Local Police News: May 29, 2022

May 31, 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 Central Illinois cops that their role in law and order is crucial [FYI.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 05-29-2022. Available at: https://herald-review.com/news/local/public_safety/watch-now-buffett-tells-central-illinois-cops-that-their-role-in-law-and-order-is/article_ef18a1fe-dd31-11ec-a499-a3d7cb9e06f8.html .

CAPS Police Department Awards 2022 [The article has a whole list of first responders who were recognized.  Congratulations to them!  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 05-29-2022. Available at: https://www.nctv17.com/community-events/caps-police-department-awards-2022/.

Champaign Co. first responders to host recruitment fair [Web Page].  Accessed 05-29-2022. Available at: https://www.wcia.com/news/champaign-co-first-responders-to-host-career-recruitment-fair/.

Conservation police prepare for busy weekend on Illinois waters [Nice to see the conservation police getting some recognition.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 05-29-2022. Available at: https://www.wandtv.com/news/conservation-police-prepare-for-busy-weekend-on-illinois-waters/article_d06b33f2-dd40-11ec-bbd9-1b0fa0500814.html .

Cop says she was asked to leave Pilsen bookstore over ‘police-free’ stance [Web Page].  Accessed 05-29-2022. Available at: https://wgntv.com/news/chicago-news/cop-says-she-was-asked-to-leave-pilsen-bookstore-over-police-free-stance/.

Dolton police shoot man after gas station argument  [Web Page].  Accessed 05-29-2022. Available at: https://abc7chicago.com/dolton-police-shooting-illinois-gas-station-sibley-boulevard/11897615/.

Federal Grand Jury Indicts Suburban Chicago Police Chief for Allegedly Corruptly Accepting Money From Local Businessman [Web Page].  Accessed 05-29-2022. Available at: https://www.justice.gov/usao-ndil/pr/federal-grand-jury-indicts-suburban-chicago-police-chief-allegedly-corruptly-accepting .

Requires Registration. Shaun Benyr joins Glen Carbon Police as latest hire [Web Page].  Accessed 05-29-2022. Available at: https://www.theintelligencer.com/news/article/Shaun-Benyr-joins-Glen-Carbon-Police-as-latest-17198111.php.

La Grange police rescue woman from house fire likely sparked by gas leak  [Web Page].  Accessed 05-29-2022. Available at: https://abc7chicago.com/woman-in-her-90s-rescued-from-la-grange-house-fire/11896352/.

Lake County Sheriff’s Canine Dax finds battery suspect in Beach Park and unresponsive woman near Libertyville over the weekend [Last weekend.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 05-29-2022. Available at: https://www.lakemchenryscanner.com/2022/05/23/lake-county-sheriffs-canine-dax-finds-battery-suspect-in-beach-park-and-unresponsive-woman-near-libertyville-over-the-weekend/.

Man Sentenced to a Year in Federal Prison for Throwing Incendiary Device at Police in Chicago Suburb [In Naperville in June, 2020] [Web Page].  Accessed 05-29-2022. Available at: https://www.justice.gov/usao-ndil/pr/man-sentenced-year-federal-prison-throwing-incendiary-device-police-chicago-suburb .

Montgomery Police detective a Northwestern University School of Police Staff and Command graduate [Greg Mayyou] [Web Page].  Accessed 05-29-2022. Available at: https://www.shawlocal.com/kendall-county-now/2022/05/26/montgomery-police-detective-a-northwestern-university-school-of-police-staff-and-command-graduate.

Mundelein PD Women’s Self-Defense Class:  July 30, 2022 [The poster is grand, but the date doesn’t appear on the web page.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 05-29-2022. Available at: https://www.mundelein.org/government/police/community-outreach/women-self-defense-class.

Peoria man returns to US after volunteering to train Ukrainian police [Web Page].  Accessed 05-29-2022. Available at: https://www.wcia.com/news/peoria-man-returns-to-us-after-volunteering-to-train-ukrainian-police/.

Police officers receive Lifesaving Awards [Champaign] [Web Page].  Accessed 05-29-2022. Available at: https://www.wcia.com/news/police-officers-receive-lifesaving-award/ .

