Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Disturbances On 2523's Bt., Traffic Accident On North Ave.

Good afternoon, everyone, it's 5:35pm. I'm monitoring 25 this afternoon/evening. Here's crime.

5:39pm - 1) Disturbance. 29XX N Lawndale. Problem with the neighbor. 2) Disturbance. On 2523's Beat.

6:07pm - Disturbance. On 2523's Beat.

6:23pm - Traffic accident. 3938 W North Ave. CFD truck #35 is on scene.

6:27pm - Disturbance. On 2524's Beat.

6:57pm - Disturbance. On 2525's Beat.

7:14pm - Beat car 2524 is getting something on the PDT.

7:22pm - Person w/ a gun. 2200 block of N Kedvale. Female gangbanger has a gun. Couple of calls coming in.

7:26pm - Suspicious person. Palmer and Keystone. Seven gangbangers were by the store, three went in and four are still on the corner.

7:30pm - Beat 4311Boy has a street stop at Mozart Park.

7:38pm - Gang disturbance. 2100 block of N Karlov. Group of them hanging in front.

8:04pm - I'm going to go for the night. I'll be back tomorrow. Have a good night, everyone!

Monday, July 29, 2013

Loud Music Being Blasted @ Dickens/Hamlin, Handwaver @ Pulaski/Belden

Good morning, everyone, it's 6:55am. I'm monitoring 25 today and will monitor both 14 and 17, to make up for the times I've missed the last few days, tomorrow. Not sure what I'm going to monitor Wednesday. Beautiful morning we have here. Not much else to say, so here's crime for today.

7:20am - Loud music disturbance. Dickens and Hamlin. Contractor blasting loud music on the block.

7:39am - Beat car 2521 has a handwaver at Pulaski and Belden.

Sunday, July 28, 2013

Laundromat Disturbance On Fullerton, Traffic Stop @ North Ave./Central Park

Good morning, everyone, it's 7:54am. I'm monitoring 14 today then I will cover 25 tomorrow. We'll see what Tuesday and Wednesday brings. This week, the only thing I need to do is besides going to work and attending training is go to the CAPS Beat 1412 meeting on Thursday at 7pm over at St. Nicolai's on Kedzie. Still glad to be done with school for a few weeks and glad my summer job is ending next Friday. It was nice to make money and gain some experience, but the program has been horrible for me.

8:15am - Disturbance. 3335 W Fullerton. At the laundromat. Man inside causing a ruckus.

8:35am - Beat car 1422 has a traffic stop at North and Central Park.

9:18am - Sex offense. Albany and Palmer. Male Hispanic teenager, 16 to 17 yrs old, with a dark hoodie and gray backpack grabbed the caller on their buttocks, then fled south on Albany from Palmer.

9:34am - Beat car 1413 is asking for a call back from the sex offense, because he might have a positive on the offender. He's got someone matching the description stopped at the corner. Dispatch is doing it now.

9:35am - The caller's coming to meet the officer now. Beat 1465David is on their way to assist.

9:41am - They're taking in the offender from Albany/Palmer. Good work, CPD!

10:43am - Commercial alarm. 2646 N Milwaukee Ave. At the Logan Theater.

10:45am - Parker. 26XX W Cortland. Cars blocking the way of a truck.

11:13am - Criminal trespass in progress. 23XX N Oakley. Male with a bright blue shirt and plaid shorts jumped the front fence.

11:15am - Burglar alarm. 2235 N Hamlition. At the school.

11:16am - Gang disturbance. Palmer and Kimball. Guys flashing signs on the corner and yelling.

11:33am - Disturbance. 2815 N Western. At the CVS. Homeless man fell in front of there.

12:30pm - Parker. 20XX W North Ave. Gray Ford Explorer on private property in the rear.

12:43pm - Assault in progress. Western and Armitage. Male is on the caller's car, threatening to break out on the caller's windows. Headed west on Armitage towards Milwaukee Ave.

1:05pm - Beat car 1431 has a traffic stop at 18XX W Wabansia.

1:29pm - EMS run. 2814 N Milwaukee Ave. Male down in front of the Loganite currency exchange.

1:42pm - Some call on the 1700 block of N Talman.

2:08pm - Person w/ a gun. George and Whipple. Four male gangbangers on the corner, when the anonymous caller walked by they pulled out a gun and a knife.

2:39pm - Municipal ordinance violation. Sacramento and Logan Blvd. Multiple illegal yard sales on the Boulevard.

3:50pm to 5:35pm - I fell asleep. I'm sorry, guys. I'll monitor this time period on Tuesday.

5:43pm - Disturbance. 20XX W Concord. Group of teens yelling in the street.

5:52pm - 1) Vice complaint. On 1432's Beat. 2) Beat 1490 needs a unit to go assist an off-duty Sergeant with a car-opening device.

6:04pm - Check the well being. 20XX N Bingham. Four year old girl sleeping inside an SUV.

6:05pm - Beat car 1413 has a traffic stop at Fullerton and Bernard.

6:11pm - Barking dog. 17XX N Spaulding.

6:35pm - A unit is on a traffic stop at 2350 W Armitage.

6:41pm - Criminal damage in progress. Spaulding and Altgeld. Kids trying to knock down the street signs.

6:47pm - Loud music disturbance. 25XX W Diversey.

7:00pm - I have to go eat. I'll be back soon.

7:15pm - I'm back. Good evening, everyone.

7:57pm - Criminal damage in progress. Dickens and Spaulding. Kids damaging a fire hydrant.

8:45pm - I had something unexpected to come up and I need to go for a couple of hours. I'll be back soon. See you all then. I'll make up for this on Tuesday. Sorry, guys.

11:00pm - I'm back. Good evening, everyone.

11:16pm - Burglar alarm. 19XX N Washtenaw.

