Local Police News: November 28, 2022

November 29, 2022

2 Chicago police officers injured, 5 in custody after fight on the city’s Near North Side  [Web Page].  Accessed 11-28-2022. Available at: https://wgntv.com/news/chicagocrime/2-chicago-police-officers-injured-5-in-custody-after-fight-on-the-citys-near-north-side/ .

Notes: Details: 2 Chicago police officers injured breaking up fight near the Gold Coast https://www.audacy.com/wbbm780/news/local/2-chicago-police-officers-injured-fight-near-gold-coast

Boy, Woman Rescued By Cops After Boy Falls Through Ice In Aurora  [Web Page].  Accessed 11-28-2022. Available at: https://patch.com/illinois/aurora/boy-woman-rescued-cops-after-boy-falls-through-ice-aurora  .

Notes: More coverage: Aurora Officers Suffer Minor Injuries After Saving Child, Woman From Retention Pond https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/aurora-officers-suffer-minor-injuries-after-saving-child-woman-from-retention-pond/3005510/ .  Also  VIDEO: Officer swims through icy water to rescue 9-year-old boy https://www.wbrc.com/2022/11/28/video-officer-swims-through-icy-water-rescue-9-year-old-boy/

From 2018, but still relevant considering the stories of the recent lake rescues. Professor Popsicle Dives Again, with Dr. Gordon Giesbrecht, on the Dispatch in Depth Podcast [His discussion on how to get out of a sinking car is particularly important.  SLC  By the way, “capsize” means to turn over: http://www.dictionary.com/browse/capsize?s=t . It is not a synonym for “sink.”  Just a pet peeve. ] [Web Page].  Accessed 11-28-2022. Available at: https://www.aedrjournal.org/professor-popsicle-dives-again-with-dr-gordon-giesbrecht/.

CPD Officer Acquitted in Shooting That Wounded Unarmed Man in CTA Red Line Station [Web Page].  Accessed 11-28-2022. Available at: https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/cpd-officer-acquitted-in-shooting-that-wounded-unarmed-man-in-cta-red-line-station/3003634/ .

Elk Grove Police host 2nd Annual ‘Stuff the Squad’ toy drive [Web Page].  Accessed 11-28-2022. Available at: https://wgntv.com/news/northwest-suburbs/elk-grove-police-host-2nd-annual-stuff-the-squad-toy-drive/ .

German Shepherd puppy training to be first fire department search and rescue dog in McHenry County [Not police news, but you might like to know this is going on.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 11-28-2022. Available at: https://www.lakemchenryscanner.com/2022/11/23/german-shepherd-puppy-training-to-be-first-fire-department-search-and-rescue-dog-in-mchenry-county/  .

Glasgow Donates $5,000 to Channahon for Flock Safety Cameras [For identifying vehicles, not sheep, as I originally thought.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 11-28-2022. Available at: https://www.wjol.com/glasgow-donates-5000-to-channahon-for-flock-safety-cameras/ .

Hundreds line streets in Bradley to welcome home officer shot in line of duty nearly 1 year ago [Web Page].  Accessed 11-28-2022. Available at: https://abc7chicago.com/bradley-police-department-il-officer-tyler-bailey-procession/12485993/ .

Notes: More coverage:  Bradley officer welcomed home after being shot in the line of duty last year https://wgntv.com/news/south-suburbs/bradley-officer-welcomed-home-after-being-shot-in-the-line-of-duty-last-year/

Illinois State Police Implement New Rules On Firearms Access  [Web Page].  Accessed 11-28-2022. Available at: https://www.wmay.com/2022/11/22/illinois-state-police-implement-new-rules-on-firearms-access/ .

ISP Investigate Officer Involved Shooting In Litchfield  [Web Page].  Accessed 11-28-2022. Available at: https://wgel.com/news/2022/11/isp-investigate-officer-involved-shooting-in-litchfield/  .

Notes: More details: Man Hurt in Officer-Involved Shooting  https://www.wcia.com/news/man-hurt-in-officer-involved-shooting/

Kendall Sheriff’s deputies who rescued two people from burning Montgomery home to be featured on TV tonight [Well, last week, anyway.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 11-28-2022. Available at: https://www.shawlocal.com/kendall-county-now/news/local/2022/11/22/kendall-sheriffs-deputies-who-rescued-two-people-from-burning-montgomery-home-to-be-featured-on-tv-tonight/  .

