Thursday, September 14, 2017

Sun Times Butthurt

The FOP 2nd VP got tired of OFficers being confronted at home by reporters, so her fired off a letter to the Slum Times:
  • It has come to the attention of the FOP that you have gone to the homes of department members in the course of pursuing stories for your publication.

    This letter is to notify you to cease and desist this practice. The proper and traditional means of contacting department members is through the Chicago Police Department. Police officers have always had an expectation of privacy in their homes. Their private residence should remain free from media access. Your use of this tactic is unprofessional and unethical, and is further illuminative of your publications’ general bias against the police.

    I am informing my members not to speak to either of you, or any Sun-Times reporter, if they come onto their private residence. I am further advising them to call the police and sign complaints for trespassing if you refuse to leave.

    Sincerely,
    Martin Preib
    Second Vice President, FOP
  • The tenets of journalism, especially investigative journalism, call for reporters to interview the people they’re writing about to get their sides of the story.

    Sometimes, it’s an email. Sometimes, it’s a phone call. Sometimes, it’s a trip to their home or office. Many times, it’s all of the above.

    Make no mistake, Mr. Preib, this publication calls it like it sees it when it comes to the Chicago Police Department.
Which is telling. They certainly don't call it as everyone else sees it in terms of crime, regularly omitting descriptions of offenders. They accept Rahm's bullshit numbers as real despite mountains of evidence (much of it published here) that refutes what they are spoon-fed. We've outlined dozens, if not hundreds, of instances of corruption that their so-called "investigative journalists" ought to be investigating while two of their reporters (Main and Spielmann) "borrow" without attribution dozens of other stories. And far too often, the Slum Times tells one portion of a story (the titillating portion) to paint a certain slant while ignoring the other portion (the clout that allowed the misconduct to occur/continue).

Common politeness would dictate that an Officer's home is out of bounds - and that includes posting pictures of the house and address. Spouses and children don't need to get dragged into nonsense. If an officer isn't commenting, it's most likely because of Department policy or advice of Counsel. If an officer wants to comment, we're sure they'll find a way to contact a reporter.

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104 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Your practice Sun Times could put officers lives and their loved ones at risk.

I've said it before I'll say it again. Don't talk to the media about anything, good or bad.

9/14/2017 12:07:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Nobody goes to reporter's houses when they get caught getting high, dui or a host of other violations, including battery to police officers. Such a double standard.

9/14/2017 12:19:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

POS media. Let them go hound drug dealers and murders, sticking cameras in their faces, standing by their homes, all without the protection of the police. I'd love to see that. But they're cowards. How about establishing a YouTube channel (we can't afford TV) and taking on the role of novice journalists and going to media members homes, recording their addresses for the world to see and recording their loved ones?

9/14/2017 12:23:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Those scumbags couldn't find a story even if they had a map.

9/14/2017 12:34:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I do not know Mr. Prieb.

But good going.

I would suggest the Following:

The F.O.P. offer to arrange to be a contact for all of it's members.

This avoids the ambush,and communicates the officer's desire not to talk to the press.

That way if they refuse, we can say we offered them a a polite way to accomplish their objective.

Should they choose their method, the F.O.P. can send out a news release telling everyone that the Sun Times would not reply to a simple request.

And when their reporters call for a quote, sorry, busy reading this news release.

Delivery drivers, well hate to screw working guys, but after a day or two the message might get through.

Continue your fight Mr. Prieb.


















9/14/2017 12:39:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I think it's pretty clear that the lines have been drawn. Reporters don't live in bubbles.

9/14/2017 01:02:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

And please...no more police courtesy formthese unprofessional clowns. Call them like you see them.if they are drunk, arrest them. If they are beating their spouse,arrest them. No more passes.

9/14/2017 01:06:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

The Sun-Times is biased and written at a 7th grade reading level. You might as well go to a middle school playground and ask the kids at recess what's going on in the city. Either that or go read the fictional young adult book, 'I Am the Cheese,' which is pretty much how they simply view conspiracies within the government and police department.

They get called out all the time in their comments section about how they shy away from naming the race of the offenders. Yet, they are too chickensit and dense to change their ways and do any adult reporting.

Too bad some billionaire conservative doesn't bankroll a new newspaper that does actual reporting. It could ask these important questions:

1) Do we really need 50 Alderman?

2) Is street sweeping necessary, or just an excuse to desperately get parking violation revenue?

3) Are low income families, especially single mothers, depending too much on schools, the police, and government to raise their multiple children for them?

4) Doesn't multiple merit promotions corrupt the CPD?

5) Why hasn't the Sun-Times or Tribune called out the mayor on the McDonald video cover-up before the election? Are the newspaper reporters corrupt, stupid, or both?

That's just for starters.

9/14/2017 01:07:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Best not to talk to the press. They are not our friends.

