Last quote by Eddie Johnson
Eddie Johnson quotes
It's sickening. It makes you wonder what would make individuals treat somebody like that. I've been a cop for 28 years and seen things that you shouldn't see in a lifetime, but it still amazes me that you see things that you shouldn't.
Thanks to the outstanding work of the 11th district police officers and area north detectives all four offenders from the incident are in police custody and awaiting formal charges. The victim, who is not a Chicago resident, is currently recovering from the incident.
We're still investigating it and if the facts guide us in that [hate-crime] direction then we'll certainly charge them appropriately.
Criminals watch TV, pay attention to the media. They see an opportunity to commit nefarious activity.
The levels of violence we have seen this year in some of our communities is absolutely unacceptable.
We have to do better. I owe you a department strong in numbers.
The shootings and gang violence hasn't been this intense in a long time. I am announcing new hiring initiatives to execute a crime strategy and protect the people of Chicago.
The force will go from 12,500 to 13,500.
I'm sick and tired of it and everybody in Chicago should be sick and tired of it.
The historical cycle of violence we have seen in some communities must come to an end. Repeat gun offenders who drive the violence on our streets should not be there in the first place and it is time to changes the laws to ensure these violent offenders are held accountable for their crimes.
If you have a magic bullet to stop the violence, not only in Chicago but anywhere in the country, please share it with us.