Local Police News: August 15, 2022

August 17, 2022

911 dispatch center covering much of McHenry County receives international accreditation [Web Page].  Accessed 8-15-2022. Available at: https://www.lakemchenryscanner.com/2022/08/12/911-dispatch-center-covering-much-of-mchenry-county-receives-international-accreditation/

Aurora man accused of trying run over Kane County deputy during police chase [Web Page].  Accessed 8-15-2022. Available at: https://www.wspynews.com/news/local/aurora-man-accused-of-trying-run-over-kane-county-deputy-during-police-chase/article_3d1b0a3a-1aff-11ed-97a5-8bc179d8d4c0.html  .

Aurora Police, Sheriff’s Office Conduct Training Off Route 59: PD  [Web Page].  Accessed 8-15-2022. Available at: https://patch.com/illinois/aurora/aurora-police-sheriff-s-office-conduct-training-route-59-pd.

Bolingbrook Swears In New Firefighters, Police Officers [Web Page].  Accessed 8-15-2022. Available at: https://patch.com/illinois/bolingbrook/bolingbrook-swears-new-firefighters-police-officers.

Comptroller honors Springfield police officers [State Comptroller Susana Mendoza honored four Springfield Police officers for exemplary work this past year at a ceremony at the State Fair on Friday.] [Web Page].  Accessed 8-15-2022. Available at: https://www.wcia.com/news/comptroller-honors-springfield-police-officers/ .

CPD officer shoots man during Near West Side traffic stop

 [Web Page].  Accessed 8-15-2022. Available at: https://abc7chicago.com/chicago-police-shooting-cpd-officer-near-west-side/12120590/.

Decatur Police Department welcomes four patrol officers  [Web Page].  Accessed 8-15-2022. Available at: https://herald-review.com/news/local/public_safety/decatur-police-department-welcomes-four-patrol-officers/article_5142484e-19c8-11ed-b8b7-6b9a58b56740.html.

Firefighters, police locate woman in Lake Michigan near Waukegan day after she went missing [Web Page].  Accessed 8-15-2022. Available at: https://www.lakemchenryscanner.com/2022/08/11/firefighters-police-locate-woman-in-lake-michigan-near-waukegan-day-after-she-went-missing/ .

For the 18th year in a row, brother of fallen cop ‘Raises the Roof’ in his honor  [Web Page].  Accessed 8-15-2022. Available at: https://wgntv.com/news/chicagos-very-own/for-the-18th-year-in-a-row-brother-of-fallen-cop-raises-the-roof-in-his-honor/.

Guilty Verdict For Off-Duty Will County Sheriff’s Deputy [Web Page].  Accessed 8-15-2022. Available at: https://www.wjol.com/guilty-verdict-for-off-duty-will-county-sheriffs-deputy/ .

House bill would ensure funds for families of fallen police officers  [Web Page].  Accessed 8-15-2022. Available at: https://chronicleillinois.com/state-news/house-bill-would-ensure-funds-for-families-of-fallen-police-officers/ .

Illinois State Police trooper’s vehicle struck while making traffic stop on I-355, officials say [Web Page].  Accessed 8-15-2022. Available at: https://abc7chicago.com/illinois-state-police-trooper-struck-i-355-crash/12121182/

Kane County Sheriff’s Office to host gun buy back program  [Web Page].  Accessed 8-15-2022. Available at: https://www.wspynews.com/news/local/kane-county-sheriffs-office-to-host-gun-buy-back-program/article_231cee66-1a3a-11ed-90d0-87d478163f2a.html.

Kendall County jail to remain open but corrections staff cut, sheriff tells board [Web Page].  Accessed 8-15-2022. Available at: https://www.shawlocal.com/kendall-county-now/news/local/2022/08/12/kendall-county-jail-to-remain-open-but-corrections-staff-cut-sheriff-tells-board/.

