Weis’ Tunnel vision: Looking forward only will doom CPD to repeat past mistakes

There are significant differences in the way the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Chicago Police interact with the world.  The FBI swoops into and out of communities with little to no consideration of the consequences to the community/FBI relations.  This is the exact opposite to how an urban policing agency operates.  An urban[…]

Area Two Gun Team

Area Two Gun Team and the culture of responding with willful blindness

On December 15, 2006 there was a fight at Tap Grille located at 323 N. Jefferson St. in Chicago. This bar fight resulted in some significant injuries to one group that was involved in the fight. One of the wounded individuals, according to published reports, needed to have facial reconstructive surgery. No significant injuries were[…]