Lake County sheriff’s canine tracks for half-mile before locating suspect who allegedly burglarized car in Ingleside [K9 Danno, this time.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 11-28-2022. Available at: https://www.lakemchenryscanner.com/2022/11/22/lake-county-sheriffs-canine-tracks-for-half-mile-before-locating-suspect-who-allegedly-burglarized-car-in-ingleside/  .

The Naperville Police Department Welcomes Two New K-9’s [Dax and Riggs.  I wonder if Dax is named after Lake County’s legendary tracker.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 11-28-2022. Available at: https://www.nctv17.org/news/the-naperville-police-department-welcomes-two-new-k-9s/  .

Chicago Sun-Times — May require registration. Palos Park police consider accepting packages to curb theft around the holidays [Web Page].  Accessed 11-28-2022. Available at: https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/daily-southtown/ct-sta-palos-police-packages-st-1129-20221128-yexnwidzo5guvnox6z5qlbhewy-story.html#ed=rss_www.chicagotribune.com/arcio/rss/category/suburbs/  .

Daily Herald — may require registration . Aurora police receive federal grant for crisis intervention program [Web Page].  Accessed 11-28-2022. Available at: https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20221128/aurora-police-receive-federal-grant-for-crisis-intervention-program

Daily Herald — may require registration . Illinois State Police simulator lets cops practice responses to danger. We tried it. It’s hard. [The article is about the Multiple Interactive Learning Objectives range simulator in Des Plaines.  There are bound to be some public information /community relations ideas here.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 11-28-2022. Available at:  https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20221125/state-polices-simulator-lets-cops-practice-responses-to-danger-we-tried-it-and-its-hard .

Daily Herald — may require registration . Palatine toy drive runs through Dec. 12 [Web Page].  Accessed 11-28-2022. Available at: https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20221124/palatine-toy-drive-runs-through-dec-12  .

North Aurora woman charged with DUI after crash with police squad car [Web Page].  Accessed 11-28-2022. Available at: https://www.wspynews.com/news/local/north-aurora-woman-charged-with-dui-after-crash-with-police-squad-car/article_495bd2c8-6b2e-11ed-beac-876fc26956a5.html  .

Palos Park police offering rides home for people who drink too much on ‘Blackout Wednesday’  [Web Page].  Accessed 11-28-2022. Available at: https://abc7chicago.com/blackout-wednesday-chicago-2022-palos-park-police-when-is/12484668/  .

Police officers save life of unresponsive vehicle passenger in Riverwoods [Web Page].  Accessed 11-28-2022. Available at: https://www.lakemchenryscanner.com/2022/11/24/police-officers-save-life-of-unresponsive-vehicle-passenger-in-riverwoods/  .

Sandwich Police Department moves into new building at 1251 E. 6th Street [Web Page].  Accessed 11-28-2022. Available at: https://www.wspynews.com/news/local/sandwich-police-department-moves-into-new-building-at-1251-e-6th-street/article_e3ef1e4e-6a98-11ed-b90f-9b462923a63c.html  .

State police updates ‘clear and present danger’ rules in response to Highland Park mass shooting [Web Page].  Accessed 11-28-2022. Available at: https://www.lakemchenryscanner.com/2022/11/26/state-police-updates-clear-and-present-danger-rules-in-response-to-highland-park-mass-shooting/ .

Thanksgiving takes on new meaning for Decatur cop shot during traffic stop  [Web Page].  Accessed 11-28-2022. Available at: https://herald-review.com/news/local/recreation/thanksgiving-takes-on-new-meaning-for-decatur-cop-shot-during-traffic-stop/article_c1967be4-6a89-11ed-9e12-6bba268a1f2c.html  .

DC “criminal justice reform” advocate who wanted lighter sentences for bad guys gunned down hours before his reforms passed [Not Illinois, but the irony was irresistible.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 11-28-2022. Available at: https://www.lawenforcementtoday.com/washington-dc-criminal-justice-reform-advocate-gunned-down/   .

