Local Police News: August 16, 2021

August 16, 2021

Anjanette Young Says Fallen CPD Officer Ella French Showed Her ‘Dignity, Respect’ During Botched Raid [Web Page].  Accessed 8-16-2021. Available at: https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/anjanette-young-says-fallen-cpd-officer-ella-french-showed-her-dignity-respect-during-botched-raid/2588456/.

Baby Saved By Quick Reaction from Plano Police [Web Page].  Accessed 8-16-2021. Available at: https://www.wspynews.com/news/local/baby-saved-by-quick-reaction-from-plano-police/article_47053ab0-fba8-11eb-92e7-1f058c048413.html.

Chicago Police Release Blue Balloons in Honor of Fallen Officer Ella French [Web Page].  Accessed 8-16-2021. Available at: https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/chicago-police-release-blue-balloons-in-honor-of-fallen-officer-ella-french/2590328/.

Chicago Tribune syndicate — may require registration. Grant could let Aurora police buy night vision equipment [Web Page].  Accessed 8-16-2021. Available at: https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/aurora-beacon-news/ct-abn-aurora-police-grant-st-0816-20210813-rizb5l3lqzdonlpydeev4w2y7u-story.html#ed=rss_www.chicagotribune.com/arcio/rss/category/suburbs/.

Cubs Fan With Sign Honoring Fallen Officer Ella French Ejected From Stadium [On August 9.  The report cites no policy that motivated the expulsion.  SLC]] [Web Page].  Accessed 8-16-2021. Available at: https://policetribune.com/cubs-fan-with-sign-honoring-fallen-officer-Ella-french-ejected-from-stadium/?utm_source=rss.

Dogs Attack Joliet Resident and Police [Joliet area] [Web Page].  Accessed 8-16-2021. Available at: https://www.wjol.com/dogs-attack-joliet-resident-and-police/ .

Edwardsville Police cruiser calls 9-1-1 after officer injured in two-vehicle crash [The cruiser itself, Knight Rider-like, did the calling.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 8-16-2021. Available at: https://www.theintelligencer.com/news/article/Edwardsville-Police-cruiser-calls-9-1-1-after-16385588.php.

FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin Online — August 2021 [The lead articles are:  “The Link Between Animal Cruelty and Human Violence” and “Perspective: Blending Public and Private Law Enforcement”] [Web Page].  Accessed 8-16-2021. Available at: https://leb.fbi.gov/?utm_campaign=email-Immediate&utm_content=%5B1224074%5D-%2F.

From the Calibre Press Blog. Where Do You Carry Your O.C.? Cops Weigh In…  [Web Page].  Accessed 8-16-2021. Available at:  https://calibrepress.com/2021/08/where-do-you-carry-your-o-c-cops-weigh-in/ .

ISP offering three new upcoming Cadet Classes [Web Page].  Accessed 8-16-2021. Available at: https://www.wandtv.com/news/isp-offering-three-new-upcoming-cadet-classes/article_5e1a2062-fb71-11eb-9e02-4b326726ce34.html.

ISP Pledges To Advance Women In Policing [Web Page].  Accessed 8-16-2021. Available at: https://wgel.com/news/2021/08/isp-pledges-to-advance-women-in-policing/.

Kendall County Board Chairman Asks Residents to Lower Flags to Half-Staff to Honor Fallen Police Officers [Web Page].  Accessed 8-16-2021. Available at: https://www.wspynews.com/news/local/kendall-county-board-chairman-asks-residents-to-lower-flags-to-half-staff-to-honor-fallen/article_94f19168-fbb9-11eb-a2d9-83f88b732200.html

Local officers shop with students for back-to-school gear [Decatur] [Web Page].  Accessed 8-16-2021. Available at: https://www.wandtv.com/news/local-officers-shop-with-students-for-back-to-school-gear/article_f4394e8e-f94f-11eb-8fb5-879069be5134.html.

Meth worth $35M seized with help from Summit K-9 [Web Page].  Accessed 8-16-2021. Available at: https://www.wandtv.com/news/meth-worth-35m-seized-with-help-from-summit-k-9/article_f9e9572a-fc88-11eb-82af-6b66b46524c7.html.

Mount Prospect votes to remove thin blue line patch from police uniforms [Web Page].  Accessed 8-16-2021. Available at: https://wgntv.com/news/mount-prospect-votes-to-remove-thin-blue-line-patches-from-police-uniforms/.

New Report Available on Law Enforcement Officer Suicide  [:Published by the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS), this report, “Law Enforcement Officer Suicide – 2021 Report to Congress,” discusses suicide among law enforcement and ways to prevent thoughts of suicide from becoming actions…”] [Web Page].  Accessed 8-16-2021. Available at: https://policeandsecuritynews.com/2021/08/16/new-report-available-on-law-enforcement-officer-suicide/.

