Local Police News for March 1, 2021

March 5, 2021
2 Officers Among 3 Injured In River North Crash On State Street [Web Page]. Accessed 3-1-2021. Available at: https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2021/02/25/officers-injured-loop-crash/.


3 Kansas police officers injured by shotgun in vacant home [Not Illinois, but an important reminder to be careful. SLC] [Web Page]. Accessed 3-1-2021. Available at: https://wrex.com/2021/02/28/3-kansas-police-officers-injured-by-shotgun-in-vacant-home/#.YD248bl8pGI.twitter .


CBS 2 Reporting On Police Raids Highlighted In ‘Last Week Tonight’ With John Oliver [Web Page]. Accessed 3-1-2021. Available at: https://cbsloc.al/2Od9B9D.


Chicago is most corrupt big city, Illinois third most corrupt state in country, study finds [Just FYI. SLC] [Web Page]. Accessed 3-1-2021. Available at: https://fxn.ws/2SCdAOp .


Chicago Tribune syndicate — may require registration. Black officer organization announces goal to make policing more just, and a ‘symbol of safety and hope’ [Web Page]. Accessed 3-1-2021. Available at: https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/criminal-justice/ct-chicago-black-officer-organization-announcement-20210228-vhjwasscrnhj7fe52hcs7d75mm-story.html#ed=rss_www.chicagotribune.com/arcio/rss/category/news/.


Chicago Tribune syndicate — may require registration. Oswego police tweak recruitment effort [Web Page]. Accessed 3-1-2021. Available at: https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/aurora-beacon-news/ct-abn-oswego-police-recruit-st-0223-20210222-idkfqktfdvexzoze5gsrv3amee-story.html#ed=rss_www.chicagotribune.com/arcio/rss/category/suburbs/.


Chicago Tribune syndicate — may require registration. Park Ridge police: Officer injured while trying to take theft suspect into custody [Web Page]. Accessed 3-1-2021. Available at: https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/park-ridge/ct-prh-blotter-tl-0304-20210301-7pmdx7cfl5dd7gjaq2hn75d7ke-story.html#ed=rss_www.chicagotribune.com/arcio/rss/category/suburbs/.


Controversy Over Shooting That Happened in Front of Round Lake Beach Officer [Web Page]. Accessed 3-1-2021. Available at: https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/controversy-over-shooting-that-happened-in-front-of-round-lake-beach-officer/2449028/.


Daily Herald — may require registration . Constable: Retiring chief went from victim to mall cop to lead investigator on Gliniewicz case [Retiring Round Lake Park Police Chief George Filenko] [Web Page]. Accessed 3-1-2021. Available at: http://www.dailyherald.com/news/20210227/constable-retiring-chief-went-from-victim-to-mall-cop-to-lead-investigator-on-gliniewicz-case-.


Daily Herald — may require registration . Two Mount Prospect trustee candidates call for redesign of police patch [Web Page]. Accessed 3-1-2021. Available at: http://www.dailyherald.com/news/20210301/two-mount-prospect-trustee-candidates-call-for-redesign-of-police-patch.


From the Municipal Minute blog (Ancel Glink). Seventh Circuit Overturns $44.7 Million Jury Verdict Against City [Chicago] in Shooting Incident

[Web Page]. Accessed 3-1-2021. Available at: http://municipalminute.ancelglink.com/2021/02/seventh-circuit-overturns-447-million.html?utm_source=feedblitz&utm_medium=FeedBlitzRss&utm_campaign=municipalminute.


Investigation Underway After Apparent Suicide Of Chicago Police Officer [Web Page]. Accessed 3-1-2021. Available at: https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2021/03/01/chicago-police-officer-james-daly-death-19th-district-station/.


Justice Information, March 1, 2021 [Web Page]. Accessed 3-1-2021. Available at: https://www.ojp.gov/news/justinfo/march-1-2021 .


Left in the Dark : Tens of thousands of moments were never captured on Chicago Police body cameras. Lax oversight allows it to happen. [CBS Investigative Report from last week. Just FYI. SLC] [Web Page]. Accessed 3-1-2021. Available at: https://chicago.cbslocal.com/leftinthedark.


