Monday, April 23, 2018

Bulletproof Therapists

  • SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Some Illinois lawmakers want to give extra money to schools that replace armed security officers with unarmed social workers and behavior therapists, an approach to safety that's far different than a national push to add police or arm teachers following a mass shooting at a Florida high school.

    Rep. Emanuel "Chris" Welch, a Hillside Democrat, said he proposed the plan after hearing from advocates who argue that investing in mental health resources is the best way of treating the epidemic of violence.

    His plan, which is backed by 16 other Democrats in the House, would allow schools to apply to an optional grant if they promise to reallocate funding for school-based law enforcement to mental health services, including social workers or other practices "designed to promote school safety and healthy environments."
We can hardly wait. No doubt it will cut the workload on Second Watch by 25% plus the School Officers will be back pushing a beat car, alleviating watch shortages.

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55 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Let them do it. When Little Johnny is having his meltdown, like the kid at U of C, let the libtard social workers deal with it.

4/23/2018 12:07:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Great idea... make it a part time gig with no benefits... don't need anyone racking up a 5th pension for a week of work

4/23/2018 12:09:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Maybe these idiots can hire a rainbow colored unicorn therapist with the money they save getting rid of people that will save the little boogers lives. And then, after many dead little tykes, the morons will hire the cops back. Of course, it will be the guns fault, not the fault of faulty reasoning progressive marxist thinking. These people are as dumb as a bag of shit.

4/23/2018 12:19:00 AM  
Anonymous 29 and a day said...

good Its a horse shit side job anyway Who wants to put up with the little darlings anyway? And the teachers hate cops. remember that the Chicago teachers union sent 4 busloads of delegates to Ferguson for Micheal Brown. Fuck them. Let them get killed

4/23/2018 12:22:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

the liberal motto ... "there is no cure for stupid"

4/23/2018 12:30:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

That "....promote......healthy environments..." really is far more amusing than it was, presumably, intended to be.

4/23/2018 12:32:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Do it for Politician's Security detail

4/23/2018 12:38:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Sounds good to me. I'm interested to see how well they do with an armed offender bent on killing. Besides, have you seen a CPS school lately. The place is a prison.
Surveillance cameras placed in and outside the facility.
Guards placed at the entrance.
Guards walking the facility amongst the prisoners, I mean students.
Metal detectors placed at the entrances.
Metal doors that are only opened electronically after being buzzed by some unseen guard watching you via camera.

4/23/2018 12:42:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

So let me get this straight........

Mental health resources are the best way of treatinbthe epidemic of violence?
Well then why did politicians CLOSE ALL OF THE MENTAL HEALTH FACILITIES?

Illinois, and the Chicagoland area are in dire need of a better mental health care program, and paying school babysitters is not the answer.

4/23/2018 12:59:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

This proposal is straight out of OfficeSpace...

J/O: I dun wanna kilt somebody dat dissed my gurl...

Teacher: Go see Mr. Johnson, The Occupational Hypnotherapist....

Friggin democrats - no brains at all...

4/23/2018 01:12:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I find myself not trusting anyone named Emmanuel. Can be the nicest guy in the world too

4/23/2018 01:44:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Vote Republican MAGA pull all school officers from the schools they all should be working a beat car anyway

4/23/2018 02:01:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

A good idea. These school and other mass shooters are all mentally disturbed. We need to put mental health experts into our schools to confront and calm them, not police or armed teachers to kill the poor disturbed folks.

4/23/2018 03:26:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Police don't reliably vote Democrat.

Social Workers do.

Of course they want to pay the wages for reliable voters...

4/23/2018 04:10:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Liberalism is a disease of stupidity and liberals always seem to be democrats. It’s no surprise that everything run by democrats turns into complete shit with peanuts in it.

4/23/2018 05:28:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

"Chris" Welch ought to be in prison for what he and his cohorts did to the Proviso high school district. People still move rather than send their kids to Proviso East. But this is Illinois so he gets elected state rep and runs unopposed every term and has become some type of education expert. This state sucks

4/23/2018 06:16:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Is Rep Welch related our gold star Welch? Went from a merit do nothing sgt to commander in 6 months, then now a chief. If the media had any balls they would look at his career and.look for anything that he accomplished during any rank to deserve a single promotion. The short answer is, be has done a single thing. He is the shining example of how deeply flawed the Merit process is.

4/23/2018 06:30:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Awesome.

Let the commie teachers wrestle with their charges during the daily bullshit.

They can throw river rocks at shooters.

Having anything to do with “schools” is a losing proposition for the poleeces.

Here’s a deal: The police pull out of the “schools”, ya’ll stop fucking with my Second Amendment.

