Local Police News: June 13, 2022

June 14, 2022

2 killed in Aurora crash near 4th and Ashland following police chase [Web Page].  Accessed 6-13-2022. Available at: https://www.newsbreak.com/news/2633128631665/2-killed-in-aurora-crash-near-4th-and-ashland-following-police-chase.

Aurora Pride Parade Back On After Dispute With Police [Web Page].  Accessed 6-13-2022. Available at: https://www.wmay.com/2022/06/11/aurora-pride-parade-back-on-after-dispute-with-police/.

Buffett gives Macon County sheriff’s badge to Ukraine president [Web Page].  Accessed 6-13-2022. Available at: https://herald-review.com/buffett-gives-macon-county-sheriffs-badge-to-ukraine-president/article_3fcdbe00-e812-11ec-b173-9f160c0a213f.html .

The Chicago Tribune reports that “Oak Brook Village Board to approve new police chief June 14.”  The article requires subscription, so I didn’t include the kink.  The new chief, Brian Strockis, now has a greeting posted on the Oak Brook Police Department’s web page. [Web Page].  Accessed 6-13-2022. Available at: http://oak-brook.org/196/Police.

Driver ticketed for Scotts Law, hits Henry County deputy’s car  [Web Page].  Accessed 6-13-2022. Available at: https://www.starcourier.com/story/news/2022/06/07/driver-ticketed-scotts-law-hits-henry-county-deputys-car/7542743001/.

Ex-Aurora Police Chief Chosen To Review Law Enforcement Response To Uvalde Shooting [Web Page].  Accessed 6-13-2022. Available at: https://www.wjol.com/ex-aurora-police-chief-chosen-to-review-law-enforcement-response-to-uvalde-shooting/.

Flossmoor takes stock of police training, school security plans following Uvalde mass shooting [Web Page].  Accessed 6-13-2022. Available at: https://www.hfchronicle.com/2022/06/08/flossmoor-takes-stock-of-police-training-school-security-plans-following-uvalde-mass-shooting/.

Good Samaritan, police officer team up to rescue man in distress in water in Wonder Lake [Web Page].  Accessed 6-13-2022. Available at: https://www.lakemchenryscanner.com/2022/06/07/good-samaritan-police-officer-team-up-to-rescue-man-in-distress-in-water-in-wonder-lake/.

Illinois State Police carjacking initiative signed into law [Web Page].  Accessed 6-13-2022. Available at: https://www.hfchronicle.com/2022/06/10/illinois-state-police-carjacking-initiative-signed-into-law/.

Lake County police departments participate in torch run for Special Olympics Illinois [Web Page].  Accessed 6-13-2022. Available at: https://www.lakemchenryscanner.com/2022/06/12/lake-county-police-departments-participate-in-torch-run-for-special-olympics-illinois/.

Lake County Sheriff Canine Dax tracks down suspects who broke into elementary school in Lindenhurst [Web Page].  Accessed 6-13-2022. Available at: https://www.lakemchenryscanner.com/2022/06/13/lake-county-sheriff-canine-dax-tracks-down-suspects-who-broke-into-elementary-school-in-lindenhurst/.

McHenry County Sheriff’s Office officially launches countywide police social worker program [Web Page].  Accessed 6-13-2022. Available at: https://www.lakemchenryscanner.com/2022/06/11/mchenry-county-sheriffs-office-officially-launches-countywide-police-social-worker-program/.

New police chief: Move to Champaign ‘not a job’ but ‘a calling’ : Chief Timothy “Tim” Tyler on recruitment, community relations and gun violence [Web Page].  Accessed 6-13-2022. Available at: https://www.wcia.com/news/local-news/new-police-chief-says-move-to-champaign-not-a-job-but-a-calling/.

Police standoff with man who threatened to burn down building ends peacefully in Wauconda [Web Page].  Accessed 6-13-2022. Available at: https://www.lakemchenryscanner.com/2022/06/07/police-standoff-with-man-who-threatened-to-burn-down-building-ends-peacefully-in-wauconda/ .

