The Delta Star by Joseph Wambaugh

The most recent novel I've completed is The Delta Star by Joseph Wambaugh. This book was truly one of a kind in terms of style. It's a police book but it's more than that. Most police books are mystery novels driven entirely by plot following one or two officers. This book was character-driven through and through. … Continue reading The Delta Star by Joseph Wambaugh

Baltimore County Officer Down, Criminal Kid With Lengthy Rap Sheet Charged

A Baltimore kid with a lengthy criminal record ran over Police Officer Amy Caprio in a stolen Jeep, killing her. Had this happened in Chicago, Kim Foxx would've already I-Bonded him and let him roam the streets since apparently stealing cars isn't a violent crime. This crap infuriates me. A kid who has already proven … Continue reading Baltimore County Officer Down, Criminal Kid With Lengthy Rap Sheet Charged

Quick Little Article

http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20180517/BLOGS02/180519872/preckwinkle-blasts-emanuel-on-volatile-carjacking-issue Preckwinkle blames the carjackings in Chicago, committed by primarily young offenders, on the police saying they aren't making enough arrests, then says that incarcerating young offenders is detrimental to their well-being. Do you want arrests, or do you want to let carjackers walk away without so much as a slap on the wrist?