Chicago cops give cold shoulder to Mayor Lightfoot at hospital after two officers shot

The officers were waiting inside at the University of Chicago Medical Center when the mayor approached them and they turned their backs on her, sources said.

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ocmb
ocmb
655 · a year ago · Reddit

Honestly, CPD just wants no oversight. Lori has hardly been a truly anti-cop mayor. The CPD, for all we need it and for all we need good policing, is also its own kind of gang.

Papriika
Papriika
482 · a year ago · Reddit

Okay no one really likes Lori.. but what did she have to do w the officers being shot/​killed? She already refused to take away any of CPDs funds, so not entirely sure why cops are mad at her

rumham22
rumham22
226 · a year ago · Reddit

Christ, Lori is pro-cop, always has been. She increased their 2021 budget and look where all the CARES Act money went! Fuck this worthless police department. Worth noting, three arrests have been made in the officer shooting case, far better than the typical CPD investigation of a shooting.

grosskoft
grosskoft
168 · a year ago · Reddit

Chicago police are under a consent decree that mandates broad police reforms because the federal justice department found that excessive force was rampant, rarely challenged and chiefly aimed at African-Americans and Latinos.

That consent decree is by far mandating the most changes to the force, not Lightfoot or foxx.

Anxious_Interaction4
Anxious_Interaction4
78 · a year ago · Reddit

Something I've noticed: the very same people who complain about crime being too high also want to give cops unwavering support. Logically speaking, it cannot be true that both crime is out of control and cops are doing a great job. Maybe, just maybe, if CPD was better at both their basic job and not abusing their power (not to mention not policing their own), none of us would be in this predicament. Lightfoot is not without her problems, but GTFOH if CPD hasn't been a shitshow since, well, always.

j33
j33
36 · a year ago · Reddit

The CPD are being childish and throwing a tantrum because they think they are above any oversight whatsoever. I get that Lori can be a problem, but I'll take her over the utter dumpster fire that is CPD "leadership" any day of the week.

oldbkenobi
oldbkenobi
36 · a year ago · Reddit

As a retrospective thought experiment, I'm curious what people here think about how "pro-police" the other realistic 2019 mayoral candidates would have turned out to be. Would Preckwinkle or Daley or Mendoza end up getting this same reaction?

SocMediaIsSometimesOk 🇺🇦🌻
SocMediaIsSometimesOk 🇺🇦🌻
30 · a year ago · Twitter

Gotta be honest I’m not a huge fan of Lori but CPD officers r being babies bc they want someone in that job that will give them total immunity from bad behavior that’s been rampant in CPD for decades. @chicagosmayor needs to stay strong. Im sure many were pressured to participate

23sb
23sb
24 · a year ago · Reddit

What is the clearance rate for murders in the city? ~20% maybe?

What is the clearance rate for cops murdered in the city? 100% probably

Agost1jm
Agost1jm
24 · a year ago · Reddit

The animosity between the police and mayor, the schools and mayor, the aldermen and mayor, and down the line has 1 common denominator

Jimmyg100
Jimmyg100
23 · a year ago · Reddit

I'd be a little more sympathetic to the CPD if their FOP president wasn't such a POS.

kumblast3r
kumblast3r
22 · a year ago · Reddit

Little bitches. She has gone to bat for cops multiple times.

Online Jeff
Online Jeff
20 · a year ago · Twitter

Lori Lightfoot: increases CPD's budget, fights tooth and nail against a civilian oversight board, gives them carte blanche to do whatever they want at any time Cops: ugh why does she hate us

Heather Catherine
Heather Catherine
18 · a year ago · Twitter

Now I’m not her biggest fan but how is this her fault?

Big Apple Infidel 🔴
Big Apple Infidel 🔴
12 · a year ago · Twitter

Lori Lightfoot is the mastermind behind the shooting of those cops.

She sits at the top of the Chicago crime family that is incentivizing and advocating for violence -- the Democratic Party machine of Chicago.

Puffthemagiccommie
Puffthemagiccommie
17 · a year ago · Reddit

Lori is pro-cop. Sick of these conservative brigaders flooding the sub like they're Chicago's saviours.

Sexpistolz
Sexpistolz
15 · a year ago · Reddit

Perhaps it has to do with rules for thee but not for me.

Coming from Lori: “nows not the time for toxic rhetoric and divisiveness reporting”

She constantly says one thing, does another. Makes enemies everywhere.

ShpongolianBarbeque
ShpongolianBarbeque
15 · a year ago · Reddit

We used to do shit like that when the principal spoke. Because we were children.