Private security guards start work in downtown Champaign [The city hired a handful of security personnel to keep the nightlife from getting too lively.  But this quotation about the security guards might amuse you:  “‘I thought, “that guy doesn’t look like a police officer,” I saw the badge and stuff so I got kind of curious,’ Rufino said.’ [Web Page].  Accessed 6-13-2022. Available at: https://www.wcia.com/news/private-security-guards-start-work-in-downtown-champaign/ .

Round Lake man charged with fleeing after crashing into police car, injuring officer in Waukegan [Web Page].  Accessed 6-13-2022. Available at: https://www.lakemchenryscanner.com/2022/06/13/round-lake-man-charged-with-fleeing-after-crashing-into-police-car-injuring-officer-in-waukegan/.

S[pringfield] PD Vows Zero Tolerance For Pop-Up Parties [I’ve never heard them called that before.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 6-13-2022. Available at: https://www.wmay.com/2022/06/09/spd-vows-zero-tolerance-for-pop-up-parties/.

Sandwich police to upgrade squad car dash cameras; body cameras coming soon [Web Page].  Accessed 6-13-2022. Available at: https://www.shawlocal.com/kendall-county-now/2022/06/07/sandwich-police-to-upgrade-squad-car-dash-cameras-body-cameras-coming-soon/.

SAVE THE DATE! Sheriff’s Office Blood Drive Set For June 23 [The direct link is not included, because I kept getting warnings from my browser that it was not secure.  If I find a better link, I’ll pass it on.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 6-13-2022. Available at: https://www.newsbreak.com/news/2617776026164/save-the-date-sheriff-s-office-blood-drive-set-for-june-23 .

Scammers targeting Lake County residents by impersonating sheriff’s office, officials warn [Web Page].  Accessed 6-13-2022. Available at: https://www.lakemchenryscanner.com/2022/06/08/scammers-targeting-lake-county-residents-by-impersonating-sheriffs-office-officials-warn/.

State’s attorney clears sheriff’s deputy who shot and killed gunman that shot at deputy in Port Barrington [Web Page].  Accessed 6-13-2022. Available at: https://www.lakemchenryscanner.com/2022/06/08/states-attorney-clears-sheriffs-deputy-who-shot-and-killed-gunman-that-shot-at-deputy-in-port-barrington/  .

Notes: The same source had a separate article about a similar situation from Harvard, too:  https://www.lakemchenryscanner.com/2022/06/08/states-attorney-clears-sheriffs-deputies-that-shot-man-after-he-allegedly-fired-rifle-at-deputy-in-harvard/

Theft suspect fleeing police runs into backyard of Waukegan home, which turned out to be off-duty officer’s home [Web Page].  Accessed 6-13-2022. Available at: https://www.lakemchenryscanner.com/2022/06/10/theft-suspect-fleeing-police-runs-into-backyard-of-waukegan-home-which-turned-out-to-be-off-duty-officers-home/ .

TR1 Respirators donated to Manhattan Public Safety Groups [Web Page].  Accessed 6-13-2022. Available at: https://www.wjol.com/tr1-respirators-donated-to-manhattan-public-safety-groups/.

West Garfield Park crash: Naked woman steals Chicago police car, hits officer, CPD says [Web Page].  Accessed 6-13-2022. Available at: https://abc7chicago.com/chicago-crash-west-garfield-park-officer-injured-jackson/11954782/.

Podcasts and Professional Development

Abstract from the Journal of Criminal Justice Education. The Impact of Gender on Social Support for Criminal Justice Careers [Just FYI. SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 6-13-2022. Available at: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/10511253.2022.2079145?af=R .

From Ancel Glink’s Municipal Minute blog. Court Upholds Denial of Request for Shooting Incident Records as Unduly Burdensome [The city involved is Chicago, just FYI.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 6-13-2022. Available at: http://municipalminute.ancelglink.com/2022/06/court-upholds-denial-of-request-for.html .

