Sketchy recollections of cronyism in the CPD



The bulk of O'Neill's memoir charts his rise to the department's top position while battling an entrenched culture of cronyism and turf protection, familiar territory to anyone in the habit of reading the Second City Cop blog.

Gapers Block reviews Chief O'Neill's Sketchy Recollections of an Eventful Life in Chicago, the memoir of a Chicago police superintendent at the turn of the century.

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