Kevin Graham

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Kevin Graham says : “Detroit is like a goldmine right now. People are coming in and buying houses and spending $30,000 to $40,000 on renovations,” External link

buffalonews Tuesday, February 2, 2021 11:52:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham said : "This is the cornerstone of our business," External link

CBC Sunday, January 10, 2021 8:43:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “I never had any control over it, never had access to it,” External link

suntimes Thursday, October 8, 2020 8:13:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “This is politics, and Mr. Catanzara and I do not see eye to eye on a lot of things,” External link

suntimes Thursday, October 8, 2020 8:13:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “It was clear I didn’t do anything wrong,” External link

chicagotribune Thursday, October 8, 2020 7:38:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “It was clear I didn’t do anything wrong,” External link

chicagotribune Thursday, October 8, 2020 6:34:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “I really feel like I’ve become better at my job,” “Just constantly brainstorming and iterating and being able to trade knowledge” External link

nytimes Monday, July 6, 2020 1:12:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham said ( about Park District ) : “Why should the 17 th [Albany Park] District have … no sergeants available when you have an extra five in the 11 th [Harrison] District? I thought the entire point of having the city engage in a consent decree … was to have supervisors watching what officers are doing. Yet, they’re stripping the supervisors and the manpower in those districts,” “It’s not just a matter citizens being left unprotected. It’s also not having backup from other officers. You strip the manpower. You’ve taken five police cars from a North Side district, sent ‘em to another district. And now, you’ve left the officers who are left [behind] vulnerable because they’re not going to be able to get the backup they need in time. It is a recipe for disaster” External link

suntimes Saturday, May 2, 2020 1:16:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “You should have had officers that were off duty sign up and do special employment there, which has been done in the past,” “Now, they are stripping officers from other districts and putting people, both in danger of criminal activity and not having enough backup for officers to respond when they’re calling for help” External link

suntimes Saturday, May 2, 2020 1:16:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said ( about Park District ) : “Why should the 17 th [Albany Park] District have … no sergeants available when you have an extra five in the 11 th [Harrison] District? I thought the entire point of having the city engage in a consent decree … was to have supervisors watching what officers are doing. Yet, they’re stripping the supervisors and the manpower in those districts,” “It’s not just a matter citizens being left unprotected. It’s also not having backup from other officers. You strip the manpower. You’ve taken five police cars from a North Side district, sent ‘em to another district. And now, you’ve left the officers who are left [behind] vulnerable because they’re not going to be able to get the backup they need in time. It is a recipe for disaster” External link

suntimes Friday, May 1, 2020 9:22:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “You should have had officers that were off duty sign up and do special employment there, which has been done in the past,” “Now, they are stripping officers from other districts and putting people, both in danger of criminal activity and not having enough backup for officers to respond when they’re calling for help” External link

suntimes Friday, May 1, 2020 9:22:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “These are conversations that are going on in households. They are going on in Lodge 7 members’ homes. They are concerned about their spouses. They are concerned about their children. With this hotel in place, it is one thing less that they have to worry about,” External link

suntimes Tuesday, March 31, 2020 10:04:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham told : “I actually asked that those roll calls not be held. ... Information can be disseminated through phones, through our email system. Many of the officers have department phones. We have [display terminals] in the cars. All vital information could be transmitted through them,” External link

suntimes Thursday, March 26, 2020 1:24:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “I’ve got to worry about the men and women of the Chicago Police Department and my members. And if the city doesn’t have it and can’t do it, we’re going to step in and we will do it,” “It’s not about finger-pointing. It’s about let’s get all on the same page and work together to provide the biggest protection for the men and women of the police department” External link

suntimes Thursday, March 26, 2020 1:24:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “They were under new orders to try and curtail the crime on the CTA,” External link

suntimes Wednesday, March 11, 2020 1:48:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham told : “If you take disciplinary action before the investigation has been complete or there has not even been a statement given, I would say that’s premature,” External link

suntimes Wednesday, March 11, 2020 1:48:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “The police department is well overseen by many agencies. This idea that there is somehow the need to have additional oversight is really ridiculous,” External link

suntimes Tuesday, March 10, 2020 7:57:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “I’m feeling very good going forward,” “I did not have a lot of time to devote to the election because I was doing the job” External link

suntimes Friday, March 6, 2020 5:00:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “Why has the superintendent and the Mayor not commented on the fact that not one individual assisted these officers during the struggle to place the offender clearly engaged in felony resisting into custody, an offender who once again failed to comply with police orders?” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, March 2, 2020 4:39:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “Why has the superintendent and the Mayor not commented on the fact that not one individual assisted these officers during the struggle to place the offender clearly engaged in felony resisting into custody, an offender who once again failed to comply with police orders?” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, March 2, 2020 3:47:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “Why has the superintendent and the Mayor not commented on the fact that not one individual assisted these officers during the struggle to place the offender clearly engaged in felony resisting into custody, an offender who once again failed to comply with police orders?” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, March 2, 2020 1:05:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “The lesson from Oakland is you need to have one person who is in charge and they need to report to the mayor of the city,” “If you start to fire police chiefs based on one incident or simply because you don’t like them, you’re not going to get a police department that’s responsive to its citizens. You’re just going to get somebody who is responsible to the person who’s shouting loudest in the room” External link

suntimes Tuesday, February 25, 2020 12:55:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham added ( about President Trump ) : “I am inclined to support President Trump in the next election ... although it’s important to note our national association makes our official endorsement for president,” External link

suntimes Wednesday, February 19, 2020 3:33:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “We just believed a 14-year sentence was over the top ... compared to what goes on in Cook County where people don’t get 14 years for murder!” External link

suntimes Wednesday, February 19, 2020 3:33:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “I just felt this was the right time to send the letter” External link

suntimes Wednesday, February 19, 2020 3:33:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “That’s when I thanked the president for supporting the police nationwide and citing Chicago in particular,” External link

suntimes Wednesday, February 19, 2020 3:33:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “Obviously, we want the best thing to happen,” “I just don’t have a comment until after I take a look at it” External link

suntimes Thursday, January 30, 2020 8:59:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “I was fortunate enough to greet him [Trump] at the airport and then a few weeks later to be invited to the White House for a special meeting,” External link

suntimes Saturday, December 14, 2019 3:03:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said ( about President Trump ) : “And despite an impeachment looming, President Trump was very upbeat,” External link

suntimes Saturday, December 14, 2019 3:03:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “Criminals are going back on the street to committing crimes days after being arrested for the same crime because the state’s attorneys aren’t prosecuting and doing their job,” External link

suntimes Saturday, December 14, 2019 3:03:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham added : “He was in an excellent mood,” External link

suntimes Saturday, December 14, 2019 3:03:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “The president also wanted a copy of the magazine,” External link

suntimes Saturday, December 14, 2019 3:03:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “The president understands us and we need his help when it comes to police safety and getting prosecutors to prosecute,” External link

suntimes Saturday, December 14, 2019 3:03:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham added : “I thanked the president for enlarging Chicago’s Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms office by bringing in more federal prosecutors,” External link

suntimes Saturday, December 14, 2019 3:03:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham told : “We’re still below the 25 per cent, although we are moving in a great direction,” External link

thespec Saturday, December 14, 2019 12:30:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham told : “We’re still below the 25 per cent, although we are moving in a great direction,” External link

thespec Saturday, December 14, 2019 12:30:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said ( about Eddie Johnson ) : “It’s not about Eddie Johnson,” External link

