Local Police News: June, 27, 2022

June 29, 2022

29-year-old man charged with dragging officer with his car, injuring him in Island Lake [Web Page].  Accessed 6-27-2022. Available at: https://www.lakemchenryscanner.com/2022/06/22/29-year-old-man-charged-with-dragging-officer-with-his-car-injuring-him-in-island-lake/  .

Chicago Police Department Releases Final Foot Pursuit Policy [Web Page].  Accessed 6-27-2022. Available at: https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/chicago-police-department-releases-final-foot-pursuit-policy/2862392/ .

Chicago police sergeant hospitalized after being punched while making arrest in Lake View East  [Web Page].  Accessed 6-27-2022. Available at: https://chicago.suntimes.com/crime/2022/6/27/23184451/chicago-police-sergeant-hospitalized-after-being-punched-while-making-arrest-in-lake-view-east   .

Chicago police trainee files battery report against her training officer after unplanned “training scenario” in Grant Park [Web Page].  Accessed 6-27-2022. Available at: https://cwbchicago.com/2022/06/chicago-police-trainee-files-battery-report-against-her-training-officer-after-unplanned-training-scenario-in-grant-park.html .

COPA Finds No Evidence Race Was a Factor in Confrontation Between Chicago Cop and Woman at North Avenue Beach [Web Page].  Accessed 6-27-2022. Available at: https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/copa-finds-no-evidence-race-was-a-factor-in-confrontation-between-chicago-cop-and-woman-at-north-avenue-beach/2864363/.

COPA Recommends Firing 2 Officers For Brickyard Mall Encounter [Just FYI.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 6-27-2022. Available at: https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/copa-recommends-firing-2-officers-for-brickyard-mall-encounter/2864382/.

Effingham Deputy Chief graduates from FBI Academy [Web Page].  Accessed 6-27-2022. Available at: https://www.wcia.com/news/effingham-deputy-chief-graduates-from-fbi-academy/ .

Illinois State Police K9 to receive new bullet and stab protective vest [Web Page].  Accessed  6-27-2022. Available at: https://www.wandtv.com/news/illinois-state-police-k9-to-receive-new-bullet-and-stab-protective-vest/article_a58ebe58-f19d-11ec-b120-d3d784102000.html  .

Man allegedly battered police officer after trespassing at police station in Woodstock [Web Page].  Accessed 6-27-2022. Available at: https://www.lakemchenryscanner.com/2022/06/26/man-allegedly-battered-police-officer-after-trespassing-at-police-station-in-woodstock/ .

Officer ‘severely’ injured after squad collides with car while responding to call in Lincolnshire [Web Page]. Available at: https://www.lakemchenryscanner.com/2022/06/27/officer-severely-injured-after-squad-collides-with-car-while-responding-to-call-in-lincolnshire/ .

Officials swear in two new Gurnee police canines at ceremony [Leo and Hawk] [Web Page].  Accessed 6-27-2022. Available at: https://www.lakemchenryscanner.com/2022/06/22/officials-swear-in-two-new-gurnee-police-canines-at-ceremony/.

Chicago Tribune syndicate — may require registration. Aurora’s Police Civilian Review Board to host community information sessions this summer [Web Page].  Accessed 6-27-2022. Available at: https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/aurora-beacon-news/ct-abn-aurora-police-meetings-st-0622-20220621-fovuwzferrdprkrnwoxj4q4lvi-story.html#ed=rss_www.chicagotribune.com/arcio/rss/category/suburbs/.

Chicago Tribune syndicate — may require registration. Naperville D203 signs off on new deal to keep Naperville police officers in high schools, middle schools [Web Page].  Accessed 6-27-2022. Available at: https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/naperville-sun/ct-nvs-naperville-d203-resource-officer-contract-st-0624-20220625-algtgfi2dfcbvl6327tn72e4ua-story.html#ed=rss_www.chicagotribune.com/arcio/rss/category/suburbs/.

Chicago Tribune syndicate — may require registration. Waukegan interim police chief nominated for promotion; ‘This will help establish stability in the building’

 [Web Page].  Accessed 6-27-2022. Available at: https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/lake-county-news-sun/ct-lns-new-waukegan-police-chief-st-0625-20220624-7wd2smm5znhr5mrdtp7y4dbrie-story.html#ed=rss_www.chicagotribune.com/arcio/rss/category/suburbs/.

Piatt Co. Sheriff’s Office says good-bye to beloved dispatcher  [Web Page].  Accessed 6-27-2022. Available at: https://www.wcia.com/news/piatt-co-sheriffs-office-says-good-bye-to-beloved-dispatcher/ .

Police Chief: Recruiting New Officers Is A Challenge [Springfield] [Web Page].  Accessed 6-27-2022. Available at: https://www.wmay.com/2022/06/26/police-chief-recruiting-new-officers-is-a-challenge/ .

Retired Aurora police chief discusses her new book and role reviewing Uvalde shooting response  [Web Page].  Accessed 6-27-2022. Available at: https://abc7chicago.com/exclusive-retired-aurora-police-chief-opens-up-about-new-role-book-/11982222/  .

Salute To Service: Highland Police Officer David Sirianni [Web Page].  Accessed 6-27-2022. Available at: https://wgel.com/salute-to-service/2022/06/salute-to-service-highland-police-officer-david-sirianni/.

Notes: WGEL (Greenville Radio Station) Salute to Service Page:  https://wgel.com/category/salute-to-service/

State Police issuing gun enforcement grants [Web Page].  Accessed 6-27-2022. Available at: https://www.wcia.com/news/state-news/state-police-issuing-gun-enforcement-grants/.

