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Local Police News: September 26, 2022

32 law enforcement agencies get $1M in grants to help keep guns out of criminals’ hands [Web Page].  Accessed 9-26-2022. Available at: https://www.wandtv.com/news/32-law-enforcement-agencies-get-1m-in-grants-to-help-keep-guns-out-of-criminals/article_39f18340-39d9-11ed-a9f9-3796dc686bbb.html. Aim Gun At Trespasser? No, Darien Chief Says  [Web Page].  Accessed 9-26-2022. Available at: https://patch.com/illinois/darien-il/aim-gun-trespasser-no-darien-chief-says . Baum students deputized into the FBI: Federal Bureau of Instruction [When a young student spotted a…

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Local Police News: September 19, 2022

10-hour police standoff involving man threatening self-harm ends peacefully in Highland Park [Web Page].  Accessed 9-19-2022. Available at: https://www.lakemchenryscanner.com/2022/09/17/10-hour-police-standoff-involving-man-threatening-self-harm-ends-peacefully-in-highland-park/. 2 CPD officers, 2 others injured in Greater Grand Crossing crash [Web Page].  Accessed 9-19-2022. Available at: https://abc7chicago.com/chicago-police-crash-car-accident-today-greater-grand-crossing/12235243/ . 2 CPD officers each charged with 3 felonies for July shooting in Pilsen, accused of lying to…

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Local Police News: September 12, 2022

66-year-old bicyclist killed in accident involving Burbank police car: Police  [Web Page].  Accessed 9-12-2022. Available at: https://www.audacy.com/wbbm780/news/local/bicyclist-66-accidently-hit-and-killed-by-burbank-police . Armed man shot, killed by Zion police officer while trying to break into home ID’d by coroner [Web Page].  Accessed 9-12-2022. Available at: https://abc7chicago.com/zion-police-shooting-il-lake-county-illinois-news/12215274/ . Batavia Police Officer Retires After 25 Years With Department [Officer George (Tony)…

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Local Police News: September 5, 2022

Canadian police: 10 dead, 15 injured in stabbings [Just a reminder about the lethality of weapons other than firearms.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 9-5-2022. Available at: https://wgntv.com/news/ap-top-headlines/canadian-police-10-dead-15-injured-in-stabbings/. Notes: Another FYI: Three Stabbed At Mascoutah Bar https://www.heraldpubs.com/2022/09/04/three-stabbed-at-mascoutah-bar/ Chicago police officer struck by driver during traffic stop in Fifth City, police say  [Web Page].  Accessed 9-5-2022. Available…

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Local Police News: August 29, 2022

Alderman asks: When do overworked cops have time to tap mental-health services?  [Web Page].  Accessed 8-29-2022. Available at: https://www.audacy.com/wbbm780/news/local/chicago-aldermen-discuss-mental-health-of-police-officers . Bolingbrook Police Raise Over $4,600 During Cop On A Rooftop  [Web Page].  Accessed 8-29-2022. Available at: https://patch.com/illinois/bolingbrook/bolingbrook-police-raise-over-4-600-during-cop-rooftop . Car chase ends outside Morgan Park police station with woman shot and killed, man wounded: CPD  [Web…

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Local Police News: August 22, 2022

Algonquin police say fraudsters targeting elderly Spanish speaking victims, have stolen over $60K [More a matter of crime news than police news, but other communities might want to watch out for this scam.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 8-22-2022. Available at: https://www.lakemchenryscanner.com/2022/08/20/algonquin-police-say-fraudsters-targeting-elderly-spanish-speaking-victims-have-stolen-over-60k/. Bodycam video captures officer rescuing woman from vehicle under flooded viaduct in North Chicago…

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Local Police News: August 15, 2022

911 dispatch center covering much of McHenry County receives international accreditation [Web Page].  Accessed 8-15-2022. Available at: https://www.lakemchenryscanner.com/2022/08/12/911-dispatch-center-covering-much-of-mchenry-county-receives-international-accreditation/ Aurora man accused of trying run over Kane County deputy during police chase [Web Page].  Accessed 8-15-2022. Available at: https://www.wspynews.com/news/local/aurora-man-accused-of-trying-run-over-kane-county-deputy-during-police-chase/article_3d1b0a3a-1aff-11ed-97a5-8bc179d8d4c0.html  . Aurora Police, Sheriff’s Office Conduct Training Off Route 59: PD  [Web Page].  Accessed 8-15-2022. Available at:…

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Local Police News: August 8, 2022

Update to Illinois Department of Transportation Permits:  To comply with the national harmonization efforts, the Illinois Department of Transportation Permit Office will release a new look tomorrow Wednesday 8/3/2022 at noon.  There will be valid current look permits that customers will use for a couple of weeks until they expire. …Any officer questioning the validity…

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Local Police News: August 1, 2022

Bolingbrook Police Department Welcomes New Bloodhound Team  [Web Page].  Accessed 8-1-2022. Available at: https://www.wjol.com/bolingbrook-police-department-welcomes-new-bloodhound-team/ . Data Finds Racial Disparity In Local Traffic Stops [Justy FYI, but remember the data analysis and additional research published in Heather McDonald’s book /The Diversity Delusion/:  http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1079843942   Just FYI.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 8-1-2022. Available at: https://www.wmay.com/2022/07/28/data-finds-racial-disparity-in-local-traffic-stops/ . Details behind…

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Local Police News: July 25, 2022

Aurora Police Department Offers Citizen Academy For 52nd Year  [Web Page].  Accessed 7-25-2022. Available at:  https://patch.com/illinois/aurora/aurora-police-department-offers-citizen-academy-52nd-year  . Carjacking Prevention Workshop  [The third notice, and it had no separate article link.  A Naperville car dealership is sponsoring the training, on July 31.  It night be worth noting.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 7-25-2022. Available at: https://www.nctv17.com/nctv17-news-update/north-aurora-road-improvements-dupage-budget-survey-springbrook-golf-course-renovations/  ….

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