suntimes Friday, December 6, 2019 11:12:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “In this period where we’ve been without a contract, we’ve buried three of our members in the line-of-duty. That’s considerably different than other unions,” “I just came from a parole hearing where I had to look into the face of the son of a murdered police officer who talked about growing up without his father….One of the hardest days I’ve had was to return the wedding ring to Officer [Samuel] Jimenez’s wife. To see the look on her face was devastating” External link

suntimes Thursday, December 5, 2019 2:38:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “How about if we hang a camera on every one of the aldermen [or] on news reporters so that we can see every single question?” External link

suntimes Thursday, December 5, 2019 2:38:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “Our attorneys have told me there are more videos. And it shows that de-escalation tactics were used and that the officer did a lot to try and calm the situation down before the emergency takedown,” External link

suntimes Thursday, December 5, 2019 2:38:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “Not only has that investigation not been complete. It hasn’t even been started. And he was already stripped of police powers. That’s wrong,” “You’re basing your ideas on what occurred based on a blurry video. One video and not all of the videos… This officer hasn’t made a statement and already you’re stripping him because it looks bad” External link

suntimes Thursday, December 5, 2019 2:38:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham told : “If you take disciplinary action before the investigation has been complete or there has not even been a statement given, I would say that’s premature,” External link

suntimes Thursday, December 5, 2019 1:28:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “You have to have probable cause to get somebody out of their car to give them a field sobriety test. … Simply because you pull over … because you’re tired — that doesn’t necessarily mean you’ve been drinking,” “If those officers knew the totality of the circumstances, there may have been a sobriety test done. ... [But] if you reasonably believe that somebody pulled off to the side of the road because they’re tired, and you accept that as a plausible reason, you don’t need to give a sobriety test” External link

suntimes Thursday, December 5, 2019 1:28:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : "The men and women of the Chicago Police Department do an amazing job," "They've done this for the last two and a half years without a contract, without enough manpower, without enough equipment" External link

foxnews Wednesday, November 27, 2019 9:09:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “Once again, we see another heroic police officer who is not afraid to go into danger, who knew there were shots fired, who knew he was going in to try and protect the people of the city of Chicago and save lives,” “And once again, they did an outstanding job and that officer should be commended for his hard work” External link

suntimes Wednesday, November 20, 2019 7:37:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham said ( about Eddie Johnson ) : "I certainly think if they [the inspector general's office] want the interview, they call [Johnson] up tomorrow," "There's nothing preventing them from doing that" External link

patch Friday, November 8, 2019 3:12:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said ( about Eddie Johnson ) : "I think Superintendent Johnson should not walk out of the president's speech, particularly when the federal government has sent federal agents and prosecutors to assist the Chicago Police Department with our gun and drug problems," External link

news-yahoo Monday, October 28, 2019 6:26:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham said : "They welcome us being there because they don't want these issues in their community, and they know that we're here to try to stop it," External link

CBC Monday, October 28, 2019 11:15:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said ( about Eddie Johnson ) : "I think Superintendent Johnson should not walk out of the president's speech, particularly when the federal government has sent federal agents and prosecutors to assist the Chicago Police Department with our gun and drug problems," External link

news-yahoo Monday, October 28, 2019 7:23:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : "And, it's driven down the crime. Last month we took a thousand guns off the street. Last month alone," External link

foxnews Friday, October 25, 2019 3:55:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham wrote : “Late yesterday, the command staff issued a directive changing the start times for officers all over the city, a change made without consultation with the FOP that disrupts the lives and family schedules of officers throughout the city. Officers [who] have already seen their days off canceled throughout the entire summer,” “Despite the constant disregard for the well being of our officers, the city continues to push one harassing, unjustified policy after another in the name of accountability and transparency. … We are meeting with the city this morning about the scheduling change and exploring our legal options” External link

suntimes Wednesday, October 9, 2019 1:53:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham wrote : “Late yesterday, the command staff issued a directive changing the start times for officers all over the city, a change made without consultation with the FOP that disrupts the lives and family schedules of officers throughout the city. Officers [who] have already seen their days off canceled throughout the entire summer,” “Despite the constant disregard for the well being of our officers, the city continues to push one harassing, unjustified policy after another in the name of accountability and transparency. … We are meeting with the city this morning about the scheduling change and exploring our legal options” External link

suntimes Monday, October 7, 2019 11:48:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham wrote : “The command staff and the mayor better wake up,” “They cannot continue to treat the officers and their elected representatives with such disregard and contempt” External link

suntimes Monday, October 7, 2019 11:48:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham said : "These Chicago police officers are doing a phenomenal job under very difficult conditions, and I can't say enough how proud I am of the work that the officers do," "So we are trying to have additional meetings with the mayor, and we are doing our best to communicate our ideas on how to protect the people in the city of Chicago" External link

foxnews Monday, July 8, 2019 8:08:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “On Memorial Day weekend, I was out backing up officers in the 3rd District, the 7th District and the 19th District. I was out there talking with officers at roll call. I also went on calls to back them up. Why would I say those things if I myself was out there?” External link

suntimes Friday, June 21, 2019 11:52:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham told : “I have not said ‘no’ to everything. I wouldn’t have invited the monitor to come meet with us if I was always saying no,” External link

suntimes Friday, June 21, 2019 11:52:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham said ( about Jussie Smollett ) : “It was improper that [there was] ex parte communications between Jussie Smollett’s attorney and her prior to her making a decision not to prosecute this case or to let it go,” “If a police officer has ex parte communication with a defendant’s attorney, there’d be an investigation because we want to know that things were not handled improperly or that there wasn’t anything improperly going on” External link

suntimes Friday, June 21, 2019 7:44:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “That’s a very interesting dynamic to this,” External link

suntimes Friday, June 21, 2019 7:44:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham wrote : “As the city ... endures another week of bloodshed primarily due to gang violence, Mayor Lightfoot’s decision to give voice to some supposed rumor ... is puzzling and alarming,” External link

suntimes Monday, June 10, 2019 9:39:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham wrote : “We have attempted many times to meet with Mayor Lightfoot and to discuss with her common interests on a host of issues, particularly the evidence we have developed pointing to a pattern of false allegations of police misconduct that often end up in the federal courts and cost the taxpayers millions,” External link

suntimes Monday, June 10, 2019 9:39:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham told : “For as long as anyone can remember, Chicago Police have provided the security for the mayor of this city,” External link

eurweb Saturday, June 1, 2019 6:17:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham says : "It's partly my fault because I spent my career designing this disposable packaging and introducing it to the large food and beverage companies," "Back in the day packaging was made with glass and metal and it was my job to convert those into disposable plastics and disposable packaging" External link

newshub Monday, May 20, 2019 12:37:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham says : "Ten dollars a tonne is meaningless," External link

newshub Monday, May 20, 2019 12:37:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham says ( about The UK ) : "The net impact on climate change for compostable packaging after it's composted or if it's in landfill is zero," External link

newshub Monday, May 20, 2019 12:37:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “Nowhere in our society do we have people that do not face their accusers. That’s just wrong,” “People are not afraid to come forward. If it’s important, they will do it. Police officers don’t go after people because somebody makes a complaint on them. That’s ridiculous” External link

suntimes Saturday, May 4, 2019 12:09:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “I do recognize that the FOP has been outspoken in our criticisms of the state’s attorney’s office,” “I do believe that those are justified. We asked for an investigation. We did so because we felt there were some improprieties going on, and we did that long before charges were dropped against the actor in that well-known case” External link

