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Monday, October 16, 11:40 PM Dispatcher: How about a domestic? North Hamlin–actually, I think that might be a dupe. Hang on. 1147: Well, if I have a choice, then I’ll say no. Thank you. Dispatcher: You really don’t have a choice, because most of the jobs wouldn’t get done. 1147: You’re right. Wednesday, October 18, […]

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Monday, September 18, 9:55 PM Dispatcher: 947? 1947: Clear from the arrest. Can we have lunch at 2446 Lincoln, along with 1956? Dispatcher: OK, ten-four on your lunch. 1944? 1944: Yeah, squad, we’re requesting lunch, 4337 N. Lincoln. Dispatcher: OK. 2323: 2323? Dispatcher: Double? 2323: Yeah, Sharon, can you clear us from the transport? And […]

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Sunday, August 20, 2:20 PM Dispatcher: I have two on Magnolia. One is at 46– on Magnolia, guy is drinkin’ on the sidewalk–how unusual that is up there–and at 46– we got a couple of companions drinking out on the public way. Let me know if you need anything further on those, if you could, […]

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Monday, July 24, 11:05 PM Dispatcher: At 11– Monticello, people are smokin’ dope and urinatin’ at that location. If anyone wants to watch that. Tuesday, July 25, 11:10 PM Dispatcher: 1141, take this if you would–runnin’ out of cars here–28– Flournoy on a disturbance, loud music out of a Grand Prix, first of all. And […]

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Wednesday, June 28, 1:30 PM Dispatcher: Could you help us out, 17– Damen? 1482: Jeez, I’m right in front. Dispatcher: You didn’t get hit in the head with a crane, did ya? 1482: I was gonna have lunch. Dispatcher: You can continue having lunch and I’ll get somebody else, no problem. 1482: That’s OK, don’t […]

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Tuesday, May 23, 10:50 PM Dispatcher: 1053? Assault just occurred, 22– 24th Street, first floor rear. Complainant caught a couple having sex on his property, asked them to leave, and the man threatened to burn down the house. 1053? 1053: Yeah, see if the complainant on this is gonna come out. Dispatcher: Give him a […]

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Tuesday, April 25, 10:45 AM Dispatcher: Hey, got a lady getting naked in the middle of the street, Moffat and Kedzie, Kedzie and Moffat. 1421: OK. Dispatcher: 434? 1434: I’m clear. You want me to assist 21 or whatever? Dispatcher: Yeah, you could join the rest of the district. 1434: Just to help 21–usually those […]

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Monday, April 3, 10:05 PM 1144: Where’s the nearest women’s shelter in 11? Dispatcher: Anybody know where the nearest–Chicago and Trumbull, they’re saying. 1144: Thank you. Dispatcher: And–you work here, why don’t you know? 1144: ‘Cause I don’t deal with this nonsense. Unidentified caller: What do you deal with, then? 1055: Notify Streets and San […]

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Tuesday, March 7, 12:25 AM Unidentified caller: I thought she said she was saving herself for later. Dispatcher: That’s exactly what she said. Unidentified caller: Well, I wish I could have been there. Dispatcher: You know what? It’s not too late. Unidentified caller number two: I wish I was a dispatcher. Dispatcher: What really are […]

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Monday, February 7, 11:25 PM Unidentified Caller: Radio check on zone ten. Dispatcher: Clear. Unidentified Caller: Radio check on zone ten. Dispatcher: Sounds like a good radio. Unidentified Caller number two: Sounds like a parrot repeating. Unidentified Caller Number one: Radio check. Dispatcher: 1002, sounds like a good radio. Unidentified Caller number two: It’s his […]

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Tuesday, January 11, 11:20 PM Dispatcher: Third watch? 1944: 1944. Dispatcher: OK sir…the B-truck plate is coming up clear, SOS, no record. 1944: Every plate, every plate–there’s something wrong with your computer. Dispatcher: Wait, we’ll slap it. Friday, January 14, 12:10 AM Dispatcher: OK units, 352 is at Roscoe and Sheffield, he has the victim […]

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Thursday, December 9, 10:45 PM Dispatcher: Are you privy to being pawed? Unidentified Caller number one: I wish. Unidentified Caller number two: What’s wrong with pawing girls? Unidentified Caller number three: We don’t paw on our kitties. Dispatcher: Do we just pet our kitties? Unidentified Caller number four: Meow. Unidentified Caller number one: Real nice. […]

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Thursday, October 14, 12:00 AM 1325: Also if they could check on a plate for me for a VIN, number 57848DV? I tried but I can’t get it up. Dispatcher: Tried it but you can’t get it up, oookay. 1325: I didn’t mean it that way, now. Thursday, October 14, 12:10 AM Dispatcher: Event number […]

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Sunday, October 10, 12:05 AM Dispatcher: OK 1121, disguise the car, put your hat on backwards, we got a selling narcotics, 8– N. Drake. Two male blacks on the street, no further. 1121: Ten-four. Monday, October 11, 12:40 AM Dispatcher: 2514? 2514: But we’re so busy! Dispatcher: Commercial alarm, 2506 N. Laramie at G & […]

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September 8, 1:45 PM, 3400 Block of North Racine Assault. Police officer was directing traffic around sewer work. Man in car refused to stop. Officer jumped in front of car to prevent accident. Man pulled out something that officer assumed was gun and drove away. Police later found man working on porch in neighborhood. Weapon […]