Local Police News: May 3, 2021

May 3, 2021

Alton Police replace stolen bike [Web Page].  Accessed 5-3-2021. Available at: https://www.thetelegraph.com/news/article/Alton-Police-replace-stolen-bike-16144216.php.

Champaign County Sheriff’s Office enlists Parkland students to help with jail computer system [“The Champaign County Sheriff’s Office teamed up with Parkland College to solve issues impacting their jail system.”] [Web Page].  Accessed 5-3-2021. Available at: https://www.thetelegraph.com/news/article/Alton-Police-replace-stolen-bike-16144216.php .

A changing of the police guard in Homewood [Homewood Police Chief Denise McGrath, Steve Brandenburger promoted to sergeant, and Robert Misner and Kelly Strayer, promoted to deputy chiefs] [Web Page].  Accessed 5-3-2021. Available at: https://www.hfchronicle.com/article/2021/apr/28/changing-police-guard-homewood.

Chicago police officers credited with saving teen’s life after South Side drive-by shooting [Web Page].  Accessed 5-3-2021. Available at: https://abc7chicago.com/i-am-so-thankful-2-cpd-officers-credited-with-saving-teens-life-in-drive-by-shooting/10561450/.

Chicago Tribune syndicate — may require registration. Hazel Crest chief becomes first person of color to lead statewide police association ]:Hazel Crest police Chief Mitchell Davis has been elected to a one-year term as president of the Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police …”] [Web Page].  Accessed 5-3-2021. Available at: https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/daily-southtown/ct-sta-hazel-crest-police-chief-state-association-st-0504-20210503-tusfz447szh3pnd7nr6g2vjjui-story.html .

CPD brass is reviewing foot chase policy proposal — Here’s what’s in it (and what’s not) [Just FYI.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 5-3-2021. Available at: https://cwbchicago.com/2021/04/cpd-brass-is-reviewing-foot-chase-policy-proposal-heres-whats-in-it-and-whats-not.html

Deputy Aaron Griffith Bond County Sheriff’s Department [Officer Profile] [Web Page].  Accessed 5-3-2021. Available at: https://wgel.com/salute-to-service/2021/04/deputy-aaron-griffith-bond-county-sheriffs-department/.

Driver Runs Red Light, Crashes Into Police SUV In Englewood Crash [Web Page].  Accessed 5-3-2021. Available at: https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2021/04/28/driver-runs-red-light-crashes-into-police-suv-in-englewood-crash/.

Friendly Town creates a fun experience for kids [Danville Police Department] [Web Page].  Accessed 5-3-2021. Available at: https://www.wcia.com/news/friendly-town-creates-a-fun-experience-for-kids/.

From Governing.Com. ‘No Accountability, No Peace’: Sloganeering and the Language of the Left [Regardless of the politics, how publications, and persuaders, use language might interest you.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 5-3-2021. Available at: https://www.governing.com/now/no-accountability-no-peace-sloganeering-and-the-language-of-the-left .

From the International City/County Management Association. Transforming a Police Department’s Reputation [About Buckeye, AZ, but the information could be useful.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 5-3-2021. Available at: https://icma.org/articles/pm-magazine/transforming-police-departments-reputation#.YJCA2dqff-M.twitter 

From the Lexipol Blog. Seized – But Not Stopped – by a Bullet [“The Court held, “the application of physical force to the body of a person with intent to restrain is a seizure even if the person does not submit and is not subdued.”] [Web Page].  Accessed 5-3-2021. Available at: https://www.lexipol.com/resources/blog/seized-but-not-stopped-by-a-bullet/ .

From the Life of a PIO Blog. Life of a PIO: Words Matter: Think Before You Speak  [Web Page].  Accessed 5-3-2021. Available at: https://lifeofapio.blogspot.com/2021/04/words-matter-think-before-you-speak.html?spref=tw .

From the Life of a PIO Blog. Monitor and Take Action: Be Proactive When Dis-Information is Distributed [Web Page].  Accessed 5-3-2021. Available at: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/LifeOfAPio/~3/AdcYABOPmJM/monitor-and-tak e-action-be-proactive.html.

Homewood’s Chief McGrath brings 25 years of service to new position [Web Page].  Accessed 5-3-2021. Available at: https://www.hfchronicle.com/article/2021/apr/28/homewood%E2%80%99s-chief-mcgrath-brings-25-years-service-new-position.

Interested in a Career in Law Enforcement? IDNR Wants You. : Illinois Department of Natural Resources accepting applications for Conservation Police Officer Trainee now through May 31, 2021 [Web Page].  Accessed 5-3-2021. Available at: https://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=23230.

