Wednesday, November 29, 2006

Once Again, Stupid Shit

Someone posted this entire article in the comments section. As we've stated before, post a link please. Entire articles eat up too much space and it is frowned upon by lawyers. And everyone knows that lawyers are like nuclear weapons - everyone has to have one and hope you don't need one, because when you set it off, it fucks up everything for about a million years.

Anyway, the article deals with the one of the not so recent DUI's attached to a member of the CPD.
  • [named officer] had bloodshot, watery eyes, and his breath reeked of alcohol, police said. After he crashed into another car on Jan. 16, killing a man, he told police he was confused about the direction he had been driving.

    [named officer], a three-year veteran of the Chicago Police Department, was charged Monday with causing the death of a Griffith man.

    According to court documents, [named officer] had a blood-alcohol level more than twice the legal limit. The driver of the other car, Kristina Hiltunen-Hamilton of Gary, tested positive for alcohol and drugs, police said.

Great. How many times are we going to have to go through this? Once again, GO SLEEP IT OFF SOMEWHERE.

9 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

http://video.ap.org/v/en-ap/v.htm?f=ILCHS&g=BA90A21E-7557-4CA2-A8D9-4F2271E1FE8D&p=&t=s60&rf=http%3a%2f%2fwww.suntimes.com%2findex.html

11/29/2006 03:07:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Simple if you drink don't drive, college kids still cannot grow up wake up kids your not in kansas anymore!

11/29/2006 06:56:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

off-topic...scc, did you read the latest article in the chicago tribune:

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/chi-0611290089nov29,1,6372841.story?coll=chi-news-hed

talks about how phat phil has turned a blindeye towards corruption. in my opinion, beating the crap out of some 'banger/crook = ok, they deserve it; but stealing, etc. like sos = not ok

11/29/2006 08:05:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

nice to pass judgement asshole, i don't care that his name was already in the paper it doesn't mean u should put on this blog i always read this blog but this is the first time i have read something u wrote that is not right
in the future how bout another copper allegedly makes a poor choice guys/girls don't drink n drive been there don't like the added publicity

11/30/2006 10:20:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Ladies and gentlemen, we've all been foolish at least once in our lives and driven when we probably shouldn't have. There is no shame in calling a cab. Let's learn something from these stories. See link.

http://odmp.org/officer.php?oid=17413

11/30/2006 12:02:00 PM  
Blogger SCC said...

There. You happy?

11/30/2006 04:26:00 PM  
Anonymous The View said...

For the life of me, I cannot understand why those of us who have sworn to uphold the law have so much contempt for it when it comes to our own personal conduct.
If you are going to drink, then don't drive. Rent a room close to where you're going to party, or cab it. There is nothing "macho" about making your car an idiot driven killing machine; leave it!
Unfortunately, we'll see other coppers on this blog, involved in preventable (hopefully, off-duty) crashes while under the influence before this year runs out, either here locally, or in our neighboring states, Indiana or Wisconsin. Remember, no copper who stops you owes you his job, which is what it may cost them to "give you a break." And if you get caught, man up to it, don't make excuses or dump on the copper who removed you off the road.

11/30/2006 06:03:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

leave the guns and cars alone if you are drinking. They will get you in trouble and then probably fired, if misused. It's not like it used to be. Cellphone cameras, etc, everywhere. If you drove somewhere and were drinking, get a ride home, or stop drinking alcohol at least 2 hours before leaving the bar. Drink non-alcohol drinks till you sober up. If in doubt, don't drive. None of us want to live with the memory of killing or crippling an innocent person or persons, thats part of the reason we're cops.
Happy Fuckin Holidays...

12/01/2006 07:25:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

The 'mentality' of the "new breed".

12/04/2006 05:21:00 PM  

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