Local Police News: April 25, 2022

April 27, 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 4-25-2022. Available at: https://www.wcia.com/news/see-it-activists-at-starbucks-superglue-themselves-to-counter-to-protest-upcharge-for-non-dairy-milk/.

Buffalo Grove Police Department welcomes therapy dog to work alongside department social worker [Web Page].  Accessed 4-25-2022. Available at: https://www.lakemchenryscanner.com/2022/04/23/buffalo-grove-police-department-welcomes-therapy-dog-to-work-alongside-department-social-worker/  .

Champaign names new police chief [Timothy T. Tyler] [Web Page].  Accessed 4-25-2022. Available at: https://www.wandtv.com/news/champaign-names-new-police-chief/article_b577dadc-c0f8-11ec-8cc7-23833772ae36.html.

ELBURN POLICE DEPARTMENT HOSTS APRIL 30 OPEN HOUSE ON PROPOSED NEW STATION [Scroll down:  the article starts about a third of the way down the page] [Web Page].  Accessed 4-25-2022. Available at: https://kanecountyconnects.com/2022/04/elburn-police-department-hosts-april-30-open-house-on-proposed-new-station/.

Highland Park Police Department’s newest canine chooses his own name [He picked “Vinny.”  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 4-25-2022. Available at: https://www.lakemchenryscanner.com/2022/04/20/highland-park-police-departments-newest-canine-chooses-his-own-name/.

Illinois Statewide Terrorism and Intelligence Center named best in the nation [Web Page].  Accessed 4-25-2022. Available at: https://www.theintelligencer.com/news/article/Illinois-Statewide-Terrorism-and-Intelligence-17116600.php .

Notes: Here’s the state’s press release:  https://www.illinois.gov/news/press-release.24789.html

Kendall County Sheriff’s Office honors forensic examiner for work on child sex abuse case [Web Page].  Accessed 4-25-2022. Available at: https://www.shawlocal.com/kendall-county-now/2022/04/21/kendall-county-sheriffs-office-honors-forensic-examiner-in-child-sex-abuse-case/ .

Man Critically Injured in Officer-Involved Shooting, Teen Among 6 Others Wounded by Gunfire Friday in Chicago [Web Page].  Accessed 4-25-2022. Available at: https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/man-critically-injured-in-officer-involved-shooting-teen-among-6-others-wounded-by-gunfire-friday-in-chicago/2814665/.

Chicago Tribune syndicate — may require registration. Member says Aurora’s police Civilian Review Board should get more information when reviewing a case [Web Page].  Accessed 4-25-2022. Available at: https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/aurora-beacon-news/ct-abn-aurora-civilian-review-board-st-0425-20220425-y64cmwjwtjbapf62mt4w2cctzu-story.html#ed=rss_www.chicagotribune.com/arcio/rss/category/suburbs/.

McHenry County sheriff’s sergeant named officer of the year for helping solve ‘gruesome killing’ [Murder of Michelle Arnold-Boesigner] [Web Page].  Accessed 4-25-2022. Available at: https://www.lakemchenryscanner.com/2022/04/19/mchenry-county-sheriffs-sergeant-named-officer-of-the-year-for-helping-solve-gruesome-killing/  .

Naperville Residents Invited to “Chat with the Chief” on May 4 [Web Page].  Accessed 4-25-2022. Available at: https://www.naperville.il.us/2022-news-articles/naperville-residents-invited-to-chat-with-the-chief-on-may-4/  .

Northwestern Hospital briefly goes on lockdown after threatening phone call made  [Web Page].  Accessed 4-25-2022. Available at: https://www.audacy.com/wbbm780/news/local/northwestern-hospital-briefly-goes-on-lockdown  .

Oswego police warn of companion scams [Just FYI:  something for crime prevention.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 4-25-2022. Available at: https://www.wspynews.com/news/local/oswego-police-warn-of-companion-scams/article_7005ad6c-c175-11ec-a132-c70b24504446.html  .

Parkland College names new police chief [Troy Daniels] [Web Page].  Accessed 4-25-2022. Available at: https://www.wcia.com/news/parkland-college-names-new-police-chief/.