9/14/2017 01:21:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Now Retired.....

Make it harder for them to find you.

Something I've done since the late 70's and which I brought up at many roll calls.

Register everything you can, vehicle registrations, utility bills, cell phones bills, magazine subscriptions to a post office box. Your driver's license can go to your station address. Better than a non-published home phone number is to publish the number under an alias like a spouse's name.

If the media called me and came looking for me at front door I say I'll meet you there. Where are you? Where? Ha! I haven't lived there in years.

9/14/2017 01:52:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

You know that the news media is not going to stop harassing police at their homes. Look what they do to the poor people whose loved ones have been killed, they take advantage of them at their most tragic and vunerable moments and then splash it all over news. More than we need or want to see. If they come on to your property, try and video them. Find out who they are and expose their personal information since all kinds of information is now available about police (i.e. various websites with police information, anti police groups putting up photos of officers, complaint information, social media & family connections and so on). So why isn't anyone checking on them to see if they are adhering to the ethical tenets of the Society of Professional Journalists? They are complicit with the one party political system in this town and it's obvious in their "journalism".

9/14/2017 02:22:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

investigative journalism and sun times in the same sentence? thanks I really needed a good laugh.

9/14/2017 03:14:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Lets publish the address and phone number of every sun times "journalist" and see how they like it when we call it like it is. Also include their work schedule so the people they serve know when they are not home.

9/14/2017 03:15:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

If you're "visited" don't even open the door. Start videoing, file a police report, when they return again, sign a complaint for trespassing. Then start a civil suit for harassment. Hopefully, FOP will lend a helping hand.

9/14/2017 03:36:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I love a cat fight. Both parties are right in this instance. Come on can't we all just get along.

9/14/2017 04:49:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Please come to my home and I will introduce you to my angry German Sheppards. Smithers, release the hounds.

9/14/2017 05:48:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

So, the Sun-Times " calls it as they see it regarding the CPD"? HUH! It is a rag sheet of yellow journalism and my almost 50 years of being involved in street incidents and reading about them in the newspapers verifies that observation. I think that the FOP and officers on the street need a different tactic. Maybe the next time a Sun-Times reporter shows up at an officer's house, police officers should picket the reporters house, take photos of the house and publish the reporter's name and address in some manner. Turn about is fair play. Maybe even investigate the reporter and see what he/she have been up to in their private life. It might be fun. Look at their private social media pages. Hire a private investigator to dig dirt on them.

9/14/2017 05:56:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

sounds like that last line is a really unbiased statement.

9/14/2017 06:03:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Way to go Marty. Your writing skills are so great the simple reply to your letter which carries zero weight was "No". You do your job and we will do ours. Something tells me that the Scumtimes doesn't give a crap about what you think and the words cease and desist only means something in a court of law. They are investigative reporters and they are going to investigate.

9/14/2017 06:13:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Please come to my door. I can go non-fetal one time

9/14/2017 06:22:00 AM  
Anonymous lil george said...

So the paper calls it like it is in regards to CPD? THEY: constantly report that cpd stop a disproportionate amount of black men due to them being a third of the population but 70% of stops. They never state that a third of the population are involved in 85% of shootings/homicides. They write about the police killing black men at high paces but never report that cpd account for less than 1% of all shootings. They report that the police are beating black men but never report that out of the thousands of daily interactions with the community a very small percentage lead to altercations. They write that the community doesn't want the police and it's the police who need reform. Never write about the 100's of good families who love the police in the community and that reform is a two-way street. They always push the "he was a good boy who witnesses say didn't have a gun" narrative yet seem to forget that 4,000 people getting shot means there may be guns on the street and the cpd, being out 24/7 may run into a gun toting thug. They break down split-second decisions in the comfort of an office and after hours of review tell the world that you are a killer. They take a well written article from crime in Wrigleyville blog which lays out the hiring practices of cpd yet discount it because Rahm tells them it's wrong. Yes, the sun times really tells it how it is

9/14/2017 06:45:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Anonymous said...
So, the Sun-Times " calls it as they see it regarding the CPD"? HUH! It is a rag sheet of yellow journalism and my almost 50 years of being involved in street incidents and reading about them in the newspapers verifies that observation. I think that the FOP and officers on the street need a different tactic. Maybe the next time a Sun-Times reporter shows up at an officer's house, police officers should picket the reporters house, take photos of the house and publish the reporter's name and address in some manner. Turn about is fair play. Maybe even investigate the reporter and see what he/she have been up to in their private life. It might be fun. Look at their private social media pages. Hire a private investigator to dig dirt on them.
9/14/2017 05:56:00 AM
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With the current climate of witch hunting from IAD and COPA, I would suggest that perhaps the FOP round up a dozen or so retiree's willing to make a stipend for their time to go to these reporters homes and picket. A few of those retiree's might also do some investigative work looking at those reporters private lives. It can be posted here on this blog, on fb/twitter under assumed names/accounts, or on the FOP website.
Afterall, Turnabout is fair play.

