Local Police News: February 7, 2022

March 3, 2022

2 police officers recognized for helping save the life of a Lake Forest resident [Lake Forest police officers Dan Blaul and Tyler Saieg] [Web Page].  Accessed 2-7-2022. Available at: https://www.lakemchenryscanner.com/2022/02/04/2-police-officers-recognized-for-helping-save-the-life-of-a-lake-forest-resident/  .

Chicago Officers Rescue Injured Dog On City’s West Side =When you think of it, this response is a small thing; yet CBS thought the event was newsworthy.  It’s something for PIOs or Media Officers to consider.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 2-7-2022. Available at: https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2022/02/06/chicago-officers-rescue-injured-dog/  .

Edwardsville’s newest police officer hails from Philly [Web Page].  Accessed 2-7-2022. Available at: https://www.theintelligencer.com/news/article/Edwardsville-s-newest-police-officer-imported-16823030.php .

Family Seeks Answers After Pregnant Woman Dies in Chicago Police Custody [Web Page].  Accessed 2-7-2022. Available at: https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/family-seeks-answers-after-pregnant-woman-dies-in-chicago-police-custody/2750997/  .

FBI Releases 2020 Statistics on Law Enforcement Officers Killed in the Line of Duty [Web Page].  Accessed 2-7-2022. Available at:  https://www.fbi.gov/news/pressrel/press-releases/fbi-releases-2020-statistics-on-law-enforcement-officers-killed-in-the-line-of-duty/layout_view   .

In a Fiery Rescue, Young Police Officers Save Two Lives [Kendall Co. Sheriff’s Deputies Sam Markusic, Tyler Giannotti, \and Jacquie Mielke.  Sound clips of the respo9nders describing the incident are included.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 2-7-2022. Available at: https://www.wspynews.com/news/local/in-a-fiery-rescue-young-police-officers-save-two-lives/article_15876526-8690-11ec-9330-fb45c274521c.html  .

Kendall County Sheriff’s Deputies Help Rescue Two Women Trapped In Montgomery House Fire [Compare with the “young deputies” article, about the same incident.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 2-7-2022. Available at: https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2022/02/01/kendall-county-sheriffs-deputies-fire-rescue-montgomery-illinois/  .

Law Update 2021/2022, from the Illinois Secretary of State Police [Thanks to Jim Linane for pointing this out!  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 2-7-2022. Available at: https://www.ilsos.gov/departments/police/lawupdate2122.pdf   .

McHenry County undersheriff retires following more than 40 years in law enforcement [Ricardo Pagan] [Web Page].  Accessed 2-7-2022. Available at: https://www.lakemchenryscanner.com/2022/02/05/mchenry-county-undersheriff-retires-following-more-than-40-years-in-law-enforcement/  .

Ribbon-cutting marks opening of renovated, repurposed old Kendall County Jail : Historic downtown Yorkville structure now locale for businesses, residences  [For many years, Annawan, IL, used their old jail as their public library.  It’s often interesting to see new applications for old structures.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 2-7-2022. Available at: https://www.shawlocal.com/Kendall-county-now/news/local/2022/02/06/ribbon-cutting-marks-opening-of-renovated-repurposed-old-kendall-county-jail/.

Romeoville Police Department First to Join Will County, IEPA Used Needle Take-Back Program [Web Page].  Accessed 2-7-2022. Available at: https://www.wjol.com/romeoville-police-department-first-to-join-will-county-iepa-used-needle-take-back-program/  .

Six Illinois State Police Troopers Hit in Two Days [Web Page].  Accessed 2-7-2022. Available at: https://www.wspynews.com/news/local/six-illinois-state-police-troopers-hit-in-two-days/article_12fc8f56-85d3-11ec-8d6f-03aad8034fab.html  .

On Ancel Glink’s Quorum Forum Podcast. 61: Not in my Park! Regulating Controversial Park Activities [This episode was recorded at a conference, so the topics range beyond the stated one.  The history and status of the Vaccine Mandate, and how Cook Co.’s order is applied.  Policy issues relating to video surveillance in parks, and rules about using  cannabis-infused products, or carrying tuns, are also discussed.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 2-7-2022. Available at: http://quorumforum.ancelglink.com/2022/02/61-not-in-my-park-regulating.html   .

On the Coroner Talk™ Podcast. Challenges of locating NOK [Next of Kin] in a transient society [Lots of good information about how to find the right people to notify in the event of a death.  And the anecdotes on making death notifications are disturbingly instructive.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 2-7-2022. Available at: https://coronertalk.com/challenges-of-locating-nok-in-a-transient-society .