Unrelated offender steals taser while officers attempt to make arrest on CTA Red Line platform: CPD  [This is the second criminal meddler I’ve heard about in the past month.  Watch out!  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 6-27-2022. Available at: https://www.audacy.com/wbbm780/news/local/taser-stolen-as-cpd-attempts-to-make-arrest-on-cta-red-line .

Podcasts and Professional Development

The next webinar in the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) Joint Webinar Series is scheduled for Wednesday, July 20th, 2022, from 2:00 to 3:30 ET.  This webinar will provide overviews of FHWA’s Section 130 Program and FRA’s Rail Crossing Safety Program, with a focus on Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Updates. [Registration is free.  Thanks to George Graves for pointing this out!  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 6-27-2022. Available at: https://connectdotcqpub1.connectsolutions.com/content/connect/c1/7/en/events/event/shared/1112389207/event_landing.html?connect-session=breezbreez64uqpv692p8yabkq&sco-id=1335096783&_charset_=utf-8 .

From For The Blue. Resources for Cops Facing Wrongful Prosecutions [Just FYI — information I hope you will never need.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 6-27-2022. Available at: https://fortheblue.substack.com/p/resources-for-cops-facing-wrongful

From Police and Security News and the National Criminal Justice Reference Service. New Research Better Predicts How Things Burn [Web Page].  Accessed 6-27-2022. Available at: https://policeandsecuritynews.com/2022/06/17/new-research-better-predicts-how-things-burn/.

From the National Institute of Justice . What Are Predictors of School Violence? What Are Its Consequences? [FYI.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 6-27-2022. Available at: https://nij.ojp.gov/topics/articles/what-are-predictors-school-violence-what-are-its-consequences .

LEO Near Miss (Requires LEO  registration). Detective Disarmed in Interview with Murder Suspect [Web Page].  Accessed 6-27-2022. Available at: https://www.leonearmiss.org/detective-disarmed-in-interview-with-murder-suspect/ .

On the AARP’s Perfect Scam Podcast. Scammer Payback [“Pierogi”] share his wildest stories from his popular Youtube channel and gives advice to help listeners avoid scams.  [The opening with the “old lady” scamming the scammer is just delightful!  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 6-27-2022. Available at: https://www.aarp.org/podcasts/the-perfect-scam/info-2022/scammer-payback.html

On the Badge Boys Podcast. Retired firefighter talks about the 1995 bombing of the OKC federal building & how the photo of him holding a baby changed his life [His description of how his traumatic stress injury accumulated is worth noting.  His story also reminded me of one of the observation made in, of all places, a fortune cookie:  “We all want the testimony,, but not the test.” SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 6-27-2022. Available at: https://starworldwidenetworks.com/episodes/retired-firefighter-talks-about-the-1995-bombing-of-the-okc-federal-building-how-the-photo-of-him-holding-a-baby-changed-his-life .

On The COPreneur Path Podcast. Every Cop Has a Story to Tell [If you have any aspirations as a writer, this episode would be helpful:  he talks about how to bring out the best in the story you have to tell.  He has some interesting, unexpected insights about what should be in a book (for instance, tell the readers what they need to know, not what you want to tell.)  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 6-27-2022. Available at: https://www.leo2ceo.com/copreneur-path/092 .

Notes: I couldn’t find any libraries that had the guest’s book, but here’s it s Amazon page:  Show and Tell Writing: a Great, Short Business Book  https://www.amazon.com/dp/B09TZ5FYML/ref=cm_sw_r_tw_dp_ER646SH5H1HEWWXV144A

On the Disaster Podcast. Summer Disaster Preparedness [Good information to keep in mind.  The information on lightning strikes is interesting, though they never get around to tornados.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 6-27-2022. Available at: https://disasterpodcast.com/2022/06/summer-disaster-preparedness/.

On the Law Enforcement Today Podcast. A Life and Death Fight, and the “Baby He Couldn’t Protect”. These and Other Traumas That Shaped his Career. [The guest points out that the one thing the American Public doesn’t understand about police officers is that they are mere mortals just like them.  Entertainment media is particularly called out for its misrepresentations.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 6-27-2022. Available at: https://omny.fm/shows/law-enforcement-today/a-life-and-death-fight-and-the-baby-he-couldn-t-pr

Notes: Here’s the Amazon page for the guest’s book: Surviving Self-Inflicted Wounds: A Deputy’s Life of Redemption by John Kelly https://www.amazon.com/dp/B09WZKYP9W/ref=cm_sw_r_tw_dp_6PJV8BA5212A1CCF2QP0

On the Law Enforcement Today Podcast. Unspoken Cost and Threats for Jail Ministers. From Murder to Manipulation and More.  [Chaplains, as well as police officers, can live for the “rush,” and lose the joy of their families..  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 6-27-2022. Available at: https://omny.fm/shows/law-enforcement-today/unspoken-cost-and-threats-for-jail-ministers-from .

On the Policing Matters Podcast. Dan Greene on the evolution of field training [The guest is the  executive director of the National Association of Field Training Officers (NAFTO). ] [Web Page].  Accessed 6-27-2022. Available at: https://policingmatters.podbean.com/e/dan-greene-on-the-evolution-of-field-training/.

Today’s Tip from Lexipol. Planning for Retirement in Public Safety [Web Page].  Accessed 6-27-2022. Available at: https://www.lexipol.com/resources/todays-tips/planning-for-retirement-in-public-safety/ .

Via the SCCJA Daily Clips, and the Department of Justice. 2022 Medal of Valor Nominations [Web Page].  Accessed 6-27-2022. Available at: https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/USDOJOJP_COMMS/bulletins/31b7cb0  

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