9/14/2017 07:02:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I think a healthy discussion is in order... Billy goat?

9/14/2017 07:04:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Keep giving the City a good address and you will have visitors.

House title in trust.

Register car to other house (mom's place)

credit cards to po box.

No social media saying you DA POLICE and with your photo.

People do not like or respect you cover your ass.

You still could be found but the media types are cheap and will not pay for info.

9/14/2017 07:11:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Investigative Journalism? These so called investigative reporters are all products of the progressive universities, they graduate with a degree in journalism and really think they are journalists. Except for Kass they all have one point of view "the left" they don't have the intelligence to separate truth from ideological left beliefs. Their power lies in their insipid bylines. I'd refer to them as morons but that would insult morons. ♠️

9/14/2017 07:14:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Reporters are the new all time low bottom feeders and will sell their parents for a lie fit to print all under the behest of the twerp murder mayor...

9/14/2017 07:43:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I stopped doing activity but now my parkers may go up if I see any news vehicles illegally parked. Movers in case I happen to stop any news media scum bags. If any news media show up at any officers house call your district immediately to get a car to remove them. And please write them if they happen to park on a permit parking only street.

9/14/2017 07:50:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Oh these PHUQ'EN MORONS..AGAIN with their Bullshit, we present the FACTS NONSENSE...I can't wait for one of them to step on their Dick or TIT...

9/14/2017 07:50:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

A few years ago a Channel 7 News truck parked in a tow zone outside of Ricobenes while they went in to eat. A Sgt. called a car over and wrote the ticket on the truck, the stand up thing is the Sgt. wrote the ticket himself instead of letting the P.O. write it. Well low and behold the Channel 7 called the station, the Sgt. was called in and questioned about it. The Sgt. stood his ground and was smart enough to take a picture of the truck parked there. He also refused to bend and give them a pass. I witnessed this and was glad he had balls and for once got under their skin. The bottom line is why give them courtesy when they will put you and your family in harms way. I have heard the argument of not starting a war with the media, well guess what they are not our friends. If any of you have an experience with them, do not give them a pass, because they won't give you one.

9/14/2017 08:02:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Wonder if they ran that past their "legal department"? I'm betting no.

9/14/2017 08:03:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I wouldn't use any Chicago newspaper to wipe my ass with.

9/14/2017 08:06:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Greet them with a shotgun and "GTF off my property".

9/14/2017 08:16:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

little fart ed eisendrath will step on his dick soon. bet on it. the RAHm RAHm slum times will be in a bit of a pickle when RAHm sticks it to the city trade unions. what side will the slum times take? RAHm's fuckery with contracts in below post will be interesting as it unfolds.

9/14/2017 08:27:00 AM  
Blogger SpankDaddy said...

How many reporters have ever shown up unannounced at Rahm's house?

9/14/2017 08:30:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Anytime a FOIA is requested regarding any FOP member , that member needs to be notified at that time. Put that in the CBA FOP. This needs to be put in the next contract. Oh wait, FOP could care less about the contract

FOP is like the use of force model. We can't use it.

FOP takes your dues then goes to dinner for a good juicy steak and then the Hawks game.

9/14/2017 08:41:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

The sun times lies just like black lies matter does the same example here;
Black Lives Matter Minneapolis apologizes about photo of 'lynched' man

http://www.foxnews.com/us/2017/08/02/black-lives-matter-minneapolis-apologizes-about-photo-lynched-man.html

Anything to make the black community and other idiots act out and cause violence nothing but a terrorist organization just a bunch of go steps are bent on destroying the United States of America and the police departments throughout the country they are lawless group who never protest all the murder and a black on black crime a good example is throughout Chicago! God bless the police!

9/14/2017 09:00:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Sound like the Slum Times just told all CPD officers that they don't care what CPD officers think about their family's safety, the Slum Times will continue to do as they please. Bottom line, Slum Times has declared open war on CPD officers. Taken on face value, officers should follow all laws and rules when dealing with any media. That includes any contact from any interview, access or information at any crime scene to any stop for a traffic violation. Time to shut the hate filled and lying media down completely.

9/14/2017 09:01:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Prieb is the worst

9/14/2017 09:01:00 AM  
Blogger Cuthbert J. Twillie said...

Well..... okay, I have a question for the Slum-Times.

Since reporters are now 'Journalists' and they're no longer are neutral arbiters who stick to the Who, What, Where, and When of a story like in times past. But are now Activist Journalists inserting their personal opinions in every 'news' story, shouldn't the PUBLIC have a Right to know all about where these journalists? And I mean 'all.'

