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More on the Police Manpower Debate

The police manpower discussion in Chicago seems to be driven by voodoo or witchcraft because it certainly is not being driven by evidence or facts (even though we’re sure they exist in reports somewhere within the Chicago Police Department (CPD)!). The Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) and their accomplices are driving the political discourse and[…]

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Separating facts from fiction

On Tuesday night I appeared on Politics Tonight on CLTV with Pat Camden, spokesman for the Fraternal Order of Police (FOP), and Tio Hardeman from Ceasefire.  The topic of discussion was Superintendent McCarthy’s move to redeploy 500 officers from the Targeted Response Unit (TRU) and the Mobile Strike Force (MSF).  This was a real chance[…]

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Learning from the Reaction to Weis

Superintendent Weis’ tenure with the Chicago Police Department is winding down as the chorus calling for his resignation grows louder.  It is critically important that the new mayor learn from the reaction by the old guard within the Chicago Police Department and the Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) leadership. (This opinion editorial was submitted to[…]