SWAT team responds after police confront suspects who tried burglarizing car dealership in Barrington [Web Page].  Accessed 2-7-2022. Available at: https://www.lakemchenryscanner.com/2022/02/03/swat-team-responds-after-police-confront-suspects-who-tried-burglarizing-car-dealership-in-barrington/  .

Two New Detectives Assigned To 2008 Lane Bryant Murders In Tinley Park; ‘Now Was The Perfect Time To Bring In A Fresh Set Of Eyes’ [Web Page].  Accessed 2-7-2022. Available at: https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2022/02/02/tinley-park-lane-bryant-murders-new-detectives/  .

Today’s Tip from Lexipol. Policy & Procedure Compliance Training [The intended audience are fore service personnel, but the points are still valuable.  And I wish some of my church’s committees took these matters more seriously.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 2-7-2022. Available at: https://www.lexipol.com/resources/todays-tips/policy-procedure-compliance-training/   .

Via the SCCJA Daily Clips. Boy and grandfather go magnet fishing in Miami, reel in two .50 caliber sniper rifles  {Not Illinois, but I’ve never heard of magnet fishing before.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 2-7-2022. Available at: https://leoaffairs.com/boy-and-grandfather-go-magnet-fishing-in-miami-reel-in-two-50-caliber-sniper-rifles/  .

Via the SCCJA Daily Clips, and Police1. A dream come true: Officer bridges gap between police, kids with children’s book [I’m still trying to find a link to the book /Excuse Me, I Have a Question/, but will pass it on when I find it.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 2-7-2022. Available at: https://www.police1.com/children/articles/a-dream-come-true-officer-bridges-gap-between-police-kids-with-childrens-book-UvgGDhngZZzorxsc/   .

Podcasts and Professional Development

From AELE. Use of Force Seminar: May 2-5, 2022 [The Orleans Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada[  [The seminar is offered both in-person and on-demand.  FYI, and thanks to George Graves for pointing this out.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 2-7-2022. Available at: https://www.aele.org/lethal-and-less-lethal-force-seminal.html

From Governing.Com. Police Combine Drones With Zoom for Real-Time Response : The Oceanside Police Department faced a problem: It couldn’t reliably share drone video feeds with the officers who needed them for critical situational awareness. But Zoom quickly changed that [Just FYI.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 2-7-2022. Available at: https://www.governing.com/now/police-combine-drones-with-zoom-for-real-time-response   .

From Lexipol. Pursuit Policy, OIS Investigations Top List of 2021 Law Enforcement Training Topics [A helpful article for anyone planning training for law enforcement agencies.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 2-7-2022. Available at: https://www.lexipol.com/resources/blog/pursuit-policy-ois-investigations-top-list-of-2021-law-enforcement-training-topics/  .

From the National Institute of Justice. Public Mass Shootings: Database Amasses Details of a Half Century of U.S. Mass Shootings with Firearms, Generating Psychosocial Histories : A troubled past and leaked plans are common to those who take part in mass shootings. Most use handguns, NIJ-supported research shows. [Web Page].  Accessed 2-7-2022. Available at: https://nij.ojp.gov/topics/articles/public-mass-shootings-database-amasses-details-half-century-us-mass-shootings  .

On the Art of Manliness Podcast. How Long Does It Take to Make Friends (And How Does That Process Work, Anyway)? [Those who work to apply the precepts of /Emotional Survival in Law Enforcement/ will find this conversation interesting.  The guest talks about his research into how friendships form, and how to maintain them.  The part about how the value of keeping in contact with acquaintances who become friends was particularly interesting.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 2-7-2022. Available at: https://the-art-of-manliness.simplecast.com/episodes/how-long does-it-take-to-make-friends-and-how-does-that-process-work-anyway-Ii5MNbrd

On the Art of Manliness Podcast. How to Make Life’s Big Decisions [The upshot of the guests’ advice is to know oneself, and their research has been into how readers can do that.  Analyzing how first responders and armed forces members make decisions was the basis of their work, so you may find their conclusions worth examining.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 2-7-2022. Available at: https://the-art-of-manliness.simplecast.com/episodes/how-to-make-lifes-big-decisions-Oh6CHnwV  .

On the Badge Boys Podcast. Ret. Secret Service Agent Mike Roche talks about a Behavioral Threat Assessment that could stop a mass murderer before they strike [The assessment isn’t all that hard:  if the subject does violent things, and people report on the behavior, there’s likely to be a problem.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 2-7-2022. Available at: https://starworldwidenetworks.com/episodes/ret-secret-service-agent-mike-roche-talks-about-a-behavioral-threat-assessment-that-could-stop-a-mass-murderer-before-they-strike  .