Like where they live. If they are Married. If they have kids, how many, and where they go to school. And if married, where does the spouse work. Like say for a Government Agency [::cough:: Cook County Sheriff ::cough::].

I think it's only fair.

So c'mon Sun-Times, start printing full bio's of every one of your journalists so 'The Public' can better judge the repor.. oops, 'Journalism' in your newspaper.

9/14/2017 09:11:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Occasionally had to work the desk and when City News would call asking if anything was going on in the district, I would tell them of the the train derailment that didn't exist and as they would ask for more information I'd say I had to answer another call, put them on hold, and never return.

9/14/2017 09:16:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

And has anyone seen the newest article on COPA out today? Wait til you get to the line about how they are making the cops "start squealing"......since this bunch sees the CPD as pigs.....

MSM is wetting their panties waiting for COPA to go on an all-out, no-holds-barred investigative hunt to root out all evil in the CPD......
Because, you know, police are the problem..not the feral drug running, dope smoking, murdering denizens of the community....who have shot and murdered their own to the tune of 2000+ a year.....

Be smart, my brothers and sisters in blue......carry your lawyers phone number in your pocket at all times.....know your legal rights......
This group gonna make the Salem Witch Hunters seem tame......9 1/2 IS running for re-election and the ONLY way he can win is if the
"Community" will vote for him......

9/14/2017 09:17:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

They have no principles. At least paparazzi are honest and spare the moral preening.

9/14/2017 09:21:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

several clicks on zabasearch.com showed home addresses in Northbrook, Glen Ellyn and Wood Dale for Steinberg, Main and Spielman

9/14/2017 09:30:00 AM  
Blogger Baby"G" said...

Once you go down a one way street, you can't make a legal U-Turn. If Openness is the goal, let's do it right. Cops know where everybody lives, even if people try to hide, and put cameras on their residences. So, when an Investigative Reporter gets aggressive, publish his/her home address, so that we can send them a letter on how we enjoyed their writing. When the reporter who lived in Chicago, and published the address of the officer in the Ferguson case, an act which forced the officer to move, had Her address published; she had a Total Meltdown. She was living in the 020th District, and she wanted police to guard her residence. Her "Journalism" put the officer and his wife, also an officer in real danger! Recognizing one's vulnerability, is like an Epiphany. Stay Safe, do ABSOLUTELY NOTHING MORE THANT THE MINIMUM REQUIRED OF YOUR CALL. PROACTIVE POLICING is Dead. Cops who engage in Proactive Policing have a greater chance of going to prison, than the offender they pursue. Baby "G"

9/14/2017 09:35:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Turn on the sprinklers!

9/14/2017 09:38:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Find out where the reporter lives. Show up at their residence at about 0200. Use car horn as doorbell. When they come to the door, tell them you don't want to talk to them.

Put the shoe on the other foot.

9/14/2017 10:02:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I hate the media more than I hate the politicians and the lawyers. That says a lot.

9/14/2017 10:15:00 AM  
Anonymous Old White Hat said...

We had a similar situation in the late 60's or early 70's. Pardon me but my 74 year memory bank needs a few deposits. We would stop an detain as long as possible every Sun Times delivery truck who committed even the slightest violation. We would explain to the drivers why they were targeted and after a long cordial visit of sharing war stories we would send them on way minus any citation. Our purpose was to delay delivery to high volume locations reducing sales at major public transportation hubs. This was in our own little way of protesting the coverage of Little Wally Jacobson's DUI arrest. The Sun Times is no more than a fully owned subsidiary of the Mayor, the black community, and all the other progressive assholes in this city. PS: say a prayer for the soul of ole Howard Anderson of the Traffic Division who was responsible for 2 of Wallys DUI's. Just remember NO DEMOCRAT is your friend. Screw 'em all every chance you get. Any 022nd District Officer who bags either Matt O'Shea or Tom Dart will get a $100.00 gift card from yours truly. I do have a way to find out if this would happen. God Bless you all and make it home to your family every night.

9/14/2017 10:19:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Would the Dean Angelo crew ever done something like this in our defense? Doubtful. So at least we have one positive change with the new administration.

9/14/2017 10:30:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I don't see how you can prevent a reporter, or anyone else for that matter, from going to anyone's home and asking them questions, short of the trespass laws, and those are not all that easy to invoke in advance.

Best bet is learn to say "no comment".

9/14/2017 10:42:00 AM  
Anonymous The Box Chevy Phantom said...

Local media isn't going to like it
when their favorite whipping boys
(CPD) start punching back like they
actually could and should.

The scum-times smug, nasty and intemperate response
to a legitimate and reasonable request is virtue signaling.

The Police have been reduced to second class citizenship
to facilitate a flawed and very biased narrative.

It's rank hypocrisy that the scum-times hold themselves up
as arbiters and sentinels of truth, fair play and equal time
in journalism.

Typical liberal circular argumentation:
"Do your job and we'll do ours."

