Local Police News: February 28, 2022

March 7, 2022

2022 Severe Weather Preparedness Week in Illinois [Just a reminder.  March is the start of Tornado Season, too. SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 2-28-2022. Available at: https://www.illinois.gov/news/press-release.24549.html   .

Arcola Police warn of frauds, scams in recent weeks [Just FYI.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 2-28-2022. Available at: https://www.wcia.com/news/arcola-police-warn-of-frauds-scams-in-recent-weeks/   .

Champaign Police announces return of Coffee with a Cop [Web Page].  Accessed 2-28-2022. Available at: https://www.wandtv.com/news/champaign-police-announces-return-of-coffee-with-a-cop/article_1713c876-98ce-11ec-87f1-c320b794e10f.html   .

Chicago Police Chaplain Fr. Dan Brandt Lauded For Rushing In To Rescue Trapped Driver In Rollover Crash [Web Page].  Accessed 2-28-2022. Available at: https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2022/02/23/chicago-police-chaplain-fr-dan-brandt-rescues-trapped-driver-rollover-crash/  .

Chicago police officers injured in North Lawndale crash  [Web Page].  Accessed 2-28-2022. Available at: https://abc7chicago.com/chicago-crash-north-lawndale-16th-street-police/11605126/  .

City Council Confirms Andrea Kersten As Full-Time Chief Of Civilian Office Of Police Accountability [Chicago] [Web Page].  Accessed 2-28-2022. Available at: https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2022/02/23/andrea-kersten-confirmed-copa-chief-administrator-city-council-mayor-lori-lightfoot/  .

ISP Trooper Sent To Hospital After Scott’s Law Violation [Web Page].  Accessed 2-28-2022. Available at: https://www.wmay.com/2022/02/27/isp-trooper-sent-to-hospital-after-scotts-law-violation/  .

Kankakee notes milestone of most female officers in history [Web Page].  Accessed 2-28-2022. Available at: https://wgntv.com/news/kankakee-notes-milestone-of-most-female-officers-in-history/  .

Lake County Police Officer Found Dead in Patrol Car in NW Indiana [Indiana, but still… SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 2-28-2022. Available at: https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/lake-county-police-officer-found-dead-in-patrol-car-in-nw-indiana/2770400/  .

Man accused of biting Shelby County Sheriff’s Deputy [Web Page].  Accessed 2-28-2022. Available at: https://www.wcia.com/news/man-accused-of-biting-shelby-county-sheriffs-deputy/  .

McLean County Trooper hit by a drunk driver [Web Page].  Accessed 2-28-2022. Available at: https://www.wcia.com/news/mclean-county-trooper-hit-by-a-drunk-driver/  .

North Aurora Police Justified in Use of Deadly Force in August Shooting [Web Page].  Accessed 2-28-2022. Available at: https://www.wspynews.com/news/local/north-aurora-police-justified-in-use-of-deadly-force-in-august-shooting/article_3583a10a-9653-11ec-a329-9f694c547d49.html  .

Chicago Tribune syndicate — may require registration. Park Forest police Chief Chris Mannino retiring after 25 years with the department [Web Page].  Accessed 2-28-2022. Available at: https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/daily-southtown/opinion/ct-sta-shnay-column-st-0225-20220224-wbsfdi65grdctpybretcdign3u-story.html

Daily Herald — may require registration . Libertyville extends study to address needs of police station, other offices [Web Page].  Accessed 2-28-2022. Available at: https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20220224/libertyville-extends-study-to-address-needs-of-police-station-other-offices  .

Daily Herald — may require registration . Wheaton to roll out bodycams for police officers [Web Page].  Accessed 2-28-2022. Available at: https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20220228/wheaton-to-roll-out-bodycams-for-police-officers  .

North Chicago police sergeants say police chief engaged in relationships with city employees, consumed alcohol while on-duty [Web Page].  Accessed 2-28-2022. Available at: https://www.lakemchenryscanner.com/2022/02/28/north-chicago-police-sergeants-say-police-chief-engaged-in-relationships-with-city-employees-consumed-alcohol-while-on-duty/  .

Officer Injured While Responding To Shooting In East Chatham [Web Page].  Accessed 2-28-2022. Available at: https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2022/02/27/officer-injured-while-responding-to-shooting-in-east-chatham/  .

Pancake breakfast fundraiser held for ‘Get Behind the Vest’ [Just FYI:  it happened last week for Chicago officers, SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 2-28-2022. Available at: https://wgntv.com/news/chicago-news/pancake-breakfast-fundraiser-held-for-get-behind-the-vest/  .

Police: ISP trooper struck by DUI driver while assisting separate DUI crash [Web Page].  Accessed 2-28-2022. Available at: https://www.wandtv.com/news/police-isp-trooper-struck-by-dui-driver-while-assisting-separate-dui-crash/article_f8671d18-9898-11ec-940a-932e3108d335.html  .

