He bashed Luis Cordero Jr. over the head with a revolver over and over, cursing all the while, according to Cordero, his girlfriend and witnesses.
Then it was Cordero’s girlfriend’s turn for terror.
“He put his gun in my mouth and said: ‘You better shut the f— up, bitch, or I’ll blow your brains out,’ ” the girlfriend, Heather Rzany, told the Chicago Sun-Times.
The man with the gun wasn’t a gangbanger, an angry relative or an armed robber.
He was an off-duty Chicago cop, far outside his Englewood district, getting involved in a noise complaint being handled by a private security guard on the Northwest Side, Cordero and Rzany allege. And now he’s being sued for brutality and investigated by the Independent Police Review Authority.
No worries though because this is in a place where despite Heller and McDonald it is still increasingly difficult to obtain a firearm. So the probability of either of these citizens putting up a fight against this anointed tyrant was nil allowing him to operate without fear.
Now why would I put this in the sponsored count though? Simple, because of the following:
The lawsuit, which seeks unspecified damages, accuses an on-duty officer who responded to the beating of letting Gofron walk away — and of failing to document his name, badge number and where he worked.
Yup, it’s handy when your buddies can try and cover for you. Isn’t Chicago great?
State Sponsored Criminal #358: Chris Gofron
359: Jason Burg
Because being a cop means you can get drunk while carrying a gun and do what ever the hell you want.
Barron is the owner, editor, and principal author at The Minuteman, a competitive shooter, and staff member for Boomershoot. Even in his free time he’s merging his love and knowledge of computers and technology with his love of firearms.
He has a BS in electrical engineering from Washington State University. Immediately after college he went into work on embedded software and hardware for use in critical infrastructure. This included cryptographic communications equipment as well as command and control devices that were using that communications equipment. Since then he’s worked on just about everything ranging from toys, phones, other critical infrastructure, and even desktop applications. Doing everything from hardware system design, to software architecture, to actually writing software that makes your athletic band do its thing.