They're at least good little Alinskyites, no?

Fuck every one of these craven, knee-walking,
wet-eyed, limp-wristed moral weaklings.

We hope the seething, barely suppressed Maoist fringe
of the left puts the fire of true belief to the asses of everyone
on the editorial board first before they try to wreck everything
else.

And did not the moral weaklings try to hide their nakedness
by juxtaposing their coverage of the struggle of our departed
brother Officer Bernard Domagala with a Rahm Emanuel ordered
hit piece which was orchestrated solely to reinforce the flawed
and very biased narrative that the Police of Chicago are out
of control?

That same narrative seeing very heavy circulation during
contract negotiations in order to separate The Police from
the public good will?

And if/when The Police in Chicago were ever to be finally
ruined in the name of "Reform," what manner of contribution
to the "Victory" could the media and the politicians lay
dueling claims to?

Would there be a parade?
Some great, heaving cathartic sigh of relief
from all corners of this city?

Will Rahm Emanuel reap plaudits and accolades
for "Taking On" and "WINNING against a mere 9k
imperfect human beings who overwhelmingly play
by the rules of civilized society versus cowering
from confronting the demographic subset that
revels in their contribution of nothing but destruction
and death while fully embracing willful ignorance
and avidly avoided responsibility?

They demand to be put on equal footing with the rest
of everybody else and they refuse to take substantive
steps toward taking a seat at the table of mutual support
and genuine common purpose with the rest of civilized
society.

Whither thus this breathlessly awaited "Victory"
over The Police?

Will everything else come to the fore and be
pursued with the same single-minded purpose
as "Victory" over The Police?

Or perhaps we and others are missing something
here in Chicago?

The Police are the problem.
Not the catered-to constituencies of record.

Right?

Police Like You Have No Friends.



9/14/2017 10:59:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

The papaer is owned by the democrats not hard to see so much anti-police rhetoric as there own reporters beat their wives,and so much more! Then we have this terrorist group pledging violence being allowed to destroy the city thanks to the "rahm crew":
Antifa activists say violence is necessary

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/ct-chicago-police-accountability-met-20170914-story.html

None of the cowards at the city council.the toni-tommy team,the little lisa madigan and her daddy, no one denouncing this and getting out in front saying no permits will be arrested! they want the police to get hurt and be on national news anything to destroy the good people who are honest and try to survive this shit!

Persoanlly I will back blue and stand down, why are there zero protests from these groups and black lies matter at city hall rahms house about all the black crime, murder,shootings because no national news and no payoffs from the elected

9/14/2017 11:09:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Eric Zorn lives in 017 on 1723. If only he would of renewed his license plates!

9/14/2017 12:12:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Zero tolerance for news vans parking illegally

9/14/2017 12:13:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Have they published pictures of rahms abode or that of any of the aldercreatures who have been indicted and convicted in Fed' cases, how about asking rahm's kid who had your phone he is an adult.

This is not new Peter Karl knocked on the door of a PO's house to interview the wife about allegations against the Officer, and this was 1985, the Officer is one of my family.

9/14/2017 12:18:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

So they write one positive police story in many years and all of a sudden they call it how they see it? I mean come on.

9/14/2017 12:30:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

In an interview with the Tribune at COPA's newly expanded headquarters in West Town, Fairley grew most animated when asked if the disciplinary system victimizes police.

"Oh, give me a break!" she said.

"We are at a real crossroads in our city, and they are a member of this community," she said. "Just because we're holding them accountable in a way they haven't experienced before, they're squealing. I can't be sorry for that."

9/14/2017 12:31:00 PM  
Anonymous Happy to be retired said...

If I could respond to the editorial it would be how about printing the whole truth and not half truths. Investigate the whole story before writing your so called truthful articles, you listen to street people who did not see a thing but will tell you that the police are at fault but never print a retraction when the truth is learned. Reporter should know for every action there is a reaction, they only take one side of the story and are quick to print to make their deadline. To print the truth you need to tell public the actual description of the offender not the vague descriptions let the public know that the black population is out of control and are committing crime with no fear of the police. quick hiding behind the freedom of the press do your job the right way not half- ass and maybe we will respect you until then pull your head out of your ass

9/14/2017 12:35:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Just FYI they call our spouses also, some bi#ch had called my wife three times within last four days.

9/14/2017 12:57:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hey midnight officers, call it like you see it!
No breaks for their truck drivers.
If you see them break the law write them.

9/14/2017 01:05:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

(OT) some great news I'm going to get 1 of these free rides Cta deep state style:

http://chicago.suntimes.com/news/chicagos-municipal-id-will-double-as-ventra-library-card/

Thanks to the young girl who got city clerk position first we have "herbie I ain't in no gangs" developing city stickers and now this brilliant can't wait to get 1 and can even take out library books with it, false name false sex anything goes and it's an official identification card what could go wrong Anna Valencia city clerk! This is going to be great hope everyone gets 1, now where's my free cheese and Obama phones it's our time now thank you Anna where do we sign up! My name is Jose humanes and I live at 121 north lasalle on the 59th floor, ok ready set go!

