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    Police Union To Picket Olympic Visit

    Police union to picket during Olympic visit :: CHICAGO SUN-TIMES :: Politics


    Almost two years without a contract with the city. The city crys poor, but the city has money for the Olympics. The Mayor and the Aldermen voted themselves a hefty raise but only offered us 1.1%, a slap in the face to every cop here. We are fed up
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    Good for you, sometimes I wish big city departments like yours could just go on strike for a couple of days theirby eliminating LE presencse and see what happens.

    Another point. Anytime the Olympics show up it costs the taxpayers alot. I would not want them anywhere near my area.

    Good luck and let us know how it goes.
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    If the city supported the police with salary, policies and equipment, Chicago would be a model city for the Olympics....
    Pleasing nobody, one person at a time.

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    Here is a vid of our march on City Hall, and it was a great turn out by the way. National FOP President Chuck Caterbury was there along side State FOP President Ted Street, we had alot of support. Chicago Lodge #7 did a great job I was very proud to be out there and be a Police Officer that day. Sorry I couldn't give an update right away I couldn't log in to O/R at the time. NO CONTRACT NO PEACE!!!
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    That's an awesome sight. I totally agree...you can't support me and mine? We're not going out of the way for your city (and Admin) to be in the spotlight. Take care of the people at home first.

    Although Denver's mayor here has said he's got serious plans to rally for the Olympics too. ugh.
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