On the Cop Life Podcast. From The Frozen South? [He has a new appreciation for officers who work in winter weather all winter. Toward the end, he talks about the importance of keeping in touch, and developing a trusted relationship, with people in the neighborhood who aren’t doing anything illegal, but might be a little, well, unstable. SLC] [Web Page]. Accessed 3-1-2021. Available at: http://www.coplifepodcast.com/episode39 .


On the Coroner Talk™ Podcast. Investigating Abusive Head Trauma in Children [An actual case is broken down. The podcast is a portion of some online training that should soon be available through the Death Investigation Academy. SLC] [Web Page]. Accessed 3-1-2021. Available at: https://coronertalk.com/investigating-abusive-head-trauma .


On the Policing Matters Podcast. How to write a better police report [A skill that can always be improved. Just FYI. SLC] [Web Page]. Accessed 3-1-2021. Available at: https://soundcloud.com/policingmatters/how-to-write-a-better-police-report .


Orland Park rated as safest city in Illinois in latest rankings [Just FYI. SLC] [Web Page]. Accessed 3-1-2021. Available at: https://www.nwitimes.com/news/local/crime-and-courts/oralnd-park-rated-as-safest-city-in-illinois-in-latest-rankings/article_ff58b607-7b1a-5a50-aafd-406ee3d6200b.html.


Over $60,000 Raised For ISP Trooper In A Coma After Being Hit While Assisting In Crash On I-55 Near Joliet [Web Page]. Accessed 3-1-2021. Available at: https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2021/02/23/over-60000-raised-for-isp-trooper-in-a-coma-after-being-hit-while-assisting-in-crash-on-i-55-near-joliet/.


Princeton Elementary School District salutes Princeton Police Department [Web Page]. Accessed 3-1-2021. Available at: https://www.shawlocal.com/bureau-county-republican/news/local/2021/02/23/princeton-elementary-school-district-salutes-princeton-police-department/?utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Facebook&fbclid=IwAR3YaMbIfV8nPwjswG5L7TGdIpREawUQH6VzURF2nv3En3eW1QtWQY3OHfU#Echobox=1614129385.


Pritzker signs COVID first responders bill [Web Page]. Accessed 3-1-2021. Available at: https://www.thetelegraph.com/news/article/Pritzker-signs-COVID-first-responders-bill-15983496.php.


Procession from Indiana honors Decatur native killed by prison inmate [Web Page]. Accessed 3-1-2021. Available at: https://www.wandtv.com/news/procession-from-indiana-honors-decatur-native-killed-by-prison-inmate/article_d18eb404-7ae8-11eb-9258-4f97e4f9794a.html?utm_medium.


The thin blue line between cop and soldier: examining public perceptions of the militarized appearance of police [Abstract] in Police Practice and Research : An International Journal [The effect of police uniforms has been a consideration since the 1970s. The expansion of the research to equipment could be useful. As my brother pointed out when he got out of the military, soldiers and police use the same equipment to do the opposite things. Soldiers use it to take lives, and police use it to save lives. I’ve been mulling that over the many years since he said it.] [Web Page]. Accessed 3-1-2021. Available at: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/15614263.2021.1889378?af=R.


Today’s Tip from Lexipol. Avoiding Accidents from Backing Up Police Vehicles [Web Page]. Accessed 3-1-2021. Available at: https://www.lexipol.com/resources/todays-tips/avoiding-accidents-from-backing-up-police-vehicles/ .


Two Convicted Cop Killers Paroled After Decades In Prison [Web Page]. Accessed 3-1-2021. Available at: https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2021/02/26/two-convicted-cop-killers-paroled-after-decades-in-prison/.


Two New Deputies Join Kendall County Sheriff’s Office [Web Page]. Accessed 3-1-2021. Available at: https://www.wspynews.com/news/local/two-new-deputies-join-kendall-county-sheriffs-office/article_404149b0-75ea-11eb-96a8-5f8b863d4d6d.html#utm_source=wspynews.com&utm_campaign=%2Fnewsletters%2Fdaily-news%2F%3F-dc%3D1614121217&utm_medium=email&utm_content=headline.


‘I’ll Never Forget It:’ Chicago Police Officer Drives 90-Plus Miles to Return Man’s Wallet [Web Page]. Accessed 3-1-2021. Available at: https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/ill-never-forget-it-chicago-police-officer-drives-90-plus-miles-to-return-mans-wallet/2450701/.


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