2006 10:09:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

This is Gramps, and I am not talking about beating your ass in Gangs West. I am talking about when tests, like the Dicks test were graded in front of you and yu got your score then and there. Where answers were right or wrong, not the "best answer", which could change. When you had to have some street smarts from generating arrests and keeping the peace. Not one of those paper generating pussys who don't work the street. Daley and the brass want to destroy the memory of what real police were. I did study, and I passed a lot of tests.

1/17/2006 04:22:00 PM  

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