Podcasts and Professional Development

Via the Law Enforcement Training Advisory Commission, MTU #10. Identifying & Intercepting School Violence Through Cyber-Investigations: 

December 01-02, 2022 (8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m):  Macon County Law Enforcement Training Center (MCLETC), 1095 Rotary Way Decatur, IL 62521 [FYI, though it sounds like their enrollment is low.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 11-28-2022. Available at: https://letac.org/images/filelibrary/event_file_511_1-08645441.pdf .

Abstract from new article in /Crime & Delinquency/. “You Don’t Need 55 Forms That Say the Same Thing”: The Burden on Police to Produce Extra-Institutional Knowledge [Web Page].  Accessed 11-28-2022. Available at: https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/00111287221134045 .

Abstract from the Journal /Criminal Justice Review/. The Effect of COVID-19 on Police Activities: Traffic Stops, Arrests, and Use of Force [Web Page].  Accessed 11-28-2022. Available at: https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/07340168221139356 .

From Calibre Press. Hick’s Law and the Quagmire: Understanding Decision Making in Law Enforcement [Web Page].  Accessed 11-28-2022. Available at: https://calibrepress.com/2022/11/hicks-law-and-the-quagmire-understanding-decision-making-in-law-enforcement/  .

From Lexipol. Go to Heck (v. Humphrey) [On Qualified Immunity] [Web Page].  Accessed 11-28-2022. Available at: https://www.lexipol.com/resources/blog/go-to-heck-v-humphrey/   .

From Lexipol. Limited English Proficiency and DUI Warnings [FYI.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 11-28-2022. Available at: https://www.lexipol.com/resources/blog/limited-english-proficiency-and-dui-warnings/  .

From the YourPoliceWrite blog. How Do You Document Intuition? [Web Page].  Accessed 11-28-2022. Available at: https://www.yourpolicewrite.com/2022/11/26/how-do-you-document-intuition/  .

From the YourPoliceWrite blog. Writing Sentences with Interrupters [I need this one.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 11-28-2022. Available at: https://www.yourpolicewrite.com/2022/11/28/writing-sentences-with-interrupters/  .

On the Art of Manliness Podcast. The Future is Analog [The pandemic has shown that people prefer real things to digital virtual interaction.  The stimulation of being with people is essential to excellent performance.  I can speak to the accuracy of the author’s insight, after having seen the length of checkout lines with real cashiers at stores that urge customers to use self-checkout.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 11-28-2022. Available at: https://the-art-of-manliness.simplecast.com/episodes/the-future-is-analog-g5lItxqA  .

On the Art of Manliness Podcast. Live Life in Crescendo [Cynthia Covey Haller, Steven Covey’s daughter, talks about co-writing and completing Stephen Covey’s last book.  Covey had written his 7 Habits book comparatively late in life, and resented being asked when he was going to retire.  His last book is about increasing ones influence as one grows older (just as the musical notation of a crescendo indicates that the sound should get louder).  Older people still have a lot to give, so this conversation was important to me.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 11-28-2022. Available at: https://the-art-of-manliness.simplecast.com/episodes/live-life-in-crescendo-IVois66t  .

Notes: The book, Covey Stephen R and Cynthia Covey Haller. Live Life in Crescendo : Your Most Important Work Is Always Ahead of You. First Simon & Schuster hardcover ed. Simon & Schuster 2022., is available at these libraries:  https://worldcat.org/en/title/1334494750

On the Art of Manliness Podcast. The Infidelity Formula [Not law enforcement specific, but the reasons couples drift away, and how to help restore relationships is good information to have,  Just FYI.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 11-28-2022. Available at: https://the-art-of-manliness.simplecast.com/episodes/the-infidelity-formula-0JoIUdeE  .

On the Badge Boys Podcast. Mike Malpass returns to Badge Boys to share insight on his new book and his incredible knowledge on how our brains process critical incidents  [“The brain is wired for the subjective, and in order to find the objective, you got to work for it.”  According to the guest’s information, people can’t help but construct their own “world,” and that goes for officers, who continually see people at the worst.  They can’t help but see people as problem outsiders, instead of fellow people.  The discussion was fascinating!  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 11-28-2022. Available at: https://starworldwidenetworks.com/episodes/mike-malpass-returns-to-badge-boys-to-share-insight-on-his-new-book-and-his-incredible-knowledge-on-how-our-brains-process-critical-incidents .

