Local Police News for January 31, 2021

March 5, 2021

Champaign deputy police chief set to retire [Web Page]. Accessed 1-31-2021. Available at: https://www.wandtv.com/news/champaign-deputy-police-chief-set-to-retire/article_96633f54-61a6-11eb-84ea-973ea34edef2.html.


Chicago could get its first ‘COP House,’ a meeting place for officers and citizens [Web Page]. Accessed 1-31-2021. Available at: https://www.radio.com/wbbm780/news/local/chicago-could-get-its-first-cop-house?utm_source=WBBM-AM&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=WBBM-AM%20Newsletters&utm_content=1-27-21%20AM%20Newsletter.


Chicago Heights officer arrested, accused of injuring a juvenile, police say [Web Page]. Accessed 1-31-2021. Available at: https://www.nwitimes.com/news/local/chicago-heights-officer-arrested-accused-of-injuring-a-juvenile-police-say/article_b25fe24a-b0f8-55e2-9c60-8f2bd749fcf6.html.


Chicago Sun-Times — May require registration. Norfolk Southern cop exchanges gunfire with suspect in Back of the Yards [Web Page]. Accessed 1-31-2021. Available at: https://chicago.suntimes.com/crime/2021/1/30/22258361/norfolk-southern-cop-exchanges-gunfire-suspect-back-of-the-yards.


Chicago Tribune syndicate — may require registration. Elgin crime at a 49-year low in 2020, but gunfire cases nearly doubled, annual report shows [FYI. It could be helpful when planning the release of your own annual reports. SLC] [Web Page]. Accessed 1-31-2021. Available at: https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/elgin-courier-news/ct-ecn-elgin-crime-down-shootings-up-st-0131-20210129-uqyw2m5hvvfvjkasalg4p7625y-story.html#ed=rss_www.chicagotribune.com/arcio/rss/category/suburbs/.


Daily Herald — may require registration . Round Lake Park police chief George Filenko will retire Feb. 18 after 37 years in law enforcement. [Web Page]. Accessed 1-31-2021. Available at: http://www.dailyherald.com/news/20210129/it-was-never-a-job-to-me-it-was-a-calling-round-lake-park-police-chief-george-filenko-to-retire.


Daily Herald — may require registration . Two dead after car fleeing police crashes in Aurora [From last week, but a situation to consider. SLC] [Web Page]. Accessed 1-31-2021. Available at: http://www.dailyherald.com/news/20210124/two-dead-after-car-fleeing-police-crashes-in-aurora.


Evanston police release video of cops confronting spree killer Jason Nightengale [Just FYI. SLC] [Web Page]. Accessed 1-31-2021. Available at: https://cwbchicago.com/2021/01/evanston-police-release-video-of-cops-confronting-spree-killer-justin-nightengale.html?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=evanston-police-release-video-of-cops-confronting-spree-killer-justin-nightengale.


Facebook page opposing police reform legislation censored [Comments have since been restored. Just FYI. SLC] [Web Page]. Accessed 1-31-2021. Available at: https://www.radio.com/wbbm780/news/local/facebook-page-opposing-police-reform-legislation-censored.


Fatal Force: Exploring Police Shootings With SQL Analytic [Report from Databricks.com] [Web Page]. Accessed 1-31-2021. Available at: https://databricks.com/blog/2020/11/16/fatal-force-exploring-police-shootings-with-sql-analytics.html.


Former State Police Officer pleads guilty for reckless conduct that resulted in a woman’s death [Just FYI. SLC] [Web Page]. Accessed 1-31-2021. Available at: https://www.wcia.com/news/macon-county/former-state-police-officer-pleads-guilty-for-reckless-conduct-that-resulted-in-a-womans-death/.


From the Calibre Press Blog. Are You Headed for Burnout? [Web Page]. Accessed 1-31-2021. Available at: https://www.calibrepress.com/2021/01/are-you-headed-for-burnout/?utm_source=Calibre Press Newsletter .


Illinois Criminal Justice information Authority Welcomes Acting Executive Director Delrice Adams [Web Page]. Accessed 1-31-2021. Available at: https://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=22731.


Kendall County Sheriff’s Gets Use of Force Certification [Web Page]. Accessed 1-31-2021. Available at: http://www.wspynews.com/news/local/kendall-county-sheriffs-gets-use-of-force-certification/article_ba58e2da-5c13-11eb-98f3-5b8f42aa645b.html?utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter&utm_campaign=user-share .


Man Pointed Air Pistol at Police Prior to Shooting [Web Page]. Accessed 1-31-2021. Available at: https://www.wjol.com/man-pointed-air-pistol-at-police-prior-to-shooting/.