Saturday, July 27, 2013

Car Crashes Into Fence @ Addison/Sacramento, Cashier Problem On Belmont

Good morning, everyone, it's 6:43am. I'm monitoring 17 today for all of you residents North of Belmont and will be monitoring 14 tomorrow, then 25 on Monday. Not sure what I'm going to monitor for the last two days of the month, though. This coming week, besides going to work, I only have the Beat 1411/1412 CAPS meeting to attend on Thursday evening at 7pm over at St. Nicolai's Church on Kedzie. Not much else to say, so here's crime for today.

10:55am - A 5300 unit has an on-view accident at Addison and Sacramento. Car crashed into a fence, needs EMS.

10:57am - Beat car 1732 is being assigned to the paper on that accident, and Beat car 1733 will do traffic control, as there's a disabled car in the intersection.

11:05am - 1733 is saying that one of the cars on Addison is blocking all of eastbound traffic, needs a tow or reload immediately. Seconds later, Beat car 1723 says that they've got a tow truck on scene, waiting for the order. The driver's contacting his dispatcher to see if he can do it.

11:07am - Another tow truck is leaving. They're coming from Kostner and Montrose.

1:14pm - 1732 is clear from the accident, taking at lunch in the hospital.

2:52pm - Disturbance. 2750 W Belmont. Dispute with a cashier.

3:08pm to 3:33pm - I stepped out of the room. I'm sorry. I'll listen to the archives later today.

3:38pm to 3:50pm - Again, I stepped out of the room. Sorry guys.

4:34pm - Burglar alarm. 34XX N Albany.

4:39pm - Disturbance. Eddy and Lawndale. Several kids are blocking the street, being loud and what not.

6:55pm - Loud music disturbance. 33XX N Avers.

6:56pm - Beat car 1733 is advising that the 6:55pm music is coming from the 3300 block of N. Hamlin, at the block party there. Coded 5Paul.

7:12pm - Disturbance. 2939 W Addison. At the Target. On the 2nd floor check-out area, security's having a problem with a very loud male customer who's been asked to leave several times and he's now causing a huge scene.

7:26pm - I have to go eat. I'll be back in a little while.

7:56pm - I'm back. Good evening, everyone.

9:47pm - I think there was a call in the area, but I'm not sure.

12:00am - I'm going to go for the night. I'll be back in the morning. Have a good night, everyone!

Friday, July 26, 2013

Store Broken Into @ Diversey/Central Park

Good morning, everyone, it's 7:06am. I'm back after being gone for a few days, once again. I'm really sorry for the lack of monitoring I've done this summer. Between going to work and school with a class that required additional time on campus, I admittedly lost the battle in my time management skills. But, as of last night, the class is done and over with. I took my final and hopefully I passed it, but I think I did. It was a pretty easy class and there were some really nice people in there. I'm glad it's over at the same time, though. My job also ends in two weeks from today, so I will really have time to blog up until later next month, when I head back to school for the fall semester. Well, I'm monitoring 25 today from now until about 9am or so, then I have to go to training. I will be back sometime this afternoon (not sure the time, but I will be back). With that, here's crime for portions of today.

7:31am - Burglar report. Diversey and Central Park. One of the stores near the intersection was broken into.

9:01am - I have to go to training. I'll be back later. Have a great day, everyone!

5:06pm - I'm finally back. Good evening, everyone.

6:46pm - I have to go eat, and with that, I'm going to go for the night. I'm sorry guys, but I'm really tired. I'll be back tomorrow morning with 17. Have a good night, everyone.

Monday, July 22, 2013

Burglar Alarm On Leavitt

Good morning, everyone, it's 6:55am. I'm monitoring 14 this morning from now until about 9am or so, then I have to go to training. I won't be monitoring afterwards today, but I will monitor 17 tomorrow evening from 7:28pm to 8pm (I have class tomorrow night, but will have my microphone equipment set up to record it while I'm gone). This week, I have the CAPS Beat meeting for my Beat, 2523, on Wednesday at 6:30pm. Other than that, I'll just be focusing on finishing school for a few weeks this week. With that, here's crime for this morning.

7:08am - Burglar alarm. 18XX N Leavitt.

7:41am - A call of an alarm somewhere in the area.

7:56am to 8:04am - I accidentally had my radio off. I'm sorry. I'll monitor this time period tomorrow morning.

8:12am - Parker. 3500 W Fullerton.

8:23am - Disturbance. Logan Square Blue Line station. Male on the platform is so drunk he can't even stand.

8:37am - Wires down. Wabansia and Ashland.

8:50am - Beat car 1433 is at the 8:37am job

8:53am - Disturbance. 1815 N Milwaukee Ave. At the bank. Male sleeping in the lobby.

9:12am - I have to go to training. I'll be back tomorrow. Have a good day, everyone!

Sunday, July 21, 2013

Gang Disturbance, Battery And A Disturbance ... All On Beat 2523

Good afternoon, everyone, it's 3:45pm. Sorry for being extremely late. Today's been an off day for me, but I'm here now. I'm monitoring 25 from now until 7:28pm, then I will cover until 8. After 8, I'll be studying for my final test this week for class. Tomorrow, I'm monitoring 14 in the morning before I go to training. Monitoring will be very, very limited this week, just so all of you know, but there will be more monitoring starting next week. With that, here's crime for this afternoon and evening.

5:16pm - Gang disturbance. On 2523's Beat.

5:41pm - 1) Battery. Belmont and Milwaukee Ave. 2) Disturbance. On 2523's Beat.

6:26pm - Speed chase. Speed chase. Long and Thomas. Beat 4312Charlie is chasing a black 2-door Mercedes with a plate of N42584. Headed north on Long towards Division. Wanted for traffic.