Adele Biden #America is back 🇺🇸
Adele Biden #America is back 🇺🇸
12 · a year ago · Twitter

CPD officers have extremely extremely tuff job. Not everyone is capable to be a police officer.
Whose fault is that gangs are out of control? This did not happen overnight. Year after year situation gets worse and people in charge MUST stay on the top of the game.

John Heiderscheidt
John Heiderscheidt
13 · a year ago · Twitter

Our next Mayor must #backblue. Our city will unravel if someone doesn't stand with police, soon.

hardolaf
hardolaf
10 · a year ago · Reddit

“As the mayor stated . . . now is not the time for divisive and toxic rhetoric or reporting. This is a time for us to come together as a city. We have a common enemy and it is the conditions that breed the violence and the manifestations of violence, namely illegal guns, and gangs.

That's royal coming from her office as she fights literally any reforms in CPS that would actually improve outcomes and reduce inequity in the system. And as her office has still failed to provide even a single grant to help remove lead pipes that the city forced people to use up until 1986.

silverfrog1
silverfrog1
9 · a year ago · Reddit

Cops demand respect but show none. Authoritarian whining is so bitterly blind it would be pathetic if they weren't allowed to kill without consequences. Now watch hundreds turn up at the bond hearings in a totally unironic show of force.

Jah Way
Jah Way
8 · a year ago · Twitter

The fact that a pro-police Mayor like @chicagosmayor gets the “cold shoulder” from @Chicago_Police demonstrates that #CPD is nothing more than a legal gang, band of thugs. Oh, also, that they are fragile men. (It is undoubtedly the men)

mrmalort69
mrmalort69
7 · a year ago · Reddit

Cops hate her and Kim Foxx… I wonder if there’s anything they have in common

brooks1798
brooks1798
7 · a year ago · Reddit

The Blue line... All the power and no accountability.

Time for a new class of peacekeepers.

pinche franky flowers🌱
pinche franky flowers🌱
5 · a year ago · Twitter

These same officers have no problem with the police union boss stance on January 6🤷🏻‍♂️connect the dots.

TY4G
TY4G
6 · a year ago · Reddit

L: Lori Lightfoot loves cops

R: Lori Lightfoot hates cops

Which is it?

Anastasia Pantsios
Anastasia Pantsios
6 · a year ago · Twitter

WtF is wrong with them? She's given into them far more than most citizens think she should have.

b "the real bduffy" duffy. 🇺🇸
b "the real bduffy" duffy. 🇺🇸
5 · a year ago · Twitter

Familiar feeling. If there's one thing CPD is good at it's turning their backs on anyone who would even hint at suggesting they should maybe think about considering improving one iota.

Anyway, hope the officer pulls through.

GrecoRomanGuy
GrecoRomanGuy
6 · a year ago · Reddit

If Lori Lightfoot is being viewed as an anti-cop mayor by the rank and file, then I think the rank and file have a very different definition of "anti" than the rest of the city.

WP_Grid
WP_Grid
6 · a year ago · Reddit

The mayor who in the midst of the bloodiest weekend in a decade held a special press conference where she showed images of police officers sleeping on couches and declared that they would all be brought to justice somehow lost the confidence of the rank and file?

Chicago public trust
Chicago public trust
5 · a year ago · Twitter

As the CPD always talk about the us and them. How sad it is to hear how the CPD treatment of the Mayor is . Having a black leader is hard for a lot of the Officers at CPD as we have noticed the blacks are the only ones that get a vote of No Confidence. Just the Black Mayors. CPD

Devin
Devin
5 · a year ago · Twitter

Oh poor cops “I’m mad cuz she doesn’t want us to be able to commit crimes and get away with it anymore”

Phish430
Phish430
5 · a year ago · Reddit

The Mayor is getting a bad rap. She took office. The pandemic erupted all over the Nation. Police in EVERY state were put through the ringer as a result of multiple infractions against people of color including Chicago. Mayor Lightfoot put the man in charge of the police here in Chicago that she thought had the best reputation and action plan for our city. How is all of this falling on her shoulders? The areas where there is the most trouble, Englewood being one of the worst, should be addressed by a police board. Decisions need to be made by Chief David Brown on how and where to distribute his "manpower". I feel immensely for the family, coworkers, and friends of ALL of the officers here that have been shot and/​or killed. But leave Mayor Lightfoot alone. She has her hands full with trying to decide on how to basically get the idiots who refuse to get vaccinated and/​or wear masks to comply to keep the rest of us from getting sick and/​or dying.

throwaway020987
throwaway020987
5 · a year ago · Reddit

She gave a smart ass response to the father of the officer who is critically injured, at which point everyone turned their back on her. Get the story straight first