Kewanee Police, Dist. 229 agree on adding armed resource officer  [Web Page].  Accessed 8-15-2022. Available at: https://www.starcourier.com/story/news/2022/08/10/kewanee-police-dist-229-agree-on-adding-armed-resource-officer/65397362007/ .

Lake County Sheriff Canine Dax locates man armed with knife who committed self-harm near Lake Villa [Web Page].  Accessed 8-15-2022. Available at: https://www.lakemchenryscanner.com/2022/08/15/lake-county-sheriff-canine-dax-locates-man-armed-with-knife-who-committed-self-harm-near-lake-villa/.

Lake County Sheriff’s Office announces its newest canine, Tera, to help combat child exploitation and human trafficking [She is an Electronic Storage Detection dog.  She may be a K9 unit, but, considering her technical specialty, I don’t think Tera bytes.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 8-15-2022. Available at: https://www.lakemchenryscanner.com/2022/08/15/lake-county-sheriffs-office-announces-its-newest-canine-tera-to-help-combat-child-exploitation-and-human-trafficking/.

Man in Custody, Hospitalized in Critical Condition After Being Shot by Police in Back of The Yards [Web Page].  Accessed 8-15-2022. Available at: https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/man-in-custody-hospitalized-in-critical-condition-after-being-shot-by-police-in-back-of-the-yards/2913241/.

McHenry County resident scammed out of $120,000 after being contacted about computer virus support [Web Page].  Accessed 8-15-2022. Available at: https://www.lakemchenryscanner.com/2022/08/13/mchenry-county-resident-scammed-out-of-120000-after-being-contacted-about-computer-virus-support/.

Chicago Tribune syndicate — may require registration. Analysis suggests Chicago police deployment doesn’t match up with when most shootings take place [Just FYI.  The Policing Matters podcast on crime data might help give this situation context.. SLC]

 [Web Page].  Accessed 8-15-2022. Available at: https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/criminal-justice/ct-police-gps-study-deployments-20220815-3zildidncfbtpgu2zdwnnlname-story.html#ed=rss_www.chicagotribune.com/arcio/rss/category/news/.

Chicago Tribune syndicate — may require registration. Elgin police chief won’t back ban on low-level traffic stops because they get guns off the streets [Web Page].  Accessed 8-15-2022. Available at: https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/elgin-courier-news/ct-ecn-elgin-chief-lalley-civilian-officer-punishment-st-0810-20220809-j7gzdsgyr5czzpabxnddkno6gq-story.html#ed=rss_www.chicagotribune.com/arcio/rss/category/suburbs/.

Officer Won’t Face Charges After Shooting, Killing Hatchet-Wielding Man in Naperville, Prosecutors Say [Web Page].  Accessed 8-15-2022. Available at: https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/officer-wont-face-charges-after-shooting-killing-hatchet-wielding-man-in-naperville-prosecutors-say/2915384/.

Plano Police Department joins peer support network  [Web Page].  Accessed 8-15-2022. Available at:  https://www.wspynews.com/news/local/plano-police-department-joins-peer-support-network/article_56bf6a06-1a4d-11ed-bfe6-9fd46c63702a.html.

Police officials keep raising red flags about end of cash bail in Illinois [Web Page].  Accessed 8-15-2022. Available at: https://www.audacy.com/wbbm780/news/local/illinois-police-still-raising-flags-about-end-of-cash-bail.

Notes: Another perspective:  https://www.lakemchenryscanner.com/2022/08/11/gov-pritzker-defends-end-to-cash-bail-in-illinois-despite-law-enforcement-criticisms/

Sheriff’s Office hosts Back-to-School Barbecue  [Champaign Co.] [Web Page].  Accessed 8-15-2022. Available at: https://www.wcia.com/news/sheriffs-office-hosts-back-to-school-barbecue/ .

Springfield Police Respond To Traffic Stop Data [Compare their explanations with those in the Policing Matters Podcast.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 8-15-2022. Available at: https://www.wmay.com/2022/08/13/springfield-police-respond-to-traffic-stop-data/   .

