Local Police News: August 9, 2021

August 9, 2021

5 Hurt When Car Crashes Into Chicago Police Squad Car [Web Page].  Accessed 8-9-2021. Available at: https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2021/08/07/cpd-squad-car-crash/.

According to postings on his Facebook page, former chief Russell B. Laine passed away last week.  I haven’t found an obituary yet, but will pass it on when I do.

Aurora Chief of Police Kristen Ziman Retires [Web Page].  Accessed 8-9-2021. Available at: https://www.wspynews.com/news/local/aurora-chief-of-police-kristen-ziman-retires/article_65dbc598-f77b-11eb-a036-679ae45495b6.html.

Chicago officer shot and killed in West Englewood ID’d; Second officer critically wounded [Web Page].  Accessed 8-9-2021. Available at: https://wgntv.com/news/chicagocrime/2-officers-shot-on-southwest-side-conditions-unknown/.

Chicago Police Dispatcher Keith Thornton, Praised For Handling Of Shooting That Killed Officer Ella French, Asks People To Show Support To Officers [Web Page].  Accessed 8-9-2021. Available at: https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2021/08/09/chicago-police-dispatcher-keith-thornton-ella-smith-officer-killed/.

Chicago Sun-Times — May require registration. Cops ‘at the breaking point’ turned their backs on Lightfoot, alderman says : “Our police officers have been under siege, under-appreciated and thrown under the bus for the last year and a half,” said Ald. Matt O’Shea, whose 19th Ward on the Far Southwest Side is home to scores of police officers. [Web Page].  Accessed 8-9-2021. Available at: https://chicago.suntimes.com/city-hall/2021/8/9/22617065/chicago-police-cold-shoulder-turned-backs-lightfoot-officer-killed-aldermen-oshea-sposato-napolitano.

Chicago Tribune syndicate — may require registration. Family renews call for arrests of police officers in releasing report from high-profile pathologist about death of Round Lake man [Web Page].  Accessed 8-9-2021. Available at: https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/lake-county-news-sun/ct-lns-rosiles-death-st-0810-20210809-wfumydd5cjh6vp4xk77i6fgaeu-story.html

Daily Herald — may require registration . 3 Hanover Park police officers honored for saving man’s life in May [Web Page].  Accessed 8-9-2021. Available at: https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20210806/3-hanover-park-police-officers-honored-for-saving-mans-life-in-may.

Daily Herald — may require registration . How Wheeling police are working to better assist nonverbal residents [Web Page].  Accessed 8-9-2021. Available at: https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20210806/how-wheeling-police-are-working-to-better-assist-nonverbal-residents.

Des Plaines police officer won’t be charged for injuring teen in shootout after police chase  [Web Page].  Accessed 8-9-2021. Available at: https://abc7chicago.com/des-plaines-police-officer-chase-bank-robbery-suspect-shootout/10930744/.

Edward Frank Krause (Obituary) — Woodridge Police Department [Web Page].  Accessed 8-9-2021. Available at: https://www.hjfunerals.com/obituaries/2021/08/01/edward-frank-krause/ .

From Lexipol. Deciphering Legal Language: What Law Enforcement Officers Should Know About Litigation  [Web Page].  Accessed 8-9-2021. Available at: https://www.lexipol.com/resources/blog/deciphering-legal-language-what-law-enforcement-officers-should-know-about-litigation/.

From the Office of Justice Programs — Funding Opportunities. Funding Tips: Don’t forget to review the application checklist [Web Page].  Accessed 8-9-2021. Available at: https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/USDOJOJP_COMMS/bulletins/2e95d94.

Illinois police officer struck, killed by suspect’s vehicle, police say; manhunt on for driver [Brooklyn, IL] [Web Page].  Accessed 8-9-2021. Available at: https://www.foxnews.com/us/illinois-police-officer-struck-killed-suspect-vehicle-manhunt-driver .

Immediate Job Opening: MTU #10 Director [Springfield, IL, area) [Web Page].  Accessed 8-9-2021. Available at: https://mailchi.mp/mtu10/immediate-opening-for-director?fbclid=IwAR0t4TaBJckO7Pa0dTKXlhERiAHdsODWdHUxKzK5SZ45hAscplY5n4OvPGI.

Naperville Police Retirements Bring New Faces To Department [Web Page].  Accessed 8-9-2021. Available at: https://www.nctv17.com/news/naperville-police-retirements-bring-new-faces-to-department/.

Near North District Police Bring Kids To Navy Pier By Bus For Special Night Out [Web Page].  Accessed 8-9-2021. Available at: https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2021/08/04/near-north-district-police-navy-pier-special-night-out/.

New FBI Report on Active Shooter Incidents [Web Page].  Accessed 8-9-2021. Available at: https://policeandsecuritynews.com/2021/08/03/new-fbi-report-on-active-shooter-incidents/.

On the Policing Matters Podcast. Erica Sandberg on the increase in property crime and retail theft [More crime news than police news, but the information might prove useful.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 8-9-2021. Available at: https://soundcloud.com/policingmatters/erica-sandberg-on-the-increase-in-property-crime-and-retail-theft.