chicagotribune Wednesday, May 1, 2019 3:51:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said ( about Kim Foxx ) : “What we’ve asked from Kim Foxx and her office is to prosecute,” “I hope that she suddenly realizes that this is what her job is, and she needs to do it. If she can’t, she needs to step down and let someone else do it. She’s not the defense attorney. She’s not here to make social change” External link

chicagotribune Wednesday, May 1, 2019 3:51:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “I do recognize that the FOP has been outspoken in our criticisms of the state’s attorney’s office,” “I do believe that those are justified. We asked for an investigation. We did so because we felt there were some improprieties going on, and we did that long before charges were dropped against the actor in that well-known case” External link

chicagotribune Wednesday, May 1, 2019 2:35:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said ( about Kim Foxx ) : “What we’ve asked from Kim Foxx and her office is to prosecute,” “I hope that she suddenly realizes that this is what her job is, and she needs to do it. If she can’t, she needs to step down and let someone else do it. She’s not the defense attorney. She’s not here to make social change” External link

chicagotribune Wednesday, May 1, 2019 2:35:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “Nowhere in our society do we have people that do not face their accusers. That’s just wrong,” “People are not afraid to come forward. If it’s important, they will do it. Police officers don’t go after people because somebody makes a complaint on them. That’s ridiculous” External link

suntimes Wednesday, May 1, 2019 12:12:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “We need to be moving on. We cannot be tied up in minutia. We cannot be tied up in taking somebody off the street to go and enter these, and then face discipline if there’s a mistake made,” External link

suntimes Wednesday, May 1, 2019 12:12:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said ( about Jason Van Dyke ) : “There are a number of anomalies that occurred in this case — not to mention the fact that there was information that was not presented in court. Witnesses that should have been called were not called. And we certainly have some concerns about that,” “I certainly want to make sure that Jason gets a fair hearing in the appeal process and that his attorneys have every avenue in which to do that” External link

suntimes Wednesday, May 1, 2019 12:12:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said ( about Kim Foxx ) : “What we’ve asked for from Kim Foxx and her office is to prosecute people. Not to be the defense attorney,” External link

suntimes Wednesday, May 1, 2019 12:12:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “We need to have a prosecutor who is going to charge people when they commit a crime,” External link

nbcnews Tuesday, April 23, 2019 5:13:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham says ( about Kim Foxx ) : "Ms. Foxx needs to resign and she should do it quickly" External link

nbcdfw Wednesday, April 17, 2019 6:31:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham says ( about Kim Foxx ) : "Ms. Foxx needs to resign and she should do it quickly" External link

nbcbayarea Wednesday, April 17, 2019 6:26:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham says ( about Kim Foxx ) : "Ms. Foxx needs to resign and she should do it quickly" External link

nbcnewyork Wednesday, April 17, 2019 5:31:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “We have had problems getting felony charges approved for battery to police officers,” External link

suntimes Monday, April 15, 2019 9:02:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham says ( about Kim Foxx ) : "Ms. Foxx needs to resign and she should do it quickly" External link

nbcnewyork Friday, April 12, 2019 10:43:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham says ( about Kim Foxx ) : "Ms. Foxx needs to resign and she should do it quickly" External link

nbcdfw Friday, April 12, 2019 10:29:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham says ( about Kim Foxx ) : "Ms. Foxx needs to resign and she should do it quickly" External link

nbcbayarea Friday, April 12, 2019 10:12:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham wrote : "We could not control who showed up for the April 1 protest, just as you cannot control who has shown up to many of your protests throughout your career," External link

foxnews Thursday, April 11, 2019 5:04:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham wrote : "The comment shows an amazing indifference to our city, a fundamental misunderstanding of the people who keep us safe and a disturbing mendacity," External link

foxnews Thursday, April 11, 2019 5:04:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said ( about Jussie Smollett ) : “This didn’t start with Jussie Smollett,” “This started when we wanted to try and make sure that when officers received a battery in the performance of their duties that the felony charges would be placed. And we continually had problems getting those charges approved” External link

news-yahoo Saturday, April 6, 2019 1:46:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “She was very unhappy with me calling for a federal investigation,” External link

news-yahoo Saturday, April 6, 2019 12:14:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said ( about Jussie Smollett ) : “This didn’t start with Jussie Smollett,” “This started when we wanted to try and make sure that when officers received a battery in the performance of their duties that the felony charges would be placed. And we continually had problems getting those charges approved” External link

news-yahoo Saturday, April 6, 2019 12:14:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : "We have had problems getting felony charges approved for battery to police officers," "I've had officers, in my office, where their kneecaps were broken, where their fingertips were nearly bit off, and we can't get felony charges approved on this" External link

foxnews Friday, April 5, 2019 9:36:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “She was very unhappy with me calling for a federal investigation,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, April 5, 2019 5:31:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham said ( about Jussie Smollett ) : “This didn’t start with Jussie Smollett,” “This started when we wanted to try and make sure that when officers received a battery in the performance of their duties that the felony charges would be placed. And we continually had problems getting those charges approved” External link

news-yahoo Friday, April 5, 2019 5:31:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “She was very unhappy with me calling for a federal investigation,” External link

usaToday Friday, April 5, 2019 2:30:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham said ( about Jussie Smollett ) : “This didn’t start with Jussie Smollett,” “This started when we wanted to try and make sure that when officers received a battery in the performance of their duties that the felony charges would be placed. And we continually had problems getting those charges approved” External link

usaToday Friday, April 5, 2019 2:30:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham said ( about Jussie Smollett ) : “This didn’t start with Jussie Smollett,” “This started when we wanted to try and make sure that when officers received a battery in the performance of their duties that the felony charges would be placed. And we continually had problems getting those charges approved” External link

usaToday Friday, April 5, 2019 5:07:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : "We want to see criminals prosecuted and we want to see people convicted," External link

CBSnews Friday, April 5, 2019 3:29:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : "I don't know why other chiefs aren't here. I can't answer that," External link

CBSnews Friday, April 5, 2019 3:29:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : "This is not just about Jussie Smollett," "This is about many cases in the Cook County system that have gone unprosecuted, or having charges reduced" External link

clickondetroit Friday, April 5, 2019 2:41:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : "This is not just about Jussie Smollett," "This is about many cases in the Cook County system that have gone unprosecuted, or having charges reduced" External link

click2houston Friday, April 5, 2019 2:24:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : "This is not just about Jussie Smollett," "This is about many cases in the Cook County system that have gone unprosecuted, or having charges reduced" External link

news4jax Friday, April 5, 2019 2:02:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said ( about County State ) : “This is about many cases in the Cook County system that have gone un-prosecuted, or having charges reduced,” External link

dailycaller Friday, April 5, 2019 1:58:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : "This is about making sure people are treated fairly," External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, April 3, 2019 8:18:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham said ( about County State ) : “We are here to let people know that we want justice in Cook County,” External link

reuters Wednesday, April 3, 2019 8:53:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said ( about County State ) : "We are here to let people know that we want justice in Cook County," External link

RTERadio Tuesday, April 2, 2019 2:25:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham said ( about County State ) : "We are here to let people know that we want justice in Cook County," External link

RTERadio Tuesday, April 2, 2019 1:26:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham said ( about County State ) : “We are here to let people know that we want justice in Cook County,” External link

themalaymailonline Tuesday, April 2, 2019 7:11:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : "This is about making sure people are treated fairly," External link

usaToday Tuesday, April 2, 2019 6:59:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : "We expended a lot of manpower and we've done a lot of work to make sure that this case was brought to trial, and it wasn't. That's a lot of money to just throw away," External link