From Governing.Com. Research Shows the Many Ways to Reduce Gun Violence ” Deaths and injuries from motor vehicle accidents were once rampant. Research showed how to decrease the number of fatal crashes and it worked. Patrick Carter believes we can achieve similar results with guns.  [Just FYI.  See what you think.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 6-13-2022. Available at: https://www.governing.com/now/research-shows-the-many-ways-to-reduce-gun-violence

From Police and Security News, and the FBI. FBI’s Internet Crime Report 2021 [Web Page].  Accessed 6-13-2022. Available at: https://policeandsecuritynews.com/2022/06/09/fbis-internet-crime-report-2021/  .

From the American Military University Edge e-Newsletter. PTSD Awareness Month: Providing Aid to Police Officers [Web Page].  Accessed 6-13-2022. Available at: https://amuedge.com/ptsd-awareness-month-providing-aid-to-police-officers/ .

From the National Institute of Justice. Policy Solutions to Address Mass Shootings [FYI.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 6-13-2022. Available at: https://rockinst.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/policy-solutions-public-mass-shootings.pdf .

Justice Department Announces Investigation of the Louisiana State Police [Not Illinois, but a situation that would bear watching.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 6-13-2022. Available at: https://www.justice.gov/usao-edla/pr/justice-department-announces-investigation-louisiana-state-police .

Lexipol Webinar. Police & the Press: Strategies for Navigating Today’s

Complex Interactions (Tuesday, June 28 | 1 pm Eastern) [Just FYI.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 6-13-2022. Available at: https://info.lexipol.com/webinar-police-and-the-press .

On the Art of Manliness Podcast. The Surprising Science Behind Building Stronger Relationships [One point that jumped out at me was that people get more information about each other from their voice than from their appearance. And the observation that “adrenaline makes the heart goes fonder ”  might be a condition for LEO families to keep in mind.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 6-13-2022. Available at: https://the-art-of-manliness.simplecast.com/episodes/he-surprising-science-behind-building-stronger-relationships-17QQvmq2  .

Notes: The guest’s book, /Plays Well with Others/. is available at these libraries:  http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1263662896

On The COPreneur Path Podcast. The Secrets to a Kickass Presentation [The host met the guest at the latest ILEETA conference, and remarked that some of the members could have benefitted from his information.  Hm.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 6-13-2022. Available at: https://podcasts.bcast.fm/e/v851q9q8-the-secrets-to-a-kickass-presentation  .

Notes: The only library that admits to owning the guest’s book is in Australia, so here’s it’s Amazon page:  Kickass Presentations: Wow Audiences with PowerPoint Slides That Click, Humor… https://www.amazon.com/dp/0995919003/ref=cm_sw_r_tw_dp_QHGA0Q97Y7XQ018S12TS . He also refers to the book /Moonwalking with Einstein/, which is at these libraries: http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/727703498

On the Law Enforcement Today Podcast. He Was a Cop at 19-years-old. His Early and Frequent Exposure to Trauma. [The podcast starts with a long advertisement for Nevada tourism.  The guest talks about what he learned, and learned about himself, as he progressed through various law enforcement agencies, on the local to federal level.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 6-13-2022. Available at: https://omny.fm/shows/law-enforcement-today/he-was-a-cop-at-19-years-old-his-early-and-frequen .

On the Law Enforcement Today Podcast. Her Police Officer Husband Was Killed in a Line of Duty Police Helicopter Crash. [The guest was also a dispatcher, though she was not on duty at the time of the crash.  The description of her trying to process the death might be good for discussion.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 6-13-2022. Available at: https://omny.fm/shows/law-enforcement-today/her-police-officer-husband-was-killed-in-a-line-of  .