6:27pm - East on Hirsch from Long.

6:28pm - They lost the car. South on Laramie from Potomac. Car had two male passengers in addition to the driver. Back to our community....

6:35pm - Burglary in progress. 26XX N Monticello. Someone's breaking into the rear of the house.

6:38pm - Gang disturbance. Belmont and Monticello.

6:39pm - A slow down is being given on the 6:35pm job.

7:28pm - My microphone equipment is malfunctioning, and I need to head out, so I won't be able to listen to 17 tonight. I'll do it on Tuesday evening. Have a good night, everyone!

Saturday, July 20, 2013

Traffic Stop @ Belmont/Albany, Dog Left In Car @ Home Depot

Good morning, everyone, it's 9:58am. I'm monitoring 17 today until 8pm for all of my residents north of Belmont, then I'm going to switch over to 25 afterwards until midnight. I'm monitoring 25 tomorrow from 8am to 8pm and 14 on Monday morning before I go to work. I'm sorry for not posting for the last few days, but between work and school, I have been so exhausted. I have a couple of archives I need to work on from this week and I will be working on those after Thursday. Speaking of Thursday, that will be the last day of my summer class, so after this upcoming week, I will have much more time to monitor and attend meetings as necessary. I'm happy that this class is ending and that I have a break until late next month. Well, with that, here's crime for today.

10:44am - Beat car 1731 has a traffic stop at Belmont and Albany.

12:36pm - Animal abuse. 3500 N Kimball. At the Home Depot. Dog was left in a sliver Jeep Cherokee in the parking lot with a plate of H994067 that has its windows rolled up.

2:17pm - Traffic accident. Pulaski and Addison.

2:39pm - Disturbance. 3311 N Pulaski. Behind the CVS. Bottle gang, public urination and drinking going on.

7:06pm - I have to go eat. I'll be back soon.

7:24pm - I'm back. Good evening, everyone.

7:28pm - I'm going to switch over to 25 early. I just don't feel like listening to 17 anymore this evening. I'll listen from this time until 8pm tomorrow evening.

7:30pm - Check the well being (more like a theft). Armitage and Central park. Male stole the caller's bike and he's still in the area.

7:455pm - Commercial alarm. 3033 N Pulaski.

7:56pm - Beat 2566Charlie needs a transport car at 3840 W North Ave. They were on a stop there.

8:26pm - Parker. On 2523's Beat.

8:33pm - Vicious animal. Keeler and Dickens. Animal fight.

8:40pm - Another car needed per Beat car 2524 at the 8:33pm job. No emergency but they need an assist. Beat car 2515 is headed over, as well as Beat 2565David.

8:42pm - Beat 6738Adam is giving a slow down over at the 8:33pm job. Everything's fine.

8:45pm - Commercial alarm. 1834 N Lawndale. At the YMCA.

8:47pm - 2524 needs Animal Control at the 8:33pm job. A pit bull destroyed another dog : (.

8:49pm - Animal Control is coming out in 10 minutes to the 8:33pm job. Wow. Fastest responsive ever.

9:10pm - 1) Loud music disturbance. Milwaukee and Lawndale. 2) Loud music disturbance. 29XX N Springfield. 3) Commercial alarm. 4301 W Diversey. At the Maranatha Church.

9:17pm - Parker. On 2523's Beat.

9:44pm - Battery in progress. Central park and Armitage. Three people beating up on a female as a result of a traffic accident.

10:29pm - Gang disturbance. Kostner and Fullerton. Group on the corner.

10:39pm - Loud music disturbance. Belden and Central Park. Loud party, DJ is really loud.

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

School Bus And Car Collide On Milwaukee Ave.

Good morning, everyone, it's 6:36am. I'm monitoring 17 today until about 8:10am or so. Here's crime for this morning.

7:40am - Traffic accident. 3240 N Milwaukee. Alltown school bus VS car, no injures.

8:09am - I'm going to work. I'll be back either later or Saturday. If I don't see you guys later, have an awesome end to the week!

Monday, July 15, 2013

Car Blocks Driveway On Belmont,

Good morning, everyone, it's 7:28am. I'm monitoring 25 from now until about 9am or so then again when I get home from training/work. I'm not sure what I'm monitoring tomorrow and Thursday, but I will be covering 17 on Wednesday from 6:30am to about 8:05 then again from 8pm to 11pm. There will be no monitoring on Friday, because I'm going to be studying for my final in my summer class that will be next Thursday. I may be attending the Avondale Neighborhood Association meeting this evening, depending on how tired or busy I am from work and having to do homework at school. With that, here's crime for today.

7:55am - Parker. 3601 W Belmont. Car blocking a driveway.

9:15am - I have to go to training/work. I'm running late, but oh well. Have a good day, everyone!

Sunday, July 14, 2013

Major Traffic Accident @ Milwaukee/Ridgeway, Disturbances And Loud Music In 25

Good morning, everyone, it's 12am. I'm monitoring 25 from now until the first call after midnight, then I'm headed to bed until 5:30. I'm going to cover 25 in the morning from 5:30 to about 7:20 or so, then I'll cover 17 from 1:45pm to 8pm. This week, other than work and school, I may attend the Avondale Neighborhood Association meeting, depending on how tired and busy I am tomorrow (Monday). We'll see. With that, here's crime for today.

12:03am - Traffic accident. Milwaukee and Ridgeway. Multiple calls, car on its side. EMS en route. Traffic control will be needed. It's not looking good at all.

12:06am - Beat car 2523Robert is on scene, asking for a few units to help with traffic control. A supervisor is also needed. Beat 2510R is on her way there.

12:07am - The offending car fled south on Milwaukee towards Central Park. Dispatch is letting 14 know about it.

