Local Police News for March 9, 2021

April 13, 2021

Aurora Mayor Nominates 9 For Police Civilian Review Board : More than 130 Aurora residents applied to serve on the city’s inaugural board to review complaints against police officers. [Web Page]. Accessed 3-9-2021. Available at: https://patch.com/illinois/aurora/aurora-mayor-nominates-9-police-civilian-review-board?utm_term=article-slot-1&utm_source=newsletter-daily&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=newsletter.

Chatham Officer Shoots Suspect; State Police Investigating [Web Page]. Accessed 3-9-2021. Available at: https://www.wmay.com/2021/03/06/chatham-officer-shoots-suspect-state-police-investigating/.

Chicago Man Arrested After Asking Police For Directions While Driving Stolen Vehicle [Well, it made /me/ laugh. SLC] [Web Page]. Accessed 3-9-2021. Available at: https://www.wjol.com/chicago-man-arrested-after-asking-police-for-directions-while-driving-stolen-vehicle/.

Chicago Police Officer Injured In Struggle During Traffic Stop In Avalon Park [Web Page]. Accessed 3-9-2021. Available at: https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2021/03/08/chicago-police-officer-injured-in-struggle-during-traffic-stop-in-avalon-park/.

Chicago police to treat drug overdose scenes as potential homicides in effort to hold drug dealers accountable [Web Page]. Accessed 3-9-2021. Available at: https://abc7chicago.com/chicago-police-to-treat-drug-overdose-scenes-as-potential-homicides/10391987/.

Chicago Tribune syndicate — may require registration. Chicago Police Department deputy chief hired to lead Northbrook police [Web Page]. Accessed 3-9-2021. Available at: https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/northbrook/ct-nbs-new-police-chief-kennedy-tl-0304-20210305-7mpr4kdx3nalxcgizciiohgsgq-story.html#ed=rss_www.chicagotribune.com/arcio/rss/category/suburbs/.

Daily Herald — may require registration . Mount Prospect disciplines three police officers for misconduct in escape investigation [Web Page]. Accessed 3-9-2021. Available at: http://www.dailyherald.com/news/20210304/mount-prospect-disciplines-three-police-officers-for-misconduct-in-escape-investigation.

False ‘swatting’ call triggers major Decatur police response and investigation [Web Page]. Accessed 3-9-2021. Available at: https://herald-review.com/news/local/crime-and-courts/false-swatting-call-triggers-major-decatur-police-response-and-investigation/article_fe86aefc-dc56-5518-82e3-3da37a3dc828.html.

Joliet Resident Receives FOP Chardy Lieb Memorial Award [Web Page]. Accessed 3-9-2021. Available at: https://www.wjol.com/joliet-resident-receives-fop-chardy-lieb-memorial-award/.

Neoga Police gets first K9 unit [Web Page]. Accessed 3-9-2021. Available at: https://www.wcia.com/news/local-news/neoga-police-gets-first-k9-unit/.

On the AARP’s Perfect Scam Podcast. After Janet loses her husband, she receives a call asking for money for an unpaid insurance policy, but it turns out to be a scam [Web Page]. Accessed 3-9-2021. Available at: https://www.aarp.org/podcasts/the-perfect-scam/info-2021/life-insurance.html.

On the Badge Boys Podcast. Ep. 109 Police Dispatcher Turns Author [Rhea Beth Compton] and Uses Humorous Books to Help with PTSD (Her remarks on how sue used writing to debrief her own PTSD, and how her diaries became published books, could be inspiring. Everybody has a book in them. I couldn’t find any libraries that owned her books, but here’s the Amazon link: https://www.amazon.com/s?i=stripbooks&rh=p_27%3ARhea+Beth+Compton&s=relevancerank&text=Rhea+Beth+Compton&ref=dp_byline_sr_pop_book_1  If you don’t like rants, stop with this segment. SLC) [Web Page]. Accessed 3-9-2021. Available at: https://starworldwidenetworks.com/episodes/police-dispatcher-turns-author-and-uses-humorous-books-to-help-with-ptsd.

On the Law Enforcement Today Podcast. The Murder of a Toddler and Disarming a Killer Terrorist. Typical In A Police Career? [The retired officer’s discussion of using CIT among veterans/soldiers in crisis provides a new perspective on how their reactions differ from that of civilians. The description of her encounter with a terrorist, and the let-down of never finding out the end of the story is an aspect of job stress I have never heard addressed. SLC] [Web Page]. Accessed 3-9-2021. Available at: https://omny.fm/shows/law-enforcement-today/the-murder-of-a-toddler-and-a-killer-terrorist-typ.

