Local Police News: October 26, 2021

October 26, 2021

2 corrections officers hospitalized after being attacked by Wisconsin man at Lake County Jail, officials say [They start out in police custody: a reminder to be careful.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 10-26-2021. Available at: https://www.lakemchenryscanner.com/2021/10/23/2-corrections-officers-hospitalized-after-being-attacked-by-wisconsin-man-at-at-lake-county-jail-officials-say/

Champaign police launch online non-emergency crime reporting system [Web Page].  Accessed 10-26-2021. Available at: https://www.wandtv.com/news/champaign-police-launch-online-non-emergency-crime-reporting-system/article_67c3f164-329f-11ec-bf90-474b23c278e5.html.

City of Champaign accepting applications for new Chief of Police [Web Page].  Accessed 10-26-2021. Available at: https://www.wandtv.com/news/city-of-champaign-accepting-applications-for-new-chief-of-police/article_973b0f62-31b5-11ec-9f37-9fc8702c82d3.html.

CPD, CFD & Make-A-Wish help Portage Park boy become superhero for a day [Web Page].  Accessed 10-26-2021. Available at: https://wgntv.com/news/chicago-news/cpd-cfd-make-a-wish-help-portage-park-boy-become-superhero-for-a-day/.

CPD’s ‘Carve With A Cop’ Brings Children, Officers Together [Web Page].  Accessed 10-26-2021. Available at: https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2021/10/23/chicago-police-department-officers-carve-with-a-cop-pumpkins-jack-o-lanterns-halloween-austin-district/.

Decatur detective escapes unharmed from 2nd brush with danger, police say [Web Page].  Accessed 10-26-2021. Available at: https://herald-review.com/news/local/public_safety/decatur-detective-escapes-unharmed-from-2nd-brush-with-danger-police-say/article_3a033b0f-13ac-5fb3-ac6f-fc97bf1b96dc.html.

Grayslake man allegedly injured 2 police officers, headbutting one of them, in McHenry [Web Page].  Accessed 10-26-2021. Available at: https://www.lakemchenryscanner.com/2021/10/22/grayslake-man-allegedly-injured-2-police-officers-headbutting-one-of-them-in-mchenry.

Inaugural Trunk-Or-Treat At North Aurora PD A Success: Photos : More than 100 children and caregivers visited the North Aurora Police Department Saturday [Oct. 16] for its first annual trunk-or-treat event. [Web Page].  Accessed 10-26-2021. Available at: https://patch.com/illinois/aurora/inaugural-trunk-or-treat-north-aurora-pd-success-photos.

Jason Arres Named New Naperville Police Chief [Web Page].  Accessed 10-26-2021. Available at: https://www.nctv17.com/news/jason-arres-named-new-naperville-police-chief/.

Kane, Kendall County Sheriffs Won’t Send Personnel To Chicago  [Web Page].  Accessed 10-26-2021. Available at: https://patch.com/illinois/geneva/i-will-not-send-my-personnel-chicago-kane-county-sheriff.

Kendall County Sheriff Named Sheriff of the Year [by the Illinois State Crime Commission] [Web Page].  Accessed 10-26-2021. Available at: https://www.wspynews.com/news/local/kendall-county-sheriff-named-sheriff-of-the-year/article_22cd758c-332e-11ec-9de5-830281767afa.html.

Man donates art proceeds to local police department and fire department [Web Page].  Accessed 10-26-2021. Available at: https://www.wcia.com/news/local-news/man-donates-art-proceeds-to-local-police-department-and-fire-department/.

Man Wielding Samurai Sword Shot and Killed After Lunging at DeKalb Police: Authorities [Web Page].  Accessed 10-26-2021. Available at: https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/man-wielding-samurai-sword-shot-and-killed-after-lunging-at-dekalb-police-authorities/2655133/.

New Greenville PD Sergeant, Officer Approved [Web Page].  Accessed 10-26-2021. Available at: https://wgel.com/news/2021/10/new-greenville-pd-sergeant-officer-approved/ .