12:13am - 2523R needs to call major accidents about the accident. Two cars were involved. I believe one is on its side, or rolled over. We might have a fatality, but I am not sure. Ambulance took someone to Masonic. Beat car 2514R says there's some debris in the intersection. They need 2523R to give them a call.

12:16am - Some disturbances and a few loud music disturbances sent to Beat car 2525R's PDT, all throughout the 20 sector.

12:20am - Another unit is needed to block traffic south on Milwaukee from Central Park. Beat car 2515R is coming over.

12:42am - I'm going to go for a few hours. I'll be back then. Have a good night, everyone!

5:39am - I'm back. Good morning, everyone.

5:48am - Just FYI, but we have a backlog situation in 25 this morning. There was a shooting on the south end of the District earlier plus it was busy. This will probably be cleared up in the next hour or two.

6:46am - 1) Shots Fired. 1700 N Harding. 2) Shots Fired. Harding and Wabansia.

6:47am - Shots Fired. 1700 block of N Harding.

6:49am - Shots Fired. 17XX N Harding. Four shots fired, one male wearing a red t-shirt was involved. He's with a group of guys. Headed towards Bloomingdale on Harding.

6:50am - Shots Fired. 16XX N Harding. Two gunshots in the rear per the shots blotter.

6:55am - Beat 2530 is on scene on these "Shots Fired" calls, giving a slow down. Nothing seen yet.

7:02am - 2530 has a couple of citizens talking to him about the incident. A car was hit. He's going to make sure no one was hit.

7:05am - 2530 just heard some loud reports north of his location on Harding. Beat car 2513 is being dispatched over there and Beat car 2535 is headed over.

7:08am - 2530 is giving a disregard on the loud reports thing. Everything's fine.

7:14am - Beat car 2533 is headed over to do paper on the car that was hit in this shooting.

7:17am - 1) Commercial alarm. 3743 W Belmont. 2) Disturbance. 29XX N Lawndale.

7:28am - I'm going to go. I'll be back later. Have a good day, everyone!

1:45pm - I'm back with 17. Good afternoon, everyone.

3:37pm - Disturbance. 34XX N Troy. Male breaking bottles in the alley.

Saturday, July 13, 2013

Burglar Alarm At Planet Fitness, Gangbangers On Harding

Good afternoon, everyone, it's 3:40pm. I'm monitoring 25 this afternoon from now until midnight. I'm monitoring 25 tomorrow from 5am to 7am, then 17 from 1:45pm to 8pm. I'm sorry for not monitoring in the last couple of days, but work has had me exhausted by the evenings. Going to school doesn't help it, but I'm glad to be doing both to get myself ahead. I monitored 25 yesterday, though, from 4pm to 7:45pm, and will have that post up in a couple of hours. Here's crime for this afternoon and evening.

4:23pm - Burglar alarm. 3120 N Pulaski. At the Planet Fitness.

4:50pm - Gang disturbance. 1800 block of N Harding. Group near the corner throwing up gang signs.

6:32pm - Parker. On 2524's Beat.

7:03pm - Beat car 2525 will be heading to Mozart Park in a little while for a concert.

7:26pm - I have to go eat. I'll be back soon.

7:44pm - I'm back. Good evening, everyone.

7:45pm - Person w/ a gun. Diversey and Lawndale. Caller was just involved in an accident and the guy in the other car pulled a gun out on them. The offender is a male Hispanic with a black hat and red shirt. He's headed towards Ridgeway on Diversey.

7:47pm - A slow down is being given at the 7:45pm job per Beat car 2524. Nothing seen yet.

7:48pm - A disregard is being given now by 2524. No gun's involved.

9:01pm - Parker and loud music disturbance on 2535's Beat.

9:22pm - Shots Fired. Springfield and Palmer. Ten gunshots heard.

9:25pm - 2525 is giving a slow down on the 9:22pm job. They're at Mozart and have not heard anything.

9:34pm - Parker. On 2523Robert's Beat.

9:41pm - Disturbance. 39XX W Belden. Group loitering on the corner.

9:45pm - Gang disturbance. Ken-Well Park. Three males and two females gangbanging on the benches in the park.

10:11pm  - Burglary in progress. 28XX N Hamlin. Male breaking into the basement.

10:28pm - Parker. On 2523R's Beat.

10:34pm - 1) Loud music disturbance. On 2535's Beat. 2) Disturbance. 1800 N Harding.

10:43pm - Battery in progress. Armitage and Karlov. Gang fight on the corner.

10:44pm - 1) Loud music disturbance. 36XX W Palmer. 2) Loud music disturbance. Karlov and Palmer.

10:45pm - Fireworks. Barry and Pulaski. Kids shooting off fireworks in the alley.

11:27pm - Battery in progress. Koz Park. Group fighting.

11:42pm - Loud music disturbance. 19XX N Harding.

11:46pm - Robbery. Hamlin and Armitage. Two males were just robbed.

11:51pm - Beat car 2525R needs EMS at the 11:46pm job. The victims were knocked to the ground and injured.

Thursday, July 11, 2013

Construction Workers Make Too Much Noise On Spaulding, Vicious Animal On Spaulding

Good morning, everyone, it's 6:40am. I'm monitoring 14 from now until about 8:05am or so, then I have to go to work. I probably won't be back later, since I have class. I'm monitoring 25 tomorrow through the weekend. With that, here's crime for this morning.

7:16am - Disturbance. 30XX N Spaulding. Construction workers outside making too much noise before 8am.

7:20am - Vicious animal. 18XX N Humboldt. White pit bull running loose. Owner lives on Whipple.

7:21am - Suspicious vehicle. 20XX W Wabansia.

7:49am - Burglar alarm. 2211 N Elston.