North Aurora Police Fatally Shot Man ‘Behaving Eractically’: Cops [The reason for the misspelling in the headline is not made clear.  It might be a mistake on the reporter’s part, or a demonstration of why police need good vocabulary and spelling skills.  SLC][Web Page].  Accessed 8-16-2021. Available at: https://patch.com/illinois/aurora/north-aurora-police-fatally-shot-man-behaving-eractically-cops?utm_term=article-slot-1&utm_source=newsletter-daily&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=newsletter.

North Aurora Man Shot and Killed by Police [Web Page].  Accessed 8-16-2021. Available at: https://www.wspynews.com/news/local/north-aurora-man-shot-and-killed-by-police/article_56030dac-fb63-11eb-8e14-57b3e219c694.html.

Officer seriously injured on South Side after being dragged by vehicle; suspect at large [Web Page].  Accessed 8-16-2021. Available at: https://wgntv.com/news/chicagocrime/officer-seriously-injured-on-south-side-after-being-dragged-by-vehicle/.

On Ancel Glink’s Quorum Forum Podcast.  SUNSHINE AND SUPREME COURT CASES [Freedom of Information Act, Open Meetings Act, and other Supreme Court decisions that affect local government.  The cases related to security cameras and HIPAA might be immediately relevant.  The last segment, on changes to the Hot Pursuit Doctrine (Lange v. California), will be relevant.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 8-16-2021. Available at: http://quorumforum.ancelglink.com/2021/08/55-sunshine-and-supreme-court-case s.html.

On the Art of Manliness Podcast. What’s Causing the Male Friendship Recession? [The information could also be helpful when planning community relations.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 8-16-2021. Available at: https://omny.fm/shows/the-art-of-manliness/whats-causing-the-male-friendship-recession.

On the Law Enforcement Today Podcast. Give me all the money and no one will get hurt. Jen Lee talks about the armed robbery that changed the course…[These stories can help with planning crime prevention exercises and tips.  Just FYI.  SLC]  [Web Page].  Accessed 8-16-2021. Available at: https://omny.fm/shows/law-enforcement-today/give-me-all-the-money-and-no-one-will-get-hurt-the.

On the Policing Matters Podcast. Peter Moskos on strategies to reduce violent crime 0At first, I thought my information feed had been fouled:  Peter Moskos is the host of the Quality Policing podcast. [Web Page].  Accessed 8-16-2021. Available at: https://soundcloud.com/policingmatters/peter-moskos-on-strategies-to-reduce-violent-crime.

Police Quarterly- Volume: 24, Number: 3 (September 2021)  : Table of Contents Alert [Web Page].  Accessed 8-16-2021. Available at: https://journals.sagepub.com/toc/pqxa/24/3 .

Pritzker signs two Crowe initiatives [“…two initiatives signed into law Thursday aimed at advancing safety and improving mental health resources for first responders.”] [Web Page].  Accessed 8-16-2021. Available at: https://www.thetelegraph.com/news/article/Pritzker-signs-two-Crowe-initiatives-16385738.php.

Suspect in killing of Officer Ella French was out of jail despite being charged in April with serious hit-and-run while on probation for robbery  [Web Page].  Accessed 8-16-2021. Available at: https://chicago.suntimes.com/2021/8/12/22622165/suspect-killing-officer-ella-french-out-of-jail-serious-hit-run-probation-robbery?utm_campaign=chicago.suntimes&utm_content=entry.

Unknown amount of guns stolen during break-in at Plano’s Rural King, police say : Authorities working to determine how much the stolen guns were worth [FYI.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 8-16-2021. Available at: https://www.shawlocal.com/kendall-county-now/news/crime-brief/2021/08/13/plano-police-unknown-amount-of-firearms-stolen-in-rural-king-burglary

Via the SCCJA Daily Clips. HOW DRUGS AFFECT YOUR LOOKS AND YOUR BODY [Not strictly Illinois news, but would be great information to add to antidrug programs.  What do kids want t avoid more than looking foolish or looking ugly?  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 8-16-2021. Available at: https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/USDOJDEAJTT/bulletins/2ec9f07.

Victory Over Violence: How one organization is working together to help end gun violence [It will be interesting to see how this program works out.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 8-16-2021. Available at: https://www.wcia.com/news/victory-over-violence-how-one-organization-is-working-together-to-help-end-gun-violence/.

Visitation, funeral scheduled for fallen CPD officer Ella French [Web Page].  Accessed 8-16-2021. Available at: https://wgntv.com/news/chicago-news/visitation-funeral-scheduled-for-fallen-cpd-officer-ella-french/.


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