ABCnews Tuesday, April 2, 2019 1:12:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “This is about making sure people are treated fairly,” External link

thegrio Tuesday, April 2, 2019 12:40:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : "This is about making sure people are treated fairly," External link

news-yahoo Monday, April 1, 2019 11:01:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham said : "This is about making sure people are treated fairly," External link

usaToday Monday, April 1, 2019 10:34:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham said : "This is about making sure people are treated fairly," External link

news-yahoo Monday, April 1, 2019 10:09:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham said : "diverting the case from Chicago police department to a federal investigation," External link

news4jax Saturday, March 30, 2019 8:44:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham said : "diverting the case from Chicago police department to a federal investigation," External link

click2houston Saturday, March 30, 2019 8:14:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham said : "diverting the case from Chicago police department to a federal investigation," External link

clickondetroit Saturday, March 30, 2019 8:12:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “If the FBI does do the investigation, and it appears that they are, then we are going to have some resolution to this and find out what exactly happened,” External link

suntimes Thursday, March 28, 2019 10:38:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “If the FBI does do the investigation, and it appears that they are, then we are going to have some resolution to this and find out what exactly happened,” External link

suntimes Thursday, March 28, 2019 8:03:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “If the FBI does do the investigation, and it appears that they are, then we are going to have some resolution to this and find out what exactly happened,” External link

suntimes Thursday, March 28, 2019 3:42:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham said : "We want to make sure that the Justice Department takes a very hard look at what went on with that case and also what went on today," External link

wkbw Thursday, March 28, 2019 12:11:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : "We want to make sure that the Justice Department takes a very hard look at what went on with that case and also what went on today," External link

kxxv Wednesday, March 27, 2019 11:12:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham said : "We want to make sure that the Justice Department takes a very hard look at what went on with that case and also what went on today," External link

abcactionnews Wednesday, March 27, 2019 10:48:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham said : "We want to make sure that the Justice Department takes a very hard look at what went on with that case and also what went on today," External link

newschannel5 Wednesday, March 27, 2019 10:34:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham told : “We are interested in having the federal authorities look into what occurred here because we're baffled by what has happened,” External link

foxnews Wednesday, March 27, 2019 8:19:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham told ( about John Lynch ) : “John Lynch, who is the U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Illinois, is known to be the law and order attorney. I actually believe he will look into this,” External link

foxnews Wednesday, March 27, 2019 8:19:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “There’s formative feedback that the teachers provide to allow the students to be successful on their summit of assessments,” External link

thespec Wednesday, March 27, 2019 7:02:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “I don’t think justice was done here today,” External link

usaToday Wednesday, March 27, 2019 2:38:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “I don’t think justice was done here today,” External link

usaToday Wednesday, March 27, 2019 5:08:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “I don’t think justice was done here today,” External link

suntimes Wednesday, March 27, 2019 4:57:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “Charges were dropped, and we certainly are upset,” “I’m upset about it. I have not received a satisfactory answer about what is going on” External link

foxnews Wednesday, March 27, 2019 3:16:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham told : “why we wanted an investigation in the first place,” External link

foxnews Wednesday, March 27, 2019 3:16:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : "There's text messages going back-and-forth between Foxx and Smollett's private attorney. That's a real problem. We asked for an investigation before because something didn't smell right. Now, a judge sealed the court records so you can't even get a copy of the police investigation," "I made sure the U.S. Attorney had a copy of our letter asking for an investigation in his hand" External link

patch Wednesday, March 27, 2019 2:26:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “I’ve told them the law has not changed,” External link

chicagotribune Saturday, January 19, 2019 7:00:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “They’re leaving it on him and that’s wrong,” External link

chicagotribune Saturday, January 19, 2019 7:00:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “He is a quality individual who cares about society, the people he serves and the people he works with,” External link

chicagotribune Saturday, January 19, 2019 7:00:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “I’ve told them the law has not changed,” External link

sun-sentinel Saturday, January 19, 2019 6:36:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “They’re leaving it on him and that’s wrong,” External link

sun-sentinel Saturday, January 19, 2019 6:36:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “He is a quality individual who cares about society, the people he serves and the people he works with,” External link

sun-sentinel Saturday, January 19, 2019 6:36:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “I’ve told them, the law has not changed,” “And we need to make sure that we stay safe as police officers and that we go home to our families” External link

suntimes Saturday, January 19, 2019 2:15:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “Let me be clear, there was no code of silence,” External link

chicagotribune Friday, January 18, 2019 5:49:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “Let me be clear, there was no code of silence,” External link

baltimoresun Friday, January 18, 2019 5:26:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “says there are judges out there who are going to follow the law and are going to listen to the facts, and not the wrong media accounts and what goes out in the community,” External link

suntimes Friday, January 18, 2019 2:28:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : "There is no code of silence," External link

usaToday Friday, January 18, 2019 1:59:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “There was a lot of love there. It’s just a tragedy on so many levels,” External link

suntimes Friday, December 21, 2018 5:23:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “This tragedy comes just after the loss of another officer who was murdered trying to stop a gunman,” “This terrible tragedy is another grim reminder of the dangers police officers face each and every day to protect the public” External link

suntimes Tuesday, December 18, 2018 9:20:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : "We ask that everyone pray for these officers and their families, as well as all Chicago Police officers, particularly those in the Fifth District," External link

usaToday Tuesday, December 18, 2018 8:08:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : "We ask that everyone pray for these officers and their families, as well as all Chicago Police officers, particularly those in the Fifth District," External link

khou Tuesday, December 18, 2018 7:31:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham added : “This terrible tragedy is another grim reminder of the dangers police officers face each and every day to protect the public. We ask that everyone pray for these officers and their families, as well as all Chicago Police officers, particularly those in the Fifth District” External link

suntimes Tuesday, December 18, 2018 7:14:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “This tragedy comes just after the loss of another officer who was murdered trying to stop a gunman,” External link

suntimes Tuesday, December 18, 2018 7:14:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham added : “This terrible tragedy is another grim reminder of the dangers police officers face each and every day to protect the public. We ask that everyone pray for these officers and their families, as well as all Chicago Police officers, particularly those in the Fifth District” External link

suntimes Tuesday, December 18, 2018 6:13:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “This tragedy comes just after the loss of another officer who was murdered trying to stop a gunman,” External link

suntimes Tuesday, December 18, 2018 6:13:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “The mayor directed those who follow in his footsteps to do what the mayor himself has failed to do: adequately fund city pensions,” External link

suntimes Thursday, December 13, 2018 1:51:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : "Already facing an explosion of crime because the police have been so handcuffed from doing their job by the intense anti-police movement in the city, this consent decree will only handcuff the police even further," External link

tampabay Wednesday, August 30, 2017 3:45:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : "Already facing an explosion of crime because the police have been so handcuffed from doing their job by the intense anti-police movement in the city, this consent decree will only handcuff the police even further," External link

startribune Wednesday, August 30, 2017 3:35:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : "Students and staff realize it's a horrible incident," "Nobody really has the answers yet" External link

CBC Friday, December 2, 2016 12:46:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : "We're focused on the next big thing and that is Tokyo for us. There's some great talent on the team," "You could see that with these juniors. We've got a great chance to make the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and we're going to start pushing for that ASAP" External link

CBC Friday, July 22, 2016 5:20:00 PM EAT



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Kevin Graham says : “Detroit is like a goldmine right now. People are coming in and buying houses and spending $30,000 to $40,000 on renovations,” External link

buffalonews Tuesday, February 2, 2021 11:52:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham said : "This is the cornerstone of our business," External link

