Chicago POPO Report
About The Show
The CHICAGO POPO REPORT is a local weekly program hosted by a
well known and respected Private Investigator, Paul Ciolino and Lupe Aguirre, a
police officer and private attorney. The show covers the crime and the
subsequent legal action attributable to the crimes committed in the Chicago
area. The Show dives into the criminal element and the CPD who in seconds have
to react to any situation or person.
has historically been a hotbed of criminal activity; from Al Capone to John
Wayne Gacy to numerous Governors. Every day there is a crime committed that
creates controversy between the public and the police, the judicial system and
the community, and in each case the citizens of Chicago create a personal
attachment and opinion.
Like the weather, crime in Chicago is a water-cooler topic and
if you try to avoid it, it's everywhere else from TV to Print to Social Media
and Text that pop up on a minute by minute basis. From Cops to Live PD, from 48
Hours to Joe Kenda; the TV is filled with Channels and Programs dedicated to
crime and criminal activity. Yet, there is nothing on the radio that covers
this popular topic.
Radio is based on unique content which is current, local and relevant. The
CHICAGO POPO REPORT is all of this and more. The show covers every demographic,
every area, every ethnicity and every economic group. It's the show for
everyone. ethnicity and every economic group. It's the show for everyone.
Paul J. Ciolino
Paul Ciolino was the first and only expert in Homicide
Investigation hired by 48 Hours and CBS News as an on air personality. Over the
past 25 years, he has appeared in hundreds of news program on every major cable
and television network in both the United States and Canada. His shows on CBS's
48 Hours averaged 6.5 million viewers per episode.
He was the lead homicide and child molestation investigator for
the Department of Children and Family Services in the State of Illinois. During
that time, he obtained over 200 written confessions in homicides and child
related sexual assaults.
Paul operated as a licensed private investigator over the course
of a thirty five year career, during which time he investigated hundreds of
murders and other violent felonies. Some of his investigations assisted in the
historic emptying of the Illinois death row population in 2003. When Illinois
Governor George Ryan emptied death row he mentioned Ciolino by name as one of
his main reasons for doing so.
the only private investigator to receive a board certification as a Criminal
Profiler from the Academy of Behavioral Profiling within the International
Association of Forensic Criminologists (IAFC). As a result of his ongoing
international work with the IAFC, Paul now serves on their Board of Director.
Paul has authored or co-authored five professional textbooks and two
Paul resides in Chicago with his wife
Elizabeth Reed, a well known trial attorney.
resides in Chicago with his wife Elizabeth Reed, a well known
Lupe Aguirre was born in Durango, Mexico and is a life-long
resident of Chicago, IL.
He attended the University of Illinois in Champaign and Chicago.
Lupe received his J.D. from Western Michigan University Law School and later a
Masters degree in Public Administration from the Stuart School of Business at
Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago.
After completing law school, he became a founder/principal of an
Illinois family law and real estate firm. He honorably serves the citizens of
Chicago as a police officer and has received numerous department awards and
commendations for valor throughout his 8-year career.
lives in Chicago with his wife and son.