Help, open air drug market on my block and cops refuse to make arrests

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East Garfield

Chicago, IL

#1 Apr 3, 2012
I live on the West Side. There is an open air drug market that operates around the clock, 24/7.
I've gone to CAPS meetings, written letters to the Commander of the police station, written letters to the Mayor, written letters to the Police superintendent. I call 911 constantly, sometimes I call 10 times in one hour. In spite of all this, the police refuse to arrest the criminals who violate the law in plain view. There is even a police camera next to the open air drug market.
If I'm lucky the cops will drive by for a few seconds, but they will not get out of their cars and question or search the drug dealers. Here is a video on youtube of the lawlessness, what can I do?
East Garfield

Chicago, IL

#2 Apr 3, 2012
CURIOUS

Oak Lawn, IL

#3 Apr 3, 2012
You can go onlne and fill out a complaint with Cook Conty Sheriff dept. They will call, ask for more details and investigate, whch takes time, therefore they will not do anything right away. Take notes and pics that would be helpful to the police. Hope this helps!
thank you

Chicago, IL

#4 Apr 5, 2012
Ok you want the best fire works for the 4th. Cops have them, what about drugs all cops need to be drug tested
Jabez Wilson

Hollywood, FL

#5 Apr 5, 2012
Are there a lot of pale white trash guys that hang around there?
flokit

AOL

#6 Apr 6, 2012
maybe they should send that Zimmerman guy from florida over there ,......
i'll bet he can take care of things - pronto

“Constitutionist/ SAF”

Since: Mar 08

Location hidden

#7 Apr 7, 2012
The YouTube video was excellent [five stars]!

All drugs should be legalized. Prostitution should be legal too.

Govt is always our worst enemy.
flokit

AOL

#8 Apr 7, 2012
yea ,...free drugs for everybody ! and free section 8 housing too !

imagine what would happen,..
soon,.. every neighbor hood in the nation would become a clone of the west side ,...
nobody would work ,... & they would all demand that the government take care of their every need ,.... Americans have turned soft and inept ,...
god helps us
East Garfield

Chicago, IL

#9 Apr 24, 2012
CURIOUS wrote:
You can go onlne and fill out a complaint with Cook Conty Sheriff dept. They will call, ask for more details and investigate, whch takes time, therefore they will not do anything right away. Take notes and pics that would be helpful to the police. Hope this helps!
Already did that. Wrote letters to commander of police station, sent video and photos, informed the mayor's office, called drug hotline, nothing seems to help. This corner apears to have an invisible force field around it protecting it from law enforcements. Cops refuse to investigage, why???

What gives???
littleknowledge4 u

Tunkhannock, PA

#10 Feb 13, 2013
its all about the benjamins baby, where theres drugs theres money and where theres money there is corruption.

dont steal!
the govt. hates competition...
Dane Thorsen

AOL

#11 Feb 13, 2013
thank you wrote:
Ok you want the best fire works for the 4th. Cops have them, what about drugs all cops need to be drug tested
It is odd that every little crap job for the City has to be drug tested BUT the City Hall Gangsters who RUN the City have no Drup tests. Very interesting.
grounded in reality

Nashua, NH

#12 Feb 13, 2013
East Garfield wrote:
I live on the West Side. There is an open air drug market that operates around the clock, 24/7.
I've gone to CAPS meetings, written letters to the Commander of the police station, written letters to the Mayor, written letters to the Police superintendent. I call 911 constantly, sometimes I call 10 times in one hour. In spite of all this, the police refuse to arrest the criminals who violate the law in plain view. There is even a police camera next to the open air drug market.
If I'm lucky the cops will drive by for a few seconds, but they will not get out of their cars and question or search the drug dealers. Here is a video on youtube of the lawlessness, what can I do?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v =fyUZMaTMQ9oXX
call the local FBI office your state attorney general office in Chicago, call Rev al not so Sharpton he loves TV camera,
call you congressman, senator then call or E-mail Bill OReilly at FOX News he will get your message out to the public and the proper authorities
Beowulf

Palmyra, VA

#13 May 12, 2013
Looks like open season to me. Of course, the act of subtraction isn't for everyone. Wish I lived close enough to help. I have more than enough to deal with as it is.

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