Kevin Graham said he’s working on “assembling a team that’s going to work hard for our members.”
With 9,730 votes cast, Police Officer Kevin Graham captured 56.2 percent of the vote to incumbent Dean Angelo’s 43.7 percent.
FOP President Dean Angelo and runoff challenger Kevin Graham both clearly feel the best way to win votes is to sidle up to the Trump administration.
From a political standpoint, Emanuel would be better off with a consent decree and federal monitor pressuring the city to change the police contract.
The president was very cordial and mentioned it ‘was a shame what was going on in Chicago,’ FOP president Dean Angelo told Sneed.
Angelo, running for re-election – balloting is ongoing through April 11 – was one of the nine FOP leaders meeting with Trump at the White House.
Dean Angelo, who represents the Chicago Police Department’s embattled and embittered rank and file, has been summoned to Washington, D.C., on Tuesday.
Records show 63 cops have resigned because of complaints about residency since 1981. Another five officers were fired, with 23 more suspended.
Even though Kevin Graham owns a large home in the suburbs, he insists he’s living in Chicago in compliance with police residency rules.
Fraternal Order of Police President Dean Angelo got 34.8 percent, forcing him into a runoff against Patrol Officer Kevin Graham, who got 24.8 percent.
The solution is not to back off making department-wide improvements in training, supervision and accountability, as Sessions would do.
Sessions’ claims Monday about the DOJ report being ‘not so scientifically based’ were music to the ears of FOP President Dean Angelo.
Fraternal Order of Police President Dean Angelo was not particularly impressed. To him, it was same old, same old.
The rate of suicide among Chicago Police officers is 60 percent higher than other departments across the United States.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Friday signed an “agreement in principle” to negotiate a consent decree —