"Right now, I don't see any radical changes coming about," said Weis, outlining his policing philosophy at length for the first time. "I say that because if you measure a police department in a normal way -- is crime going down? -- Chicago passes the test. Crime has gone down consistently for the past five or six years, which is an incredible accomplishment. I don't want to do anything to mess that up. What I want to try and do is build upon that."............(entire story)
"Supervisors who let minor rule violations slide are making a mistake"
"Supervisors will be on the hook when things go wrong with an officer"
"I am going to be looking for that sergeant and say, 'How did that happen? Where were you in all of this process? You are a manager and you should have been taking care of that young officer."
Tuesday, January 08, 2008
Jody Weis was given the "opportunity" to spell out his philosophy on policing before the city council.