The related podcast:  On the Policing Matters Podcast. Rafael Mangual on the unintended consequences of criminal justice reform [Refreshing Insights on what the statistics show.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 8-15-2022. Available at: https://policingmatters.podbean.com/e/rafael-mangual-on-the-unintended-consequences-of-criminal-justice-reform/  .

Notes: These libraries have the book:  Mangual, Rafael. Criminal (in)justice: What the Push for Decarceration and Depolicing Gets Wrong and Who It Hurts Most. , 2022.  http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1285916676 .  If you would like to read Thinking about Crime, it’s available at these libraries:  http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/854718847 .    The book Eck, John E, and David Weisburd. Crime and Place. Boulder, Co: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2010. is available at these libraries: http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1131493849

Standoff After Domestic Dispute In Aurora Ends Peacefully: Reports [Web Page].  Accessed 8-15-2022. Available at: https://patch.com/illinois/aurora/standoff-after-domestic-dispute-aurora-ends-peacefully-reports .

‘Looking back at ya’: As storm was bearing in, Waukegan officials save woman’s life  [Web Page].  Accessed 8-15-2022. Available at: https://wgntv.com/news/looking-back-at-ya-as-storm-was-bearing-in-waukegan-officials-save-womans-life/.

Chicago Tribune syndicate — may require registration. Mokena swears in Brian Benton as police chief, after a year in interim role; as village drops residency rule [Web Page].  Accessed 8-15-2022. Available at: https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/daily-southtown/ct-sta-mokena-police-chief-st-0811-20220810-vajnl5g3bzcb5hclzorzyatkse-story.html#ed=rss_www.chicagotribune.com/arcio/rss/category/suburbs/.

Daily Herald — may require registration . A 22-year-old man is charged with attempted murder, accused of trying to run down police during high-speed [Web Page].  Accessed 8-15-2022. Available at: https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20220812/aurora-man-accused-of-trying-to-run-down-police-during-high-speed-chase .

Daily Herald — may require registration . Elgin police chief voices opposition in final task force meeting [Web Page].  Accessed 8-15-2022. Available at: https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20220812/elgin-police-chief-voices-opposition-in-final-task-force-meeting .

Daily Herald — may require registration . Naperville Police Department accepting applications for Citizen Police Academy [Web Page].  Accessed 8-15-2022. Available at: https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20220815/naperville-police-department-accepting-applications-for-citizen-police-academy.

Cop on a Rooftop Reports

Cop On A Rooftop Event Coming To Dunkin’ Locations In Batavia [Web Page].  Accessed 8-15-2022. Available at: https://patch.com/illinois/batavia/cop-rooftop-event-coming-dunkin-locations-batavia .

Cop On A Rooftop Planned In Bolingbrook Aug. 19 [Web Page].  Accessed 8-15-2022. Available at: https://patch.com/illinois/bolingbrook/cop-rooftop-planned-bolingbrook-aug-19.

Cop On A Rooftop Planned In Lockport Aug. 19  [Web Page].  Accessed 8-15-2022. Available at: \https://patch.com/illinois/homerglen-lockport/cop-rooftop-planned-lockport-aug-19 .

Podcasts and Professional Development

As COVID Continues to Evolve, Do You Still Need to Quarantine After Exposure? [Just a reminder.  A friend caught it recently, and needed this information.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 8-15-2022. Available at: https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/covid-quarantine-guidelines-do-you-still-need-to-quarantine-after-exposure-heres-what-chicagos-top-doc-says/2911197/.

From Calibre Press. More Police Quotes [Web Page].  Accessed 8-15-2022. Available at: https://calibrepress.com/2022/08/more-police-quotes /.