NIJ Journal [Home page for issues of the National Institute of Justice’s online journal] [Web Page]. Accessed 1-31-2021. Available at: https://nij.ojp.gov/library/nij-journal.


North Aurora Police Department Earns Federal Use of Force Certification [Web Page]. Accessed 1-31-2021. Available at: http://www.wspynews.com/news/local/north-aurora-police-department-earns-federal-use-of-force-certification/article_fb169c86-6168-11eb-ae04-33136bc3ade3.html.


On the Disaster Podcast. LabX Disaster Role Playing Game for Community Resilience [The description of the game starts about 17 minutes in. It’s a sort of role-play experience in responding to an earthquake, a hurricane, or flooding, suitable for building community understanding. CIT groups were mentioned specifically. Just FYI. SLC] [Web Page]. Accessed 1-31-2021. Available at: https://disasterpodcast.com/2021/01/labx-disaster-role-playing-game-for-community-resilience/ #disasterpodcast .


On the In the Arena Podcast. Book Recommendations from Officials Who’ve Been “In the Arena” [Web Page]. Accessed 1-31-2021. Available at: https://inthearena.libsyn.com/book-recommendations-from-officials-whove-been-in-the-arena.


On the In the Line of Duty’ Podcast. The Nashville Effect [PIOs might find this episode interesting. The way the Nashville Police Department used the officers who responded to the bombing by the Nashville AT&T building to explain what happened is discussed. SLC] [Web Page]. Accessed 1-31-2021. Available at: https://lineofduty.com/podcast-the-nashville-effect/.


On the Law Enforcement Today Podcast. S5E5: His Partner Was Murdered In The Line Of Duty. The Shooting and His Life After. [Web Page]. Accessed 1-31-2021. Available at: https://omny.fm/shows/law-enforcement-today/his-partner-was-murdered-in-the-line-of-duty-the-s.


On the Policing Matters Podcast. Adam Kinakin on the narrowing of police use of force options [On Neck restraints. And language matters. One of the first points he makes about next restraints, and how using slang terms for those restraints midlead the public. Other topics discussed include maintaining perishable skills is emphasized, informing community leaders about what policing is really like, and visualization/imaginative training. SLC] [Web Page]. Accessed 1-31-2021. Available at: https://soundcloud.com/policingmatters/adam-kinakin-on-the-narrowing-of-police-use-of-force-options.


On the Policing Matters Podcast. A police officer’s journey to health after a ‘mini-stroke’ [He describes his symptoms of atrial fibrillation (AFib), and how long it took doctors to recognize them as AFib. SLC] [Web Page]. Accessed 1-31-2021. Available at: https://soundcloud.com/policingmatters/a-police-officers-journey-to-health-after-a-mini-stroke.


On the Within the Trenches Podcast. Michael Sugrue, Retired Police Sergeant, Former Air Force Captain, and Mental Health Advocate. He discusses his own experiences with PTSD, and compares it to the stress on dispatchers.] [Web Page]. Accessed 1-31-2021. Available at: https://withinthetrenches.libsyn.com/within-the-trenches-ep-361.


Riverside man charged after south suburban armed standoff [Web Page]. Accessed 1-31-2021. Available at: https://www.rblandmark.com/10_12_19920/?utm_source=RSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS.


Serial Killer Connections through Cold Cases [From NIJ Jouirnal. Thanks to SCCJA for pointing this out. SLC] [Web Page]. Accessed 1-31-2021. Available at: https://nij.ojp.gov/topics/articles/serial-killer-connections-through-cold-cases?utm_source=govdelivery&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=nijjournal.


Sleepy Hollow dog home after five-day search — and a dramatic rescue [The news is a little old, but the story is nice. SLC] [Web Page]. Accessed 1-31-2021. Available at: http://www.dailyherald.com/news/20210119/sleepy-hollow-dog-home-after-five-day-search—and-a-dramatic-rescue.


Submit an Article to Law Enforcement Today [Just FYI. SLC] [Web Page]. Accessed 1-31-2021. Available at: https://www.lawenforcementtoday.com/submit-article-law-enforcement-today/ .


SWAT Team Responds To 875 North Michigan For Reports Of Shots Fired [Web Page]. Accessed 1-31-2021. Available at: https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2021/01/30/swat-team-responds-to-875-north-michigan-for-reports-of-shots-fired/.


Via the SCCJA Daily Clips. How to Use the Fatal Force Database / [Web Page]. Accessed 1-31-2021. Available at: https://josephgiacalone.com/how-to-use-the-fatal-force-database/

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