Tuesday, February 07, 2017

Nice Jail You Got There Dart

  • Despite efforts to get ahead of the issue, a large number of guards at the Cook County jail again called in sick on Super Bowl Sunday.

    Cook County Sheriff’s Chief Policy Officer Cara Smith said 109 guards called in sick for the morning shift, and another 130 called in sick for the second shift.

    That’s four more sick calls than 2016, and accounts for about 19 percent of the staff assigned for the day.

    Knowing that the Super Bowl tends to bring out sick calls, the sheriff’s office asked 70 employees who were not assigned to work on Sunday to work in case of a sick-out. They also called some 300 guards who have called in sick during the Super Bowl in the last four years. That helped reduce the cost and need for other replacements.
But the jail is empty, right? There's no one there to guard. Dart is having three Divisions torn down.

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45 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Dart isn't even a real sheriff .

2/07/2017 12:14:00 AM  
Anonymous The Neanderthal said...

News radio says that fully 90% of the staff has "Federally protected medical problems."

Gotta look into this. Pass the popcorn, huh?

Tearing down divisions while we hear more and more stories about Plans being called there, multiple ambulances after the latest crew that runs the place goes wild again...and again. Huge fights, ofc. assaulted with bodily fluids, &c.

Seems like we're boiling it down to the very, very worst...is this to be taken as some weird indicator of "success?"

2/07/2017 12:21:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

It certainly doesn't paint professional law enforcement in the best light today, does it?

2/07/2017 03:59:00 AM  
Blogger Jack Trumpblood said...

Working in a shithole for a shit boss will bring out the worst in people.

2/07/2017 05:47:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hey as long as their name is on the pad they're going to get taxpayer's money...

2/07/2017 05:56:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

The county needs to get with the times. Give the officers rotating days off so you can get a weekend every 4, 5, or 6 weeks, however they decide to work it out. When your stuck with Tuesday, Wednesday day off group for a couple of years what do you think is going to happen an weekends. Especially on holiday or major event weekends.

2/07/2017 06:56:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Anonymous said...
It certainly doesn't paint professional law enforcement in the best light today, does it?

2/07/2017 03:59:00 AM

that is because most in LE are not professionals.....

2/07/2017 07:25:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

On a Separate Point: How many of you have gone over Rahm's Speech at the Stanford University Graduate School of Business? Rahm gave the speech the other day, while in California to visit his brother one of the owners of Uber. The Calculating Political Scum that Rahm really is comes out when he is out of town. Not that it matters, because we have no Independent Press here. The article is very interesting, because it shows Rahm is all about POWER and he makes it clear that you cannot retain Power until and unless you win. There was no mention of "The Children", homicide rates or the hundreds of Immigrant Muslim cab drivers put out of work by Ari and Uber. The restrictions on cabs are tremendous, while there are virtually none on Uber. Rahm also boasted on how he has never lost an election! Hopefully, we can change that soon. Fu&k Rahm and his phony "Chicago/Wilmette Values". Baby"G"

2/07/2017 08:17:00 AM  
Anonymous GLG said...

Happens every year!!

2/07/2017 08:33:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Call me Mr. Lips


It may sound like the kind of bogus claim made on late-night infomercials, but trust me when I say it's true: Dart should stop bellyaching and start healing himself. For starters, the other day I surveyed the first few people I met. Only one person I interviewed actually believes that coercion in the name of liberty is a valid use of state power. (I found out later that that person is a member of Dart's band so I aver that we can safely discount his opinion.) Everyone else I polled already realizes that I must part company with many of my peers when it comes to understanding why Dart should just quit whining about everything. My peers feel that mainstream opinion holds that Dart takes chauvinism to bed with him at night and snuggles up to it as if it were a big, fuzzy teddy bear. While this is honestly true, I insist we must add that Dart's vassals all have serious personal problems. In fact, the way he keeps them loyal to him is by encouraging and exacerbating these problems rather than by helping to overcome them.

Dart promotes a victimization hierarchy. He and his henchmen, who are legion, appear at the top of the hierarchy, naturally, and therefore assert that they deserve to be given more money, support, power, etc. than anyone else. Other groups, depending on Dart's view of them, are further down the list. At the bottom are those of us who realize that the concept of risk includes the relationship between the consequences and probability of an event. If the consequences of an event are extremely negative, such as the devastation resulting from Dart unfurling the flag of fanaticism, then you want the probability of the event occurring to be vanishingly small, as close to zero as possible. Unfortunately, the likelihood of Dart encouraging the acceptance of scapegoating and demonization is so high that one can't help but conclude that it seems clear that he is living in a dream world. But we ought to look at the matter in a broader framework before we draw final conclusions on the subject: We see that I have in my hands a list—a long one—of balmy, vagarious uninformed-types who have joined Dart's posse, and everyone with half a brain understands that. One final point: I detest, with a detestation unutterable, all cranky, vile firebrands who scatter about in profusion an abundance of pro-Dart treatises.