Police shoot man with gun at Rockford’s Hard Rock Casino [The wording is a little unfortunate, and shows that passive voice is sometimes necessary for clarity.  Right how, it sounds like the police might have shot the man with an arrow, rather than the man who was shot had a gun.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 05-29-2022. Available at: https://wgntv.com/news/police-shoot-man-with-gun-at-rockfords-hard-rock-casino/.

Rabid Bats Found In Will, Grundy [Just a reminder to be careful.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 05-29-2022. Available at: https://patch.com/illinois/joliet/rabid-bats-found-will-other-counties .

Sandwich Police Department starting new enforcement initiative to address quality-of-life issues  [Code enforcement. But remember, sometimes, code enforcement can lead to discovery of criminal activity.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 05-29-2022. Available at: https://www.wspynews.com/news/local/sandwich-police-department-starting-new-enforcement-initiative-to-address-quality-of-life-issues/article_55a725da-dc5b-11ec-8d51-cf73d90bbb11.html .

Scam Artists Impersonating Sheriff’s Deputies: Police [Web Page].  Accessed 05-29-2022. Available at:  https://patch.com/illinois/newlenox/scam-artists-impersonating-sheriffs-deputies-police .

Special Mass For First Responders At Plainfield Catholic Church [June 7th, at 7:00 PM] [Web Page].  Accessed 05-29-2022. Available at: https://www.wjol.com/special-mass-for-first-responders-at-plainfield-catholic-church/ .

Uniformed, Armed Cops Banned From Aurora Pride Parade, Organizers Say : Officials said uniformed police make the community feel uneasy but Mayor Richard Irvin said he is baffled by the group’s divisive decision. [Web Page].  Accessed 05-29-2022. Available at: https://patch.com/illinois/aurora/uniformed-armed-cops-banned-aurora-pride-parade-organizers-say .

We hear from Don Batko that May 23 was the 88th anniversary of the takedown of Bonnie & Clyde by Frank HAMER and his posse.  It’s good to hear history in mind, and to learn from it.  Here is a list of books on the subject  SLC

[Web Page].  Accessed 05-29-2022. Available at: https://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3AParker%2C+Bonnie%2C+1910-1934.&qt=hot_subject .

‘He will always be remembered’: Lake County Sheriff’s Office mourns death of corrections officer [Juan Diaz] [Web Page].  Accessed 05-29-2022. Available at: https://www.lakemchenryscanner.com/2022/05/29/he-will-always-be-remembered-lake-county-sheriffs-office-mourns-death-of-corrections-officer/.

Daily Herald — may require registration . Local police say Biden order on federal police practices mirrors what they have already started doing.  [Web Page].  Accessed 05-29-2022. Available at: https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20220527/what-bidens-executive-order-on-police-reform-means-for-suburban-departments.

From  American Police Beat . Illinois State Police announce lateral training program with added incentives to attract candidates [Web Page].  Accessed 05-29-2022. Available at: https://apbweb.com/2022/05/illinois-state-police-announce-lateral-training-program-with-added-incentives-to-attract-candidates/ .

‘Our Deputies Are Trained to Respond Immediately:’ Lake County Sheriff Reacts to Uvalde Shooting [Web Page].  Accessed 05-29-2022. Available at: https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/our-deputies-are-trained-to-respond-immediately-lake-county-sheriff-reacts-to-uvdale-shooting/2844428/.

 

Podcasts and Professional Development

From Governing.Com. Map: What Are States Doing to Prevent School Shootings? [Just FYI.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 05-29-2022. Available at: https://www.governing.com/now/map-what-are-states-doing-to-prevent-school-shootings .

On the Art of Manliness Podcast. How to Get Your Anger Under Control [The guest is a clinical psychologist and a criminology professor.  Anger control is always a good topic to examine, both for managing their own, and those in people they encounter.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 5-29-2022. Available at: https://the-art-of-manliness.simplecast.com/episodes/how-to-get-your-anger-under-control-u7Gbpblg .

Notes: His book (Tafrate, Raymond C, and Howard Kassinove. Anger Management for Everyone: 10 Proven Ways to Control Anger and Live a Happier Life, 2019) is available at these libraries:  http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1183433740

On the Bend, Don’t Break Podcast. Trauma and Stress, One 9-1-1 Call at a Time: Giselle Chiu’s Story of Answering the Call for Help [The officer had come from an immigrant family, and, came into policing through dispatching.  Some misguided childhood training and the emotions of trying to help a dying child lead to her  trauma.  She makes the point that going through the trauma makes better officers, rather than, as she had been taught to believe , weak ones.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 05-29-2022. Available at: https://benddontbreak.libsyn.com/trauma-and-stress-one-9-1-1-call-at-a-time-giselle-chius-story-of-answering-the-call-for-help  .