9/14/2017 02:01:00 PM  
Anonymous I thought Trump won? said...

Off topic...did you see the assholes rioting in Rosemont over the girl dying in the Hotel freezer? Activists are pushing another Sandra Bland conspiracy theory.

9/14/2017 02:32:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Theres a few front porches and street parties that reporters can investigate chicagos insane violence...drive around the hood and youll find them...

9/14/2017 03:58:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

The Sun Times is such an objectionable waste of paper my dog won't do his business on it. Karma will get them in the end.

9/14/2017 04:20:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

9/14/2017 08:03:00 AM
Anonymous Anonymous said...
I wouldn't use any Chicago newspaper to wipe my ass with.

9/14/2017 08:06:00 AM

Why not?
What better to wipe your ass with than a shit rag like the Sun Times?

9/14/2017 04:41:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

We are heading into contract negotiations and this FOP blogger is putting us further behind. Answer why you and Murray fired Kathy Moore. No one cares about Alstory Simon or Anthony Porter. Start writing about what is going on with our healthcare, pension and working conditions. Enough of your nonsense and your soon to be short lived author career.

9/14/2017 04:53:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

So tell me,

All you 9161's..

Why don't you ticket the Media? Their Media permits don't mean shit if there isn't a camera and reporter on scene.

Just like under 9-100-200 City Vehicles are to park legally even if On a Job.


Oh...to everyone that checked their Emails this morning.

The Revocation of 9-64-115 doesn't mean you can't Write 9-64-170A and B. I just got done talking to 016 CAPs Sgt about this.

9-64-115 was only enforceable in Ward 50 anyways.

Finance Guy on a Bike.

9/14/2017 04:57:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

The Slum-Times says "The tenants of investigative journalism.."

From them, that's comical.

9/14/2017 05:26:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Rahm's got the Scum Times in his back pocket.
He's friends with the owners of the Scum Times.

9/14/2017 06:52:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

There was a stolen vehicle charge denied after offender hits a person, electrical box that caused an explosion, plows down the side walk for a block, flees police, drugs recovered. PSMV denied!!!! THE Chicago way!

9/14/2017 07:00:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...



Anonymous Old White Hat said...
We had a similar situation in the late 60's or early 70's. Pardon me but my 74 year memory bank needs a few deposits. We would stop and........ God Bless you all and make it home to your family every night.

*****

I enjoyed your post and memories of the good times!

Question for you-do you recall another White Hat circa 1973/74 named something like Hugh Van Hugh? Ring any bells?

Thanks and God Bless you and your family every night, too!


Retired, 30+




9/14/2017 07:44:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Suntimes is great...for wiping my ass!

9/14/2017 08:13:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Fop where the hell are you why havnt you came out with a no confidence votes against Eddie Johnson and the mayor?

9/14/2017 08:33:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Anonymous said...

9/14/2017 08:03:00 AM

Anonymous Anonymous said...
I wouldn't use any Chicago newspaper to wipe my ass with.

9/14/2017 08:06:00 AM

Why not?
What better to wipe your ass with than a shit rag like the Sun Times?

9/14/2017 04:41:00 PM

A used potato sack makes for better ass wiping
than any of Chicago's Maoist propaganda rags.

9/14/2017 08:57:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

OT -
Where was the FOP Board and Trustees for the Candlelight Vigil?
One
One Board Member showed up for tonight's Candlelight Vigil honoring deceased members.

You all should be ashamed of yourselves.

Kathy Moore firing and now this?
You're all just one termers. You'll never get elected again because you do not have the members in your best interests.

9/14/2017 09:16:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

To Old White Hat at 10:19 am

"Any 022nd District Officer who bags either Matt O'Shea or Tom Dart will get a $100.00 gift card from yours truly."

Hell, I don't even live in your state but will happily contribute $100.00 for bagging Dart, too.

9/14/2017 09:27:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Anonymous Anonymous said...
Hey midnight officers, call it like you see it!
No breaks for their truck drivers.
If you see them break the law write them.

9/14/2017 01:05:00 PM

I guess. You think the truck drivers are the problem? They are writing the editorials? Directing the slant of news? Or maybe they are just working stiffs trying to earn a living. You be the judge.

9/14/2017 09:31:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

The truck drivers for the newspapers and the drivers of the news stations are not the problem. They are just trying to earn a living. They don't do the do the reporting. The tv drivers just get assignments like you do and go there and meet the reporter. Half The paper drivers don't even know the rag reporters if they were standing in front of them.FOP should hire a security firm and have them send in people where the news and reporters drink and film them leaving drunk and driving. Turn it on them.

