CHICAGO (CBS) — A Chicago man who spent six decades in law enforcement retired from the Chicago Crime Commission on Wednesday, but he’s not slowing down.
Asked to think back through his 60-year career in law enforcement and say what stood out, Art Bilek barely hesitated.
“The biggest thing that I did was naming ‘El Chapo’ Guzman, that dirty stinking rat, as Public Enemy Number One, which had not been done since the Chicago Crime Commission named Al Capone Public Enemy Number one, back in the 1920s,” he said.
Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, the Mexican drug cartel boss, is allegedly the world’s biggest drug kingpin.
A year after the Crime Commission named him Public Enemy Number One, Guzman was arrested in February in a raid of his beachside hideout in Mexico.
“I think it gave them a little extra adrenaline, a little extra kick in the rear end, and lo and behold they found him, and he’s sitting in a jail cell now, right where he belongs for the rest of his friggin’ life,” Bilek said.