Local Police News: June 6, 2022

June 8, 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 Her Patrol Car And Opened Fire [Web Page].  Accessed 6-6-2022. Available at: https://policetribune.com/chicago-pd-officer-shot-after-gunmen-pulled-alongside-her-patrol-car-and-opened-fire/.

Chicago police officer seriously injured in West Englewood shooting released from hospital : Police shot in Chicago: 3 officers shot in city in last week [Web Page].  Accessed 6-6-2022. Available at: https://abc7chicago.com/chicago-shooting-west-englewood-police-officer-shot-cpd/11932464/.

Couple meets 911 dispatcher who helped coach husband to perform CPR on his unresponsive wife in McHenry [Web Page].  Accessed 6-6-2022. Available at: https://www.lakemchenryscanner.com/2022/05/30/couple-meets-911-dispatcher-who-helped-coach-husband-to-perform-cpr-on-his-unresponsive-wife-in-mchenry/ 

DePaul professor researches the psyche of a mass-shooter [Might be worth keeping an eye on.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 6-6-2022. Available at: https://www.audacy.com/wbbm780/news/local/depaul-professor-researches-the-psyche-of-a-mass-shooter .

Hero Down: Elmhurst Police Chief Michael Ruth Dies While Recovering From Medical Procedure [Web Page].  Accessed 6-6-2022. Available at: https://policetribune.com/hero-down-elmhurst-police-chief-michael-ruth-dies-while-recovering-from-medical-procedure/.

Notes: Here’s the city’s announcement:  https://www.elmhurst.org/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=2283 

Lake Co. Police Dog Helps Apprehend 9 In 24 Hours [Gordon Graham has said that part of  officers’ job is to find their replacement.  Dax’s successor, when the time comes, is going to have a tough record to match!  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 6-6-2022. Available at: https://patch.com/illinois/libertyville/lake-co-police-dog-helps-apprehend-9-24-hours.

Lake County Sheriff Canine Boomer tracks down woman who stole from convenience store in Beach Park [Web Page].  Accessed 6-6-2022. Available at: https://www.lakemchenryscanner.com/2022/06/03/lake-county-sheriff-canine-boomer-tracks-down-woman-who-stole-from-convenience-store-in-beach-park/.

Montgomery police commander graduates from Northwestern University management program [Liz Palko] [Web Page].  Accessed 6-6-2022. Available at: https://www.shawlocal.com/kendall-county-now/2022/06/02/montgomery-police-commander-graduates-from-northwestern-university-management-program/.

Naperville cop fatally shoots hatchet-wielding man: police [Web Page].  Accessed 6-6-2022. Available at: https://www.audacy.com/wbbm780/news/local/naperville-cop-fatally-shoots-hatchet-wielding-man-police .

Obituary for Ronald Grommes [Kane Co. Sheriff’s Police] [Thanks to Jim Kintz for pointing this out.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 6-6-2022. Available at: https://www.healychapel.com/obituaries/Ronald-Grommes?obId=24954696#/celebrationWall.

Notes: He also reported that Gerald  “Jerry” Anderson, retired St. Charles Police Dept. Sgt. passed away in May: https://www.legacy.com/us/obituaries/kcchronicle/name/gerald-anderson-obituary?id=34912150

Person Shot After His Weapon Goes Off During Struggle With CPD Officers in Oakland [Web Page].  Accessed 6-6-2022. Available at: https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/person-shot-after-his-weapon-goes-off-during-struggle-with-cpd-officers-in-oakland/2849666/.

Springfield Police Urge Gun Violence Awareness [Just FYI.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 6-6-2022. Available at: https://www.wmay.com/2022/06/01/springfield-police-urge-gun-violence-awareness/.

State Police Wipe Out Sexual Assault Case Forensic Backlog [They’re caught up!  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 6-6-2022. Available at: https://www.wmay.com/2022/06/04/state-police-wipe-out-sexual-assault-case-forensic-backlog/.

U.S. marshal, K-9 dog hit by gunfire during shootout between police and gunmen on Northwest Side [Web Page].  Accessed 6-6-2022. Available at: https://www.audacy.com/wbbm780/news/local/u-s-marshal-k-9-hit-by-gunfire-in-northwest-side-shootout .

Yorkville police brass complete FBI advanced leadership program [Web Page].  Accessed 6-6-2022. Available at: https://www.shawlocal.com/kendall-county-now/2022/05/29/yorkville-police-brass-complete-fbi-advanced-leadership-program/?utm_source=second-street&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Kendall+County+Now+Morning+Update .