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Burglar Alarm On Belmont, Person Locked Out Of Car On Addison

Good morning, everyone, it's 6:42am. I'm monitoring 17 from now until about 8:05am or so, then I'll be back at about 9pm until 11 with 17 again. I'm going to monitor 14 tomorrow before I go to work, then I will cover 25 on Friday before I go to training and after 4pm. 25 will also be monitored on Saturday and on Monday morning also. I will not monitor on Sunday, as I'm going to begin studying for my final for my class since it's in two weeks. Tonight, there is a CAPS Beat meeting for CAPS Beat 1421 beginning at 7pm, and it's at Burgos Park (1805 N. Albany). I will not be attending because I have to catch up on some homework from class, but I will be attending the September meeting. With that, here's crime for portions of today.

7:33am - Burglar alarm. 3302 W Belmont.

8:05am - I have to go to work. I'll be back later. Have a good day, everyone!

8:00pm - I'm back. Good evening, everyone.

8:43pm - Assist the citizen. 3137 W Addison. Caller is locked out of their car.

11:00pm - I'm going to go for the night. I'll be back tomorrow morning. Have a good night, everyone!

Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Bike Hits Car @ Logan/California, Burglary Mission In 14

Good morning, everyone, it's 7:11am. I'm monitoring 14 today until I go to work. Here's crime for today.

7:23am - Traffic accident. Logan and California. Bike VS car, bike cannot be ridden now. No injures but a report is needed.

7:25am - Beat 1465Charlie and Beat 1465Adam are doing a burglary mission. Event number is 03513.

7:38am - Residential alarm. 22XX W Dickens.

7:41am - Beat car 1411 is pulling an RD number from the accident. It's HW354373 with the event number of 03431.

7:46am - Alarm. 1631 N Milwaukee Ave.

7:53am - Residential alarm. 18XX N Paulina. Two calls.

8:00am - Parker. 30XX W Palmer. White car blocking the driveway.

8:07am - I have to go to work. I'll be back later or tomorrow. Have a great day, everyone!

Sunday, July 7, 2013

Man Takes Off From 14th District Officers @ Bloomingdale/Drake, Traffic Stop On Pulaski

Good morning, everyone, it's 12am. I'm monitoring 25 today from now until the first call after midnight, then from when I wake up in the morning until about 11pm or so this evening, when I have to go to bed to go to work tomorrow. This week, we have an outdoor roll call in Logan Square, on Wednesday. It is a part of the CAPS Beat 1421 meeting. It will be at 6:30pm at Burgos Park (1805 N. Albany). Be sure to join if you live over there. I want to go to this, but I probably won't be able to because of work and having to do my homework for my class, but we'll see how I feel on Wednesday. Well, I have nothing else to say, so here's crime for today.

12:24am - FYI from 14 to the units in 25, but from Bloomingdale and Drake, they had a male Hispanic named Pedro who was wearing a white tantktop who took off from them. He is possibly armed, so officers are being advised to use caution. He went towards St. Louis on the tracks there. Just for informational purposes only.

1:09am - Beat car 2535Robert has a traffic stop at 20XX N Pulaski.

1:11am - EMS run. 18XX N Lawndale. Someone took too many pills at this location.

1:12am - Shots Fired. 39XX W Barry. Two gunshots were fired.

1:15am - 1) Shots Fired. 36XX W Wrightwood. Seven shots fired in the alley. 2) EMS just took the Lawndale guy to the hospital, so Beat car 2525Robert, the responding unit, is coding it out, and they're going to ride over to Wrightwood.

1:18am - A slow down is being given on Wrightwood per 2525R.

1:30am - I'm going to go for the night. I'll be back in the morning. Have a good night, everyone!

8:25am - I'm back. Good morning, everyone.

9:27am - Gang disturbance. 20XX N Keystone. Caller has a problem with nearby gangbangers.

10:02am - Burglar alarm. 23XX N Central Park.

10:23am - Person wanted. 20XX N Avers. Caller did a burglary report for a burglary to their garage and when the caller came to their garage just now, the offender was there.

11:32am - Reckless driver. Central Park and Fullerton. Male driver a sliver Dodge headed towards Belden on Central Park nearly ran the caller off the road.

11:37am - Disturbance. 31XX N Monticello. Drinkers.

1:35pm to 2:20pm - I had to run an errand. I'm sorry, guys.

2:51pm - Battery in progress. 25XX N Lowell. Two males fighting in front.

3:57pm - EMS run. 2990 N Milwaukee Ave.

5:06pm - Reckless driver. On 2523's Beat.

6:54pm - Shots Fired. Wabansia and Springfield. Several shots fired.

6:55pm - Shots Fired. Wabansia/Springfield. Couple of calls coming in now, people are running and screaming.

7:00pm - A slow down is being given on the 6:54pm job. The shooter's supposed to be in the west alley of Springfield in the 1700 block.

7:01pm - There are a few cars involved in this shooting per an anonymous caller giving information. Wanted are a red Chevy, a green van and a blue Ford. One of the shooters was wearing a hunter green t-shirt, and the Ford's occupants all have guns. The red Chevy was chasing the green van. All three cars fled west on Wabansia past Harding, towards Pulaski.

7:03pm - Beat car 2535 has the red Chevy, unoccupied though, at north avers.

7:07pm - Gang disturbance. 31XX N Monticello. Male on the corner drinking and throwing up gang signs.

7:39pm - Barking dog. 18XX N Harding.

7:40pm - I have to go eat. I'll be back soon.

7:56pm - I'm back. Good evening, everyone.

8:00pm - Disturbance. 1800 block of N Harding.

8:16pm - Check the well being. 36XX W Shakespeare. Male sitting on the ground in front, not sure what's wrong with him.

8:40pm - I can no longer stay awake, so I'm going to sleep. Good night, everyone, and I'll see you all tomorrow.