CBC Sunday, January 10, 2021 8:43:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “I never had any control over it, never had access to it,” External link

suntimes Thursday, October 8, 2020 8:13:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “This is politics, and Mr. Catanzara and I do not see eye to eye on a lot of things,” External link

suntimes Thursday, October 8, 2020 8:13:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “It was clear I didn’t do anything wrong,” External link

chicagotribune Thursday, October 8, 2020 7:38:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “It was clear I didn’t do anything wrong,” External link

chicagotribune Thursday, October 8, 2020 6:34:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “I really feel like I’ve become better at my job,” “Just constantly brainstorming and iterating and being able to trade knowledge” External link

nytimes Monday, July 6, 2020 1:12:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham said ( about Park District ) : “Why should the 17 th [Albany Park] District have … no sergeants available when you have an extra five in the 11 th [Harrison] District? I thought the entire point of having the city engage in a consent decree … was to have supervisors watching what officers are doing. Yet, they’re stripping the supervisors and the manpower in those districts,” “It’s not just a matter citizens being left unprotected. It’s also not having backup from other officers. You strip the manpower. You’ve taken five police cars from a North Side district, sent ‘em to another district. And now, you’ve left the officers who are left [behind] vulnerable because they’re not going to be able to get the backup they need in time. It is a recipe for disaster” External link

suntimes Saturday, May 2, 2020 1:16:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “You should have had officers that were off duty sign up and do special employment there, which has been done in the past,” “Now, they are stripping officers from other districts and putting people, both in danger of criminal activity and not having enough backup for officers to respond when they’re calling for help” External link

suntimes Saturday, May 2, 2020 1:16:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said ( about Park District ) : “Why should the 17 th [Albany Park] District have … no sergeants available when you have an extra five in the 11 th [Harrison] District? I thought the entire point of having the city engage in a consent decree … was to have supervisors watching what officers are doing. Yet, they’re stripping the supervisors and the manpower in those districts,” “It’s not just a matter citizens being left unprotected. It’s also not having backup from other officers. You strip the manpower. You’ve taken five police cars from a North Side district, sent ‘em to another district. And now, you’ve left the officers who are left [behind] vulnerable because they’re not going to be able to get the backup they need in time. It is a recipe for disaster” External link

suntimes Friday, May 1, 2020 9:22:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “You should have had officers that were off duty sign up and do special employment there, which has been done in the past,” “Now, they are stripping officers from other districts and putting people, both in danger of criminal activity and not having enough backup for officers to respond when they’re calling for help” External link

suntimes Friday, May 1, 2020 9:22:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “These are conversations that are going on in households. They are going on in Lodge 7 members’ homes. They are concerned about their spouses. They are concerned about their children. With this hotel in place, it is one thing less that they have to worry about,” External link

suntimes Tuesday, March 31, 2020 10:04:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham told : “I actually asked that those roll calls not be held. ... Information can be disseminated through phones, through our email system. Many of the officers have department phones. We have [display terminals] in the cars. All vital information could be transmitted through them,” External link

suntimes Thursday, March 26, 2020 1:24:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “I’ve got to worry about the men and women of the Chicago Police Department and my members. And if the city doesn’t have it and can’t do it, we’re going to step in and we will do it,” “It’s not about finger-pointing. It’s about let’s get all on the same page and work together to provide the biggest protection for the men and women of the police department” External link

suntimes Thursday, March 26, 2020 1:24:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “They were under new orders to try and curtail the crime on the CTA,” External link

suntimes Wednesday, March 11, 2020 1:48:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham told : “If you take disciplinary action before the investigation has been complete or there has not even been a statement given, I would say that’s premature,” External link

suntimes Wednesday, March 11, 2020 1:48:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “The police department is well overseen by many agencies. This idea that there is somehow the need to have additional oversight is really ridiculous,” External link

suntimes Tuesday, March 10, 2020 7:57:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “I’m feeling very good going forward,” “I did not have a lot of time to devote to the election because I was doing the job” External link

suntimes Friday, March 6, 2020 5:00:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “Why has the superintendent and the Mayor not commented on the fact that not one individual assisted these officers during the struggle to place the offender clearly engaged in felony resisting into custody, an offender who once again failed to comply with police orders?” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, March 2, 2020 4:39:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “Why has the superintendent and the Mayor not commented on the fact that not one individual assisted these officers during the struggle to place the offender clearly engaged in felony resisting into custody, an offender who once again failed to comply with police orders?” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, March 2, 2020 3:47:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “Why has the superintendent and the Mayor not commented on the fact that not one individual assisted these officers during the struggle to place the offender clearly engaged in felony resisting into custody, an offender who once again failed to comply with police orders?” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, March 2, 2020 1:05:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “The lesson from Oakland is you need to have one person who is in charge and they need to report to the mayor of the city,” “If you start to fire police chiefs based on one incident or simply because you don’t like them, you’re not going to get a police department that’s responsive to its citizens. You’re just going to get somebody who is responsible to the person who’s shouting loudest in the room” External link

suntimes Tuesday, February 25, 2020 12:55:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham added ( about President Trump ) : “I am inclined to support President Trump in the next election ... although it’s important to note our national association makes our official endorsement for president,” External link

suntimes Wednesday, February 19, 2020 3:33:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “We just believed a 14-year sentence was over the top ... compared to what goes on in Cook County where people don’t get 14 years for murder!” External link

suntimes Wednesday, February 19, 2020 3:33:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “I just felt this was the right time to send the letter” External link

suntimes Wednesday, February 19, 2020 3:33:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “That’s when I thanked the president for supporting the police nationwide and citing Chicago in particular,” External link

suntimes Wednesday, February 19, 2020 3:33:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “Obviously, we want the best thing to happen,” “I just don’t have a comment until after I take a look at it” External link

suntimes Thursday, January 30, 2020 8:59:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “I was fortunate enough to greet him [Trump] at the airport and then a few weeks later to be invited to the White House for a special meeting,” External link

suntimes Saturday, December 14, 2019 3:03:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said ( about President Trump ) : “And despite an impeachment looming, President Trump was very upbeat,” External link

suntimes Saturday, December 14, 2019 3:03:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “Criminals are going back on the street to committing crimes days after being arrested for the same crime because the state’s attorneys aren’t prosecuting and doing their job,” External link

suntimes Saturday, December 14, 2019 3:03:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham added : “He was in an excellent mood,” External link

suntimes Saturday, December 14, 2019 3:03:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “The president also wanted a copy of the magazine,” External link

suntimes Saturday, December 14, 2019 3:03:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “The president understands us and we need his help when it comes to police safety and getting prosecutors to prosecute,” External link

suntimes Saturday, December 14, 2019 3:03:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham added : “I thanked the president for enlarging Chicago’s Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms office by bringing in more federal prosecutors,” External link

suntimes Saturday, December 14, 2019 3:03:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham told : “We’re still below the 25 per cent, although we are moving in a great direction,” External link

thespec Saturday, December 14, 2019 12:30:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham told : “We’re still below the 25 per cent, although we are moving in a great direction,” External link

thespec Saturday, December 14, 2019 12:30:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said ( about Eddie Johnson ) : “It’s not about Eddie Johnson,” External link

suntimes Friday, December 6, 2019 11:12:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “In this period where we’ve been without a contract, we’ve buried three of our members in the line-of-duty. That’s considerably different than other unions,” “I just came from a parole hearing where I had to look into the face of the son of a murdered police officer who talked about growing up without his father….One of the hardest days I’ve had was to return the wedding ring to Officer [Samuel] Jimenez’s wife. To see the look on her face was devastating” External link

