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Local Police News for March 9, 2021

Aurora Mayor Nominates 9 For Police Civilian Review Board : More than 130 Aurora residents applied to serve on the city’s inaugural board to review complaints against police officers. [Web Page]. Accessed 3-9-2021. Available at: https://patch.com/illinois/aurora/aurora-mayor-nominates-9-police-civilian-review-board?utm_term=article-slot-1&utm_source=newsletter-daily&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=newsletter. Chatham Officer Shoots Suspect; State Police Investigating [Web Page]. Accessed 3-9-2021. Available at: https://www.wmay.com/2021/03/06/chatham-officer-shoots-suspect-state-police-investigating/. Chicago Man Arrested After Asking…

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Local Police News for March 1, 2021

2 Officers Among 3 Injured In River North Crash On State Street [Web Page]. Accessed 3-1-2021. Available at: https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2021/02/25/officers-injured-loop-crash/.   3 Kansas police officers injured by shotgun in vacant home [Not Illinois, but an important reminder to be careful. SLC] [Web Page]. Accessed 3-1-2021. Available at: https://wrex.com/2021/02/28/3-kansas-police-officers-injured-by-shotgun-in-vacant-home/#.YD248bl8pGI.twitter .   CBS 2 Reporting On Police Raids Highlighted In ‘Last…

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Local Police News for February 22, 2021

Believe What You See and Hear Podcast #7 (2-20-2021) featuring Prof. Michelle Furlow (Moraine Valley Community College) discussing law enforcement and social media (their discussion of how to incorporate Twitter into a college class, and their own experiences with social media, make good resources. SLC] [Web Page]. Accessed 2-22-2021. Available at: https://believewhatyouseeandhear.wordpress.com/.   Central Illinois village disbands…

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Local Police News for February 15, 2021

1 arrested after shot fired at Oak Forest police officer following carjacking, officials say [Web Page]. Accessed 2-15-2021. Available at: https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/breaking/ct-oak-forest-police-shot-fired-carjacking-chicago-arrest-20210213-wpwxux5lcjcrzni7crnqz64oai-story.html#ed=rss_www.chicagotribune.com/arcio/rss/category/news/.   Aurora Police Chief Pens Emotional Note 2 Years After Henry Pratt Shootings [Web Page]. Accessed 2-15-2021. Available at: https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/aurora-police-chief-pens-emotional-note-2-years-after-henry-pratt-shootings/2438489/.   Batavia Police Investigate Hoax Shooting Report [Web Page]. Accessed 2-15-2021. Available at: http://www.wspynews.com/news/local/batavia-police-investigate-hoax-shooting-report/article_a794baa2-6d34-11eb-b31d-dbb02672cf1e.html.   Chicago Tribune…

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Local Police News for February 9, 2021

Aurora Mayor and Police Chief Announce Measures to Combat Increase in Gang Violence [Web Page]. Accessed 2-9-2021. Available at: http://www.wspynews.com/news/local/aurora-mayor-and-police-chief-announce-measures-to-combat-increase-in-gang-violence/article_b4ba8aa6-6701-11eb-a0f1-677f7e88bebd.html.   Bellwood Police Commander Charged With Possession Of Child Pornography [Web Page]. Accessed 2-9-2021. Available at: https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2021/02/06/bellwood-police-commander-charged-with-possession-of-child-pornography/.   Chicago Police Detective Attacked While Investigating Homicide Scene In South Shore [Web Page]. Accessed 2-9-2021. Available at: https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2021/02/09/chicago-police-officer-attacked-in-south-shore/.   Chicago…

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Local Police News for January 31, 2021

Champaign deputy police chief set to retire [Web Page]. Accessed 1-31-2021. Available at: https://www.wandtv.com/news/champaign-deputy-police-chief-set-to-retire/article_96633f54-61a6-11eb-84ea-973ea34edef2.html.   Chicago could get its first ‘COP House,’ a meeting place for officers and citizens [Web Page]. Accessed 1-31-2021. Available at: https://www.radio.com/wbbm780/news/local/chicago-could-get-its-first-cop-house?utm_source=WBBM-AM&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=WBBM-AM%20Newsletters&utm_content=1-27-21%20AM%20Newsletter.   Chicago Heights officer arrested, accused of injuring a juvenile, police say [Web Page]. Accessed 1-31-2021. Available at: https://www.nwitimes.com/news/local/chicago-heights-officer-arrested-accused-of-injuring-a-juvenile-police-say/article_b25fe24a-b0f8-55e2-9c60-8f2bd749fcf6.html.   Chicago Sun-Times…

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Local Police News for January 19, 2021

After Firing Weapons, Some CPD Officers Allowed To Return To Duty Without Completing Required Training, Watchdog Finds [Web Page]. Accessed 1-19-2021. Available at: https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2021/01/19/after-firing-weapons-some-cpd-officers-allowed-to-return-to-duty-without-completing-required-training-watchdog-finds/.   Anderson blasts HB 163 as all wrong for Illinois [Just FYI. SLC] [Web Page]. Accessed 1-19-2021. Available at: https://rockislandtoday.com/stories/571997808-anderson-blasts-hb-163-as-all-wrong-for-illinois.   Back the Blue Jeep Run shows support for Central Illinois police officers [Web…

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Local Police News for January 11, 2021

Black Caucus introduces sweeping police legislation [And here is the ILACP’s reaction: https://www.ilchiefs.org/oppose-hb-163 ] [Web Page]. Accessed 1-11-2021. Available at: https://chronicleil .linois.com/government/black-caucus-introduces-sweeping-police-legislation/.   State House continues to debate massive criminal justice omnibus bill [Web Page]. Accessed 1-11-2021. Available at: https://www.heraldpubs.com/2021/01/10/state-house-continues-to-debate-massive-criminal-justice-omnibus-bill/.   Read the report: Why Kenosha County prosecutor filed no charges in Jacob Blake shooting [Wisconsin, but applicable nationwide. SLC]…

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Local Police News for December 18, 2020

Chicago police officers involved in Austin shootout, CPD says; man critically hurt [Web Page]. Accessed 12-18-2020. Available at: https://abc7chicago.com/cpd-return-fire-after-man-critically-hurt-in-austin-shooting-police/8874341/.   Chicago Tribune syndicate — Might require registration. Mokena police chief Steve Vaccaro, on leave after vote of no confidence, retires [Web Page]. Accessed 12-18-2020. Available at: https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/daily-southtown/ct-sta-mokena-police-chief-retires-st-1220-20201218-h3sc662z6rggdnd4h64zuwqjm4-story.html#ed=rss_www.chicagotribune.com/arcio/rss/category/suburbs/.   Chicago Tribune syndicate — Might require registration. Mundelein names Monahan…

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Local Police News for December 10, 2020

911 system upgrade one step closer to allowing text messages [Just FYI. SLC] [Web Page]. Accessed 12-10-2020. Available at: https://www.daily-chronicle.com/2020/12/02/911-system-upgrade-one-step-closer-to-allowing-text-messages/agz5cn/.   Chicago Sun-Times — May require registration. Calumet City police officer dies of medical emergency on duty [Web Page]. Accessed 12-10-2020. Available at: https://chicago.suntimes.com/2020/12/7/22158903/calumet-city-police-officer-adam-zieminski-dies-medical-emergency-markham-courthouse.   Chicago Tribune syndicate — Might require registration. Chicago police officer recovering after squad…

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