On the Policing Matters Podcast. Commander Sid Heal on why the concepts of less lethal [His description of types of less-lethal interventions, and the questions to consider when choosing those appropriate to the situation. These books by Sid Heal should be available through the public library: https://www.worldcat.org/search?q=au%3AHeal%2C+Sid%2C&qt=hot_author ) [Web Page]. Accessed 3-9-2021. Available at: https://soundcloud.com/policingmatters/commander-sid-heal-on-why-the-concepts-of-less-lethal-force-are-more-important-than-the-tools.

On the Within the Trenches Podcast. Dr. Stephanie Conn, Psychologist at First Responder Psychology, Author of Increasing Resilience in Police & Emergency Personnel. [Web Page]. Accessed 3-9-2021. Available at: https://withinthetrenches.libsyn.com/within-the-trenches-ep-370.

On WBBM 780’s At Issue Podcast. Suburban Riverside Police Chief Thomas Weitzel talks with Craig Dellimore about Policing during a Pandemic. He also discusses the states new Criminal Justice Reform law and why he is retiring from a job he’s held for 13 years [Web Page]. Accessed 3-9-2021. Available at: https://www.radio.com/wbbm780/podcasts/at-issue-on-wbbm-newsradio-46/at-issue-suburban-policing-03-07-2021-358667073

Photo of officer playing football with kids gains attention [Web Page]. Accessed 3-9-2021. Available at: https://www.wcia.com/news/local-news/photo-of-officer-playing-football-with-kids-gains-attention/.

Police From City, Suburbs Hold Seminar To Help People Avoid Becoming Carjacking Victims [Web Page]. Accessed 3-9-2021. Available at: https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2021/03/07/police-chicago-skokie-carjacking-victim-seminar/.

Proposed legislation would give Illinois lawmakers limited police powers [Web Page]. Accessed 3-9-2021. Available at: https://www.wandtv.com/news/proposed-legislation-would-give-illinois-lawmakers-limited-police-powers/article_036e85f0-8069-11eb-9d3d-b73227a22aef.html.

Second Chicago Police Officer Dies by Suicide in 1 Week [Web Page]. Accessed 3-9-2021. Available at: https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/second-chicago-police-officer-dies-by-suicide-in-1-week/2455357/.

Today’s Tip from Lexipol. Safely Field Testing Drug Evidence [Just FYI. SLC] [Web Page]. Accessed 3-9-2021. Available at: https://info.lexipol.com/shared/webmail/171882/678130130/dc798280b509592c278b7d181fd837b7a525efccb6ca758e4c5f95ede3bb071e#.YEcHdvDDdgw.

Via the SCCJA Daily Clips. Your 4th Amendment Rights. [Web Page]. Accessed 02-26-2021. Available at: https://judiciallearningcenter.org/your-4th-amendment-rights/

Fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution. [Web Page]. Accessed 02-26-2021. Available at: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fourth_Amendment_to_the_United_States_Constitution

Search and Seizure: The Meaning of the Fourth Amendment Today. [Web Page]. Accessed 02-26-2021. Available at: http://www.socialstudies.org/sites/default/files/publications/se/6105/610507.html

The Lost “Effects” of the Fourth Amendment: Giving Personal Property Due Protection. [Web Page]. Accessed 02-26-2021. Available at: https://www.yalelawjournal.org/article/the-lost-effects-of-the-fourth-amendment

Fourth Amendment. [Web Page]. Accessed 02-26-2021. Available at: https://www.law.cornell.edu/wex/fourth_amendment

Fourth Amendment. [Web Page]. Accessed 02-26-2021. Available at: https://constitutioncenter.org/interactive-constitution/interpretation/amendment-iv/interps/121

Video shows dog rescued from icy lake by Manteno police officers, Good Samaritans [Web Page]. Accessed 3-9-2021. Available at: https://abc7chicago.com/pets-animals/manteno-officers-good-samaritans-rescue-dog-from-icy-lake/10392280/

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Local Police News Archive on the Hervas, Condon, and Barsani website [Web Page]. Available at: https://www.hcbattorneys.com/lpn-news/.

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