State Police adds largest class of new recruits in history [Web Page].  Accessed 4-25-2022. Available at: https://www.wcia.com/news/state-police-adds-largest-class-of-new-recruits-in-history/.

Two officers bitten in struggle with suspect [Taylorville] [Web Page].  Accessed 4-25-2022. Available at: https://www.wcia.com/news/two-officers-bitten-in-struggle-with-suspect/  .

Why are so many bodies appearing in Chicago’s river and lake? A 29-year-old Tribune story has the answer [The source of the information interested me.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 4-25-2022. Available at: https://cwbchicago.com/2022/04/chicago-river-lake-michigan-bodies-spring.html  .

Daily Herald — may require registration . Dramatic Palatine police recruiting video makes an action-movie splash, then disappears [Web Page].  Accessed 4-25-2022. Available at: https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20220422/dramatic-palatine-police-recruiting-video-makes-an-action-movie-splash-then-disappears  .

 

Daily Herald — may require registration . Man charged with impersonating police to rob St. Charles resident [Web Page].  Accessed 4-25-2022. Available at: https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20220422/man-charged-with-impersonating-police-to-rob-st-charles-resident .

From Ancel Glink’s Municipal Minute blog. Court Addresses Juvenile Records in FOIA Case  [Web Page].  Accessed 4-25-2022. Available at: http://municipalminute.ancelglink.com/2022/04/court-addresses-juvenile-records-in.html .

Podcasts and Professional Development

2022 Station Design Conference — May 24-26, 2022, Rosemont, IL  [Neither an endorsement nor a recommendation, but I’ve seen the event mentioned a couple of times, and thought it might be good to know about.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 4-25-2022. Available at: https://www.fhstationdesign.com/2022/begin   .

From Calibre Press. Is a TASER a Deadly Force Weapon When Utilized by a Resistive Subject?   [Web Page].  Accessed 4-25-2022. Available at: https://calibrepress.com/2022/04/is-a-taser-a-deadly-force-weapon-when-utilized-by-a-resistive-subject/.

Notes: A related story from the Police Tribune: Judge Says Family Can Sue Cop For Using Taser On Suspect Who Then Shot At Him https://policetribune.com/judge-says-family-can-sue-cop-for-using-taser-on-suspect-who-then-shot-at-him/

From Police and Security New and the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services. New Video Available: Surviving the Unthinkable – Training, Resilience, Support, and Belief [Utah State Parks ranger Brody Young. Ranger Young was shot nine times, was left to die in a remote location and is back on the job today. He speaks candidly about the incident, his recovery, lessons the incident taught him about resilience, and how the experience has changed his life –FYI.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 4-25-2022. Available at: https://policeandsecuritynews.com/2022/04/19/new-podcast-available-surviving-the-unthinkable-training-resilience-support-and-belief/.

From Police and Security News. Official Launch of the Law Enforcement Suicide Data Collection (LESDC)  [Web Page].  Accessed 4-25-2022. Available at: https://policeandsecuritynews.com/2022/04/21/official-launch-of-the-law-enforcement-suicide-data-collection-lesdc/.

From the National Institute of Justice. Applying Modern Investigation Methods to Solve Cold Cases [The author is from the Cook County Sheriff’s Office] [Web Page].  Accessed 4-25-2022. Available at: https://nij.ojp.gov/topics/articles/applying-modern-investigation-methods-solve-cold-cases.

 

The Lexipol Blog [Several informative posts appeared this week, so, rather than post them individually, here’s the link to the whole list.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 4-25-2022. Available at: https://www.lexipol.com/resources/blog/   .

Lexipol Webinar. Getting Started with First Responder Therapy Dogs (Wednesday, May 11 | 1 pm Eastern)  [A timely topic, considering the number of local agencies that have them, including Buffalo Grove now.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 4-25-2022. Available at: https://info.lexipol.com/webinar-first-responder-therapy-dogs.

Measuring Hate Crimes in the United States [Bureau of Justice Statistics video posted on YouTube, from December 2021.  FYI. SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 4-25-2022. Available at: https://bjs.ojp.gov/media/video/66511?utm_content=JUSTSTATS&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery.