2/07/2017 08:41:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

As of a few weeks ago it was revealed by the Merit Board that County is short on manpower and is looking to fill 400-500 guards asap. 400 immediately. They haven't done a class since 2012-2013

2/07/2017 08:56:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Divisions TORN DOWN ??

How much will that cost the taxpayers?
What is the money SCAM on this ??

2/07/2017 09:21:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

We are battered every day in this jail, no news reports about that! For the record... We are not "Guards" we are Cook County Sheriff Deputies, working corrections!

2/07/2017 09:31:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

We live in a world where the inmates are running the asylum.

2/07/2017 09:36:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Id like to see the numbers for our slugs that hit the medical around super bowl, Halloween, st patricks and all the other dip shit party days of the year. Shit, we got a dog that hasn't been to work in over a year from her so called auto accident, hilariously her partner was back the next day, and his side of the car was the impact point.

2/07/2017 09:39:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

If you toilet won't work, you hire a plumber. If you lights son't work , you hire an electrician. If your county police and jail don't work and are in chaos, why hire a lawyer like Dart to run them. Basically political hack mayoral wannabe who has destroyed the CCSP and staffed the jail with hoards of fellow lawyers who can't get a real job.

2/07/2017 10:06:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Anonymous said...
It certainly doesn't paint professional law enforcement
in the best light today, does it?

2/07/2017 03:59:00 AM

In particular, the incompetent, flaming
assclown of a sheriff running the joint.

Don't sniff the flower in his lapel...
>Squirt!<

2/07/2017 10:29:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

High Sheriff Dart, is always on top of things. He is a man that makes good things happen.

2/07/2017 10:31:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

New Sergeants test is indeed coming for 2018. DOJ report is a big factor in this. Additionally, by the time the 2018 exam is graded they'll have already put two additional classes (one large, one small). It's not a rumor anymore

2/07/2017 11:07:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Dart no longer wants his inmates called inmates.
He now wants County to use the term client instead of inmate or prisoner.

2/07/2017 11:17:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Dart is making condos for the prisoners & guess what he owns the company the city will go into a contract with... Ethics??

2/07/2017 11:33:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Anonymous said...
It certainly doesn't paint professional law enforcement in the best light today, does it?
2/07/2017 03:59:00 AM

No, the MEDIA doesn't paint professional law enforcement in the best light.
These guys get to USE their sick days without being sick, like a 'personal' day.
It's a different system than what you're thinking about.

2/07/2017 12:06:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I worked at the jail before CPD. There's very little difference between the inmates and many of the guys on the other side of the bars. They make CPD look like geniuses

2/07/2017 12:24:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Perhaps they should have done some wellness checks on their workers. Not home, suspension time. No and, ifs, or buts..

2/07/2017 12:35:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Beatings will continue until morale improves.

2/07/2017 12:47:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

no control , end paid sick leave

2/07/2017 01:14:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

(OT) Remember when the Chicago teachers union went out and supported the black lives murder and other anti-police groups? They went out marching with them sending food and touted anti-police behavior? Even putting felons that attempted to kill police officers on the cover of their pathetic magazine? What do they say about "karma is a bitch?" Hows this headline:
DeVos foes now claiming her policies could 'kill children,' ruin public schools

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2017/02/07/devos-foes-now-claiming-her-policies-could-kill-children-ruin-public-schools.html

She was confirmed and it took VP Mike Pence to cast the extra needed vote vouchers teachers how do you like us now? You went for criminal clinton now your bullshit is coming to a screeching halt! We Win are you ready get on the train you had the opportunity but you blew it (and probably other things):

Trump Train (Official Music Video) - High Energy!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OwDiPrFCM0M

The song is high energy you are low energy the "forgotten men and women" are in your face! America first snowflakes!!

here's your former president barry Obama what do you think of this?

https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/2806405/photos-president-barack-obama-kite-surf-richard-branson-necker/

God Bless the police wherever they serve the thin blue line! On another note the great sheriff (unlike our scared sheriff Tommy), is being considered for a spot in the President Trump administration watch and see the magic!

2/07/2017 01:31:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Maybe the CCDOC guards have a point to make every now and then.
Softhead liberal overstaffed CCJ management certainly didn't come in to fill the voids in manpower, they just disregarded safety and had the guys handle the savage population on their own.
PrickCanker and DilDart have yet to propose that the Wall around the entire perimeter of CCJ be taken down.
Plans are to have 26th & Cal Ghost Town amusement attraction.

Ever wonder what a day without CPD would be like?