suntimes Thursday, December 5, 2019 2:38:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “How about if we hang a camera on every one of the aldermen [or] on news reporters so that we can see every single question?” External link

suntimes Thursday, December 5, 2019 2:38:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “Our attorneys have told me there are more videos. And it shows that de-escalation tactics were used and that the officer did a lot to try and calm the situation down before the emergency takedown,” External link

suntimes Thursday, December 5, 2019 2:38:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “Not only has that investigation not been complete. It hasn’t even been started. And he was already stripped of police powers. That’s wrong,” “You’re basing your ideas on what occurred based on a blurry video. One video and not all of the videos… This officer hasn’t made a statement and already you’re stripping him because it looks bad” External link

suntimes Thursday, December 5, 2019 2:38:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham told : “If you take disciplinary action before the investigation has been complete or there has not even been a statement given, I would say that’s premature,” External link

suntimes Thursday, December 5, 2019 1:28:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “You have to have probable cause to get somebody out of their car to give them a field sobriety test. … Simply because you pull over … because you’re tired — that doesn’t necessarily mean you’ve been drinking,” “If those officers knew the totality of the circumstances, there may have been a sobriety test done. ... [But] if you reasonably believe that somebody pulled off to the side of the road because they’re tired, and you accept that as a plausible reason, you don’t need to give a sobriety test” External link

suntimes Thursday, December 5, 2019 1:28:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : "The men and women of the Chicago Police Department do an amazing job," "They've done this for the last two and a half years without a contract, without enough manpower, without enough equipment" External link

foxnews Wednesday, November 27, 2019 9:09:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “Once again, we see another heroic police officer who is not afraid to go into danger, who knew there were shots fired, who knew he was going in to try and protect the people of the city of Chicago and save lives,” “And once again, they did an outstanding job and that officer should be commended for his hard work” External link

suntimes Wednesday, November 20, 2019 7:37:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham said ( about Eddie Johnson ) : "I certainly think if they [the inspector general's office] want the interview, they call [Johnson] up tomorrow," "There's nothing preventing them from doing that" External link

patch Friday, November 8, 2019 3:12:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said ( about Eddie Johnson ) : "I think Superintendent Johnson should not walk out of the president's speech, particularly when the federal government has sent federal agents and prosecutors to assist the Chicago Police Department with our gun and drug problems," External link

news-yahoo Monday, October 28, 2019 6:26:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham said : "They welcome us being there because they don't want these issues in their community, and they know that we're here to try to stop it," External link

CBC Monday, October 28, 2019 11:15:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said ( about Eddie Johnson ) : "I think Superintendent Johnson should not walk out of the president's speech, particularly when the federal government has sent federal agents and prosecutors to assist the Chicago Police Department with our gun and drug problems," External link

news-yahoo Monday, October 28, 2019 7:23:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : "And, it's driven down the crime. Last month we took a thousand guns off the street. Last month alone," External link

foxnews Friday, October 25, 2019 3:55:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham wrote : “Late yesterday, the command staff issued a directive changing the start times for officers all over the city, a change made without consultation with the FOP that disrupts the lives and family schedules of officers throughout the city. Officers [who] have already seen their days off canceled throughout the entire summer,” “Despite the constant disregard for the well being of our officers, the city continues to push one harassing, unjustified policy after another in the name of accountability and transparency. … We are meeting with the city this morning about the scheduling change and exploring our legal options” External link

suntimes Wednesday, October 9, 2019 1:53:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham wrote : “Late yesterday, the command staff issued a directive changing the start times for officers all over the city, a change made without consultation with the FOP that disrupts the lives and family schedules of officers throughout the city. Officers [who] have already seen their days off canceled throughout the entire summer,” “Despite the constant disregard for the well being of our officers, the city continues to push one harassing, unjustified policy after another in the name of accountability and transparency. … We are meeting with the city this morning about the scheduling change and exploring our legal options” External link

suntimes Monday, October 7, 2019 11:48:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham wrote : “The command staff and the mayor better wake up,” “They cannot continue to treat the officers and their elected representatives with such disregard and contempt” External link

suntimes Monday, October 7, 2019 11:48:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham said : "These Chicago police officers are doing a phenomenal job under very difficult conditions, and I can't say enough how proud I am of the work that the officers do," "So we are trying to have additional meetings with the mayor, and we are doing our best to communicate our ideas on how to protect the people in the city of Chicago" External link

foxnews Monday, July 8, 2019 8:08:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “On Memorial Day weekend, I was out backing up officers in the 3rd District, the 7th District and the 19th District. I was out there talking with officers at roll call. I also went on calls to back them up. Why would I say those things if I myself was out there?” External link

suntimes Friday, June 21, 2019 11:52:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham told : “I have not said ‘no’ to everything. I wouldn’t have invited the monitor to come meet with us if I was always saying no,” External link

suntimes Friday, June 21, 2019 11:52:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham said ( about Jussie Smollett ) : “It was improper that [there was] ex parte communications between Jussie Smollett’s attorney and her prior to her making a decision not to prosecute this case or to let it go,” “If a police officer has ex parte communication with a defendant’s attorney, there’d be an investigation because we want to know that things were not handled improperly or that there wasn’t anything improperly going on” External link

suntimes Friday, June 21, 2019 7:44:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “That’s a very interesting dynamic to this,” External link

suntimes Friday, June 21, 2019 7:44:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham wrote : “As the city ... endures another week of bloodshed primarily due to gang violence, Mayor Lightfoot’s decision to give voice to some supposed rumor ... is puzzling and alarming,” External link

suntimes Monday, June 10, 2019 9:39:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham wrote : “We have attempted many times to meet with Mayor Lightfoot and to discuss with her common interests on a host of issues, particularly the evidence we have developed pointing to a pattern of false allegations of police misconduct that often end up in the federal courts and cost the taxpayers millions,” External link

suntimes Monday, June 10, 2019 9:39:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham told : “For as long as anyone can remember, Chicago Police have provided the security for the mayor of this city,” External link

eurweb Saturday, June 1, 2019 6:17:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham says : "It's partly my fault because I spent my career designing this disposable packaging and introducing it to the large food and beverage companies," "Back in the day packaging was made with glass and metal and it was my job to convert those into disposable plastics and disposable packaging" External link

newshub Monday, May 20, 2019 12:37:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham says : "Ten dollars a tonne is meaningless," External link

newshub Monday, May 20, 2019 12:37:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham says ( about The UK ) : "The net impact on climate change for compostable packaging after it's composted or if it's in landfill is zero," External link

newshub Monday, May 20, 2019 12:37:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “Nowhere in our society do we have people that do not face their accusers. That’s just wrong,” “People are not afraid to come forward. If it’s important, they will do it. Police officers don’t go after people because somebody makes a complaint on them. That’s ridiculous” External link

suntimes Saturday, May 4, 2019 12:09:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “I do recognize that the FOP has been outspoken in our criticisms of the state’s attorney’s office,” “I do believe that those are justified. We asked for an investigation. We did so because we felt there were some improprieties going on, and we did that long before charges were dropped against the actor in that well-known case” External link

chicagotribune Wednesday, May 1, 2019 3:51:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said ( about Kim Foxx ) : “What we’ve asked from Kim Foxx and her office is to prosecute,” “I hope that she suddenly realizes that this is what her job is, and she needs to do it. If she can’t, she needs to step down and let someone else do it. She’s not the defense attorney. She’s not here to make social change” External link