On The COPreneur Path Podcast. How Writing a Book Can Grow Your Business [According to the discussion, authoring a book gives someone more credibility than a degree does.  The guest talks about the advantages of self-publication, then talks about her book marketing business.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 2-7-2022. Available at: https://podcasts.bcast.fm/e/18301z3n   .

On the Cops and Writers Podcast. Derek Pacifico, Big City Homicide Detective To High School Teacher [Most of the episode is about the guest’s memories of his work with law enforcement agencies in the San Bernardino County, California.  At 40 min., though, there’s a great anecdote about the importance of writing clear, detailed reports.  The story about being chief of police for a regrettably corrupt small town is also interesting.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 2-7-2022. Available at: https://www.copsandwriters.com/podcast-1/episode/4d27c7d5/049-derek-pacifico-big-city-homicide-detective-to-high-school-teacher-and-everything-in-between  .

On the Coroner Talk™ Podcast. Genealogy DNA Case Study [The discussion of the risks of collecting DNA evidence from someone covertly is particularly interesting.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 2-7-2022. Available at: https://coronertalk.com/genealogy-dna-case-study?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=genealogy-dna-case-study  .

On the Disaster Podcast. First Responder Family Support and Preparedness [The hosts share anecdotes about why first responders and their families need emergency plans, so the responders doesn’t have to worry about their families while responding to the disaster. Referring to FEMA and the Red Cross might be helpful for formulating the actual plans.  SLC} [Web Page].  Accessed 2-7-2022. Available at: https://disasterpodcast.com/2022/02/first-responder-family-support-and-preparedness/  .

On the In the Line of Duty’ Podcast. A Jack-In-The-Box that could Kill You  [And I remembered that video immediately!  I think it was one of the first In the Line of Duty videos I ever saw, and frequently recommended it.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 2-7-2022. Available at: https://lineofduty.com/podcast-a-jack-in-the-box-that-could-kill-you/   .

On the Law Enforcement Today Podcast. The Murder of Her Sheriff’s Deputy Husband and Their Family After  [The widow’s description of the kind things that friends and officers did for the family are good to know about.  Her description of how she was notified of her husband’s death is almost farcical.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 2-7-2022. Available at: https://omny.fm/shows/law-enforcement-today/the-murder-of-her-husband-deputy-brandy-winfield-a  .

On the Law Enforcement Today Podcast. A Potentially Deadly Incident As A Firefighter. How he survived and the lessons learned inspired him to create life saving products and business [A remarkably informative episode!  The guest’s description of what goes on in a structure fire will help less-experienced responding officers, and his all-too-brief narrative of how his business started (and its challenges) is instructive.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 2-7-2022. Available at: https://omny.fm/shows/law-enforcement-today/a-potentially-deadly-incident-as-a-firefighter-how  .

On the Squad Room Podcast. The Brain Behind the Trigger: How Neuroscience is Builds a Better Shooter with Dustin Salomon.

[Web Page].  Accessed 2-7-2022. Available at: https://www.thesquadroom.net/episode151/   .

Table of Contents Alert. Homicide Studies- Volume: 26, Number: 1 (February 2022)  [Web Page].  Accessed 2-7-2022. Available at: https://journals.sagepub.com/toc/hsxa/0/0   .

We hear from Dale Gustafson that the  Northeastern Illinois Public Safety Training Academy has started its driver training courses again.  He adds that, if you would like train 4 to 6 of your officers at one time we will work with you to schedule an additional class(es) for your department  Accessed 2-7-2022. Available at: https://il-nipsta.civicplus.com/199/6409/Driver-Training   .

We hear from George Graves that the Canadian National Railroad sends out  CN Railroad Liaison News/Updates.  The February 2022 e-sheet is about Safety Practices for Emergency Responders Around a Train Derailment.  The information would be very helpful, but the sheet doesn’t appear to be available online, but a box at the bottom announces: “For questions about the CN Railroad Liaison Officer program or this newsletter, please contact Special Agent Jeffrey Price, CN Police Central Division” [jeffrey.price at cn.ca ]  He might be able to help you with a copy.  Accessed 2-7-2022.

Via the SCCJA Daily Clips, and the American Military University’s Protect and Secure Podcast. The Next 9/11 Will be a Cyberattack [Web Page].  Accessed 2-7-2022. Available at: https://amuedge.com/podcast-the-next-9-11-will-be-a-cyberattack/    .

Notes: The guest’s book, (Brzenchek, Robert M. Transnational Organized Crime: Intervention, Prevention, and Suppression of Cybersecurity. , 2020) is available at these libraries: http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1268488134  . (He has another book about gangs that looks interesting, too.]

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