However, his loyalties to Lightfoot did not preclude him from lambasting the uptick of crime in Chicago.
"Public safety in Chicago is a joke," George Cardenas wrote on Twitter on Monday night. "Why bother calling [the] Police."
The alderman was responding an article about a recent mugging, in which a car full of thieves robbed a 30-year-old man at gunpoint.
The suspected robbers were able to get away from Chicago police after a CPD supervisor advised authorities to stop chasing them.
Cardenas' comments come as Chicago experiences a rampant crime wave. A recent disturbing video shows a woman in Chicago's North Side screaming while being tackled and robbed at gunpoint.
A recent report predicted that Chicago carjackings in 2022 will be 6 times as high as it was in 2014.
Chicago police officers guard a crime scene after a shooting at the CTA Red Line station at 79th Street on Aug. 8, 2022. (Getty Images)
Cardenas is expected to step down from his City Council seat as he runs for the Cook County Board of Review this November.
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