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Local Police News: June 20, 2022

2 cops injured as large fight overwhelms police in Boystown: ‘They’re going crazy, squad. We need cars!’: [Web Page].  Accessed 6-20-2022. Available at: https://cwbchicago.com/2022/06/2-cops-injured-large-fight-overwhelms-police-boystown-going-crazy-more-cars-chicago.html . Area police departments raise awareness for Illinois Special Olympics with annual Torch Run [Web Page].  Accessed 6-20-2022. Available at: https://www.wspynews.com/news/local/area-police-departments-raise-awareness-for-illinois-special-olympics-with-annual-torch-run/article_c99bedbc-ecd3-11ec-b79c-07ffc3f009da.html  . Chicago police officer injured in large fight in Northalsted…

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Local Police News: June 13, 2022

2 killed in Aurora crash near 4th and Ashland following police chase [Web Page].  Accessed 6-13-2022. Available at: https://www.newsbreak.com/news/2633128631665/2-killed-in-aurora-crash-near-4th-and-ashland-following-police-chase. Aurora Pride Parade Back On After Dispute With Police [Web Page].  Accessed 6-13-2022. Available at: https://www.wmay.com/2022/06/11/aurora-pride-parade-back-on-after-dispute-with-police/. Buffett gives Macon County sheriff’s badge to Ukraine president [Web Page].  Accessed 6-13-2022. Available at: https://herald-review.com/buffett-gives-macon-county-sheriffs-badge-to-ukraine-president/article_3fcdbe00-e812-11ec-b173-9f160c0a213f.html . The Chicago Tribune…

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Local Police News: June 6, 2022

1 in custody after 5 kids, Chicago police officer injured in Back of the Yards crash, CPD says [Web Page].  Accessed 6-6-2022. Available at: https://abc7chicago.com/back-of-the-yards-car-crash-south-side-chicago-police-officer/11930872/. 2 officers injured after being dragged by fleeing vehicle during traffic stop in North Chicago [Web Page].  Accessed 6-6-2022. Available at: https://www.lakemchenryscanner.com/2022/06/05/2-officers-injured-after-being-dragged-by-fleeing-vehicle-during-traffic-stop-in-north-chicago/. Chicago PD Officer Shot After Gunmen Pulled Alongside…

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Local Police News: May 29, 2022

911 dispatcher recognized for helping parents deliver newborn baby in Algonquin [Web Page].  Accessed 05-29-2022. Available at: https://www.lakemchenryscanner.com/2022/05/24/911-dispatcher-recognized-for-helping-parents-deliver-newborn-baby-in-algonquin/  . ‘Bittersweet’ retirement for Madison County’s [David] Vucich [“…On May 14 he ended an almost 25-year career with the Madison County Sheriff’s Department as chief of investigations…”] [Web Page].  Accessed 05-29-2022. Available at: https://www.theintelligencer.com/news/article/Vucich-retires-as-Sheriff-s-Department-chief-of-17198720.php  . Buffett tells…

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Local Police News: May 23, 2022

2 Commanders Appointed At Aurora Police Department : Liz Robinson-Chan and Dan Eppard’s appointments come after commanders Jack Fichtel and Rick Robertson retired, officials said. [Web Page].  Accessed 5-23-2022. Available at: https://patch.com/illinois/aurora/2-commanders-appointed-aurora-police-department . Birthday parade for 5-year-old gun shot victim  [Web Page].  Accessed 5-23-2022. Available at: https://www.wcia.com/news/birthday-parade-for-5-year-old-gun-shot-victim/ . Notes: Also here:  https://www.wandtv.com/news/police-firefighters-surprise-young-gunshot-victim-on-birthday/article_7851ab30-d875-11ec-93f5-43a638c4745c.html Bolingbrook Residents Assault…

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Local Police News: May 16, 2022

3 CPD officers hurt in Eisenhower crash while pursuing suspect running on foot [Web Page].  Accessed 5-16-2022. Available at: https://www.audacy.com/wbbm780/news/local/3-cpd-officers-hurt-in-eisenhower-crash. 4 Colors to Avoid Wearing in Minnesota Unless You Love Mosquitos [The colors to avoid are Red, Orange, Cyan (I identify that color as aqua), and  [Web Page].  Accessed 5-16-2022. Available at: https://krfofm.com/4-colors-to-avoid-wearing-in-minnesota-unless-you-love-mosquitos/. 911 dispatcher…

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Local Police News: May 9, 2022

14-year-old shot during attempted robbery of retired Cook County Sheriff’s officer dies [Web Page].  Accessed 5-9-2022. Available at: https://www.newsbreak.com/news/2596194072279/14-year-old-shot-during-attempted-robbery-of-retired-cook-county-sheriff-s-officer-dies . Aurora to increase police transparency, accountability [including the department’s new body camera system.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 5-9-2022. Available at: https://wgntv.com/news/wgn-news-now/aurora-to-increase-police-transparency-accountability/ . Bolingbrook Police Team Up For Special Olympics Plane Pull [on April 30] [Web…

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Local Police News: May 2, 2022

Illinois Sheriff’s Deputy Killed In Line Of Duty  [Here’s the first article to appear about Dep. Weist] [Web Page].  Accessed 5-2-222. Available at: https://www.wmay.com/2022/04/29/illinois-sheriffs-deputy-killed-in-line-of-duty/    Notes: Here’s the posting from Officer Down Memorial Page:  https://www.odmp.org/officer/26158-deputy-sheriff-nicholas-d-weist From Officer.com. Ill. Sheriff’s Deputy Fatally Struck by Fleeing Suspect  [“Knox County Sheriff’s Deputy Nicholas D. Weist, 34, was setting spike…

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Local Police News: April 25, 2022

3 Injured, Including 2 Chicago Police Officers, in Jefferson Park Crash [Web Page].  Accessed 4-25-2022. Available at: https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/3-injured-including-2-chicago-police-officers-in-jefferson-park-crash/2815098/. Activists at Starbucks superglue themselves to counter to protest upcharge for non-dairy milk [Neither Illinois (no location is mentioned) nor Police news, but the protest technique might be one to be aware of.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed…

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Local Police News: April 18, 2022

Via Law Enforcement Training Advisory Commission, MTU #10 Not an endorsement but an event you might want to know about. School of Police Staff and Command: SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS [July 11 – October 28, 2022 (alternates 2 weeks in-class /2 weeks off)  [The class needs more students in order to be held, so the MTU would…

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