2 Police Shootings In 2 Days In Rockford [Web Page]. Available at: https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2021/04/12/2-police-shootings-2-days-rockford/.
3 Injured in Humboldt Park Crash Involving CPD Vehicle [Web Page]. Available at: https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/3-injured-in-humboldt-park-crash-involving-cpd-vehicle/2483293/.
April 2021 FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin Online [The SCCJA pointed out two articles of particular interest: “Motivating and Retaining Today’s Officers” and “Body Disposal in Homicide” (a report on a study of where and how offenders dispose of bodies of homicide victims). SLC] [Web Page]. Available at: https://leb.fbi.gov/?utm_campaign=email-Immediate&utm_content=%5B1144915%5D-%2F.
Candid post-shooting advice from a cop who’s ‘been there’ [From the Calibre Press Blog, from last year, but timely. Thanks to SCCJA for pointing it out. SLC] [Web Page]. Available at: https://www.police1.com/officer-shootings/articles/candid-post-shooting-advice-from-a-cop-who-been-there-gErgvHu3Dfe6Dd1W/ .
Champaign Police Department offering applications for entry-level police recruitment [Web Page]. Available at: https://www.wandtv.com/news/champaign-police-department-offering-applications-for-entry-level-police-recruitment/article_a4173a04-970e-11eb-896a-ab9c8e4f6c9f.html.
Chicago Tribune syndicate — may require registration. Aurora looks at measure to make it easier to hire experienced police officers [Web Page]. Available at: https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/aurora-beacon-news/ct-abn-aurora-police-hiring-st-0412-20210412-2jtd6o5fgfduzpjnzeldoigbtu-story.html#ed=rss_www.chicagotribune.com/arcio/rss/category/suburbs/.
Chicago Tribune syndicate — may require registration. Indian Head Park woman loses $48,000 in Amazon Prime phone scam that took a month to unfold, son says [Web Page]. Available at: https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/western-springs/ct-dws-ihp-amazon-scam-tl-0415-20210412-efzhoya46vhwjggt3uceadnnpy-story.html#ed=rss_www.chicagotribune.com/arcio/rss/category/news/.
Chicago Woman Arrested after Chase; Earlville Police Officer Injured [Web Page]. Available at: https://www.wspynews.com/news/local/chicago-woman-arrested-after-chase-earlville-police-officer-injured/article_bdb344be-9b80-11eb-b567-835aa7b3c3ad.html?utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter&utm
Crime & Delinquency- Volume: 67, Number: 5 (May 2021) : Table of Contents [Web Page]. Available at: https://journals.sagepub.com/toc/cadc/67/5.
FBI Hate Crime Statistics 1996-2019 [Web Page]. Available at: https://www.fbi.gov/services/cjis/ucr/publications#Hate-Crime%20Statistics.
From PoliceOne. ‘Stay on the line, I’ll tell you what to do next’ : Paying homage to our heroes in headsets during National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week, April 11-17 [Web Page]. Available at: https://www.police1.com/dispatcher/articles/stay-on-the-line-ill-tell-you-what-to-do-next-ESBHOPQevO01u6DD/ .
From the Bureau of Justice Statistics. Federal Justice Statistics, 2017-2018 [Web Page]. Available at: https://www.bjs.gov/index.cfm?iid=7346&ty=pbdetail&utm_content=fjs1718fccps&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery.
From the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services. Law Enforcement Officer Suicide: 2020 Report to Congress [Web Page]. Available at: https://cops.usdoj.gov/RIC/ric.php?page=detail&id=COPS-P429.
How could police confuse Taser and gun? Education, experience play role, expert says [Might make a good topic for PR at the moment. SLC] [Web Page]. Available at: https://abc7chicago.com/how-could-police-confuse-taser-and-gun-education-experience-play-role-experts/10510908/.
Keshner retires in East Alton [“Sgt. Charles Keshner retired April 8 from the East Alton Police Department.”] [Web Page]. Available at: https://www.thetelegraph.com/news/article/Keshner-retires-in-East-Alton-16091415.php.
Local Police Dealing With More Gun Crimes [Sangamon Co., but I wonder if it’s the case elsewhere in Illinois. It might also be interesting,. if someone is looking for a research project, to see what (or better, what aspect of the pandemic) might be influencing the surge. (A recent SocMed argument over the nature of Dave Grossman’s training has suggested to me that there might be a correlation with video game participation, but that’s why doing some research to get to the possibilities might prove interesting. SLC] [Web Page]. Available at: https://www.wmay.com/2021/04/07/local-police-dealing-with-more-gun-crimes/#.YHTnmCRBUS0.twitter .