On the Public Safety Innovators Podcast. 10 Things On Your Website That Are Killing Your Conversions [This information could be useful for any website you are creating.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 8-9-2021. Available at: https://podcasts.bcast.fm/e/vn5vy4q8 .

Police: Lake County gang ‘dismantled’ following long-term investigation [Web Page].  Accessed 8-9-2021. Available at: https://wgntv.com/news/police-lake-county-gang-dismantled-following-long-term-investigation/.

Salute to Service Officer Caleb Walton Greenville Police Department [Web Page].  Accessed 8-9-2021. Available at: https://wgel.com/salute-to-service/2021/08/salute-to-service-officer-caleb-walton-greenville-police-department/.

State Police Support Effort To Increase Ranks Of Women In Lawnforcement[Web Page].  Accessed 8-9-2021. Available at: https://www.wmay.com/2021/08/08/state-police-support-effort-to-increase-ranks-of-women-in-law-enforcement/.

‘Thin Blue Line’ patch worn by Mount Prospect police stirs controversy [This time, from the League of Women Voters[ [Web Page].  Accessed 8-9-2021. Available at: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/thin-blue-line-patch-worn-by-mount-prospect-police-stirs-controversy/ar-AAN7BKN.

Two-hour procession takes slain officer to Herrin [Brooklyn Police Officer Brian Pierce Jr.] [Web Page].  Accessed 8-9-2021. Available at: https://www.thetelegraph.com/news/article/Two-hour-procession-takes-slain-officer-to-Herrin-16370444.php.

We Get Spit On. We Get Things Thrown At Us’: A Look At CPD’s Rising Retirement Numbers [Web Page].  Accessed 8-9-2021. Available at: https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2021/08/04/cpds-rising-retirement-numbers/.

Western Illinois town disbands police force due to budget [East Galesburg] [Web Page].  Accessed 8-9-2021. Available at: https://wrex.com/2021/08/08/western-illinois-town-disbands-police-force-due-to-budget/.

Who Was Officer Ella French? What We Know About the Officer Killed in the Line of Duty [The directness of the headline startled me. PIOs should be interested in the presentation of the content.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 8-9-2021. Available at: https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/who-was-officer-ella-french-what-we-know-about-the-officer-killed-in-the-line-of-duty/2585953/.

William Joseph Gallagher, formerly with Winnetka Police Department, and Lake Bluff Chief  (Obituary) [Web Page].  Accessed 8-9-2021. Available at: https://www.symondsfuneralhome.com/obituary/William-Gallagher?fbclid=IwAR1zVyYZgI6ZN0OnX_XP0k3-UH97gIYYLrbntfvkyd7SKKa_918mA1vBMkg.

Woodstock in the comics: Local artist Chester Gould used city as inspiration for Dick Tracy adventures [Web Page].  Accessed 8-9-2021. Available at: https://www.thewoodstockindependent.com/2021/07/woodstock-in-the-comics-local-artist-chester-gould-used-city-as-inspiration-for-dick-tracy-adventures/.

Extra Material

From Lexipol. To Extend or Not to Extend: Factoring in the Effects of Extended Shifts on Law Enforcement [Web Page].  Accessed 8-9-2021. Available at: https://www.lexipol.com/resources/blog/to-extend-or-not-to-extend-factoring-in-the-effects-of-extended-shifts-on-law-enforcement/.

From the Aftermath Blog. Why You Have Flies After Human Decomposition and What to Do About It [Web Page].  Accessed 8-9-2021. Available at: https://www.aftermath.com/blog/why-you-have-flies-after-human-decomposition-and-what-to-do-about-it/.

On City Journal’s 10 Blocks Podcast. Talking About Crime : Charles Fain Lehman joins Brian Anderson to discuss why police departments are losing officers, a flawed arguments for progressive criminal-justice policies, and the enduring relevance of James Q. Wilson’s work on crime. [Web Page].  Accessed 8-9-2021. Available at: https://soundcloud.com/10blocks/talking-about-crime .

On the Law Enforcement Today Podcast. 9-11 From a NYPD Detective’s Daughter, Her Life After. Her book featuring the stories of first responder’s [The guest talks about how her father’s PTSD, while working the World Trade Center crime scene affected her, and her forthcoming book about how the event affected the lives of the children of police officers.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 8-9-2021. Available at: https://omny.fm/shows/law-enforcement-today/9-11-from-an-nypd-detective-s-daughter-her-life-af.

On the Squad Room Podcast. Creating a New Model of Peer Support Using Technology with Bruce Valles [About how technology is being integrated into police wellness.  Just FYI.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 8-9-2021. Available at: https://www.thesquadroom.net/episode140 /.

On the Within the Trenches Podcast. Interview with Mandy, Communications Director, Richland County Sheriff’s Office, IL. [The interview is general and wide-ranging, but it’s nice to hear an Illinois dispatcher featured.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 8-9-2021. Available at: https://withinthetrenches.libsyn.com/within-the-trenches-ep-396 .

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