Even in Chicago this level of anti-police violence is unprecedented since the '60s. The timing is extremely suspicious. May 19:
Off-duty officer and Iraq veteran Thomas Wortham IV shot and killed
in front of his home in apparent robbery attempt. Suspect is shot and killed by Wortham's father, a retired cop. June 28: Supreme Court overturns Chicago handgun ban. July 7:
Uniformed CPD Officer Thor Soderberg shot and killed in a police facility parking lot. "He was attacked from behind and killed with his own gun." The lone nut
shooter was shot by other officers, but not killed. This is being called "an apparent robbery attempt."July 18
: Ofcr. Michael Bailey killed while in uniform in front of his home. Bailey had just returned from his shift guarding Mayor Daley's home. Aug. 30:
Two officers shot and wounded while attempting to serve a warrant. A female officer driving to work in her personal car shot at by a passing vehicle.Nov. 22:
Chicago Police SWAT team member Ofcr. David Blake executed with five shots to the head inside his personal car. The shooter apparently was in the vehicle with him. Nov. 26:
Uniformed CPD evidence technician Michael Flisk and former Chicago Housing Authority cop Stephen Peters gunned down
by a suspect who, police say, wished to avoid being caught for a car burglary.
It's as if an order went out on the street to kill cops at every opportunity. Curiously coinciding with the (partial) victory for the Second Amendment.