Local Police News: May 31, 2021

May 31, 2021

Aurora Sergeant Rescued Firefighter From Burning Home, Wins Award : Aurora Police said that while he was off-duty, Sergeant Michael Corrigan rescued an off-duty fireman from inside his burning house. [Web Page].  Accessed 5-31-2021. Available at: https://patch.com/illinois/aurora/aurora-sergeant-wins-kane-county-officer-year?utm_term=article-slot-1&utm_source=newsletter-daily&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=newsletter.

Police seek cards for Champaign officer wounded in shooting  [For Off. Jeffrey Creel, who was injured when Off Oberheim was killed.  By the way Champaign PD’s address is 82 E UNIVERSITY AVE,  CHAMPAIGN IL 61820-4148] [Web Page].  Accessed 5-31-2021. Available at: https://www.wandtv.com/news/police-seek-cards-for-champaign-officer-wounded-in-shooting/article_8648feda-bd93-11eb-a29c-3f9b29272932.html.

Chatham police release 911 call, dashcam video of officer-involved shooting [Just FYI.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 5-31-2021. Available at: https://www.wandtv.com/news/chatham-police-release-911-call-dashcam-video-of-officer-involved-shooting/article_4ad94f4c-bf52-11eb-8250-33c1c93d6ab4.html.

Chicago officer who fatally shot Anthony Alvarez investigated for road rage incident, sources say  [Just FYI. SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 5-31-2021. Available at: https://abc7chicago.com/cpd-officer-who-killed-man-investigated-for-road-rage-incident-sources-say/10710649/.

Chicago Police Department hiring civilians for community-focused jobs ahead of summer [Let me know if your agency is doing anything similar.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 5-31-2021. Available at: https://abc7chicago.com/community-events/cpd-hiring-for-the-summer/10708354 /.

Chicago police unveil temporary foot pursuit policy : Supt. David Brown held a news conference Wednesday afternoon to discuss the changes and the new “balancing act” officers will have to engage in to protect everyone involved. [Web Page].  Accessed 5-31-2021. Available at: https://chicago.suntimes.com/2021/5/26/22455558/chicago-police-unveil-temporary-foot-pursuit-policy.

Chicago Tribune syndicate — may require registration. Aurora may pay signing bonus to lure experienced police officers to the city [Web Page].  Accessed 5-31-2021. Available at: https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/aurora-beacon-news/ct-abn-aurora-lateral-st-0531-20210531-ipnuriextzclxgbvrrx5krsrte-story.html

Chicago Tribune syndicate — may require registration. Senior Citizens Police Academy program to be held in Aurora [Do let me know when your agency offers a citizen police academy:  they are important ways to help make policing realities clear to the public.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 5-31-2021. Available at: https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/aurora-beacon-news/ct-abn-aurora-community-briefs-st-0530-20210528-qli7vegcnbgbnfsiihazpegna4-story.html .

Daily Herald — may require registration . Trespassing complaint leads to SWAT team response in Glen Ellyn [Web Page].  Accessed 5-31-2021. Available at: https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20210530/trespassing-complaint-leads-to-swat-team-response-in-glen-ellyn.

DeKalb County Sheriff Announces Retirement after 52-Years with Department  [Web Page].  Accessed 5-31-2021. Available at: https://www.wspynews.com/news/local/dekalb-county-sheriff-announces-retirement-after-52-years-with-department/article_a3be922a-bfcf-11eb-ab4d-072048a9a080.html.

Illinois OKs Bill Banning Police Deception to Young Suspects [Web Page].  Accessed 5-31-2021. Available at: https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/illinois-house-votes-to-ban-police-lies-to-young-suspects/2521986/.

Illinois State Police Release Video Of Squad Car Being Hit By Suspected Drunken Driver In Moline [Web Page].  Accessed 5-31-2021. Available at: https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2021/05/31/illinois-state-police-moline-squad-car-hit /.

Joliet Police Officers Working with Mobile Field Force Team in Naperville [Web Page].  Accessed 5-31-2021. Available at: https://www.wjol.com/joliet-police-officers-working-with-mobile-field-force-team-in-naperville/.

Lake Zurich sergeant completes specialized law enforcement program at Northwestern University

[Web Page].  Accessed 5-31-2021. Available at: https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/lake-zurich/ct-lzc-command-school-program-tl-0603-20210530-o7pwuiy6wbgkzbizmsaovly76m-story.html.

N[aperville] PD’s Chat with the Chief Returns [“For the first time in a year and a half, the Naperville Police Department held a Chat with the Chief event.”] [Web Page].  Accessed 5-31-2021. Available at: https://www.nctv17.com/news/npds-chat-with-the-chief-returns/ .

Naperville Park Police Officer Receives Life Saving Award : Park Police Officer Benjamin Receives Life Saving Award; Lts. Wehrli and Harrington Recognized for 30 Years of Service at May 27 meeting [Web Page].  Accessed 5-31-2021. Available at: https://patch.com/illinois/naperville/naperville-park-police-officer-receives-life-saving-award.