Police officer recognized for helping injured driver following head-on rollover crash in Antioch [Web Page].  Accessed 2-28-2022. Available at: https://www.lakemchenryscanner.com/2022/02/25/police-officer-recognized-for-helping-injured-driver-following-head-on-rollover-crash-in-antioch/  .

Waukegan interim police chief issues apology to teen wrongfully arrested after dollar store shooting  [Web Page].  Accessed 2-28-2022. Available at: https://abc7chicago.com/waukegan-il-police-department-illinois-wrongfully-accused/11598796/  .

Yorkville Police Officers Thanked For Fire Rescue [Web Page].  Accessed 2-28-2022. Available at: https://www.wspynews.com/news/local/yorkville-police-officers-thanked-for-fire-rescue/article_c7ddb2a0-9574-11ec-9478-23bb134125cf.html  .

‘K9 apprehension’ ends pursuit of man who was driving vehicle hijacked in Lakeview, authorities say [Web Page].  Accessed 2-28-2022. Available at: https://cwbchicago.com/2022/02/k9-apprehension-ends-pursuit-of-man-who-was-driving-vehicle-hijacked-in-lakeview-authorities-say.html  .

Via the SCCJA Daily Clips and Calibre Press. Bystanding Officer Liability and the George Floyd Murder Trial  [Web Page].  Accessed 2-28-2022. Available at: https://calibrepress.com/2022/02/bystanding-officer-liability-and-the-george-floyd-murder-trial/  .

PODCASTS and PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

From Governing.Com. Can 911 Staff Shortages Be Alleviated by AI Technology?  [Web Page].  Accessed 2-28-2022. Available at: https://www.governing.com/work/can-911-staff-shortages-be-alleviated-by-ai-technology   .

From Lexipol. Are You Learning from the Rookie? [On the importance of including the new people, and the young people, in planning, and learning from the knowledge they have.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 2-28-2022. Available at: https://www.lexipol.com/resources/blog/are-you-learning-from-the-rookie/   .

From The Professional Security Officer. Security Threats and the Best Practice to Stay One Step Ahead [FYI. SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 2-28-2022. Available at: https://theprofessionalsecurityofficer.com/security-threats-and-the-best-practice-to-stay-one-step-ahead/  .

On the Art of Manliness Podcast. Anxiety Is a Habit — Here’s How to Break It [The topic is so timely that the discussion seemed appropriate to include.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 2-28-2022. Available at: https://the-art-of-manliness.simplecast.com/episodes/anxiety-is-a-habit-heres-how-to-break-it-vaSfpS_d  .

On the Badge Boys Podcast. Ret. Homicide Sgt. Donna Brown talks about her career and many of the great cops that are in her book, Behind and Beyond the Badge. [She has produced two volumes of these stories, and is working on a third.  I couldn’t find any library that included Vol. 1, but Vol. II is available from these: http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1098239896  .  Here’s the link to the Amazon page for Vol. 1: https://www.amazon.com/dp/1943106126/ref=cm_sw_r_tw_dp_6QAKS0T3WQQJW53CGWXR?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1 ] [Web Page].  Accessed 2-28-2022. Available at: https://starworldwidenetworks.com/episodes/ret-homicide-sgt-donna-brown-talks-about-her-career-and-many-of-the-great-cops-that-are-in-her-book-behind-and-beyond-the-badge  .

On the Inside the FBI Podcast. Decoding the Cyber Threat : An Interview with Deputy Assistant Director Tonya Ugoretz [FYI.  When I played this podcast, I had some troubles with it freezing.  But you might not have that problem.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 2-28-2022. Available at: https://www.fbi.gov/news/podcasts/inside-the-fbi-staying-ahead-of-the-cyber-threat-011422  .

On the Policing Matters Podcast. How to stand up an electric police fleet [The retired fire chief who is advocating for electric vehicles makes many points worth considering about their benefits] [Web Page].  Accessed 2-28-2022. Available at: https://policingmatters.podbean.com/e/how-to-stand-up-an-electric-police-fleet/   .

On the Policing Matters Podcast. ’Homicide Hunter’ Lt. Joe Kenda on what it takes to be a great detective [Might be helpful as an inspiration or a warning for students who might aspire to become a detective.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 2-28-2022. Available at: https://policingmatters.podbean.com/e/homicide-hunter-lt-joe-kenda-on-what-it-takes-to-be-a-great-detective/  .

On the What’s Your Emergency podcast. Ep. 178:  Jason Block talks about ways to AVOID a fight:   [The  ways people have diverted hostility are good to hear about.  The notes include a warning that explicit language is used, but it’s used mostly after the crux of the discussion is over. SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 2-28-2022. Available at: https://wyeradio.com/author-jason-brick-and-how-to-avoid-a-fight/  .

Via the SCCJA Daily Clips and Calibre Press. Bystanding Officer Liability and the George Floyd Murder Trial  [Web Page].  Accessed 2-28-2022. Available at: https://calibrepress.com/2022/02/bystanding-officer-liability-and-the-george-floyd-murder-trial/  .

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