Notes: The guest’s first book (Malpass Michael G. Taming the Serpent : How Neuroscience Can Revolutionize Modern Law Enforcement Training. OCKHAM Publishing 2019) is available at these libraries: https://worldcat.org/en/title/1066070639 .  His new book, Fall Seven Rise Eight, isn’t at any library yet (that I could find), but here’s its Amazon page:  https://www.amazon.com/Seven-Eight-Kaizen-Approach-Enforcement/dp/B0B7VDYDRF/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=.3

On the Coroner Talk™ Podcast. Court Room Preparation and Testimony [The highlight of his talk is the importance of good breathing and relaxation techniques for reducing the anxiety of having to speak in court.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 11-28-2022. Available at: https://coronertalk.com/courtroom-preparation-and-testimony .

On the Law Enforcement Today Podcast . Investigating the Murder of Police Officer Callahan and other Cases that Haunt Him. Returning from the Brink. =Much of the conversation is abut how the guest became a police officer, after a career in finances.  He started his academy training at 36.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 11-28-2022. Available at: https://omny.fm/shows/law-enforcement-today/investigating-the-murder-of-police-officer-callaha

On the Law Enforcement Today Podcast . Retired Police Officer , author of the novel  Shot To Pieces. Special Episode. [I know I’ve heard this episode before, but the biographical aspects are still interesting.   [Web Page].  Accessed 11-28-2022. Available at: https://omny.fm/shows/law-enforcement-today/retired-police-officer-shot-to-pieces-special-epis

Notes: These libraries have his novel:  O’Keefe Michael. Shot to Pieces : A Novel. Lulu 2016. https://worldcat.org/en/title/962327324 .

On the Manhattan Institute’s 10 Blocks Podcast. Legal Weed: What Went Wrong? [“…Steven Malanga and Charles Fain Lehman …discuss the persistent black market for marijuana, the possibility of renewed drug enforcement against illegal pot, and the changing nature of the drug..”] [Web Page].  Accessed 11-28-2022. Available at: https://soundcloud.com/10blocks/legal-weed-what-went-wrong  .

Notes: The book they remark on is Goldstein Robin and Daniel A Sumner. Can Legal Weed Win? : The Blunt Realities of Cannabis Economics. University of California Press 2022., and it is available at these libraries:  https://worldcat.org/en/title/1273122479

On the Manhattan Institute’s 10 Blocks Podcast. Protecting the Public [“…Former attorney general William Barr discusses the twentieth-century crime wave, the strategies that reversed it, and the risk of bad policy unleashing a wave of violence.”  His relevant marks start about 14 minutes into the recording.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 11-28-2022. Available at: https://soundcloud.com/10blocks/protecting-the-public .

On the Policing Matters Podcast. Teach, coach, mentor: How effective leadership is about influence and inspiration [The guest talks about the revised DEA training program, which reduces the paramilitary elements in favor of a problem-based and accountability focus.  The discussion about how to train GenZ-ers, and how adults learn (about the last third of the program) is insightful. SLC]

 [Web Page].  Accessed 11-28-2022. Available at: https://policingmatters.podbean.com/e/teach-coach-mentor-how-effective-leadership-is-about-influence-and-inspiration/  .

On the What’s Your Emergency podcast. Ask MC – What did you think was going to happen? [The discussion of the virtues of bodycams, the truth about the video “Never Talk to a Cop”, and  car burglary prevention tips are the topics of this episode.  Incidentally, the description of mis-remembered police-citizen encounters interested me more than usual, after listening to the Badge Boys episode.  If people are wired to delude themselves, they make actually think their version of the encounter did happen.  Knowing about how the brain works could influence community relations, too.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 11-28-2022. Available at: https://wyeradio.com/ask-mc-what-did-you-think-was-going-to-happen/  .

Today’s Tip from Lexipol. Secondary Trauma in Public Safety [or compassion fatigue] [Web Page].  Accessed 11-28-2022. Available at: https://www.lexipol.com/resources/todays-tips/secondary-trauma-in-public-safety/ .

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