Saturday, July 6, 2013

Large Dumpster In Intersection @ Belmont/Pulaski, Name-Calling On Melrose

Good morning, everyone, it's 8:05am. I'm monitoring 17 from now until 11am, then again from 1:10pm to 3:24. I'll be back at 7pm, at which time I will cover 25 until midnight. Tomorrow, I'm going to cover 25 all day. I don't have much to say, so here's crime for portions of today.

8:51am - Information for the CPD. Belmont and Pulaski. Large black dumpster in the middle of the intersection. LOL...

10:38am - Disturbance. 35XX W Melrose. Caller's being called names in the alley by the neighbor.

11:00am - I'm going to go until 1:10. I'll be back then. Have a good start to your afternoon, everyone!

1:10pm - I'm back. Good afternoon, everyone.

2:39pm - Holding the offender. 2939 W Addison. At the Target. Male shoplifter.

3:24pm - I'm going to go until 7. I'll be back then. Have a great afternoon, everyone!

7:00pm - I'm back with 25. Good evening, everyone.

8:57pm - Beat car 2524 is at a big domestic family fight in the alley at 2139 N. Karlov, and they're not answering the radio. More cars are needed. Beat cars 2521, 2531 and 2533 are en route.

8:59pm - Beat car 2523 and Beat 2562Eddie are on scene on Karlov. They can't find 2524. Oh no....

9:00pm - A slow down is being given now per 2562E. They found 2524.

9:02pm - A complete disregard is being given on Karlov. Everything's fine.

9:03pm - Battery in progress. Monticello and Milwaukee. Ten to 15 males intoxicated males are fighting on the corner.

9:10pm - Traffic accident. On 2524's Beat.

9:18pm - Fireworks. 39XX W Wrightwood.

9:34pm - Traffic accident. Diversey and Karlov.

9:41pm - Traffic accident. Pulaski and Diversey. This is related to the 9:10/9:34pm jobs.

9:58pm - 10-1. 10-1. 6250 W North Ave. Beat car 2512 needs more cars but now he's not answering the radio and the last time we heard him, he was yelling. All available units in 25 are to go, as well as units in 15.

9:59pm - A slow down is being given on the 10-1. Multiple units are pulling up.

10:00pm - A disregard is being given on the 10-1. 2512 is okay.

10:28pm - Loud music disturbance. 30XX N Avers. Loud house party, the people at this location were asked to turn down the music several times but they still haven't.

10:33pm - Parker. On 2535Robert's Beat.

10:57pm - Disturbance. 20XX N Pulaski. People drinking in front causing a ruckus.

11:04pm - Disturbance. 26XX N Lawndale. Guys loitering in front.

11:07pm - Shots Fired. McLean and Lawndale. Three to five gunshots heard.

11:09pm - The 11:04pm job is also coming in as a gang disturbance. Six males and a female are in front, smoking marijuana and yelling at passing cars.

11:12pm - Loud music disturbance. 16XX N Avers.

11:18pm - Loud music disturbance. 36XX W Wolfram.

11:23pm - Gang disturbance. Lawndale and Dickens.

11:29pm - Beat car 2524 has a traffic stop at Wrightwood and Lawndale.

11:37pm - Loud music disturbance. 36XX W Belmont.

11:48pm - Shots Fired. Pulaski and North Ave. Two gunshots were fired in the area.

11:59pm - 1) Person w/ a gun. Wabansia and Harding. Male Hispanic with a black hat has a gun, he's a gangbanger and there are other gangbangers there also. 2) Loud music disturbance. On 2535R's Beat.

Friday, July 5, 2013

CAPS Beat Meetings For July 2013

1411/1412 - NO JULY MEETING.
1413/1414 - July 11th @ 7:00 p.m., Logan Square Boys and Girls Club (3228 W. Palmer)
^1421 - July 10th @ 6:30 p.m., Burgos Park (1805 N. Albany)
1431 - July 18th @ 7:00 p.m., Haas Park (2402 N. Washtenaw)
1432/1433 - NO JULY MEETING.

1732 - July 10th @ 7:00 p.m., Althetic Park Fieldhouse (3546 W. Addison)

2523 - July 24th @ 6:30 p.m., St. Joesph's (4021 W. Belmont)
2525 - July 
2535 - Meeting already happened, on July 1st. Next meeting is in September.

* In addition to attending Beat 2523's meetings, I plan on attending the CAPS Beat meetings for the following Beats: 1411/1412, 1421, 1732 and 2524.
^ This meeting is being held outdoors this month. In case of inclement weather, the meeting will be at 2038 N. California, at Salem Baptist Church, beginning at 7:00 p.m.

Shots Fired @ Diversey/Harding, Disturbance On Harding

Good morning, everyone, it's 12:00am. I'm monitoring 25 from now until the first call comes out for the day, then I'll be going to bed until 8:05am, at which time I'll get up and monitor 17 until 9:51pm. At 9:51, until 11:03, I will be covering 25, and then finally, I'll wrap up 17th District covering from 11:03 to midnight. Tomorrow, I will also be covering 25 all through this weekend into Monday. With that, here's crime for today.

12:10am - Shots Fired. Diversey and Harding. 50 people in the parking are firing off guns and shooting.

12:15am - A slow down is being given per Beat car 2523Robert. They don't see anything yet.

12:23am - 1) Disturbance. 27XX N Harding. 2) 2523R is getting some things on the Beat.

12:24am - Disturbance. 18XX N Springfield.

12:35am - Burglary in progress. 23XX N Springfield. Someone's breaking into the side of the building.

12:36am - Disturbance. 18XX N Harding. People being loud in the alley.

12:43am - Disturbance. 25XX N Ridgeway. Group arguing in front.

12:47am - I'm going to go for the night. I'll be back tomorrow. Have a good night, everyone!