Good luck👮🏻👍🏼

4/23/2018 07:06:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Any one keeping track of these school shooting. As I was discussing high schools with another police officer we both agreed that Northside College Prep was extremely liberal and the teachers feel it’s their duty to brain wash their students into this leftist way of thinking. This is why I’m paying several thousands of dollars to keep my kids away from CPS.
So that leads me to my question. How many of these school shootings occurred in public schools versus private school?

4/23/2018 07:14:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

wow! school officers get ready for an eight.five hour work day! in regular day off group!

4/23/2018 07:32:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

They won't need cops in schools after this November. The Dems will take back the house, ban guns, then there will be no more shootings.

4/23/2018 07:49:00 AM  
Blogger SpankDaddy said...

Hillside. Democrat. 'Nuff said.

4/23/2018 08:03:00 AM  
Blogger 30 pending and what said...

Hell yea. Now hopefully theyll give me some time due.

4/23/2018 08:31:00 AM  
Blogger Cuthbert J. Twillie said...

+++++ 'Some Illinois lawmakers want to give extra money to schools that replace armed security officers with unarmed social workers and behavior therapists ... Rep. Emanuel "Chris" Welch, a Hillside Democrat, said he proposed the plan after hearing from advocates who argue that investing in mental health resources is the best way of treating the epidemic of violence. ' +++++

Ha-ha-ha-ha! You MORON. They mean spending money (spending is NOT 'investing') on Mental Health Clinics, Mental Asylums, and Psychiatrists and others to staff them. So the Crazies can be taken off the streets and put in a rubber room so society is safe from them. And not to put another unarmed target in a school, and targets these shrinks would be as they'd undoubtedly piss off someone with mental issues and would be first ones that 'Crazy Joe' would want to 'get even' with -- 'Call me abnormal will ya, okay Doc, well you'll get yours'.

Jesus H! Leave it to a Democrat to take an idea and totally twist it beyond recognition of its original intent.

Take note folks. Never underestimate the stupidity of a Democrat, especially an Illinois Democrats. It's a Special Kind of Stupid.

4/23/2018 08:52:00 AM  
Blogger Chip Bagg said...

HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA.
Thanks for the laugh.

4/23/2018 08:56:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Not a bad idea but the approach is wrong. Keep the security and add the social workers. It's bad enough already what is there to lose, a little more tax dollars? Figure the cost difference between incarceration and this program. Make it a successful program. In Illinois though, this too will most likely be a failure.

4/23/2018 08:58:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Its the "Hugs not slugs” program.

4/23/2018 09:16:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

this state and city are all lying to themselves. to fix a problem you have to admit you have one and that will never happen because the PEOPLE complaining only blame everyone else and are never wrong. Thats why it has been so messed up for so long. gimme everything for free and we dont have to follow any laws or we will protest and be loud and scare everyone into backing down and giving them everything they want

4/23/2018 09:26:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

The police are going to be called anyway when some client freaks out and gets violent in the counselor's office. This won't save any money, nor will it make our prisons/collective schools any safer.

Stupidity at its finest!

4/23/2018 09:29:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Time to split into two countries. Liberals have no concept of human nature. What normal person would ever want to live with them? And why are we not being given that chance?

4/23/2018 09:51:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Good, but please work into the law that those violence mitigation specialists are to be used instead of 911. No more of the BATIP during the day and the school dismissal special attention at....certain schools...sucking up 2nd aaaaaand 3rd watch resources. I’m all for pulling all CPD out of public schools. It will never happen but the lesson would be satisfying.

4/23/2018 10:06:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

The basic concept of trying to get help for the mentally ill is a good one. The problem is that history suggests that it will need to be backed up with places to lockup those who can't be helped but are a threat to the rest of us.

The history of such places is pretty grim and no one who knows how those places actually operated wants to go back to such an abomination.

4/23/2018 10:18:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I'm all for it. Let's do it. Pull School Units out and return them to duty. Make sure that it's in writing and for the next 20 years. Don't call 911 for anything. Handle all incidents internally, very bit-of-it. Don't be well CPD needs to be involved everything.

4/23/2018 10:42:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

This is stupidity at the highest level, good luck on that one.

4/23/2018 10:51:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Great, lets have 6 dollar an hour therapists recommend little Johnny go get some psychotrophics drugs because Ms. Miller cant handle little Johnny fidgeting. Thats why these kids are going stupid. You have to diagnose and dose if they dont act like little gorls and angels.

4/23/2018 11:07:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Anonymous said...

Do it for Politician's Security detail

4/23/2018 12:38:00 AM
Simple concise to the point!Why also does rahm have a detail of coat holders as large as the first lady of the United States? We know he has the hidden wedding dress,and the ballerina back ground could it be repressed feelings is this why he has so many? Also has at least 6 new the biggest Suv's available that get 7-8mpg, but yet he says "I am an environmentalist!" Strange how the rahm controlled sun-times is shutting down soon, wonder what happened? Why does the city treasurer you know the girl rahm handed that easy do nothing cake job, a security contingent complete with police vehicles fully equipped?Not to leave out the treasurer (wow we have a treasurer where does Casper hide at?)