Chicago Tribune Syndicate – May Require Registration:  Oak Park village board considers possibility of new police station: ‘if any other department had such conditions, there would be a public outcry’ [Web Page].  Accessed 10-26-2021. Available at: https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/oak-park/ct-oak-police-station-tl-1028-20211025-6ttfausbufaxlcbpkrblkadt4y-story.html

Off-Duty Chicago Police officer injured after train strikes patrol vehicle [Web Page].  Accessed 10-26-2021. Available at: https://www.wandtv.com/news/off-duty-chicago-police-officer-injured-after-train-strikes-patrol-vehicle/article_2dadcd32-34da-11ec-9102-bb21d8cfd6b8.html.

Officers commend woman for helping save child [Web Page].  Accessed 10-26-2021. Available at: https://www.wcia.com/news/officers-commend-woman-for-helping-save-child/.

Daily Herald – Might Require Registration.  Palatine boy battling leukemia gets special treatment from police department [Web Page].  Accessed 10-26-2021. Available at: https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20211026/palatine-boy-battling-leukemia-gets-special-treatment-from-police-department.

Peru Police Department and Rainbow Push Coalition Working Toward Peaceful March on Tuesday to Support Family of Jelani Day [Web Page].  Accessed 10-26-2021. Available at: https://www.wspynews.com/news/local/peru-police-department-and-rainbow-push-coalition-working-toward-peaceful-march-on-tuesday-to-support/article_57c5bd7c-33fa-11ec-bc06-532d5bf180d6.html.

Pontoon Beach officer airlifted to St. Louis hospital after shooting [Web Page].  Accessed 10-26-2021. Available at: https://www.theintelligencer.com/news/article/Pontoon-Beach-officer-airlifted-to-St-Louis-16564897.php.

Riggs, Kenosha County Sheriff’s K-9 Shot By Chicago Homicide Suspect, Is Released From Veterinary Hospital To Applause [Web Page].  Accessed 10-26-2021. Available at: https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2021/10/24/riggs-kenosha-county-sheriffs-k-9-released-veterinary-hospital-shot/.

Sheriff’s Office Investigating Possible Threat Against Central High School in Burlington [Web Page].  Accessed 10-26-2021. Available at: https://www.wspynews.com/news/local/sheriffs-office-investigating-possible-threat-against-central-high-school-in-burlington/article_c16fec8e-358a-11ec-b865-3310154595c5.html .

Taylorville police approved for state grant valued at over $100K [Web Page].  Accessed 10-26-2021. Available at: https://www.wandtv.com/news/taylorville-police-approved-for-state-grant-valued-at-over-100k/article_e0132d08-32de-11ec-aa6c-cffbc241c8f2.html.

Troopers Who Died On Duty Will Be Honored With Memorial Road Signs [Web Page].  Accessed 10-26-2021. Available at: https://www.wjol.com/troopers-who-died-on-duty-will-be-honored-with-memorial-road-signs/.

Two Chicago Officers Wounded by Fellow Cop During Murder Probe [Web Page].  Accessed 10-26-2021. Available at: www.officer.com/tactical/tactical-medical/news/21243273/two-chicago-officers-wounded-by-fellow-cop-during-murder-probe .

Will County Sheriff’s Office Warning of Police Impersonators [Web Page].  Accessed 10-26-2021. Available at: https://www.wspynews.com/news/local/will-county-sheriffs-office-warning-of-police-impersonators/article_a237a1d2-31ce-11ec-b674-aba78c8db062.html.

‘Come work with us!’ Indiana police officials welcome Chicago cops who lost job because of “mandate” [Web Page].  Accessed 10-26-2021. Available at: https://www.lawenforcementtoday.com/indiana-law-enforcement-officials-welcome-chicago-cops/.

Podcasts and Professional Development

From Police and Security News. TRAFFIC SAFETY KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND TECH ASSISTANCE [The reference material that comes with it could be particularly useful.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 10-26-2021. Available at: https://policeandsecuritynews.com/2021/10/25/traffic-safety-knowledge-skills-and-tech-assistance/.

