Supt. Johnson to return from kidney transplant with a new wife


Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson may be getting a kidney.

But he’s also getting a wife.

• Translation: By the time Johnson heads back to work following surgery for a chronic kidney disorder for the past 30 years, he tells Sneed, he will have made 9th District Lt. Nakia Fenner his bride.


“My doctor told me I should bottle my positive mental attitude,” chuckled an almost euphoric Johnson, who said he plans to take his Bible bookmarked to the Book of Job with him when he heads to surgery at Rush University Medical Center August 30.

“I keep that Bible on my desk at work, and what Job teaches is never to lose my faith in God,” he said.

“It’s the story of patience and faith and calamity.

“And what people need to know is that despite [the city’s murder rate], at the end of this the Chicago Police Department will become a model agency for all the country, and Chicago the safest city in the country. Continue reading

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