Now all that money thrown away,these details cost at least 6 million a year or more, plus they get that pension dip with a commanders or a sergeants pension all the while never taken a test, only qualification is running red lights quickly,and not dropping the jacket! On that note just got the pension report not promising, and to think these people get a big portion for what?

Rahm how about you take the social workers with you and live among the people of the CTA Where the acronyms are
C-riminal
T-hugs
A-ssault

Come on tough guy rahm dance on the trains, but your to scared and so is your so called detail valets!

4/23/2018 01:33:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Pull all police officers from all schools they should work the streets we can use all 200 officers the board of ed doesn't want gun in the schools let the teachers have baseball bats

4/23/2018 01:36:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Bring it.

4/23/2018 02:21:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Why not both!?!

4/23/2018 02:26:00 PM  
Blogger Jack Trumpblood said...

President The Donald got a good laughter out of this one.

4/23/2018 04:01:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Bet this would have worked wonders with the Waffle House shooter. Who comes up with these crazy ideas? Better off giving the school staff styrofoam baseball bats and squirt guns.

4/23/2018 04:51:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

WTH is a "non-serious offense?" Battery, assault, robbery? And the other students and staff are just supposed to suck it up so that the little darling doesn't get a record? No consequences for bad/criminal behavior if you're a minority, because you can't possibly be expected to follow the rules of decent society?

WBEZ was running a story this morning about how CPS can't get teachers to work in some of the crap neighborhoods. I'm sure taking armed security away is going to help with that problem.

4/23/2018 05:02:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Bulletproof the Rapists? Are Bill Clinton and Bill Cosby in town? (Expressed in scientific notation as R=BC^2)

4/23/2018 05:05:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

how about this?....pull the school police out of all schools, replace them with counselors.....then, if there is a major event....call 911, direct the call to the ACLU....let them respond....the city can pick up the bodies when it's over

4/23/2018 07:07:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Ghetto politicians peddling their nonsense. Make it a stipulation that these therapists have to intervene when there is an active shooter. And use Welch as a shield.

4/23/2018 08:11:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

The stupidity of politicians knows no bounds, and the MSM worships the stupidest like Gods. And they can't figure out why no one believes them, (except snowflakes).J

J.J.

4/23/2018 09:15:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Excellent idea implementation ASAP!!!!!!!

4/23/2018 09:44:00 PM  
Blogger glenn said...

Do it. DO IT. Just flippin do it. Do it now.

4/23/2018 09:46:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

"Illinois, and the Chicagoland area are in dire need of a better mental health care program, and paying school babysitters is not the answer"


Sounds like a state controlled machine to feed high priced shrinks to "treat" mentally damaged children. Most likely due to parental neglect and abuse.

Somewhere along the line here, the problem needs to be yanked out at the root.

4/23/2018 09:51:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Here is the WBEZ story referred to by the 05:02 PM poster above.

https://www.wbez.org/shows/wbez-news/cps-plays-matchmaker-to-link-teachers-with-highneed-schools/a3bf956f-ff0a-4fe8-abab-4255812d50a2

It contains a telling quote as to why so many Chicago schools are failing: Playing surrogate parent to kids whose parents actually need "parenting classes".

“I really enjoyed listening to her speak about being rooted in a community — understanding that the school is not contained within the school, but it is much more,” Turner said. “The food pantry, the parenting classes, those are things that line up with what I believe makes a difference in a child's life.”

4/23/2018 09:59:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

An 18-year-old Naperville student has been charged with making gun violence
threats against Neuqua Valley High School and a school faculty member. More crazy on the loose. Scary sending children to school, they are like police officers, they walk out the door in the morning and parents do not know if they will be returning at the end of the day.

4/24/2018 12:03:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Police don't reliably vote Democrat.
Social Workers do.
Of course they want to pay the wages for reliable voters...
4/23/2018 04:10:00 AM


Exactly, it's all about the money. None of these soulless ghouls care one wit about the students, except that they exist to provide a plausible excuse for all the fiscal fuckery committed upon the taxpayer.

It's always about more taxpayer money being transferred to liberal sinecures, staffers and organizations. These 'people' are human lampreys.

4/24/2018 12:33:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Give the in-school therapists TASERS and Prozac dart guns.

4/24/2018 12:39:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

When I went to Catholic grade and high schools the nuns and the priests took care of being the guards and therapists if you know what I mean. There were no problems, pow-zoom!

4/24/2018 03:24:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...


ILL is broke!
ILL cannot afford pensions.
ILL cannot afford teachers.
WHERE IS THIS MONEY CONING FROM???

4/24/2018 12:24:00 PM  

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