Justice Department Announces the Opening of Nominations for the Fifth Annual Attorney General’s Award for Distinguished Service in Community Policing https://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/justice-department-announces-opening-nominations-fifth-annual-attorney-general-s-award  [Web Page].  Accessed 5-3-2021. Available at: https://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/justice-department-announces-opening-nominations-fifth-annual-attorney-general-s-award .

Law enforcement recruitment is focus of Illinois bill  [“…(HB 3643) creates a recruitment division within the Illinois Law Enforcement Training Standards Board.”] [Web Page].  Accessed 5-3-2021. Available at: https://ww.leonearmiss.org/quick-decisive-actions-can-keep-officers-safe/.

LEO Near Miss (Requires LEO  registration). Quick, Decisive Actions Can Keep Officers Safe [It’s [On the list of Recent Posts] [Web Page].  Accessed 5-3-2021. Available at: https://ww.leonearmiss.org/quick-decisive-actions-can-keep-officers-safe/ .

Niles Police Commander Claims Retaliation After Alleging Police Misconduct [Web Page].  Accessed 5-3-2021. Available at: https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2021/04/30/niles-police-department-misconduct-retaliation/.

Officers corral bulls on the loose [Chatham] [Web Page].  Accessed 5-3-2021. Available at: https://www.wcia.com/news/local-news/officers-corral-bulls-on-the-loose .

On the Art of Manliness Podcast. The Secrets of Public Speaking From History’s Greatest Orators [Always an important topic!  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 5-3-2021. Available at: https://omny.fm/shows/the-art-of-manliness/the-secrets-of-public-speaking-from-historys-great.

On the Law Enforcement Today Podcast. His Career As A “MotorCop”,  Including The Murder Of C.H.P. Officer Youngstrom. [Featuring Jason Hoschouer, AKA the blogger “Motorcop” and co-host of the “What’s Your Emergency” podcast.  He talks about his experience with a line-of-duty death. SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 5-3-2021. Available at: https://omny.fm/shows/law-enforcement-today/his-career-as-a-motorcop-including-the-murder-of-c.

On the What’s Your Emergency podcast. 6 Steps to Financially Prepare for Retirement [Web Page].  Accessed 5-3-2021. Available at: https://wyeradio.libsyn.com/6-steps-to-financially-prepare-for-retirement .

Oswego Police Detail Annual Report [Web Page].  Accessed 5-3-2021. Available at: https://www.wspynews.com/news/local/oswego-police-detail-annual-report/article_46d59ac8-a296-11eb-8a6f-077b73ebe719.html.

Positions available at the ILETSB [Just FYI.  There are still two available at this writing.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 5-3-2021. Available at: https://illinois.jobs2web.com/search/?searchby=location&createNewAlert=false&q=&locationsearch=&geolocation=&optionsFacetsDD_customfield3=Illinois+Law+Enforcement+Training+and+Standards+Bo&optionsFacetsDD_department.

Sheriff: Central Illinois inmate dies after Taser shocks [FYI.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 5-3-2021. Available at: https://wgntv.com/news/chicagocrime/sheriff-central-illinois-inmate-dies-after-taser-shocks/.

Shooting Suspect In Custody After Holding Police In Standoff For Nearly 17 Hours In Calumet City; Bishop Ford Freeway Reopens [Web Page].  Accessed 5-3-2021. Available at: https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2021/05/03/bishop-ford-freeway-closed-calumet-city-barricade/.

Shots fired at police in Calumet Heights; no one injured [Web Page].  Accessed 5-3-2021. Available at: https://wgntv.com/news/no-one-injured-after-shots-fired-at-police-in-calumet-heights/.

Some Little Village residents bring teddy bears to CPD officers as ‘peace offering’ after death of Adam Toledo [FYI.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 5-3-2021. Available at: https://wgntv.com/news/chicago-news/some-little-village-residents-bring-teddy-bears-to-cpd-officers-as-peace-offering-after-death-of-adam-toledo/.

Speakers encourage support for police at Mattoon church’s appreciation event  [Web Page].  Accessed 5-3-2021. Available at: https://herald-review.com/news/local/public_safety/speakers-encourage-support-for-police-at-mattoon-churchs-appreciation-event/article_55f86f3e-7af2-5945-b567-c80b7db307f4.html.

Uniform or no? Dress of Peoria school resource officers up for debate  [Web Page].  Accessed 5-3-2021. Available at: https://www.pjstar.com/story/news/2021/04/26/uniforms-khakis-and-polo-shirts-pps-school-resource-officers/7391762002/.

WJOL Learns Why Joliet Police Officer Arrested In Chicago [He was accused of selling meth.  FYI, for an ethics case study.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 5-3-2021. Available at: https://www.wjol.com/wjol-learns-why-joliet-police-officer-arrested-in-chicago/ .

 

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