11:05am - I'm back with 17. Sorry I'm late. Good morning, everyone.

1:10pm - I need to go run a couple of errands. I should be back in an hour or so. Sorry, guys. I will monitor the time period I'm gone tomorrow.

3:24pm - I'm finally back. Good afternoon, everyone. I will monitor the time period I was gone tomorrow.

3:37pm - Since I monitored 17 on Wednesday from 3:37 until 4:56, I'm going to switch over to 25 until then.

3:54pm - Burglar alarm. 24XX N Monticello.

4:56pm - I'm back with 17 until 9:51.

9:51pm - I'm now here with 25 until midnight.

10:06pm - Some call on Beat car 2535Robert's Beat

10:10pm - Disturbance. On 2524's Beat.

10:15pm - Loud music disturbance. 18XX N Harding.

10:24pm  - Couple of things on 2523R's Beat, including a parker.

11:03pm - I'm back with 17 until midnight.

11:07pm - 1) Suspicious vehicle Kildare and Diversey. White car with a plate of P119113 has a couple of gangbangers in it, acting suspicious and throwing up gang signs. They're headed towards Pulaski on Diversey. 2) Parker. 4300 block of W Parker.

12:00am - I'm going to go for the night. I'll be back in the morning. Have a good night, everyone!

Thursday, July 4, 2013

Independence Day Coverage, 2013

Good morning, everyone, and happy 4th of July to all! It's 4:06am. I'm monitoring all three Districts at a couple different points of the day, so you guys can get a feel of what is going on with the celebrations going on today on this holiday. I couldn't sleep anymore, so I'm awake for now. I'm going to monitor 17 for a little while. This evening, I'm going to start my coverage of 25 at about 7pm or so. We'll just see how it goes for this evening in terms of my monitoring. I truly hope everyone has a great holiday with their friends and loved ones, and remembers how hard we had to fight to gain our independence back in the 1700s. With that, here's crime at various points for today.

4:14am - Battery in progress. 32XX N Drake. Group of gangbangers are fighting in the alley.

5:41am - Disturbance. 33XX N Albany. Drinkers in the alley.

6:12am - I'm going to go until later. I hope everyone truly enjoys their day. I'll see you all later. Have a great day, everyone!

7:02pm - I'm FINALLY back. Good evening, everyone.

7:04pm - 1) Battery in progress. Fullerton and Tripp. Group of Spanish Cobras fighting with another gang on the street. 2) Parker. On 2524's Beat.

7:05pm - Disturbance. On 2525's Beat.

7:12pm - I'm going to go eat.

7:30pm - I'm back. Good evening, everyone.

7:40pm - I'm going to go for a little while. When I come back, I'll return with 14. See you all soon.

8:50pm - I'm back, but with 17. I'll be monitoring 17 until 9, then I'll switch over to 14 until 9:30.

8:51pm - CTA bus alarm. California and Belmont.

8:55pm - Fire. The Kennedy Expressway and Kimball. In the grassy area, there is a rubbish fire, possibly by the fireworks.

9:00pm - Switching over to 14. Standby....

9:01pm - Person calling for help. 27XX N St. Louis. Caller was passing by and heard a woman with kids yelling for help.

9:02pm - Fireworks. 27XX N St. Louis.

9:04pm - Fireworks. 25XX N Spaulding. Two males in the alley shooting off fireworks.

9:10pm - Person w/ a gun. Elston and Rockwell. Male Hispanic wearing a black and white shirt has a gun, headed south on Rockwell towards George.

9:11pm - Fireworks. 31XX N Christiana.

9:12pm - Person w/ a gun. 2900 block of N Rockwell. Male Hispanic wearing shorts and a white shirt has a gun. He went towards George on Rockwell. He's on a bike.

9:15pm - 1) Beat car 1432 is at the 9:10/9:12pm jobs. It's confirmed that the guy has a gun. A few witnesses are talking to the officer. Other officers are being advised to use caution, as he's in the area. 2) Fireworks. California and Point.

9:17pm - Fireworks. Webster and Seeley.

9:18pm - Battery in progress. 3142 W North Ave. Gangbangers fighting at the Citgo gas station.

9:20pm - 1) Fireworks. 1700 block of N Artesian. People throwing bottle rockets. 2) Fireworks. 2430 W Diversey. At the vacant lot. People setting off firecrackers.

9:25pm - 1) Criminal damage in progress. 1620 N California. Female tagging the building. 2) Criminal damage. 16XX N Mozart.

9:27pm - Fireworks. 21XX N Point. In the alley.

9:30pm - 1) Fireworks. 3100 block of N Richmond. 2) I'm switching over to 25 now. Standby....

9:46pm - Battery in progress. Pulaski and Dickens. People fighting.

9:47pm - Commercial alarm. 3743 W Belmont.

10:00pm - 1) Assault. 24XX N Hamlin. Neighbors tried to attack the caller. 2) I'm switching over to 17 until 10:30. Standby....

10:01pm - Shots Fired. 39XX W Addison. Couple of shots heard.

10:17pm - Fireworks. Brand Park.

10:30pm - I'm going to go until 10:45. At that time, I'll return with 14 until 10:55. See you all then.

10:46pm - I'm back with 14.

10:50pm - Suspicious object. 2620 N Kedzie. At the Logan Square Blue Line station. CTA is calling. In the elevator, there is a brown bag left unattended. We'll see what this turns into....

10:51pm - Fireworks. 1900 block of N Winchester.

10:55pm - I've heard nothing else on the 10:50pm call, so I'm going to monitor some other Zones before returning with 17 at 11:10. I'll be back then. See you all.

11:10pm - 1) Disturbance. 3904 W Armitage. Drunk guy causing a problem. 2) Parker. 22XX N Monticello. Zone permits. 3) Switched over to 17 until 11:20.