9/14/2017 09:38:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

SCC-- list the names and home addresses of the filthy/unclean picks (family members are included too) on sun- times editorial board along with those two dorks Tim Novak & Fusco. BTW, have any of the these scum bags shown up on the door steps of Rahm and Rauner to get the story ? Of course not, they are cowards and water carriers for the Combine.

9/14/2017 09:45:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

The tenets of journalism? Just what does the Sun Times know about the tenets or ethics of anything? They employee Lynn Sweet and have you ever listened to that mutt report about anything? She is a sock puppet for crying out loud. I am looking forward to the day there are no newspapers in Chicago. None to endorse the crooked politicians that run this city and run amok in it.

9/14/2017 10:22:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Just saw the news. This is great. You're at a hotel partying all night. Your drunk and who knows what else. You go into an employee only area. You walk into a freezer and can't get out. Now you lose your life. All these things were the hotel's fault. Already talking lawsuit. When are people's actions going to be held accountable in this city.

9/14/2017 10:53:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I think a good watering of the lawn would be in order once those fake news conglomerates appear anywhere near my property lines.

9/15/2017 12:05:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

"Sun Times Butthurt"

Their corporate banner should
be a depiction of an asshole
with two crossed band-aids
superimposed on it...

The leftist Jolly Roger...

9/15/2017 12:18:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Who was the asshat female reporter,not sure with what media, but she did a shit story on police. She lived in Chicago, a found a ton of pizzas delivered to her apartment, among other curious incidents.

Then she went to the police to complain about it. Idiot.

9/15/2017 04:55:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Great response, Marty. Disability Dean, would have rolled on his back, and pissed all over himself. Keep up the great work.

9/15/2017 07:18:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

When the News papers were bashing coppers in the 70s,80s,& 90s . We would go after the "DELIVERY DRIVERS" DAY AFTER DAY, writing them for any and all infractions until the news papers stopped harassing us. It worked back in the day !

9/15/2017 07:42:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

OT -
Where was the FOP Board and Trustees for the Candlelight Vigil?
One
One Board Member showed up for tonight's Candlelight Vigil honoring deceased members.

You all should be ashamed of yourselves.

Kathy Moore firing and now this?
You're all just one termers. You'll never get elected again because you do not have the members in your best interests.

9/14/2017 09:16:00 PM




Who is Kathy Moore?

9/15/2017 08:47:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Stop bitchin and belly achin on a blog , the people on the street and working see and hear much . The people on the street working know where trucks are parked illegally , the people on the street know where people gravitate to after office hours.

If certain parties want to climb up on a pedestal and be holier than thou so be it , however if same parties are going to invade my personal space and harass my family and outright lie about events be it by omission or other wise , who is the bigger hypocrite the one's pushing the propaganda and carrying the water or the ones who know better and continue to let in occur unchecked ?

For as much as everyone hates the Demorats why do the people on the street working adopt their play book ? Have the info and then sit back and wait to use it in some failed attempt to " keep the peace " and not "start a war with the media " . That time has long past and they are winning the propaganda war unchallenged.

Look at the insane "PROTEST" by un-iformed "activists" in Rosemont . The "community" demands answers but is unable to look within and then it must be someone else's fault . The have the knowledge to fix their own problems but don't need to cause they can play the blame game , why would the people who work the street sink to that level ?

Like the Man said Police like you have no friends

9/15/2017 09:05:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

https://nuwber.com/person/563a2e1ecf00835c7fa5f7b3 Eric Zorn's Address.

9/15/2017 09:50:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...


Previous post:
Just saw the news. This is great. You're at a hotel partying all night. Your drunk and who knows what else. You go into an employee only area. You walk into a freezer and can't get out. Now you lose your life. All these things were the hotel's fault. Already talking lawsuit. When are people's actions going to be held accountable in this city.

----

Already talking lawsuit...amazing isn't it?

If my family lost a member or close friend for any reason, never like circumstances this family faces however there is a grieving period, a time for privacy and family...and there is accountability.

But the shitball, bottom feeding "lawyers" seek these families out immediately to get their blood draining hooks into them.

My Dad.... had some soliciting "lawyer" or one of his bandits shown up on our front porch during our time of grief, would find Dad personally, aggressively and efficiently removing that POS from our property.



9/15/2017 09:52:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

The Sun Times sucks. I will never again buy a copy of that rag.

9/15/2017 11:12:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Marty what exactly do you do besides write one letter every two weeks not much of a copper at all should stick too writing books. Maybe when I retire I will go to the library and check-out his book as I will not give him a dime. How much of his time as a house mouse at 35th went too working on his book?

9/15/2017 04:25:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Anonymous said...
I think a good watering of the lawn would be in order once those fake news conglomerates appear anywhere near my property lines.

