Joining the show this week is Chicago FOP President Kevin Graham. Kevin gives us a short biography, and of his Law Enforcement career leading up to his present role today. Kevin and Bill discuss how policies of the Law Enforcment have changed throughout the years, and the Mayor’s race. Bill and Kevin also discuss in detail the consent decree.
In this week’s round table segment, Bill Cameron is joined by Greg Hinz of Crain’s, Ray Long of The Chicago Tribune, Lynn Sweet and Fran Spielman of the Chicago Sun-Times, and Heather Cherone, editor of The Daily Line. The discussion opens up with the return of Ray Long. Ray describes his recent heart surgery, and his recovery process. The round table analyzes Bill’s interview with Kevin Graham, and the Mayor’s race. Ray,Greg,Heather, and Fran discuss the Jason Van Dyke trial. Lynn is at the DNC summer meeting, and describes the events happening there. Rauner falls behind in the Governor’s race, and the round table discusses President Trump’s week.
This week’s Community Spotlight is with Nick Gale, and focuses on the celebration of the state’s bicentennial, with numerous celebrations across the state happening on Sunday August 26, the date back in 1818 that Illinois adopted its state Constitution.