From Police Quarterly Journal . Is a Decentralized Police Organization a Better Option in a Modern Democratic Society? A Case Study From South Korea — Abstract (This interested me, because one of General McChrystal’s main observations in his book /Team of Teams/ was that terrorist groups have adopted a decentralized organization model, and were harder to handle (that is, they were able to achieve their goals better).  It might be interesting to see how that method would work when benefitting, instead of harming, people.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 10-26-2021. Available at: https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/10986111211042034 .

From the Calibre Press Blog. “When I think about how close I came to leaving my gun behind, it scares me.” [Web Page].  Accessed 10-26-2021. Available at: https://calibrepress.com/2021/10/when-i-think-about-how-close-i-came-to-leaving-my-gun-behind-it-scares-me/

From the Journal of Criminal Justice Education. A National Comparison of Police Academies Operated by Academic Institutions and by Law Enforcement Agencies: Different Strokes for Different Folks?  — Abstract [Web Page].  Accessed 10-26-2021. Available at: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/10511253.2021.1986085?af=R  .

From the Lexipol Blog. Understanding Law Enforcement Training Requirements in Policy [Web Page].  Accessed 10-26-2021. Available at: https://www.lexipol.com/resources/blog/understanding-law-enforcement-training-requirements-in-policy/.

From the YourPoliceWrite blog. Would a List Be More Efficient? Part I [Web Page].  Accessed 10-26-2021. Available at: https://www.yourpolicewrite.com/2021/10/25/would-a-list-be-more-efficient-part-i/.

On the Line of Duty Podcast. Burned Fingers [About the considerations necessary for Good Samaritan rides.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 10-26-2021. Available at: https://lineofduty.com/podcast-burned-fingers/ .

On the Quality Policing Podcast. Interview with William Gorta, one of the originators of COMPSTAT  [Not Illinois news specifically, but the discussion of the modern history of the New York Police Department is instructive, too.  The guest, either way, is hilarious! In the second part, about 22 min. in, Gorta makes some observations about police training, and sergeant training in particular, that might be good for ideas. SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 10-26-2021. Available at: https://qualitypolicing.com/qpp-51-william-gorta-part-1-2/ AND https://qualitypolicing.com/qpp-52-william-gorta-part-2-2/

On the What’s Your Emergency podcast. Author Douglas R Brown and A Firefighter’s Christmas Carol [The guest is a part-time firefighter who writes fantasy, but his explanation of why writing fantasy, and writing his own story through fiction, has helped him could help others, too.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 10-26-2021. Available at: https://wyeradio.libsyn.com/author-douglas-r-brown-and-a-firefighters-christmas-carol.

Today’s Tip from Lexipol. How Inmates Manipulate Correctional Officers [Hot manipulative people operate is always good information.  The book /Games Criminals Play/ is available from these libraries:  http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/927644445   SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 10-26-2021. Available at: https://www.lexipol.com/resources/todays-tips/how-inmates-manipulate-correctional-officers/ .

Via the SCCJA Daily Clips. FBI Releases Updated 2020 Hate Crime Statistics [Web Page].  Accessed 10-26-2021. Available at: https://www.fbi.gov/news/pressrel/press-releases/fbi-releases-updated-2020-hate-crime-statistics/layout_view .

Via the SCCJA Daily Clips. What is Killware [Web Page].  Accessed 10-26-2021. Available at: https://www.pandasecurity.com/en/mediacenter/security/what-is-killware/ .

Via the SCCJA Daily Clips, and Police1 On the Policing Matters Podcast. Book and release: 12 reads for a cop‘s next book club [I’ll try and create a booklist soon.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 10-26-2021. Available at: https://www.police1.com/policing-matters/articles/book-and-release-12-reads-for-a-cops-next-book-club-ifzJQB1NzPpHKmxl/.

Via the SCCJA Daily Clips and the YourPoliceWrites blog. Your Friday Quiz [Web Page].  Accessed 10-26-2021. Available at: https://www.yourpolicewrite.com/2021/10/22/your-friday-quiz-13/ .

 

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