Machesney Park Man Facing Multiple Charges After LaSalle County Police Chase [Web Page]. Available at: https://www.wspynews.com/news/local/machesney-park-man-facing-multiple-charges-after-lasalle-county-police-chase/article_602ae420-9b88-11eb-be56-9f063b7b89be.html#utm_source=wspynews.com&utm_campaign=%2Fnewsletters%2Fdaily-news%2F%3F-dc%3D1618264806&utm_medium=email&utm_content=headline.
Managing Demonstrations: New Strategies for Protecting Protesters and the Police : Police Executive Research Forum Webinar: Apr 15, 2021 01:30 PM in Eastern Time [12:30 PM Central Daylight Time). It will be recorded. [Web Page]. Available at: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_RUA7n3AtTlOFV1eZoc_bwg?t=1617849066771 .
NIJ is accepting applications for presentations at IACA 2021: Present at the International Association of Crime Analysts 2021 Conference [“This year’s conference will be held August 23-27, 2021, in Las Vegas, NV. “] [Web Page]. Available at: https://nij.ojp.gov/iaca-2021?utm_source=govdelivery&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=iaca2021.
On the Line of Duty Podcast. Have You Ever Tried ‘Compassionate Policing’? [The topic is the unexpected kind things officers do, particularly for children. On Twitter, these notices ought to get a #ThankACop #TACop tag. SLC] [Web Page]. Available at: https://lineofduty.com/podcast-have-you-ever-tried-compassionate-policing/.
On the Quality Policing Podcast . Nick Selby on Cybercrime and Cyber Security [The New York Police Department has started to do research on these crimes. According to Selby, there is no definition of what “cybercrime” is, or what “cyber” really means. He talks about cyber-native crimes, cyber-enabled crimes, and then describes some alarming crimes that can be committed via electronic devices. SLC] [Web Page]. Available at: https://qualitypolicing.com/qpp-41-nick-selby-on-cyber-security/.
On the Quality Policing Podcast. Stephen Eide on Mental Health Supervision [The guest talks about any relationships between mental illness and crime or violence, and how police could handle situations involving people with mental illness more effectively. The discussion moves toward homelessness in New York City at the end, but the discussion remains interesting. SLC] [Web Page]. Available at: https://qualitypolicing.com/qpp44-stephen-eide-on-mental-health-supervision/.
Oswego Police Department Offering Free Paper Shredding Day [Web Page]. Available at: https://www.wspynews.com/news/local/oswego-police-department-offering-free-paper-shredding-day/article_83b8c33a-99f3-11eb-99e5-3babda999afd.html.
Perry County sheriff expected to be tapped as interim Sesser police chief [Web Page]. Available at: https://thesouthern.com/news/local/perry-county-sheriff-expected-to-be-tapped-as-interim-sesser-police-chief/article_074538e8-c29c-5c35-a75a-45806dd115ed.html.
Police officer shot during traffic stop : Chicago man charged in shooting of Oak Park Police officer [Web Page]. Available at: https://www.oak-park.us/news/police-officer-shot-during-traffic-stop.
Seven Injured In West Town Police Chase [Web Page]. Available at: https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2021/04/11/seven-injured-after-west-town-police-chase/.
Suburban Oak Park residents vote ‘No’ on defunding the police [Web Page]. Available at: https://www.fox32chicago.com/news/suburban-oak-park-residents-vote-no-on-defunding-the-police .
“Technology-Facilitated Abuse: National Institute of Justice Term of the Month : Defining Criminal Justice Research [The Quality Policing Podcast, with guest Nick Selby, reports that terms for cybercrimes are vague. This posting series from the NIJ might at least standardize matters. SLC] [Web Page]. Available at: https://nij.ojp.gov/term-month?utm_source=govdelivery&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=april21totm.
Volunteers provide East Side Little League with makeover to get ready for season [Web Page]. Available at: https://wgntv.com/news/volunteers-provide-east-side-little-league-with-makeover-to-get-ready-for-season/.
Webinar On-Demand: How to Diagram Crime Scenes in Record Time (omeclk.com) [Just FYI. SLC] [Web Page]. Available at: https://endeavor.omeclk.com/portal/public/ViewCommInBrowser.jsp?2I8xi3TTdj%2BhpNKdJwhl3wV0jkO7g2%2FTJpagCY7yhwzIyaXmEH1RVopnEjRp9JKiMo2eJUzkl5O9DtJdWizEnw%3D%3DA.
‘We Have To Train Our Police To Use Force Less Often:’ Professor David Harris On Minnesota Police Shooting That Killed Daunte Wright, Other Issues Around Police Use Of Force [Just FYI. Incidentally,. has any department restarted its citizen police academy yet? SLC] [Web Page]. Available at: https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2021/04/12/minnesota-police-shooting-daunte-wright-david-harris/.