The Bombshell Article
Posted on April 7, 2014
When we penned our What A Bunch of Shit post towards the end of last year, we knew at the time that we were spitting in the wind. After all, what chance does a blog featuring a pictogram getting shot in the ass have against the City, the CPD and their media lackeys?
Chicago Magazine has published, in our opinion, the article of the year. In short, all we can say is ‘holy shit…wtf’:
“Chicago conducted a 12-month examination of the Chicago Police Department’s crime statistics going back several years, poring through public and internal police records and interviewing crime victims, criminologists, and police sources of various ranks. We identified 10 people, including Groves, who were beaten, burned, suffocated, or shot to death in 2013 and whose cases were reclassified as death investigations, downgraded to more minor crimes, or even closed as noncriminal incidents—all for illogical or, at best, unclear reasons.
This troubling practice goes far beyond murders, documents and interviews reveal. Chicago found dozens of other crimes, including serious felonies such as robberies, burglaries, and assaults, that were misclassified, downgraded to wrist-slap offenses, or made to vanish altogether.”
We knew it… we knew it… we fucking knew it. Please read the whole thing.