Yorkville police commanders graduate from FBI leadership academy [Garnett Carlyle] [Web Page].  Accessed 6-6-2022. Available at: https://www.wspynews.com/news/local/yorkville-police-commanders-graduate-from-fbi-leadership-academy/article_3532d308-e1a6-11ec-9855-8328cf022e5b.html.

Yorkville police, restaurant help motorist [Diabetic emergency] [Web Page].  Accessed 6-6-2022. Available at: https://www.wspynews.com/news/local/yorkville-police-restaurant-help-motorist/article_9f3d707e-e272-11ec-b243-27e1a5e2248a.html .

From  American Police Beat . Chicago police recruit Marines to help address officer shortage [Just FYI.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 6-6-2022. Available at: https://apbweb.com/2022/06/chicago-police-recruit-marines-to-help-address-officer-shortage/ .

Remember, if you see any local news that would be important to local police (or any news that would be helpful), please do pass on the URL/weblink.  (Attachments  are hard to pass on, but links are easy.)  Thanks for all your help and interest!  I’m at LeoSelfEducation@gmail.com.

Podcasts and Professional Development

Abstract from the journal Police Practice and Research. Race, class, and gender identity: implications for transgender people’s police help seeking [Web Page].  Accessed 6-6-2022. Available at: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/15614263.2022.2085102?af=R .

FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin Online [June 2022 — the primary article is on Compassion Fatigue.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 6-6-2022. Available at: https://leb.fbi.gov/?utm_campaign=email-Immediate&utm_content=%5B1424118%5D-%2F  .

From Police and Security News. Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Officers in “Excessive Force” Cases [Web Page].  Accessed 6-6-2022. Available at: https://policeandsecuritynews.com/2022/05/31/legal-update-may-june-2022/.

From the National Institute of Justice. Preventing Mass Attacks, Saving Lives : The Mass Attacks Defense Toolkit can help reduce casualties from mass shootings and other violent attacks [Web Page].  Accessed 6-6-2022. Available at: https://www.rand.org/pubs/tools/TLA1613-1/toolkit.html.

In the Line of Duty’s Things You Never Learned at the Academy Vidcast. Don’t Expect Frudolph Triemann To Watch Your Back  [If every one is looking one way, they won’t see what’s sneaking up on them.  Ron Barber also mentions that the video on handling dogs — an important and neglected topic — has been updated. SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 6-6-2022. Available at: https://lineofduty.com/police-podcast-03-don’t-expect-frudolph-triemann-to-watch-your-back/ .

NIJ Term of the Month. Microbial Forensics [Web Page].  Accessed 6-6-2022. Available at: https://nij.ojp.gov/term-month?utm_source=govdelivery&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=june22totm

On City Journal’s 10 Blocks Podcast. Policing in the Information Age [Much of the discussion is about social media strategies for police departments.  Comparing current perspectives with those of twelve years ago is instructive. The Chicago area is represented in the discussion. SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 6-6-2022. Available at: https://soundcloud.com/10blocks/policing-in-the-information-age .

On The COPreneur Path Podcast. Get Off Your Tailpipe!  [“This week we unpack some ideas that might contribute to LE’s general hesitation to work in our own best interests.”  The moral is “do SOMETHING!” (That’s been my experience lately, when there’s so much to do I don’t know where to start.  The tip on how to practice draws if you would rather watch TV is clever. And this was the first I had heard of “Mud Water.”  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 6-6-2022. Available at: https://www.leo2ceo.com/copreneur-path/087 .

On The COPreneur Path Podcast. How to Use Cold Email As a Secret Weapon for Your Business  [Great advice on how to cut to the chase in messaging, which are even good for regular emails!  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 6-6-2022. Available at: https://podcasts.bcast.fm/e/rnkwv49n-how-to-use-cold-email-as-a-secret-weapon-for-your-business.

Notes: One tip not mentioned here would be to use a large font size.  Whatever the audience’s visual acuity, larger text is easier to read.

On The COPreneur Path Podcast. Podcast Guesting 101: Grow Your Business by Getting Booked on Podcasts  [Interesting ideas for packaging and sharing your talents.  And “Perfection is the enemy of success” is a quotation worth pondering.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 6-6-2022. Available at: https://podcasts.bcast.fm/e/1n39y4rn-podcast-guesting-101-grow-your-business-by-getting-booked-on-podcasts.

Notes: And here is a list of titles that might help you show how interesting you are:  https://www.worldcat.org/profiles/nemrtmtu3/lists/3507904

Table of Contents Alert. Crime & Delinquency- Volume: 68, Number: 6-7 (June 2022)  [Web Page].  Accessed 6-6-2022. Available at: https://journals.sagepub.com/toc/cadc/68/6-7 .

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