Various Chicago cops turned their backs to radical Mayor Lori Lightfoot over the weekend on the University of Chicago Medical Center, the place two officers had been transported upon being shot within the line of responsibility.
Here is what the officers considered Lightfoot:
Message despatched to Mayor Lightfoot. pic.twitter.com/NnsZXuAnEm
— Chris Field (@ChrisMField) August 10, 2021
For background, Chicago Police Officer Ella French was shot and killed throughout a site visitors cease this week, and her companion continues to combat for his life on the University of Chicago Medical Center.
Moments earlier than practically 30 officers turned their backs to Lightfoot, the male officer’s father, a retired Chicago police officer, reportedly excoriated Lightfoot and even blamed her for what occurred to his son.
John Catanzara, Chicago’s FOP president, instructed Fox News that Lightfoot was instructed to not go to the hospital’s seventh flooring, the place the injured officer and his household had been. Yet, Catanzara says she “still thought she knew best and went up there against the advice of family.”
“Turning their backs on the mayor was an excellent example of how the hundreds of police officers felt waiting outside the hospital,” Catanzara goes on.
“They have had enough and are no longer going to remain silent anymore.”
As anticipated, Lightfoot responded on Twitter and blamed weapons for the Chicago crime disaster, not her lack of management.
Some say we do not do sufficient for the police. Others say we do an excessive amount of. All of this should cease.
We have a standard enemy: it is weapons & the violence they create.
— Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot (@chicagosmayor) August 8, 2021
Just an terrible communicator.
Over the weekend, dozens of capturing incidents in Chicago left 13 folks useless and 73 injured.
Lightfoot has turned her again on Chicago police for months. They’ve now lastly carried out the identical to her.