On the Badge Boys Podcast. Deputy Chief Stephen Redfearn shares his experiences at the Aurora Mass Shooting at the movie theater and having also assisted with the Boulder Mass shooting at the grocery store in 2021. [The “Looney Laws” segment are worth skipping, but the main interview is significant.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 4-25-2022. Available at: https://starworldwidenetworks.com/episodes/deputy-chief-stephen-redfearn-shares-his-experiences-at-the-aurora-mass-shooting-at-the-movie-theater-and-having-also-assisted-with-the-boulder-mass-shooting-at-the-grocery-store-in-2021  .

On the Badge Boys Podcast. The Easter Massacre [The hosts describe memorable Easters.  The main story is about a murder investigation that took place on Easter.  The story at the end of the program, about the man with autism who was reunited with his family after three years includes some useful advice for working with people with challenges.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 4-25-2022. Available at: https://starworldwidenetworks.com/episodes/easter-massacre-special  .

On the Badges and Budgets Podcast. How to Combat Overwhelm [The immediate application is for dealing with the anxiety of trying to pay down debt, but the principles are appropriate for any overwhelming task.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 4-25-2022. Available at: https://www.gpsfinancialcoaching.com/podcast/011.

On the (Final) Cop Life Podcast. End of the line [The wrap-up episode of the podcast.  The past recordings will be available on Youtube.  By the way, if you have any interest in hosting a podcast about what police do, and why they do it, there’s an opportunity.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 4-25-2022. Available at: https://coplife.libsyn.com/end-of-the-line.

On the Policing Matters Podcast. Sergeant Dalton Webb on how a real-time crime center arms officers with information [Web Page].  Accessed 4-25-2022. Available at: https://policingmatters.podbean.com/e/sergeant-dalton-webb-on-how-a-real-time-crime-center-arms-officers-with-information/.

On the Policing Matters Podcast. ‘Keeping names off the wall’: How NLEOMF works to prioritize officer safety [Web Page].  Accessed 4-25-2022. Available at: https://policingmatters.podbean.com/e/keeping-names-off-the-wall-how-nleomf-works-to-prioritize-officer-safety/.

On the Squad Room Podcast. 8 Ways to Detach from Work After Your Shift [Web Page].  Accessed 4-25-2022. Available at: https://www.thesquadroom.net/episode157/.

On the What’s Your Emergency podcast. Michael Sugrue and how to Win the Battle Against Frontline Trauma [The guest, who has a book coming out soon about his experiences, tells about the trauma he experienced during a police shooting, how the department administration misunderstood his symptoms of traumatic stress, how his inability to acknowledte his condition ended his marriage, and how his agency responded when he finally got treatment.  All I can say is even metaphorical families can be dysfunctional.  It’s an important story to hear.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 4-25-2022. Available at: https://wyeradio.com/michael-sugrue-and-how-to-win-the-battle-against-frontline-trauma/ .

On the What’s Your Emergency podcast. WYE in the News – Atlanta Bank “Robbery” and Traffic Quotas [The hosts talk over police responses in the news.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 4-25-2022. Available at: https://wyeradio.com/wye-in-the-news-atlanta-bank-robbery-and-traffic-quotas/ .

Table of Contents Alert. Homicide Studies- Volume: 26, Number: 2 (May 2022)  [Web Page].  Accessed 4-25-2022. Available at: https://journals.sagepub.com/toc/hsxa/26/2.

Today’s Tip from Lexipol. Law Enforcement Community Engagement [Gordon Graham suggests ways agencies can find out what is important to the people they protect and serve.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 4-25-2022. Available at: https://www.lexipol.com/resources/todays-tips/community-involvement-why-is-it-so-important/.

Via the SCCJA Daily Clips and the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. New Webinar on Preventing and Combating Bias-Based Bullying and Hate Crimes  April 28 at 2 p.m. ET [FYI.  Intended for those who work with youth.  A recording of the webinar will probably be available afterward.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 4-25-2022. Available at: https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/USDOJOJP_COMMS/bulletins/3147a1e 

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