9/15/2017 12:05:00 AM

Water their lawn instead . . . using a Weed-N-Feed style attachment . . . filled to the brim with a bright, neon colored, POWDERED fabric dye. The results are rather eye-catching, to say the least.

I suppose I should follow the advice of counsel and invoke the 5th Amendment now . . .

9/15/2017 05:06:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Anonymous said...
To Old White Hat at 10:19 am

"Any 022nd District Officer who bags either Matt O'Shea or Tom Dart will get a $100.00 gift card from yours truly."

Hell, I don't even live in your state but will happily contribute $100.00 for bagging Dart, too.

9/14/2017 09:27:00 PM

I'll add $50 to that total.

Finance Bike Guy from 016

9/15/2017 08:19:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

When the liberal press has the story written for them, it's really not technically investigative journalism anymore. It's sensationalism and unethical. Endangering innocent people's lives is not journalism. End of story.

9/15/2017 09:11:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

When the News papers were bashing coppers in the 70s,80s,& 90s . We would go after the "DELIVERY DRIVERS" DAY AFTER DAY, writing them for any and all infractions until the news papers stopped harassing us. It worked back in the day !

9/15/2017 07:42:00 AM

It was pimpy then and it would be uberpimpy now.

9/15/2017 11:46:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Register car to other house (mom's place)

9/14/2017 07:11:00 AM

Unless your Mom is a hardened, street-wise, old gal, she might have a heart attack with the media hounding her at the front door. And, the old man would be looking for me with a Louisville Slugger 2 X 4 in his rather massive hands. As the 2 X 4 splintered when contacting my head and just before becoming unconscious, I would hear my Father loudly professing how I disrespected my Mother. No thanks. I'll find an address other than one belonging to Mom and Pops. My Pops won't give a shit that I might have an explanation.

9/16/2017 12:04:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Anonymous Anonymous said...
Who was the asshat female reporter,not sure with what media, but she did a shit story on police. She lived in Chicago, a found a ton of pizzas delivered to her apartment, among other curious incidents.

Then she went to the police to complain about it. Idiot.

9/15/2017 04:55:00 AM

Wasn't she a freelance reporter for the NYT? Printed a cops address, I think.

9/16/2017 12:29:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

It's amazing the fiction that coppers write on a regular basis . There was more than one FOP board member at the candlelight vigil . LB who's a merit hack and not very well liked and not a Fop member decided because of his hatred for Billy D to interject his unwanted opinion in something that does not concern him . He stopped paying dues in 2014 and isn't in the union. You should be more concerned with opening the memorial store on time than any union business . The phone booth you had your retirement party in is now available . Do yourself a favor and go away !!!!

9/16/2017 01:48:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Anonymous said...
Who was the asshat female reporter,not sure with what media, but she did a shit story on police. She lived in Chicago, a found a ton of pizzas delivered to her apartment, among other curious incidents.

Then she went to the police to complain about it. Idiot.

9/15/2017 04:55:00 AM

Her name is Julie Bosman.

9/16/2017 04:42:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

It's amazing the fiction that coppers write on a regular basis . There was more than one FOP board member at the candlelight vigil . LB who's a merit hack and not very well liked and not a Fop member decided because of his hatred for Billy D to interject his unwanted opinion in something that does not concern him . He stopped paying dues in 2014 and isn't in the union. You should be more concerned with opening the memorial store on time than any union business . The phone booth you had your retirement party in is now available . Do yourself a favor and go away !!!!
9/16/2017 01:48:00 AM
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Sorry Billy but more than one person noted the absence of all but one FOP board member at the vigil.
And rather than own up to their f up, they have little people like you that make up lies like this.

9/16/2017 07:03:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Pam Zeckman Lives behind the Jewel on Broadway and Montrose. Nice big house with a big Iron fence and 300 cameras. Let all the homeless know to hang out over there and do there drinking and pissing. After all, when Pam calls we cant violate the homeless civil rights.

9/16/2017 08:28:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Anonymous Anonymous said...
When the News papers were bashing coppers in the 70s,80s,& 90s . We would go after the "DELIVERY DRIVERS" DAY AFTER DAY, writing them for any and all infractions until the news papers stopped harassing us. It worked back in the day !

9/15/2017 07:42:00 AM

It was pimpy then and it would be uberpimpy now.

The poster is rewriting history. I worked the district during the 70's and the only time we went after the drivers was to get a free paper in the morning. We never thought of punishing the drivers who would hit the streets at 4 am to do their job. They had nothing to do with the reporters actuon so why would you hold them responsible

9/16/2017 10:14:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Preib, keep up the good work. We need you and more people in the union protecting us. Don't let these idiots stop you from doing your job. Keep up the good work. Don't let the comments of the prior administration bring you down.

9/17/2017 11:08:00 PM  

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