chicagotribune Wednesday, May 1, 2019 3:51:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “I do recognize that the FOP has been outspoken in our criticisms of the state’s attorney’s office,” “I do believe that those are justified. We asked for an investigation. We did so because we felt there were some improprieties going on, and we did that long before charges were dropped against the actor in that well-known case” External link

chicagotribune Wednesday, May 1, 2019 2:35:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said ( about Kim Foxx ) : “What we’ve asked from Kim Foxx and her office is to prosecute,” “I hope that she suddenly realizes that this is what her job is, and she needs to do it. If she can’t, she needs to step down and let someone else do it. She’s not the defense attorney. She’s not here to make social change” External link

chicagotribune Wednesday, May 1, 2019 2:35:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “Nowhere in our society do we have people that do not face their accusers. That’s just wrong,” “People are not afraid to come forward. If it’s important, they will do it. Police officers don’t go after people because somebody makes a complaint on them. That’s ridiculous” External link

suntimes Wednesday, May 1, 2019 12:12:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “We need to be moving on. We cannot be tied up in minutia. We cannot be tied up in taking somebody off the street to go and enter these, and then face discipline if there’s a mistake made,” External link

suntimes Wednesday, May 1, 2019 12:12:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said ( about Jason Van Dyke ) : “There are a number of anomalies that occurred in this case — not to mention the fact that there was information that was not presented in court. Witnesses that should have been called were not called. And we certainly have some concerns about that,” “I certainly want to make sure that Jason gets a fair hearing in the appeal process and that his attorneys have every avenue in which to do that” External link

suntimes Wednesday, May 1, 2019 12:12:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said ( about Kim Foxx ) : “What we’ve asked for from Kim Foxx and her office is to prosecute people. Not to be the defense attorney,” External link

suntimes Wednesday, May 1, 2019 12:12:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “We need to have a prosecutor who is going to charge people when they commit a crime,” External link

nbcnews Tuesday, April 23, 2019 5:13:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham says ( about Kim Foxx ) : "Ms. Foxx needs to resign and she should do it quickly" External link

nbcdfw Wednesday, April 17, 2019 6:31:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham says ( about Kim Foxx ) : "Ms. Foxx needs to resign and she should do it quickly" External link

nbcbayarea Wednesday, April 17, 2019 6:26:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham says ( about Kim Foxx ) : "Ms. Foxx needs to resign and she should do it quickly" External link

nbcnewyork Wednesday, April 17, 2019 5:31:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “We have had problems getting felony charges approved for battery to police officers,” External link

suntimes Monday, April 15, 2019 9:02:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham says ( about Kim Foxx ) : "Ms. Foxx needs to resign and she should do it quickly" External link

nbcnewyork Friday, April 12, 2019 10:43:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham says ( about Kim Foxx ) : "Ms. Foxx needs to resign and she should do it quickly" External link

nbcdfw Friday, April 12, 2019 10:29:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham says ( about Kim Foxx ) : "Ms. Foxx needs to resign and she should do it quickly" External link

nbcbayarea Friday, April 12, 2019 10:12:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham wrote : "We could not control who showed up for the April 1 protest, just as you cannot control who has shown up to many of your protests throughout your career," External link

foxnews Thursday, April 11, 2019 5:04:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham wrote : "The comment shows an amazing indifference to our city, a fundamental misunderstanding of the people who keep us safe and a disturbing mendacity," External link

foxnews Thursday, April 11, 2019 5:04:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said ( about Jussie Smollett ) : “This didn’t start with Jussie Smollett,” “This started when we wanted to try and make sure that when officers received a battery in the performance of their duties that the felony charges would be placed. And we continually had problems getting those charges approved” External link

news-yahoo Saturday, April 6, 2019 1:46:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “She was very unhappy with me calling for a federal investigation,” External link

news-yahoo Saturday, April 6, 2019 12:14:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said ( about Jussie Smollett ) : “This didn’t start with Jussie Smollett,” “This started when we wanted to try and make sure that when officers received a battery in the performance of their duties that the felony charges would be placed. And we continually had problems getting those charges approved” External link

news-yahoo Saturday, April 6, 2019 12:14:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : "We have had problems getting felony charges approved for battery to police officers," "I've had officers, in my office, where their kneecaps were broken, where their fingertips were nearly bit off, and we can't get felony charges approved on this" External link

foxnews Friday, April 5, 2019 9:36:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “She was very unhappy with me calling for a federal investigation,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, April 5, 2019 5:31:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham said ( about Jussie Smollett ) : “This didn’t start with Jussie Smollett,” “This started when we wanted to try and make sure that when officers received a battery in the performance of their duties that the felony charges would be placed. And we continually had problems getting those charges approved” External link

news-yahoo Friday, April 5, 2019 5:31:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “She was very unhappy with me calling for a federal investigation,” External link

usaToday Friday, April 5, 2019 2:30:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham said ( about Jussie Smollett ) : “This didn’t start with Jussie Smollett,” “This started when we wanted to try and make sure that when officers received a battery in the performance of their duties that the felony charges would be placed. And we continually had problems getting those charges approved” External link

usaToday Friday, April 5, 2019 2:30:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham said ( about Jussie Smollett ) : “This didn’t start with Jussie Smollett,” “This started when we wanted to try and make sure that when officers received a battery in the performance of their duties that the felony charges would be placed. And we continually had problems getting those charges approved” External link

usaToday Friday, April 5, 2019 5:07:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : "We want to see criminals prosecuted and we want to see people convicted," External link

CBSnews Friday, April 5, 2019 3:29:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : "I don't know why other chiefs aren't here. I can't answer that," External link

CBSnews Friday, April 5, 2019 3:29:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : "This is not just about Jussie Smollett," "This is about many cases in the Cook County system that have gone unprosecuted, or having charges reduced" External link

clickondetroit Friday, April 5, 2019 2:41:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : "This is not just about Jussie Smollett," "This is about many cases in the Cook County system that have gone unprosecuted, or having charges reduced" External link

click2houston Friday, April 5, 2019 2:24:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : "This is not just about Jussie Smollett," "This is about many cases in the Cook County system that have gone unprosecuted, or having charges reduced" External link

news4jax Friday, April 5, 2019 2:02:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said ( about County State ) : “This is about many cases in the Cook County system that have gone un-prosecuted, or having charges reduced,” External link

dailycaller Friday, April 5, 2019 1:58:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : "This is about making sure people are treated fairly," External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, April 3, 2019 8:18:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham said ( about County State ) : “We are here to let people know that we want justice in Cook County,” External link

reuters Wednesday, April 3, 2019 8:53:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said ( about County State ) : "We are here to let people know that we want justice in Cook County," External link

RTERadio Tuesday, April 2, 2019 2:25:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham said ( about County State ) : "We are here to let people know that we want justice in Cook County," External link

RTERadio Tuesday, April 2, 2019 1:26:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham said ( about County State ) : “We are here to let people know that we want justice in Cook County,” External link

themalaymailonline Tuesday, April 2, 2019 7:11:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : "This is about making sure people are treated fairly," External link

usaToday Tuesday, April 2, 2019 6:59:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : "We expended a lot of manpower and we've done a lot of work to make sure that this case was brought to trial, and it wasn't. That's a lot of money to just throw away," External link