11:20pm - I'm back with 25.

11:27pm - Shots Fired. Deming and Kilbourn. Several gunshots fired.

11:38pm - Shots Fired. Kenneth and Diversey. Someone just fired a few shots on the corner.

11:41pm - A slow down is being given at the 11:38pm job.

11:59pm - Shots Fired. 3100 block of N Tripp. Five shots heard.

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

July 3rd Coverage, 2013

Good evening, everyone, it's 7:10pm. This evening, I'm doing pre-Independence Day coverage in our community. I will be monitoring a mixture of 14, 17 and 25 tonight. I started my coverage off at 6:30pm with 17, until 6:40, but heard nothing. I am now doing coverage of 14 until 7:20, then I will be returning with 25 in a little while for 10 minutes. But that's not all. Starting at 9pm, I will be covering each District individually for a half hour, starting with 25. From 9:30 to 10, 17 will be covered, and then from 10 to 10:30, 14 will be covered. I will also monitor all three Districts at one point right before midnight again. Since I'm off from work tomorrow, I will be doing my 4th of July coverage, and on Friday, since I also have Friday off, I'll be covering 17 most of the day. With that, here's crime for today.

7:13pm - EMS run. 35XX W Diversey. Overdose.

7:14pm - Fireworks. 21XX W Dickens. People setting off fireworks.

7:15pm - Narcotics. 24XX W Moffat. Male Hispanic just sold drugs to a male Black in a black SUV with a plate of N135084. It went west on Moffat to Campbell, then south on Campbell to Bloomingdale.

7:17pm - Beat 1462Eddie is doing a CTA check at the California Blue Line station, then they will be doing a Public Violence mission.

7:20pm - I'm gone with 14 until 10. Here's 25 for the next two minutes.

7:22pm - And I'm gone with 25, until 9. I'll be back then. Have a great start to your evening, everyone!

9:00pm - I'm back with 25, until 9:30. Good evening, everyone.

9:01pm - Shots Fired. 3716 W North Ave. Couple of gunshots heard per the gunshot detector (or whatever it's called, I know its a system but I can't figure out how it's spelled).

9:05pm - Beat 2565Adam is giving a slow down at the 9:01pm job. The system's probably picking up the fireworks in the area.

9:33pm - I'm switching over to 17 until 10:03. Standby....

10:03pm - And now I'm switching over to 14 until 10:30. Standby....

10:06pm - Fireworks. 30XX N Elbridge. People in the alley lighting off fireworks.

10:10pm - 1) Disturbance. 23XX W Wabansia. Huge party with loud music. 2) Fireworks. Wabansia and Talman. 3) Narcotics. 16XX N Whipple. People smoking marijuana and playing loud music.

10:13pm - 1) Fireworks. 1730 N Western. 1) Criminal trespass. 31XX W Fullerton. Male is trespassing in the lobby for the third time today.

10:30pm - I'm now switching back over to 25 for one last time tonight, until 10:40. Standby....

10:40pm - I'm gone with 25 for the reminder of the night, and will be back with 14 at 11.

11:00pm - I'm back with 14, until 11:10.

11:01pm - Fireworks. Kedzie and Diversey.

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Traffic Accident @ Cornelia/Harding

Good afternoon, everyone, it's 3:37pm. I'm monitoring 17 from now until I have to go to class at about 4:50pm or so. I monitored 17 this morning from 6:23am to 8:01am and heard no calls. I'll also try to monitor 17 a little this evening before I go to bed. Anyway, I started my first day of work today. Yesterday, my co-worker's and I's schedules were messed up by our organization so we weren't scheduled for yesterday. I work at a government building in Downtown. Work was pretty good, I guess. I like my schedule and what I do, but it's going to take me some time to get used to having a boss. Good thing this particular job is only for six weeks. I work Tuesdays through Thursdays, and I have to attend training on the West Side for my job on Mondays and Fridays. Well, enough about me. Here's crime for portions of this afternoon and evening.

4:06pm - Traffic accident. Cornelia and Harding. Two cars, no injures.

4:56pm - I have to go to class. I may or may not be back tomorrow. If not, have a good night, everyone!

9:51pm - I'm back. Good evening, everyone.

11:03pm - I have to go to bed. I'll see you all tomorrow. Have a good night, everyone!

Monday, July 1, 2013

Commercial Alarm At Carwash On Armitage

Good morning, everyone. It's 6:26am. I'm monitoring 25 today from now until about 8:05am then again after about 8pm or so until 11pm. I know it's not much, but I'm starting my first day of work Downtown today, and then I need to do my homework for class. Tomorrow, I plan on monitoring 17 only in the morning before I go to work. If you haven't done so already, this is your last chance to take the readership poll. It closes tomorrow, but your vote would be greatly appreciated. Lastly, starting today, there will be a change in how I let comments be put up here. I WILL still allow anonymous comments, but if anyone decides to discriminate on any age, gender, sex, religion, disability, etc., your comment will NOT be published, anonymous or not. This also goes if you are being disrespectful or not providing constructive criticism/a well-thought out opinion. I have had enough of my blog's comment sections being taken over by people who contribute nothing, and truthfully, if anyone has a problem with it, just stop reading. I'm sorry to be crude, but that is my honest opinion. Sorry to the rest of you guys, though. Here's crime for portions of today.

7:31am - Commercial alarm. 3651 W Armitage. At the car wash.

7:59am - I have to go to work. I'll be back later. Have a fantastic day, everyone!

12:30pm - I'm back. I know it's early, but they sent us home because they messed up our work schedules. I start tomorrow.

2:14pm - I need to go. I have things I need to take care. If I am not back later, I'll be back tomorrow. Have a good afternoon, everyone!