Latest Law Enforcement Resources from the Office of Justice Programs [Just FYI.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 8-15-2022. Available at: https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/USDOJOJP_COMMS/bulletins/326b024

Lexipol Webinar. Bringing Wellness Home: How Supporting the Family Enhances Officer Resilience and Retention : Wednesday, August 31 | 1 pm Eastern [Web Page].  Accessed 8-15-2022. Available at: https://info.lexipol.com/webinar-bringing-wellness-home.

New Article Abstracts from  Crime & Delinquency [The one about police self-perception (as warriors or guardians) in Washington State looked particularly interesting.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 8-15-2022. Available at: https://journals.sagepub.com/toc/cadc/0/0 .

On the Badge Boys Podcast.  “Relentless Courage” author Sgt Michael Sugrue survived a lethal encounter with a crazed man with a knife, and then attacked in civil court – why qualified immunity is vital in police work  [The guest has been on a number of podcasts over the past year, but you might enjoy haring him on this one. It’s an important story about the importance of qualified immunity, how judges interpret it, the criminal justice process for officer-involved shootings, and PTSI.   SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 8-15-2022. Available at: https://starworldwidenetworks.com/episodes/relentless-courage-author-sgt-michael-sugrue-survived-a-lethal-encounter-with-a-crazed-man-with-a-knife-and-then-attacked-in-civil-court-why-qualified-immunity-is-vital-in-police-work  .

On The COPreneur Path Podcast. Launching a New Business While Working as a Full-Time Cop  [The guest’s training service sounds like a version of Lexipol’s microtraining method, but it’s interesting to hear its rationale.  How he balances the business with his job schedule could be helpful even for non-entrepreneurs.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 8-15-2022. Available at: https://www.leo2ceo.com/copreneur-path/099 .

On The COPreneur Path Podcast. Leveraging SEO and Search Ads to Grow Your Business [The suggestions for content placement on a web page could be useful to anyone who plans to put a page together.  Otherwise, the information about how Google Ads work might make  those pop-up ads less annoying.  SLC [Web Page].  Accessed 8-15-2022. Available at: https://www.leo2ceo.com/copreneur-path/098 .

On the Coroner Talk™ Podcast. Suicide Statistics Degrees of Certainty [I couldn’t find the play button to listen tho this episode, but expect the problem will be solved soon.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 8-15-2022. Available at: https://coronertalk.com/suicide-statistics-298 .

On the Disaster Podcast. Report From The Field with Dr. Joe Holley on Kentucky Deployment [Good case study for planning.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 8-15-2022. Available at: https://disasterpodcast.com/2022/08/report-from-the-field-with-dr-joe-holley-on-kentucky-deployment/.

On the Dispatch in Depth Podcast. What’s Really Going On? With Melissa Colon and Heather Hedgcock [“[The guests] discuss customer service skills. They outline how to professionally interrupt the caller, give examples of phrases you can use to sound polite and firm, and approach calltakers who lose their patience.:] [Web Page].  Accessed 8-15-2022. Available at: https://www.aedrjournal.org/whats-really-going-on-with-melissa-colon-and-heather-hedgcock

On the Policing Matters Podcast. Rafael Mangual on the unintended consequences of criminal justice reform [Refreshing Insights on what the statistics show.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 8-15-2022. Available at: https://policingmatters.podbean.com/e/rafael-mangual-on-the-unintended-consequences-of-criminal-justice-reform/.

Notes: These libraries have the book:  Mangual, Rafael. Criminal (in)justice: What the Push for Decarceration and Depolicing Gets Wrong and Who It Hurts Most. , 2022.  http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1285916676 .  If you would like to read Thinking about Crime, it’s available at these libraries:  http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/854718847 .    The book Eck, John E, and David Weisburd. Crime and Place. Boulder, Co: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2010. is available at these libraries: http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1131493849

Today’s Tip from Lexipol. Creating a Legacy in Public Safety  [Web Page].  Accessed 8-15-2022. Available at: Creating a Legacy in Public Safety https://ww.lexipol.com/resources/todays-tips/legacy-in-public-safety/.

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