We wish to take a moment to thank the elected members of the Policeman's Annuity and Benefit Fund of Chicago (Pension Board) for standing up for those they were elected to represent, by voting for full compliance of the language of Senate Bill 440 which increased the Cost of Loving Adjustment (COLA) ....Read More
Finally, the Bureau of Internal Affairs (BIA) acknowledges that what Police Officers face at work is not always black and white. On February 9, 2017, the BIA cleared two of our members (one white and one Hispanic) from any wrongdoing over false allegations of racial profiling made by U.S. Representative Bobby Rush-the onetime co-founder of the Illinois Black Panther Party.Read More
The editorial that appeared in the Chicago Tribune on Tuesday, February 7, 2017 titled “Rewriting Chicago Police Union Contract,” got one fact right: “Chicago cops do a dangerous and demanding job.”Read More
PRESIDENT DEAN C. ANGLEO, SR. SENT OUT THE FOLLOWING PRESS RELEASE IN WHICH HE EXPRESSED CONCERNS ABOUT THE "LIGHTENING SPEED" OF THE DOJ INVESTIGATION. HE IS HOPEFUL THE REPORT WILL INCLUDE THE CONCERNS AND ISSUES THAT IMPACT CHICAGO POLICE OFFICERS PATROLLING THE CITY'S STREETS, YET ALSO HAS ONGOING CONCERNS THAT THE INVESTIGATION WAS RUSHED FOR POLITICAL PURPOSES.Read More
Your offices have been receiving reports of a significant uptick in problems with Blue Cross health coverage. I want you to know the City is extremely frustrated with the current situation.Read More
Ronnie Carrasquillo, Murderer
Ronnie Carrasquillo was tried and convicted for the brutal murder of Chicago Police Officer Terry Loftus, which occurred in October 1976. As a result of his conviction, Ronnie Carrasquillo was sentenced to a term of 200 to 600 years for this senseless and heinous crime.
After the most recent parole hearing, it is decided that Carrasquillo’s request for parole is denied. Furthermore, this case has been continued for three years.
Bruce Sharp, Murderer
Bruce Sharp was tried and convicted for the brutal murder of Chicago Police Officer, Ken Kaner, which occurred in June of 1970. As a result of his conviction Bruce Sharp was sentenced to a term of 30 to 125 years.
After the most recent parole hearing, it is decided that Sharp’s request for parole is denied. Furthermore, this case has been continued for three years.
Cleve Heidelberg, Murderer
Cleve Heidelberg was tried and convicted for the brutal murder of Sergeant Raymond Espinoza for the Peoria County Sheriff’s Department which occurred in June of 1970. As a result of his conviction, Heidelberg was sentenced to a term of 99 to 175 years.
After the most recent parole hearing, it is decided that Heidelberg’s request for parole is denied. Furthermore, this case has been continued for three years.
Thomas Thompson, the offender involved in the Walgreens robbery in 2015 was just found GUILTY in court today. This is the same shoplifter who fought and injured a Chicago Police Officer.
He is in court today at 26th and California in room 704 before Judge Joseph Clapps.
We will update this story as the information becomes available.