ABCnews Tuesday, April 2, 2019 1:12:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “This is about making sure people are treated fairly,” External link

thegrio Tuesday, April 2, 2019 12:40:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : "This is about making sure people are treated fairly," External link

news-yahoo Monday, April 1, 2019 11:01:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham said : "This is about making sure people are treated fairly," External link

usaToday Monday, April 1, 2019 10:34:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham said : "This is about making sure people are treated fairly," External link

news-yahoo Monday, April 1, 2019 10:09:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham said : "diverting the case from Chicago police department to a federal investigation," External link

news4jax Saturday, March 30, 2019 8:44:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham said : "diverting the case from Chicago police department to a federal investigation," External link

click2houston Saturday, March 30, 2019 8:14:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham said : "diverting the case from Chicago police department to a federal investigation," External link

clickondetroit Saturday, March 30, 2019 8:12:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “If the FBI does do the investigation, and it appears that they are, then we are going to have some resolution to this and find out what exactly happened,” External link

suntimes Thursday, March 28, 2019 10:38:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “If the FBI does do the investigation, and it appears that they are, then we are going to have some resolution to this and find out what exactly happened,” External link

suntimes Thursday, March 28, 2019 8:03:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “If the FBI does do the investigation, and it appears that they are, then we are going to have some resolution to this and find out what exactly happened,” External link

suntimes Thursday, March 28, 2019 3:42:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham said : "We want to make sure that the Justice Department takes a very hard look at what went on with that case and also what went on today," External link

wkbw Thursday, March 28, 2019 12:11:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : "We want to make sure that the Justice Department takes a very hard look at what went on with that case and also what went on today," External link

kxxv Wednesday, March 27, 2019 11:12:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham said : "We want to make sure that the Justice Department takes a very hard look at what went on with that case and also what went on today," External link

abcactionnews Wednesday, March 27, 2019 10:48:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham said : "We want to make sure that the Justice Department takes a very hard look at what went on with that case and also what went on today," External link

newschannel5 Wednesday, March 27, 2019 10:34:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham told : “We are interested in having the federal authorities look into what occurred here because we're baffled by what has happened,” External link

foxnews Wednesday, March 27, 2019 8:19:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham told ( about John Lynch ) : “John Lynch, who is the U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Illinois, is known to be the law and order attorney. I actually believe he will look into this,” External link

foxnews Wednesday, March 27, 2019 8:19:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “There’s formative feedback that the teachers provide to allow the students to be successful on their summit of assessments,” External link

thespec Wednesday, March 27, 2019 7:02:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “I don’t think justice was done here today,” External link

usaToday Wednesday, March 27, 2019 2:38:00 PM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “I don’t think justice was done here today,” External link

usaToday Wednesday, March 27, 2019 5:08:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “I don’t think justice was done here today,” External link

suntimes Wednesday, March 27, 2019 4:57:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “Charges were dropped, and we certainly are upset,” “I’m upset about it. I have not received a satisfactory answer about what is going on” External link

foxnews Wednesday, March 27, 2019 3:16:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham told : “why we wanted an investigation in the first place,” External link

foxnews Wednesday, March 27, 2019 3:16:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : "There's text messages going back-and-forth between Foxx and Smollett's private attorney. That's a real problem. We asked for an investigation before because something didn't smell right. Now, a judge sealed the court records so you can't even get a copy of the police investigation," "I made sure the U.S. Attorney had a copy of our letter asking for an investigation in his hand" External link

patch Wednesday, March 27, 2019 2:26:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “I’ve told them the law has not changed,” External link

chicagotribune Saturday, January 19, 2019 7:00:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “They’re leaving it on him and that’s wrong,” External link

chicagotribune Saturday, January 19, 2019 7:00:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “He is a quality individual who cares about society, the people he serves and the people he works with,” External link

chicagotribune Saturday, January 19, 2019 7:00:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “I’ve told them the law has not changed,” External link

sun-sentinel Saturday, January 19, 2019 6:36:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “They’re leaving it on him and that’s wrong,” External link

sun-sentinel Saturday, January 19, 2019 6:36:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “He is a quality individual who cares about society, the people he serves and the people he works with,” External link

sun-sentinel Saturday, January 19, 2019 6:36:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “I’ve told them, the law has not changed,” “And we need to make sure that we stay safe as police officers and that we go home to our families” External link

suntimes Saturday, January 19, 2019 2:15:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “Let me be clear, there was no code of silence,” External link

chicagotribune Friday, January 18, 2019 5:49:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “Let me be clear, there was no code of silence,” External link

baltimoresun Friday, January 18, 2019 5:26:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “says there are judges out there who are going to follow the law and are going to listen to the facts, and not the wrong media accounts and what goes out in the community,” External link

suntimes Friday, January 18, 2019 2:28:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : "There is no code of silence," External link

usaToday Friday, January 18, 2019 1:59:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “There was a lot of love there. It’s just a tragedy on so many levels,” External link

suntimes Friday, December 21, 2018 5:23:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “This tragedy comes just after the loss of another officer who was murdered trying to stop a gunman,” “This terrible tragedy is another grim reminder of the dangers police officers face each and every day to protect the public” External link

suntimes Tuesday, December 18, 2018 9:20:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : "We ask that everyone pray for these officers and their families, as well as all Chicago Police officers, particularly those in the Fifth District," External link

usaToday Tuesday, December 18, 2018 8:08:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : "We ask that everyone pray for these officers and their families, as well as all Chicago Police officers, particularly those in the Fifth District," External link

khou Tuesday, December 18, 2018 7:31:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham added : “This terrible tragedy is another grim reminder of the dangers police officers face each and every day to protect the public. We ask that everyone pray for these officers and their families, as well as all Chicago Police officers, particularly those in the Fifth District” External link

suntimes Tuesday, December 18, 2018 7:14:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “This tragedy comes just after the loss of another officer who was murdered trying to stop a gunman,” External link

suntimes Tuesday, December 18, 2018 7:14:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham added : “This terrible tragedy is another grim reminder of the dangers police officers face each and every day to protect the public. We ask that everyone pray for these officers and their families, as well as all Chicago Police officers, particularly those in the Fifth District” External link

suntimes Tuesday, December 18, 2018 6:13:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “This tragedy comes just after the loss of another officer who was murdered trying to stop a gunman,” External link

suntimes Tuesday, December 18, 2018 6:13:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : “The mayor directed those who follow in his footsteps to do what the mayor himself has failed to do: adequately fund city pensions,” External link

suntimes Thursday, December 13, 2018 1:51:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : "Already facing an explosion of crime because the police have been so handcuffed from doing their job by the intense anti-police movement in the city, this consent decree will only handcuff the police even further," External link

tampabay Wednesday, August 30, 2017 3:45:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : "Already facing an explosion of crime because the police have been so handcuffed from doing their job by the intense anti-police movement in the city, this consent decree will only handcuff the police even further," External link

startribune Wednesday, August 30, 2017 3:35:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : "Students and staff realize it's a horrible incident," "Nobody really has the answers yet" External link

CBC Friday, December 2, 2016 12:46:00 AM EAT

Kevin Graham said : "We're focused on the next big thing and that is Tokyo for us. There's some great talent on the team," "You could see that with these juniors. We've got a great chance to make the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and we're going to start pushing for that ASAP" External link

CBC Friday, July 22, 2016 5:20:00 PM EAT



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president37.50%EN08/31/201731/08/2017
principal12.50%EN12/01/201601/12/2016
goalkeeper37.50%EN04/15/201415/04/2014
Names Lang Count
Kevin GrahamEN86.96%
Kevin GrahamES13.04%


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