Notes: Here’s the link to the Blue Bow Foundation:  https://www.bluebow.org/about-us.html#/   The #ThisIsSupport guide is listed in the “shop” tab

On the Law Enforcement Today Podcast. Shot During the Breonna Taylor Raid. He Tells His Story and Addresses Mistruths.  [John Mattingly talks about the raid, the misrepresentations of the raid, and how the repercussions affected him and his family.  You may recall his interview with Andrew Klavan that was included in an April Local Police News.  BUT!  The discussion of drug gang and drug cartel activities in THIS interview is alarmingly significant.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 6-13-2022. Available at: https://omny.fm/shows/law-enforcement-today/shot-during-the-breonna-taylor-raid-he-tells-his-s  .

On the Law Enforcement Today Podcast. Trauma, Life and Death, the Realities of Small Town Policing. [Bad things happen in idyllic New England, too.  The guest host the podcast  “Things Police See: First Hand Accounts.”  The story abut the death notification is instructive.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 6-13-2022. Available at: https://omny.fm/shows/law-enforcement-today/trauma-life-and-death-the-realities-of-small-town .

On the Policing Matters Podcast. Understanding stress injuries and resiliency in law enforcement [The notes page says, “In this episode of Policing Matters, host Jim Dudley speaks with Chief Joel Shults, who operates Street Smart Training and is the founder of the National Center for Police Advocacy, about some of the complex issues around officer PTSD and resiliency.” The psychological benefits of “what-if-ing” for preparing an officer for emotional trauma is something to think about.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 6-13-2022. Available at: https://policingmatters.podbean.com/e/understanding-stress-injuries-and-resiliency-in-law-enforcement/.

On the Squad Room Podcast. Crucial Communication: How to Be a Better Leader, Boss & Partner Using Uncommon Skills and Technologies with Jeff Halstead [He spends a lot of time talking about a secure communication system he is connected with, but the scenarios are interesting.  In the middle of the podcast, he discusses why using personal devices for professional work can lead to spoiled investigations and lawsuits.  Good stuff to keep in mind.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 6-13-2022. Available at: https://www.thesquadroom.net/episode159/ .

On the Street Cop Training Podcast. We Need to Take Care of Each Other with Garrett TeSlaa “The Squad Room” [The most interesting parts are the discussion of internal affairs in California, and how Garrett TeShua started his podcast.  It might be inspirational:  he started it because he wanted to learn things from experts.  He is also a big advocate for meditation.  In any event, it’s very long, and I only got through half of it.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 6-13-2022. Available at: https://anchor.fm/street-cop-podcast/episodes/Episode-645-We-Need-to-Take-Care-of-Each-Other-with-Garrett-TeSlaa-The-Squad-Room-e1jdtb3?ck_subscriber_id=1483476293&utm_source=convertkit&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Tactical+Tuesday+for+June+7%2C+2022+%20-%208328812 .

On the Within the Trenches Podcast. Featuring Angela, Licensed Professional Counselor working with first responders and trauma, and dispatcher of 18 years. [Web Page].  Accessed 6-13-2022. Available at: https://withinthetrenches.libsyn.com/within-the-trenches-ep-43 5.

Police exodus causes nationwide officer shortage [Just FYI.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 6-13-2022. Available at: https://wgntv.com/news/nexstar-media-wire/police-exodus-causes-nationwide-officer-shortage/.

Via the SCCJA Daily Clips, and American Police Beat. Local law enforcement agencies learn to recover stolen cryptocurrency [California, but something that might be worth looking into.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 6-13-2022. Available at: https://apbweb.com/2022/06/local-law-enforcement-agencies-learn-to-recover-stolen-cryptocurrency/.

Via the SCCJA Daily Clips, and Officer. Com. How to Clean and Sterilize Your Patrol Cars\Good to know about.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 6-13-2022. Available at: ww.officer.com/vehicles-fleet/article/21270446/noble-pine-products-co-sterifab-how-to-clean-and-sterilize-your-patrol-cars .

Via the SCCJA Daily Clips and the FBI. FBI Releases 2021 Statistics on Law Enforcement Officers Killed in the Line of Duty [Web Page].  Accessed 6-13-2022. Available at: https://www.fbi.gov/news/press-releases/press-releases/fbi-releases-2021-statistics-on-law-enforcement-officers-killed-in-the-line-of-duty.

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