On The COPreneur Path Podcast. Email Marketing That Doesn’t Suck [I wouldn’t have worded it that way, but the topic of excellent email marketing is one useful to anyone who keeps in touch with people.  [Web Page].  Accessed 05-29-2022. Available at: https://www.leo2ceo.com/copreneur-path/084   .

Notes: If you’re interested, here’s the guest’s book:  Email Marketing That Doesn’t Suck: Have Fun Writing Emails Your Subscribers W… https://www.amazon.com/dp/1544527373/ref=cm_sw_r_tw_dp_N3662KMXAYVV0M9JMZK5

On The COPreneur Path Podcast. Work Your Job, Prepare Your Exit [“It’s hard to lose if you never quit.”  The guest’s story of his failures is encouraging.  He lays out some of the mental exercises that help prepare someone for planning a post-career business.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 05-29-2022. Available at: https://podcasts.bcast.fm/e/28x5ljyn-work-your-job-prepare-your-exit .

On the Law Enforcement Today Podcast. Did Police Work Kill His Marriage? His Amazing Journey From Cop to College Professor and Author [The anxieties of family members, and those of  officers for their families is the topic of the conversation.  Sometimes the anxieties mask other incompatibilities.   His book, The Blue Divide, is available at these libraries: http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1303574687  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 05-29-2022. Available at: https://omny.fm/shows/law-enforcement-today/did-police-work-kill-his-marriage-his-amazing-jour .

On the Law Enforcement Today Podcast. This Cop’s Life and Death Battle and The Unrest After. Special Episode.  [The conversation on ethnicity is interesting, but the discussion of the benefits of old-style policing (knowing the community and being able to talk comfortably to people) is worth thinking about.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 05-29-2022. Available at: https://omny.fm/shows/law-enforcement-today/this-cop-s-life-and-death-battle-and-the-unrest-af .

On the Policing Matters Podcast. Troy Anderson on effective peer support following a mass shooting response [Web Page].  Accessed 5-29-2022. Available at: https://policingmatters.podbean.com/e/troy-anderson-on-effective-peer-support-following-a-mass-shooting-response/ .

On the Quality Policing Podcast. John Yohe and Billy Gorta [Retired NYPD, who came up with Comstat.  Even if you don’t care about tracking crime statistics, this episode is worth hearing:  these fellows are hilarious!  But the political machinations that drove them out of the department are disgraceful.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 5-29-2022. Available at: https://qualitypolicing.com/qpp-55-john-yohe-and-billy-gorta/.

Table of Contents Alert. Crime & Delinquency- Volume: 68, Number: 5 (May 2022)  [Web Page].  Accessed 05-29-2022. Available at: https://journals.sagepub.com/toc/cadc/68/5.

Via the SCCJA Daily Clips, and Police1. Child death calls: How to talk to your family and support your mental health  [Web Page].  Accessed 05-29-2022. Available at: https://www.police1.com/health-wellness/articles/child-death-calls-how-to-talk-to-your-family-and-support-your-mental-health-1EN3T0QlW6nROnOw/ .

Notes: The Policing Matters podcast, which talks about the Sandy Hook shooting, accompanies this article.  On the Policing Matters Podcast. Troy Anderson on effective peer support following a mass shooting response  https://policingmatters.podbean.com/e/troy-anderson-on-effective-peer-support-following-a-mass-shooting-response/.

Via the SCCJA Daily Clips, and RAND. Police Killings: Road Map of Research Priorities for Change  [FYI.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 05-29-2022. Available at: https://www.rand.org/pubs/research_reports/RRA1525-1.html .

Via the SCCJA Daily Clips and the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services. Hate Crime Resources [Web Page].  Accessed 05-29-2022. Available at: https://cops.usdoj.gov/hatecrimeresources .

Abstract from the journal Police Quarterly. Promoting Women Police Officers: Does Exam Format Matter? [Web Page].  Accessed 05-29-2022. Available at: https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/10986111221101892 .

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