No Charges So Far in Sycamore Police Station Crash [Web Page].  Accessed 5-31-2021. Available at: https://www.wspynews.com/news/local/no-charges-so-far-in-sycamore-police-station-crash/article_5e5c171e-bee6-11eb-b2a0-7b820baac8b3.html.

On the Badge Boys Podcast. Memorial Day Special – 3 generations of veterans from WWII Battle of the Bulge, Vietnam and the Cold War and how they went from defending their country to protecting their community as cops.[The first half consists of war stories — REAL war stories.  The officers interviewed in the second half talk about their police experience, and a program to help train veterans for careers in law enforcement. SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 5-31-2021. Available at: https://starworldwidenetworks.com/episodes/memorial-day-special-3-generations-of-veterans-from-wwii-battle-of-the-bulge-vietnam-and-the-cold-war-and-how-they-went-from-defending-their-country-to-protecting-their-community-as-cops.

On the Disaster Podcast. Tactical Combat Casualty Care in a Time of Active Shooters [Although intended for emergency medical personnel, the information can give direction to first aid training.  One point, that first responders need to be focused enough to respond to victims with serious injuries.  It’s interesting to hear some of their analysis about mental health, too.  The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority shooting motivates the discussion.  ] [Web Page].  Accessed 5-31-2021. Available at: https://disasterpodcast.com/2021/05/tactical-combat-casualty-care-in-a-time-of-active-shooters/.

On the Policing Matters Podcast. How tech can improve in-custody health monitoring [It’s sort of an infomercial for a system that continually monitors people taken into custody, who are often in fragile health.  The system starts at the point of arrest, and can determine whether the detainee needs to go to the hospital before going to the lockup  (George Floyd’s and Eddie Gray’s previous health conditions are used as illustrations.)  Neither a recommendation nor an endorsement, but might be good to know about.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 5-31-2021. Available at: https://soundcloud.com/policingmatters/how-tech-can-improve-in-custody-health-monitoring.

On the Within the Trenches Podcast. The Power of Storytelling [The host tells about the origins of the /Within the Trenches/ podcast, and the extent of its influence, through the stories that have been told on the podcast.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 5-31-2021. Available at: https://withinthetrenches.libsyn.com/within-the-trenches-ep-385 .

Positions available at the ILETSB [Just FYI.  Openings for an in-service training manager and an information systems analyst are listed at this writing.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 5-31-2021. 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’s Smart Phone Application Helps in Finding Missing Twelve-year-old [Web Page].  Accessed 5-31-021. Available at: https://www.wspynews.com/news/local/sheriffs-smart-phone-application-helps-in-finding-missing-twelve-year-old/article_4f33c0f8-c20a-11eb-a45a-7bf56005f0cf.html#utm_source=wspynews.com&utm_campaign=%2Fnewsletters%2Fdaily-news%2F%3F-dc%3D1622498411&utm_medium=email&utm_content=headline.

‘A Step Forward’: Mayor Lightfoot, CPD Announce New Foot Pursuit Policy [Web Page].  Accessed 5-31-2021. Available at: https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2021/05/26/cpd-foot-pursuit-policy / .

Today’s Salute to Service : Deputy Rob Kenny [Bond Co. Sheriff’s Office] [Web Page].  Accessed 5-31-2021. Available at: https://wgel.com/salute-to-service/2021/05/todays-salute-to-service-%ef%bb%bfdeputy-rob-kenny/.

War Stories are Teaching Moments [Just FYI, to accompany the Badge Boys and the Within the Trenches podcasts.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 5-31-2021. Available at: http://www.twitlonger.com/show/n_1spalrb .

Watch now: Police from across U.S. honor slain Central Illinois officer [Web Page].  Accessed 5-31-2021. Available at: https://herald-review.com/news/state-and-regional/watch-now-police-from-across-u-s-honor-slain-central-illinois-officer/article_ecd06cc5-f693-50a5-8d8b-be2635a2df81.html.

Champaign considers naming street section after Chris Oberheim [Web Page].  Accessed 5-31-2021. Available at: https://www.wandtv.com/news/champaign-considers-naming-street-section-after-chris-oberheim/article_329b9726-bff9-11eb-9c94-7777654cd665.html.

Champaign County state’s attorney releases report regarding deadly shooting [Includes link to report] [Web Page].  Accessed 5-31-2021. Available at: https://www.wcia.com/news/champaign-county-states-attorney-releases-report-regarding-deadly-shooting/.

Hundreds help with mission to place flags in honor of fallen Champaign police officer [Web Page].  Accessed 5-31-2021. Available at: https://www.wandtv.com/news/hundreds-help-with-mission-to-place-flags-in-honor-of-fallen-champaign-police-officer/article_309b2548-bd0d-11eb-9f33-a7b14f43ef74.html.

Slain Illinois Officer’s Partner Was Justified in Shooting, State’s Attorney Says [Web Page].  Accessed 5-31-2021. Available at: https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/slain-illinois-officers-partner-was-justified-in-shooting-states-attorney-says/2521299/.


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