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Local Police News: November 15, 2021

2 Chicago officers sprayed with ‘chemical substance’ while breaking up fight on West Side [Web Page].  Accessed 11-15-2021. Available at: https://wgntv.com/news/chicagocrime/2-chicago-officers-sprayed-with-chemical-substance-while-breaking-up-fight-on-west-side/. Chicago OEMC Honors Keith Thorton, Dispatcher On Duty During Shooting Of CPD Officers Ella French, Carlos Yanez, Jr. [Web Page].  Accessed 11-15-2021. Available at: https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2021/11/15/chicago-oemc-honors-keith-thorton-ella-french/. Chicago Police Union Boss John Catanzara To Retire From…

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Local Police News: November 1, 2021

Chicago Car Thieves Now Target Locksmiths For Key Fobs And Programing Devices [Just FYI.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 11-1-21. Available at: https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2021/10/26/chicago-car-thieves-targeting-locksmiths-key-fobs-programming-devices/. Chicago Tribune syndicate — may require registration. Skokie Village Board holds off on creating citizen police review board  [Web Page].  Accessed 11-1-21. Available at: https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/skokie/ct-skr-skokie-police-review-tl-1104-20211101-dg24tu5svzhzdhbuxajtjgpxgu-story.html City Council Approves New Officer Hire For Plano…

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Local Police News: October 26, 2021

2 corrections officers hospitalized after being attacked by Wisconsin man at Lake County Jail, officials say [They start out in police custody: a reminder to be careful.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 10-26-2021. Available at: https://www.lakemchenryscanner.com/2021/10/23/2-corrections-officers-hospitalized-after-being-attacked-by-wisconsin-man-at-at-lake-county-jail-officials-say/ Champaign police launch online non-emergency crime reporting system [Web Page].  Accessed 10-26-2021. Available at: https://www.wandtv.com/news/champaign-police-launch-online-non-emergency-crime-reporting-system/article_67c3f164-329f-11ec-bf90-474b23c278e5.html. City of Champaign accepting applications…

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Local Police News: October 18, 2021

Champaign Police host Police Memorial Ceremony [Web Page].  Accessed 10-18-2021. Available at: https://www.wcia.com/news/champaign-police-host-police-memorial-ceremony/. McHenry County sheriff’s deputy murdered in line of duty in 2019 honored in Washington, DC [McHenry County Sheriff’s Deputy Jacob Keltner] [Web Page].  Accessed 10-18-2021. Available at: https://www.lakemchenryscanner.com/2021/10/17/mchenry-county-sheriffs-deputy-murdered-in-line-of-duty-in-2019-honored-in-washington-dc/ Cook County Sheriff’s Office postpones vaccine mandate deadline to allow more time for ‘voluntary…

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Local Police News: October 12, 2021

50 families of fallen first responders mortgages paid in-full by the Tunnel to Towers Foundation [Web Page].  Accessed 10-12-2021. Available at: https://www.wandtv.com/news/50-families-of-fallen-first-responders-mortgages-paid-in-full-by-the-tunnel-to-towers/article_5da03f3e-2774-11ec-9275-4386bf47d764.html. As Many Chicago Schools Remove Cops From Hallways, Data Shows Some Schools Send Kids To Police At Alarming Rates [Web Page].  Accessed 10-12-2021. Available at: https://chicago.cbslocal.com/as-many-chicago-schools-remove-cops-from-hallways-data-shows-some-schools-send-kids-to-police-at-alarming-rates/. BPD [Bolingbrook Police Department] To Celebrate National…

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Local Police News: October 4, 2021

Death of state trooper on Dan Ryan Expressway ruled suicide [Web Page].  Accessed 10-4-2021. Available at: https://wgntv.com/news/chicago-news/death-of-state-trooper-on-dan-ryan-expressway-ruled-suicide/. Eleven Year Illinois State Police Veteran Dies From Gunshot Wound [Web Page].  Accessed 10-4-2021. Available at: https://www.wspynews.com/news/local/eleven-year-illinois-state-police-veteran-dies-from-gunshot-wound/article_fb8a77e2-2372-11ec-a093-83982c99ce7e.html. ‘It Hurts To Lose Him’: Mother Of ISP Trooper Gerald Mason Speaks About His Death [Web Page].  Accessed 10-4-2021. Available at:…

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Local Police News: September 27, 2021

2 in Custody After Chicago Police Officer Shot Trying to Help Shooting Victim [Web Page].  Accessed 9-27-2021. Available at: https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/2-in-custody-after-chicago-police-officer-shot-trying-to-help-shooting-victim/2621964/. Chicago police, fire continue annual baseball game after last year’s postponement [Web Page].  Accessed 9-27-2021. Available at: https://wgntv.com/news/chicago-police-fire-continue-annual-baseball-game-after-last-years-postponement/. Chicago Suburb to Pay Ex-Cop $275K in Discrimination Suit  [Former Arlington Heights officer Anfiny J. Eshoo claimed…

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Local Police News: September 20, 2021

Abstract from the journal Police Practice and Research: Table of Contents. Police staff and mental health: barriers and recommendations for improving help-seeking : Abstract [Web Page]. Accessed 9-20-2021. Available at: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/15614263.2021.1979398?af=R . Cary man arrested after allegedly impersonating police officer in Crystal Lake [Web Page]. Accessed 9-20-2021. Available at: https://www.lakemchenryscanner.com/2021/09/19/cary-man-arrested-after-allegedly-impersonating-police-officer-in-crystal-lake/ Chicago Officer Injured After Being Struck by…

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Local Police News: September 13, 2021

9/11 led to new tools, strategies for police [Web Page].  Accessed 9-13-2021. Available at: https://www.thetelegraph.com/news/article/9-11-led-to-new-tools-strategies-for-police-16450638.php. 911 Dispatcher Keith Thornton Jr., On Duty When Officer Ella French Was Killed, Shares The Many Lessons He’s Learned And The Powerful Connections He’s Made [Web Page].  Accessed 9-13-2021. Available at: https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2021/09/07/keith-thornton-jr-911-dispatcher-officer-ella-french-murder-story/. Application Process Underway For [Springfield Police Department] Citizens…

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Local Police News: September 6, 2021

After Someone Breaks A 6-Year-Old Park Forest Boy’s Bike, A Police Officer Goes Above And Beyond To Fix It  [Web Page]. Accessed 9-6-2021.  Available at: https://cbsloc.al/3mZdcas#.YTaWJ9A3yQc.twitter  . Alton man charged with injuring police dog, officers [Web Page]. Accessed 9-6-2021.  Available at: https://www.thetelegraph.com/news/article/Alton-man-charged-injuring-police-dog-officers-16425796.php. Beyond the Siren: Pana officer honored for dedication, service to community [Web Page]….

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