Small Quick Hits
Because as everyone knows, something BIG is on the horizon.
- "I'm scared of the police," Long, 66, said after a Chicago Police Department community meeting Tuesday night. Anyone else get the impression that this woman is an obvious plant in the meeting? Because as goofy as some members of the 018th District might be, we just can't see them hassling a 66 year old grandmother - no matter how much they needed to boost their contact card numbers.
- Members of a Chicago family that includes an 11-year-old girl said they were beaten by Chicago Police officers and called racial slurs after a traffic stop last year. Again, anyone see a problem here? We just have a hard time seeing 010th District guys and gals beating an 11 year old. We can, however, see certain members of the District locking up the entire family, just on general principles.
- And this link is probably some of the last good news we're going to see about coppers for a little while - over 100 officers were honored at the Monthly Commendation Ceremony. Congrats to all the award recipients.