2/07/2017 01:39:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

(OT) So this so called college gets government money and wants to promote hate beating up Republicans? This is the liberals gone wild:

http://www.campusreform.org/?ID=8741

2/07/2017 01:58:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Professional and law enforcement are Not
in darts vocabulary

2/07/2017 02:06:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Scum bag political hacks

2/07/2017 03:31:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

(OT) you have to laugh at the stupidity of the democratic elected goofs pelosi still thinks bush is president and Maxine waters another but job they are going insane as they finally lose power while the forgotten man and woman are excited as President Trump makes America great again and disassembled the disasters the democrats have done! We won law and order is back soon get used to it snowflakes

http://www.theamericanmirror.com/confusion-nancy-pelosi-says-seen-nothing-can-work-president-bush/

2/07/2017 03:41:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Lol.... love it I see nothing has change since my days in the Jail. One thing I miss about my days in the County is that ole timers do not give a Damm and won't be denied they really know how to collectively stick it to the brass in more ways then one. Even inmates leave the Ole timers alone because they know a are true "JG" doesn't give a Damm about shit, all he cares about is doing eight and hitting the gate. Man I miss them days.8

2/07/2017 05:13:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

For years I worked with dozens of these guys at my side job. Worse...work..ethic..EVER!! They'd call off at the last minute, "Oh, it's my birthday." "It's my anniversary, etc." You didn't know it was your birthday or anniversary when you filled out your schedule? They'd come late, want to leave early. And when they were there, you could never find them.

2/07/2017 06:29:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

To 1221am....yeah fmla is federally protected. Fuck dart and Cara smith, a madigan flunkie who knows nothing about policing the jail or streets. I worked in the jail before coming to this shithole of a department. The jail guys having fmla is no different than some of the heroes on this job who "break a finger" in early March and are off work until the following summer. There's nothing to look into, these are contractually agreed to and federal law. If dart cared about the call offs he'd look to improve officer morale, not appease all the shitheads locked up.

2/07/2017 07:54:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Anonymous said...
We are battered every day in this jail, no news reports about that! For the record... We are not "Guards" we are Cook County Sheriff Deputies, working corrections!

2/07/2017 09:31:00 AM

Your political hacks turn key.....

2/07/2017 10:42:00 PM  
Anonymous too young to be this angry said...

I was a jail guard before cpd. both depts suck. and none of this sheriff's deputy crap either trying to make yourself out to be more important than you are. until you've worked in that human cesspool and done your time don't piss and moan about how they should be punished and held to a higher standard. There's just as many thugs and scumbags on this shitty dept. everyone thinks they're the best officer that ever lived with the most integrity. that shits for the birds. give me my money!

2/07/2017 11:05:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Stanford Cardinal Students must be ANGRY having to listen to a HACK like Rahm. Where were the Lads from Google? Sergei Brin wasn't around I'm guessing. So many outstanding Alum at Stanford and those poor students were stuck with a Chump.
Go Cardinal!

2/07/2017 11:51:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

7160 NEVER says No!

2/08/2017 05:00:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

So Tammy dart is tearing down divisions in order to build new housing for the prisoners Gee how does that work is totally ridiculous you're wondering how many taxpayers dollars are being wasted it's our money our money is being wasted Tommy and Tony are putting more people back on the street to cause more murder and mayhem cannot wait until Jeff sessions finally gets confirmed comes to Chicago, we really need the attorney general to drain the swamp here both at City Hall the County building the state house and every other place where corruption is king. We pay that is the highest taxes in the nation for services such as Comcast cable cell phone bills look at your water bill look at your gas bill look at all your bills all the high taxes that we pay with the highest the highest in the nation just imagine that that is the nation just where does your money go where what did you do with all the billions of billions of dollars who stealing it who is taking it why is her money being giving out freely to people that are here illegally and people that just scam the system constantly.

2/08/2017 07:00:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

TO: Dart isn't even a real sheriff

Although I am NO fan of Dart's, he is a real Sheriff. Remember, the position of SHeriff is an elected on and nowhere does it say they need Law Enforcement experience. They are managers, not officers in Cook County. Now, other counties yes they are or have a L.E. background, just not here.

2/08/2017 08:03:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

sheriff fart is no Sheriff Joe or Sheriff Clarke
political hack dumped from state rep , he will be challenged in the next election

2/08/2017 02:27:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hey Tommy Fart, jail inmates aren't your clients. The taxpayers are your clients because we pay the bills, you commie motherfucker.

2/08/2017 09:15:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

7160 NEVER says no

2/08/2017 09:32:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I love how that idiot Dart advertises 240 guards called off as if he is an independent observer who has no connection to the office. That guy us a true nut job.

2/08/2017 11:11:00 PM  

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